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Mayor designates United Way Week August 27th – September 3rd

posted: August 30th, 2022

Effingham Mayor Mike Schutzbach recently signed a proclamation designating August 27th thru September 3rd as United Way Week.


The proclamation acknowledges the organization’s 62 years of service in Effingham County.  United Way currently provides support to 19 local partner agencies through money provided by Effingham County businesses and residents.


Partner agencies receiving funding from the 2022 campaign include; Altamont After School Program, Big Brothers Big Sisters (Mid Illinois), Boy Scouts – Lincoln Trails Council, Catholic Charities, Child Advocacy Center of E. Central Illinois, Effingham Child Development Center, Effingham County FISH Human Services, Effingham County Search & Rescue, Enduring Freedom Ministries, Family Mental Health Support, Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois, Heartland Human Services, Meals on Wheels of CEFS, One Hope United, SAFE (Sexual Assault and Family Emergencies), Senior Services of Effingham County, STAR (Strategic Training and Restoration), SWAN (Stopping Woman Abuse Now) and the Unit 40 Mentoring Program.


For more information about United Way of Effingham County, call 217-342-3824 or visit