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Thu, Jun 16, 2016
Each year, United Way of Central Illinois invests millions of dollars in local services working to meet the needs of our community. Our focus is on protecting services vital to the immediate Basic Needs of the most vulnerable members of our community; while making long-term investments in Education, Financial Stability and Health, because these are the building blocks for a good quality of life.
Below you will find current investments made through United Way's Community More...
Tue, Apr 05, 2016
Two weeks ago, the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, in collaboration with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, released its annual County Health Rankings & Roadmaps. The County Health Rankings show us where we live matters to our health and provides counties with an annual check-up of their health. The rankings provide local-level data that measures each county based on 30 factors including health behaviors, clinical care, social and economic factors, and physical environment.
Fri, Apr 01, 2016
Our journey with Autism started with our son, Quinn. He was diagnosed at 18 months old with severe autism and his doctor told us that he would never speak and not to expect too much for his future. As parents, we were just glad to receive a diagnosis which allowed us a better understanding of how to help him.
We were determined to prove that doctor wrong, but how? We started attending a support More...