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Sun, Feb 07, 2016

As originally published in the Our Towns Section of the State Journal-Register on February 7, 2016.

Where would you turn for help if you lost your job, needed counseling, or suffered a loss due to natural disaster?

Every day in our community, individuals and families find themselves in need of help for any number of reasons. In some cases, it may be an individual who is facing financial hardship. In other cases, it may be a More...

Sun, Jan 31, 2016
John Kelker

As originally published in the Our Towns Section of the State Journal-Register on January 31, 2016.

This week Governor Rauner delivered his State of the State Address amid extraordinary circumstances as Illinois completes its seventh month without a state budget. While the causes of this budget impasse are debatable and deep philosophical beliefs separate our state's leadership, it's time for our elected officials to work together to address the worsening impact on health and human More...

Fri, Jan 29, 2016

United Way of Central Illinois is proud to offer two methods of tax filing assistance for local families this year.

2016 Income Tax Preparation Assistance is now available for use by individuals preparing their 2015 Income Tax Return. As a reminder, the online software, including online and phone support is available free-of-charge to individuals or families with an adjusted gross income of less than $62,000.

Learn more by visiting the website here

In-Person Volunteer Income More...



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