The Heart of Illinois United Way's annual campaign helps people throughout Peoria, Tazewell, Woodford, Marshall, Stark and Putnam counties. Find materials, view award-winning campaigns, donate to HOI United Way.

Heart of Illinois United Way Competitive Campaign Awards

The Heart of Illinois United Way’s Top 100 Campaigns are eligible to compete for these two awards.

Best in Class Award

Recognizes an organization for overall percent increase in contributions, employee participation and per capita giving.

Commerce Bank Receives 2018 Best in Class Award L-R: Erik Christian, United Way Board Member; Jennifer Zammuto, United Way President; Jon Williams, President of Commerce Bank Peoria; Brent Eichelberger, CEO of Commerce Bank Illinois; and Abby Clark, United Way Board Chair.

Commerce Bank Receives 2018 Best in Class Award
L-R: Erik Christian, United Way Board Member; Jennifer Zammuto, United Way President; Jon Williams, President of Commerce Bank Peoria; Brent Eichelberger, CEO of Commerce Bank Illinois; and Abby Clark, United Way Board Chair.

  • 2018 Commerce Bank
  • 2017 Illinois Mutual
  • 2016 CEFCU
  • 2015 Commerce Bank
  • 2014 Illinois Mutual
  • 2013 Morgan Stanley
  • 2012 PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Campaign Achievement Award

Recognizes an annual campaign that had the largest percentage increase in employee participation from their previous campaign.

Mexichem Receives 2018 Achievement Award L-R: Erik Christian, United Way Board Member; Jennifer Zammuto, United Way President; John McKinley, Plant Manager of Mexichem; and Abby Clark, United Way Board Chair.

Mexichem Receives 2018 Achievement Award
L-R: Erik Christian, United Way Board Member; Jennifer Zammuto, United Way President; John McKinley, Plant Manager of Mexichem; and Abby Clark, United Way Board Chair.

  • 2018 Mexichem Specialty Resins
  • 2017 Vonachen Services
  • 2016 CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
  • 2015 Federal Companies
  • 2014 Morton Unit School District #709
  • 2013 River City Construction LLC
  • 2012 Morgan Stanley

2018 Heart of Illinois Award Winning Campaigns

Thank you our Gold, Silver and Bronze award-winning campaigns! At the end of each campaign year, each employee campaign is evaluated on a point system for their percent participation and per capita giving. Points are also earned for using campaign best practices such as attending training, hosting a speaker, participating in United Way events and CEO involvement. Campaigns that earn a total of 60-100 points are awarded a gold, silver or bronze award.

GOLD

ABG Retirement Plan Services
Advanced Medical Transport of Central Illinois
Advanced Technology Services, Inc.
Alpha Media LLC
Ameren Illinois
American Red Cross – Central Illinois Chapter
Associated Bank
Auto-Owners Insurance Co.
Baumgarten Distributing Co., Inc.
Benjamin F. Edwards & Co.
Big Brothers Big Sisters, Heart of Illinois
Boy Scouts of America – W.D. Boyce Council
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Peoria, Inc.
Burklund Distributors, Inc.
Busey Bank
Callender & Co.
CASA of the Tenth Judicial Circuit
Caterpillar
CEFCU
The Center for Prevention of Abuse
The Center for Youth & Family Solutions
Central Illinois Agency on Aging, Inc.
Central Illinois Bank
Central Illinois FRIENDS of PWA, Inc.
Children’s Home Association of Illinois
City of Peoria:
— City Manager’s Office,
— Community Development,
— Human Resources Dept.,
— Information Services,
— Mayor’s Office
CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
Comcast
Commerce Bank
Common Place Family Learning Center
Community Workshop & Training Center, Inc.
Costco
Crawford, Murphy & Tilly, Inc.
Crittenton Centers
Cullinan Properties, Ltd.
Deloitte LLP
Dewberry
Dream Center Peoria
Easterseals Central Illinois
Enercon Engineering, Inc.
Envision Insurance Group
EP!C
Ernst & Young LLP
The F&M Bank
FamilyCore
Farnsworth Group, Inc.
Federal Companies
First Mid Bank & Trust
Fortress Bank
G.W. Carver Community Center
Goodwill Industries of Central Illinois
Hallmark Metamora Fixture Operations
Hanson Professional Services, Inc.
Heart of Illinois United Way
Heartland Health Services
Heyl, Royster, Voelker & Allen, P.C.
Hickory Point Bank
Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC
The Hult Center for Healthy Living, Inc.
IBEW Local #34
IBM
Illinois Federation of Teachers
Illinois Mutual
Illinois National Bank
Junior Achievement of Central Illinois
Komatsu America Corp.
Labor Council of West Central Illinois
Merrill Lynch – Bank of America
Mexichem Specialty Resins
Morgan Stanley
Neighborhood House Association
Nixon Insurance Agency Inc.
OPEIU #9
OSF HealthCare
OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois
Par-A-Dice Hotel Casino
Peoria County Employees:
— Administration Office,
— Recycling & Resource Conservation
Peoria Promise
Peoria Riverfront Museum
Phoenix Community Development Services
PNC
Prairie State Legal Services, Inc.
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Quinn, Johnston, Henderson, Pretorius & Cerulo
R.A. Cullinan & Son
R.K. Dixon Company
Raymond James & Associates, Inc.
River City Construction, LLC
RLI
Robert W. Baird & Co., Inc.
RSM US LLP
Schnucks at Knoxville Crossing #741
Schnucks Supermarket #721
Springfield Electric Supply Co.
Tazewell County Resource Centers, Inc.
Thompson Electronics Co.
Tri-County Peoria Urban League, Inc.
United Auto Workers Local 974
United Parcel Service
UnityPoint Health – Central Illinois
Vonachen Services Inc.
WEEK-TV/HOI ABC
Wells Fargo
West Central Illinois Building & Construction Trades Council
Westervelt Johnson Nicoll & Keller, LLC
Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions, Inc.

SILVER

Alzheimer’s Association Illinois Chapter
Bradley University
City of Peoria: Legal Department, Treasurer
FMC Ag Solutions
Greater Peoria Business Alliance
Habitat for Humanity – Greater Peoria Area
Heartland Bank & Trust Co.
Lutheran Hillside Village
Pearce Community Center
Pearl Companies
Peoria County Employees:
— Department of Planning & Zoning
Peoria Friendship House of Christian Service
Quest Charter Academy
Target Store #2824
UnityPlace Human Service Center
UnityPlace Tazwood Center for Wellness

BRONZE

City of Peoria:
— Emergency Communications Center,
— Peoria Public Library,
— Public Works/Service
CityLink
East Peoria Community High School
Erie Insurance Group
FedEx
Getz Fire Equipment Co.
Hagerty Steel & Aluminum
Hasselberg Grebe Snodgrass Urban & Wentworth
Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
Peoria Chiefs Baseball Club
Peoria County Employees:
— Health Department
Peoria Housing Authority
Peoria Public Schools
TJ Maxx #309
We Care, Inc.
WORKERS UNITED #16

2018 Corporate Gifts

Thank you to the organizations who supported the Heart of Illinois United Way with corporate and organizational gifts last year.

$100,000+

Ameren Illinois
Caterpillar
CGN Global
Illinois Mutual
OSF HealthCare
PNC
RLI

$50,000 – $99,999

Advanced Medical Transport of Central Illinois
CEFCU
Komatsu America Corp.
UnityPoint Health – Central Illinois

$25,000 – $49,999

The Bielfeldt Foundation
Federal Companies
Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC
Raymond James & Associates, Inc.
River City Construction, LLC

$10,000 – $24,999

Advanced Technology Services, Inc.
Busey Bank
Commerce Bank
Liberty Steel & Wire
Par-A-Dice Hotel Casino
Peoria Production Shop Inc.
R.A. Cullinan & Son

$5,000 – $9,999

Altorfer Inc.
CORE Construction
Enercon Engineering, Inc.
Heyl, Royster, Voelker & Allen, P.C.
IBEW Local #34
Illinois American Water Company
Illinois Piping Corp.
Mexichem Specialty Resins
Quinn, Johnston, Henderson, Pretorius & Cerulo
ULLICO
Vonachen Services Inc.

$2,500 – $4,999

Associated Bank
AT&T Inc.
Baumgarten Distributing Co., Inc.
Costco
Evonik Goldschmidt Corporation
First Mid Bank & Trust
Fortress Bank
Hallmark Metamora Fixture Operations
Labor Council of West Central Illinois
Nicor Gas
Peoria County Bar Association
The Quality Connection
United Parcel Service
West Central Illinois Building & Construction Trades Council

$1,000 – $2,499

Alexander Travel, Ltd. – Carlson Wagonlit Travel
Amalgamated Transit Union Local 416
Auto-Owners Insurance Co.
Bradfield’s Inc.
Comcast
Crawford, Murphy & Tilly, Inc.
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Erie Insurance Group
Exelon
The F&M Bank
Farnsworth Group, Inc.
Getz Fire Equipment Co.
Gilmore Foundation
Heartland Bank & Trust Co.
Hickory Point Bank
Maurer-Stutz, Inc.
Millenia Professional Services of IL Ltd
MTCO Communications
Muir Omni-Graphics
Schnucks
Springfield Electric Supply Co.
State Farm Companies Foundation
United Facilities, Inc.
Walmart Inc.
WEEK-TV/HOI ABC

$500 – $999

American Postal Workers Union
Burklund Distributors, Inc.
Davis Insurance Agency
Hagerty Steel & Aluminum
Hanson Professional Services, Inc.
Hobart Corporation
IBEW #34 Retirees Club
Illinois National Bank
Johnson & Johnson
Kirby Risk Electrical Supply
Laser Electric
Law Office of John T. Brady
Liberty Mutual Group
Nixon Insurance Agency Inc.
PHD Services, L.L.C.
Prairie Farms Dairy Inc.
R.K. Dixon Company
Spence Tool & Rubber Co.
Standard Heating & Cooling
UAW Local 974 Retirees
UFCW Local #536
Union Retiree Council of West Central IL
Widmer Interiors