Celebrating 100 Years of Community Impact Founded October 18, 1921, and with our first fundraising campaign in January 1922, the Heart of Illinois United Way is celebrating 100 years of community impact this year.

Heart of Illinois United Way: Celebrating a 100 Years of Community Impact

Honoring Donors and Volunteers, Past and Present

Founded October 18, 1921, and with our first fundraising campaign launched January 1922, the Heart of Illinois United Way is celebrating 100 years of community impact. To honor volunteers past and present, to share the support of our donors, and to highlight the impact made on people helped by United Way funded programs, we invite you to share your United Way related photos, videos, or testimonials.

Click here to contribute photos, videos, or testimonials to our 100th anniversary celebration*:

http://hoiuw.memfox.io/centuryofcommunityimpact

To submit a written story or quote, email:

Gina Edwards, VP of Marketing and Community Engagement

*For tips on how to access our MemoryFox account, visit https://www.hoiunitedway.org/share/

Our History

Our organization’s history is a chronicle of who we are now, who we were, and how we have evolved to support the community we all call home. For a glimpse into the past, click here to check out our history gallery.

Community Impact Report

Our commemorative 100th edition of our annual report is available online.
Click here to download our latest Community Impact Report (PDF).
You can also view it below in your browser.