In recent years, United Way of Central Illinois has introduced a variety of services to assist members of our community.
211 – Connecting People Who Are Struggling With The Resources They Need
Every year thousands of people living in our community turn to 211 for information and support—whether financial, domestic, health or disaster-related. 211 is a free, confidential referral and information helpline that connects people from all communities and of all ages to the essential health and human services they need, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
United Way partners with SingleCare to provide a free prescription drug discount card to the community. Individuals can save up to 30% on their prescriptions, and since launching the program more than 8,000 residents in our region have signed up for the card.
The MyFreeTaxes Partnership provides free state and federal tax preparation and filing assistance for qualified individuals. It’s easy, safe, secure and 100 percent free.
Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library
Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library brings new, free age-appropriate books to preschool-age children in Sangamon and Menard Counties.
Whether you have a few extra hours to spare on a single day or are looking for long-term volunteer opportunities, United Way can help you find the right match. Visit Get Connected, presented by Memorial Health System, to find local volunteer opportunities or call 217-726-7000 to organize a group volunteer opportunity.