Heart of Illinois Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement

The Heart of Illinois United Way has been focused on bringing equity to our community since we were founded in 1921. We believe every person is entitled to be treated with dignity and respect. We are focused on supporting the most critical health and human care concerns of our community and we continue to support people in need by investing with our nonprofit partners.

We are an inclusive organization working towards equity in schools, jobs, and health care to ensure the basic rights and freedoms of everyone are protected. We must all do our part to make our community the home we need it to be – respectful and opportunity-filled. As a society, we must guarantee basic human rights and freedoms of every person in our community are protected. The Heart of Illinois United Way knows we are better together and stronger united.