LINCOLN, Ill. – The United Way of Logan County has pledged $77,000 in 2023 to provide support of the work of the following organizations and programs in Logan County:
The America Red Cross
The Boy Scouts – WD Boyce Council
Community Action Partnership of Central Illinois Senior Nutrition Program – Meals On Wheels
Community Action Partnership of Central Illinois CAPCIL Transportation Program
Community Action Partnership of Central Illinois Food Pantry Co-Op Program
The Center for Youth and Family Solutions
Christian Child Care
The Girl Scouts of Central Illinois
Girls on the Run of Central Illinois
The Lincoln Area YMCA
Lincoln Pastoral Counseling
Living Alternatives Crisis Pregnancy Center
The Oasis – Senior Citizens Center
The Salvation Army
The United Way of Logan County will also continue to administer the Dolly Parton Imagination Library which is funded through designated contributions in addition to other grants given. This program provides free books, mailed to the homes of children monthly from age birth up to five years, to promote a love of books and learning. As of October, 197 children in the Logan County communities of Atlanta, Beason, Broadwell, Chestnut, Cornland, Elkhart, Emden, Hartsburg, Latham, Middletown, Mt. Pulaski and New Holland were registered for this program. Parents of these communities may register eligible children at https://tinyurl.com/yaja3k4u. Local supporters that make this program possible are listed on our website at https://www.uwlogancountyil.org/dolly-parton-imagination-library-supporters
United Way 2-1-1 will also continue to be sponsored by the United Way of Logan County. This resource, provided by PATH in Bloomington, Illinois, has been available for a year to Logan County residents, and over 200 Logan County residents have taken advantage of the help that can be provided by this program. United Way 2-1-1 is an easy to remember telephone number that connects people with important community services such as: Basic human needs such as food, shelter, rent and utility assistance; physical, substance abuse treatment and mental health resources; employment support; support for older Americans and persons with disabilities’ support for children, youth and families.
The United Way of Logan County works to bring our community together. A united community is a stronger community. Local donations are an investment in Logan County youth, seniors and families, and work to strengthen our community, as donations have done to the United Way have done for over 60 years.
How can you help? If you have a workplace giving program, be sure to participate and designate your funds to the United Way of Logan County. Your contributions will stay right here locally, to help your neighbors in need. If you are not a part of a workplace campaign, find out more about the work of the United Way of Logan County or give easily online at www.uwlogancountyil.org. You can also give by texting "Logancounty” to 313131, or mail support to United Way of Logan County at P.O. Box 684 Lincoln IL 62656.
It’s great when a community comes together and LIVES UNITED.