United Way brought books to 1,413 children ages birth to 5 years through LIFE.
United Way provided over $70,000 in scholarships for youth programs and child care.
We shared Whiteside County statistics with over 9 organizations to help establish the most pressing community needs.
United Way of Whiteside County
"Lend a Helping Hand"
United Way of Whiteside County held a drawing for the “Lend A Helping Hand” givers who made donations to the campaign. Ten givers won $200 in gas cards. Pictured are (from left to right) Donna Anderson, Wahl Clipper Corp, employee; Nathan Fellows, United Way Youth Chairman; and Kurt Ackerman, a Wahl employee. Winners not picture are Tina Burgess of RRCA; Kimberly Espinoza of Sterling Federal Bank; Terra Wittenauer of Community State Bank; Diana Hanson of CGH Medical Center; Becky Ryerson of Woodlawn Arts Academy; Rebecca Munoz-Ripley of the YWCA; and Hilda Thielen of the City of Sterling and Ron Heide from Frantz Mfg.
United Way of Whiteside County will announce the amount raised by the campaign on March 7 at their Recognition Celebration.