Heart of Illinois
United Way

Our Top 20 Campaigns

Thank you to our Top 20 Campaigns for creating opportunities, for inspiring hope, and for making our community stronger, safer and healthier through the United Way.

Caterpillar Inc.

Caterpillar Inc.

"The unwavering commitment to ensure critical health and human care services are available in communities affirms Caterpillar’s more than 60 year partnership with United Way. We believe the outcomes of United Way align and work in tandem with the Caterpillar Foundation’s strategic philanthropic mission to alleviate poverty and place people on the path to prosperity. Our organization matches generous gifts from our employees and retirees dollar-for-dollar because we know our investment in United Way is an efficient, effective way to support the communities where our people live and work."

- Michele Sullivan - President of the Caterpillar Foundation

OSF Healthcare System

OSF HealthCare

"OSF supports the Heart of Illinois United Way as part of our continued commitment to create healthier communities. We are extremely pleased to have this unique partnership with an organization in central Illinois that aligns with our Mission to serve with the greatest care and love, especially those who are the most vulnerable."

- Kevin D. Schoeplein, Chief Executive Officer, OSF Healthcare

UnityPoint Health - Methodist | Proctor

UnityPoint Health - Methodist | Proctor

"UnityPoint Health – Peoria is dedicated to improving the health of our community and providing the Best Outcome for Every Patient, Every Time. Partnering with United Way in making central Illinois a healthier and happier place makes perfect sense for our organization."

- Debbie Simon President & CEO, UnityPoint Health - Methodist | Proctor

RLI

RLI

"The United Way provides our community with the services and programs that are needed to improve the quality of life for our most vulnerable citizens. A gift to the United Way is an efficient and effective way to advance the common good."

- RLI Corp

CEFCU

CEFCU

"Through their partnership with 44 central Illinois agencies, the Heart of Illinois United Way is both an incredibly efficient way for individuals to support the many great non-profit organizations in the area as well as an effective process of funding community needs based on non-profit performance."

- Mark Spenny, President/CEO, CEFCU

Ameren

Ameren Illinois

"We understand the importance of growing and strengthening our communities, which is why we support Heart of Illinois United Way. Ameren Illinois and our employees have always had a long-standing tradition of giving back to the communities where we live and work."

- Richard J. Mark, President, Ameren Illinois

Illinois Mutual

Illinois Mutual

"Through our United Way campaign, the Illinois Mutual team comes together to support health and human care programs that help make our community stronger. We know the investments made through our donations impact thousands of lives throughout central Illinois."

- Katie McCord Jenkins, President and Chairperson, Illinois Mutual

Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley

"Every day, our employees in Peoria demonstrate Morgan Stanley's commitment to giving back both personally and professionally. By generously giving of their time, talent, and treasure, we invest in the future of our community through the diverse partners of the Heart of Illinois United Way."

- Paul DiGiallonardo, Senior Vice President, Morgan Stanley

Advanced Technology Services, Inc.

Advanced Technology Services, Inc.

"Over the past 5 years, ATS employees have given nearly $1 million dollars to the United Way. I'm proud of our employees' generosity and willingness to continually give back to our community. The programs and services that the Heart of Illinois United Way supports are critical to the Peoria area and touch so many lives. The governance they provide ensures us all that our financial contributions will be spent wisely for the greatest causes."

- Jeff Owens, President and CEO, Advanced Technology Services, Inc.

Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC

Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC

"Howard & Howard is proud to support the Heart of Illinois United Way. Our employees receive many benefits from the communities in which they live and work; we have the desire and responsibility to reinvest in those communities."

- Leonard W. Sachs, Attorney and Counselor, Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC

PNC Bank

PNC

"96 years ago, PNC played a role in the founding of the Heart of Illinois Untied Way. Today, our employees continue to volunteer for and support the Heart of Illinois United Way, along with its partner organizations because we believe in its mission and intentions: People helping people to meet our communities’ greatest needs!"

- Brian Ray, Regional President, PNC Bank

Komatsu America Corp.

Komatsu America Corp.

"We are proud to support the United Way because we know our charitable dollars are going to fund results-based programs that provide tangible benefits to our local community. Those programs, in turn, make the Peoria community a better, more attractive place to live and work for our employees."

- Daniel Funcannon, VP, GM Mining Division, Komatsu America Corp.

Deloitte LLP

Deloitte LLP

"Philanthropy and volunteerism in the local community are integral to Deloitte's culture and core values. Our support of the Heart of Illinois United Way is very important to our people and the community. By partnering with local non-profit charities, we have the ability to change lives, inspire hope, encourage others and impact the Peoria community."

- Doug Bade, Lead Client Service Principal & Vice Chairman, Consumer & Industrial Products, Deloitte

Advanced Medical Transport of Central Illinois

Advanced Medical Transport of Central Illinois

"Advanced Medical Transport sees first-hand and on a daily basis the complex challenges faced by those in our community. AMT is a mission driven organization determined to enhance the quality of life within the communities we serve and contribute to long term solutions. Advanced Medical Transport is proud to support the Heart of Illinois United Way in an effort to create a stronger community and support the needs of our deserving citizens."

- Andrew Rand, CEO, Advanced Medical Transport of Central Illinois

Par-A-Dice Hotel Casino

Par-A-Dice Hotel Casino

"Boyd Gaming is committed to improving the quality of life of the communities in which we live and work. Par-A-Dice is proud to support this goal and make positive contributions to the community of which we are a part. Central IL is the place we call home, and HOI United Way is as much a part of our lives as they are of the lives of our team members and our guests. We are pleased to continue our longstanding relationship with HOI United Way and support the wonderful things they do for our community."

- Cori Rutherford, Vice President & General Manager,
Par-A-Dice Hotel Casino

Archer Daniels Midland Company

Archer Daniels Midland Company

"ADM strives to make a positive difference in the communities where we live and work. We are proud to direct funds to initiatives and organizations that drive meaningful social, economic and environmental progress in Central Illinois."

- Mark Reznik, Manager, ADM

Ernst & Young LLP

Ernst & Young LLP

"EY has a strong commitment to community service, and we encourage our teams to be involved in programs where they live and work. The EY team working in Peoria is actively involved in several charitable organizations that are important to central Illinois, including Heart of Illinois United Way. We are honored to be involved with the United Way program and appreciate the broad range of critical services it provides. It is gratifying to know that our support is really helping to make a difference in peoples' lives in central Illinois."

- Steve Patton, EY Global Coordinating Partner

Raymond James & Associates, Inc.

Raymond James & Associates, Inc.

"Giving back to our communities and helping others are cornerstones of Raymond James. The partnership between Raymond James and United Way, which began in 1970, is one of our most enduring, impactful relationships, with $5.19 million raised in 2016-17."

- Matthew A Glatz, Senior Vice President, Investments, Managing Director Raymond James & Associates, Inc.

Commerce Bank

Commerce Bank

"Commerce Bank is proud to support our employees and their efforts to improve the communities in which we live and work. The United Way is an invaluable resource to the Peoria Region that enriches our quality of life."

- Brent Eichelberger, Regional President, Commerce Bank

River City Construction

River City Construction

"River City Construction has enjoyed a great partnership with the Heart of Illinois United Way through the years. Our company encourages investment in the United Way because of the positive impact they make in our community. Our employees generosity and willingness to contribute their time and resources to help support the United Way to meet the needs of our community is something we are very proud of."

- John Sutherland, President, River City Construction

*Top 20 Campaigns based on contributions to the 2016 Heart of Illinois United Way Campaign.

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