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

Elizabeth Hover of Illinois Mutual, 2017 Campaign Chairs Bill & Rebecca Pape, with Katie McCord Jenkins, Erin Callahan, Heather Russo and Beth Martin of Illinois Mutual.

Elizabeth Hover of Illinois Mutual, 2017 Campaign Chairs Bill & Rebecca Pape, with Katie McCord Jenkins, Erin Callahan, Heather Russo and Beth Martin of Illinois Mutual.

The organization that demonstrates campaign excellence each year will be presented with a traveling trophy at the conclusion of the Heart of Illinois United Way’s annual campaign. Based on a formula ranking three key campaign categories, the winner will be chosen based upon employee participation, per capita and percent increase.  A maximum of 100 points is available in each category, for a total of 300 points.

Previous Best in Class Winners:

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

Campaign Achievement Award

2017 Campaign Chairs Bill & Rebecca Pape with Chris Hardine of Vonachen Services.

2017 Campaign Chairs Bill & Rebecca Pape with Chris Hardine of Vonachen Services.

The organization that demonstrates campaign achievement will be presented with a traveling trophy at the conclusion of the Heart of Illinois United Way’s annual campaign. The award will be based on the largest percentage increase in employee participation.

Previous Campaign Achievement Award Winners:

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

2017 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

Advanced Medical Transport of Central Illinois
Advanced Technology Services, Inc.
Alzheimer’s Association Illinois Chapter
AMEC Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure, Inc.
Ameren Illinois
American Red Cross – Central IL Chapter
Baumgarten Distributing Co., Inc.
Benjamin F. Edwards & Co.
Bergner’s at Sheridan Village
Boy Scouts of America – W.D. Boyce Council
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Peoria, Inc.
Bradley University
Burklund Distributors, Inc.
Busey Bank
Callender & Co.
CASA of Peoria County
Caterpillar Inc.
CEFCU
The Center for Prevention of Abuse
The Center for Youth and Family Solutions
Central Illinois Agency on Aging
Central Illinois Bank
Children’s Hospital of Illinois
City of Peoria:
— City Manager’s Office
— City Mayor’s Office
— Clerk’s Office
— Finance Dept.
— Human Resources Dept.
— Information Services
CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
Comcast
Commerce Bank
Common Place Family Learning Center
Community Workshop & Training Center, Inc.
Consociate
Costco
Crawford, Murphy & Tilly, Inc.
Crittenton Centers
Cullinan Properties, Ltd.
Deloitte LLP
Dewberry
Easterseals Central Illinois
Envision Insurance Group
EP!C
Ernst & Young LLP
The F&M Bank
FamilyCore
Farnsworth Group, Inc.
Federal Companies
First Mid-Illinois Bank & Trust
Fortress Bank
G.W. Carver Association, Inc.
Goodwill Industries of Central Illinois
Greater Peoria Business Alliance
Habitat for Humanity – Greater Peoria Area
Hallmark Metamora Fixture Operations
Hanson Professional Services, Inc.
Hasselberg Grebe Snodgrass Urban & Wentworth
Heart of Illinois United Way
Heyl, Royster, Voelker & Allen, P.C.
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
Lincoln Office, LLC
Mexichem Specialty Resins
Morgan Stanley
Neighborhood House Association
Nixon Insurance Agency Inc.
OPEIU #9
OSF HealthCare
Par-A-Dice Hotel Casino
Peoria County Employees:
— Administration
— Recycling & Resource Conservation Dept.
Peoria Promise
Peoria Riverfront Museum
PNC
Prairie State Legal Services, Inc.
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Quinn, Johnston, Henderson, Pretorius & Cerulo
R. K. Dixon Company
Raymond James & Associates, Inc.
River City Construction, LLC
RLI
Robert W. Baird & Co., Inc.
RSM US LLP
Saint Francis Community Clinic
Schnucks at Knoxville Crossing #741
Schnucks Supermarket #721
South Side Office of Concern
Soy Capital Bank & Trust
Springfield Electric Supply Co.
Target Store #2824
Tazewell County Resource Centers, Inc.
Thompson Electronics Co.
Tri-County Peoria Urban League, Inc.
United Parcel Service
UnityPoint Health – Methodist | Proctor
UPS Supply Chain Solutions, Inc.
Vonachen Services Inc.
WEEK-TV/WHOI-TV
Wells Fargo
West Central Illinois Building & Construction Trades Council
Westervelt Johnson Nicoll & Keller, LLC

SILVER

Associated Bank
Auto-Owners Insurance Co.
Bergner’s at Grand Prairie
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Central Illinois FRIENDS of PWA, Inc.
Children’s Home Association of Illinois
City of Peoria:
— Community Development
— Legal Dept.
Erie Insurance Group
FMC Corporation
Greater Peoria Family YMCA
Heartland Bank & Trust Co.
Heartland Health Services
Peoria County Employees:
— Planning & Zoning Dept.
Veteran’s Assistance Commission
Peoria Disposal Company
Peoria Housing Authority
Quest Charter Academy
South Side Trust & Savings Bank
Target Store #871
Tazwood Center for Wellness
We Care, Inc.

BRONZE

City of Peoria:
— Peoria Public Library
CityLink
East Peoria Comm. High School
FedEx
Getz Fire Equipment Co.
Hagerty Steel & Aluminum
Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
Human Service Center
Metamora Telephone Co.
Pearce Community Center
Peoria Chiefs Baseball Club
Peoria County Employees:
— Health Department
Peoria Public Schools
The Salvation Army
The Timken Co.
WORKERS UNITED #16

2017 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 Inc.
CEFCU
CGN Global
Illinois Mutual
OSF HealthCare
RLI
UnityPoint Health – Methodist | Proctor

$50,000 – $99,999

Advanced Medical Transport of Central Illinois
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Komatsu America Corp.
PNC
River City Construction, LLC

$25,000 – $49,999

Advanced Technology Services, Inc.
Bielfeldt Foundation
Peoria Disposal Company
Raymond James & Associates, Inc.
West Central Illinois Building & Construction Trades Council

$10,000 – $24,999

Commerce Bank
Federal Companies
Keystone Steel & Wire Company
Menold Construction Inc.
Par-A-Dice Hotel Casino
Peoria Production Shop Inc.

$5,000 – $9,999

Altorfer Inc.
Hallmark Metamora Fixture Operations
Heyl, Royster, Voelker & Allen, P.C.
Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC
IBEW Local #34
Illinois American Water Company
Illinois Piping Corp.
Mexichem Specialty Resins
Quinn, Johnston, Henderson, Pretorius & Cerulo
South Side Trust & Savings Bank
ULLICO
Vonachen Services Inc.

$2,500 – $4,999

ABB Inc.
Associated Bank
AT&T Inc.
Baumgarten Distributing Co., Inc.
Busey Bank
Costco
First Mid-Illinois Bank & Trust
Labor Council of West Central Illinois
Lincoln Office, LLC
Peoria County Bar Association
The Quality Connection
United Parcel Service

$1,000 – $2,499

Alcast Company
Alexander Travel, Ltd. – Carlson Wagonlit Travel
Amalgamated Transit Union Local 416
Bradfield’s Inc.
CNH Industrial Foundation
Comcast
Crawford, Murphy & Tilly, Inc.
Dewberry
Dr. Pepper Snapple
Erie Insurance Group
Exelon
Farnsworth Group, Inc.
Getz Fire Equipment Co.
Heartland Bank & Trust Co.
Hickory Point Bank
Hobart Corporation
Maurer-Stutz, Inc.
Metamora Telephone Co.
Millenia Professional Services of IL Ltd
Nicor Gas
Pearl Companies
R. K. Dixon Company
Schnucks
Springfield Electric Supply Co.
Target Store #2824
Target Store #871
The F&M Bank
The Mosaic Company
United Facilities, Inc.
Wal-Mart Designations
WEEK-TV/WHOI-TV

$500 – $999

American Postal Workers Union
apaceDesign Architects & Engineers
Auto-Owners Insurance Co.
Burklund Distributors, Inc.
Cardtronics
Davis Insurance Agency
Hagerty Steel & Aluminum
Hanson Professional Services, Inc.
IBEW #34 Retirees Club
Illinois National Bank
Kirby Risk Electrical Supply
Laser Electric
Law Office of John T. Brady
Liberty Mutual Group
Nationwide Insurance Co.
Nixon Insurance Agency Inc.
PHD Services, L.L.C.
Prairie Farms Dairy Inc.
Spence Tool & Rubber Co.
UFCW Local #536
Union Retiree Council of West Central IL
Widmer Interiors