United Way of Champaign halfway to donation goal


Champaign - The United Way of Champaign reached the halfway point for donations.


As of today they are 59% pf the way to their $3.4 million dollar goal. "We are encouraged by the positive community response we've seen this campaign year and hope the upward trend continues," said Mike Ross, Campaign Co-Chair. The campaign is ahead of last year's pace and this is the earliest that United Way has reached $2 million. "We hope that people who have not yet participated will join us by making a gift to support critical programs in our community" added Emmie Fisher, Campaign Co-Chair.


United Way's annual campaign runs through June 30. United Way offers online giving via their website at www.uwayhelps.org. Gifts of cash or check can be mailed to the office, 404 W Church St., Champaign. For more giving options, call United Way at 217-352-5151.

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