United Way

State News
1:01 pm
Mon April 13, 2015

Bloomington uses grant to hire youth intervention specialist

The Bloomington Police Department has hired a youth intervention specialist.  Michael Donnelly is the community impact manager for United Way of McLean County. He will work part time with Bloomington police to identify at-risk young people and mentor them. 

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3:19 pm
Fri September 6, 2013

United Way kicks-off 2013 campaign

The Heart of Illinois United Way kicked-off its annual fundraising campaign.  Hundreds of people turned out for the breakfast at the Peoria Civic Center. The event comes as United Way's partner agencies lost more than 12-million-dollars in state and federal cuts since 2011. Vicki Stewart and her husband Doug are this year's co-chairs for the fundraising effort.  Stewart says the area businesses and community groups raised more than $1 million-dollars for the pre-campaign:

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Peoria Public Radio News
1:50 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

Carver Center to open next week

The Carver Community Center could open as soon as next week. Current and former members of the center’s board celebrated the reopening of the facility Friday.

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