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About Us

United Way of Illinois is an association of United Ways representing communities across Illinois.

Our Mission

United Way of Illinois advances the common good through public policy.

We monitor the activity of government, review legislation, and educate the general public and our public officials related to their impact on human services and on our local communities.

Our United Way Members

Batavia United Way
700 W. Fabyan Parkway, #120A
Batavia, IL 60510-2451
630-877-2780
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Bureau County United Way, Inc.
PO Box 73
Princeton, IL 61356
815-875-2631
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Fox Valley United Way
44 East Galena Boulevard
Aurora, IL 60505
630-896-4636
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Heart of Illinois United Way
509 W High St
Peoria, IL 61606-1924
309-674-5181
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Kewanee Area United Way
200 East South Street
Kewanee, IL 61443
309-853-5158
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Kishwaukee United Way
PO Box 311
Dekalb, IL 60115-0311
815-756-7522
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Massac County United Way
PO Box 735
Metropolis, IL 62960-0735
618-524-8185
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McDonough County United Way
440 N. Lafayette, Suite 106
Macomb, IL 61455-3814
309-837-9180
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Prairieland United Way
200 W Douglas Avenue
Jacksonville, IL 62650
217-245-4557
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Streator Area United Way, Inc.
122 N Bloomington St
Streator, IL 61364-2208
815-672-6721
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The United Way of Central Illinois, Inc.
1999 West Wabash Avenue, Suite 107
Springfield, IL 62704
217-726-7000
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United Way for Spoon River Country, Inc.
PO Box 335
Canton, IL 61520-0335
309-647-1825
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United Way of Adams County, Inc.
936 Broadway Street, Suite F
Quincy, IL 62301
217-222-5020
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United Way of Boone County
220 W Locust St
Belvidere, IL 61008-3621
815-544-3144
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United Way of Brown County

PO Box 132
Mount Sterling, IL 62353-0132
217-773-3327

United Way of Champaign County
5 Dunlap Court
Savoy, IL 61874
217-352-5151
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United Way of Christian County
108 W Market St. 2nd Floor
Taylorville, IL 62568
217-824-8404
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United Way of Coles County, Inc.
PO Box 868
Mattoon, IL 61938-0868
217-234-8022
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United Way of Danville Area, Inc.
28 W. North Sreet, Suite 102
Danville, IL 61832-5783
217-442-3512
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United Way of Decatur and Mid Illinois
201 West Eldorado St
Decatur, IL 62522
217-422-8537
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United Way of Eastern LaSalle County
601 State Street
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-434-4003
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United Way of Effingham County
PO Box 2
Effingham, IL 62401-0002
217-342-3824
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United Way of Greater McHenry County, Inc.
4508 Prime Parkway
McHenry, IL 60050-7004
815-363-1377
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United Way of Greater St. Louis
910 North 11th Street
St. Louis, MO 63101-1018
314-421-0700
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United Way of Grundy County
1802 N. Division, Suite 500
Morris, IL 60450
815-942-4430
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United Way of Kankakee & Iroquois Counties
P O Box 1286
Kankakee, IL 60901-4055
815-932-7476
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United Way of Knox County, Inc.
311 E. Main St. Suite 511
Galesburg, IL 61401-4607
309-343-4434
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United Way of Lake County, Inc.
330 South Greenleaf Street
Gurnee, IL 60031-3389
847-775-1000
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United Way of Lee County, Inc.
PO Box 382
Dixon, IL 61021-0382
815-284-3339
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United Way of Livingston County
210 N Plum Street
Pontiac, IL 61764
815-844-5131
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United Way of Logan County

PO Box 684
Lincoln, IL 62656-0684
217-735-4499

United Way of McLean County
201 E Grove Street
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-828-7383
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United Way of Metro Chicago
333 South Wabash Ave, 30th Floor
Chicago, IL 60604
312-906-2350
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United Way of Northwest Illinois
524 W. Stephenson St., Suite 101
Freeport, IL 61032
815-232-5184
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United Way of Pekin

PO Box 324
Pekin, IL 61555-0324
309-346-2433

United Way of Quad Cities Area

United Way of the Quad Cities Area, Inc.
852 Middle Road #401
Bettendorf, IA 52722

563-355-4310
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United Way of Rock River Valley
612 N Main St Ste 300
Rockford, IL 61103-6998
815-968-5400
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United Way of South Central Illinois
PO Box 711
Mount Vernon, IL 62864-0049
618-242-8000
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United Way of Southern Illinois
P O Box 1901
Marion, IL 62959-8101
618-997-7744
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United Way of Will County
54 North Ottawa Street Suite 300
Joliet, IL 60432-4394
815-723-2500
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Warren County United Way, Inc.
PO Box 85
Monmouth, IL 61462-0085
309-734-6364
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United Way of Whiteside County
PO Box 806
Sterling, IL 61081-0806
815-625-7973
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Board of Directors

UWI 2023-2024 Officers

Chair – Debra Bogle

President
United Way of Decatur and Mid Illinois
202 E Eldorado St. Ste B
Decatur, IL 62523
dbogle@uwdecatur.org

TREASURER – Paul Callighan

Volunteer
Kishwaukee United Way
DeKalb, IL 60115
pccallighan@comcast.net

At-Large – Julie Bosma

President & CEO
United Way of Rock River Valley
612 N Main St #300
Rockford, IL 61103
karen.walker@prairielandunitedway.org

At-Large – Karen Walker

Executive Director
Prairieland United Way
200 W Douglas Ave
Jacksonville, IL 62650
karen.walker@prairielandunitedway.org

Past Chair– Robert Flider

Volunteer, University of IL- Champaign/ Urbana
United Way of Decatur and Mid Illinois
2325 S Mount Zion Rd
Decatur, IL 62521
rfflider@illinois.edu

SECRETARY – Keri Olson

Executive Director
United Way of Whiteside County, Inc.
502 1st Ave, P.O. Box 806
Sterling, Illinois 61081
kolson@uwwhiteside.org

211 SUB CMTE – KRIST LONG

President & CEO
330 S Greenleaf Ave
Gurnee, IL 60031
klong@uwlakeco.org

UWI 2023-2024 Board Members

LINDA BLAIR

Executive Director
Kewanee Area United Way
200 E South St
Kewanee, IL 61443
kewaneeareaunitedway@kewanee.com

Debra Bogle

President
United Way of Decatur and Mid Illinois
202 E. Eldorado St. Suite B
Decatur, Il 62523
dbogle@uwdecatur.org 

Julie Bosma

President & CEO
United Way of Rock River Valley
612 N Main St, #300
Rockford, IL 61103
julieb@unitedwayrrv.org 

Paul Callaghan

Volunteer
Kishwaukee United Way
pccallighan@comcast.net 

Cheryl Church

Volunteer
United Way of Rock River Valley
4701 E State Street
Rockford, IL 61108
cheryl@workplacesearch.com 

Melissa Fanning

Vice President, Regions
United Way of Greater St. Louis
910 N 11th St.
St. Louis, MO 63101
melissa.fanning@stl.unitedway.org 

Marne Fauser

President
United Way of Central Illinois, Inc.
1999 Wabash Ave, # 107
Springfield, IL 62704
mfauser@uwcil.org 

Robert Flider

Volunteer
United Way of Decatur and Mid Illinois
2325 S Mount Zion Road
Decatur, Il 62521
rfflider@illinois.edu 

SEAN GARRETT

President & CEO
United Way of Metro Chicago
333 S Wabash Ave, 30th Floor
Chicago, IL 60604
sean.garrett@liveunitedchicago.org

Sue Grey

President & CEO
United Way of Champaign County
5 Dunlap Ct
Savoy, IL 61874
Sue@unitedwaychampaign.org 

Kristi Long

President & CEO
United Way of Lake County, Inc.
330 South Greenleaf Ave.
Gurnee, Il 60031
klong@uwlakeco.org 

Hayleigh Miller

Executive Director
United Way of Knox County
87 Public Square
Monmouth, IL 61462
hmiller@unitedway-knoxcounty.org 

Keri Olson

Executive Director
United Way of Whiteside County, Inc.
502 1st Avenue
P.O. Box 806
Sterling, IL 61801

Vickie Parry

Executive Director
United Way of Spoon River County
209 E Chestnut St, Suite #3
Canton, Il 60520

SONJA REECE

Volunteer
United Way of McLean County
1304 Franklin Ave
Normal, IL 61761
sonjareece1@gmail.com

NAT SHOOK

Executive Director
United Way of South Central Illinois
123 S 10th St, Suite 223
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
Nat@uwsci.org

Rachel Strode

Volunteer
United Way of Decatur and Mid Illinois
rachel.strode@nm.com 

David Taylor

President & CEO
United Way of McLean County
P.O.Box 1348
Bloomington, IL 61702
dtaylor@uwaymc.org 

Dr Michele Vaughn

Executive Director
Kishwaukee United Way
2201 N 1st St, Suite 100
DeKalb, Il 60115
karen.walker@prairielandunitedway.org

Karen Walker

Executive Director
Prairieland United Way
200 W Douglas Ave
Jacksonville, IL 60650
karen.walker@prairielandunitedway.org 

Connect with us

For questions regarding United Way of Illinois Public Policy & Advocacy Initiatives, contact:

Eithne McMenamin
Director of Public Policy and Advocacy,
United Way of Illinois
Eithne.McMenamin@unitedwayillinois.org