United Way holds ribbon cutting at new Shiloh area location

 unitedway.jpgThe O’Fallon-Shiloh Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new office for United Way of Greater St. Louis, Illinois Division.

The event took place June 2 at 1124 Hartman Lane, Suite 130, Shiloh (Belleville address).

“We couldn’t be more excited to have United Way in our community,” said Chamber Executive Director Debbie Arell-Martinez.

The Illinois Division of United Way of Greater St. Louis serves St. Clair, Clinton, Monroe and Randolph counties, helping more than 100,000 people within this service area each year. United Way’s Illinois Division raised more than $1.43 million for its 2015 annual fundraising campaign to help local people live their best possible lives.

United Way supports 29 local health and human service organizations through the annual campaign and through trainings, guidance and assistance for agency to build capacity and strengthen programs.

In addition, United Way provides a 24/7 helpline, United Way 2-1-1, which is free, confidential and allows those in need to speak to trained professionals to get assistance with things like shelter, food, counseling, senior service, childcare and much more. Just dial 2-1-1 on a landline or mobile phone to call.

United Way’s Illinois Division office is staffed by Jerilyn Sinskey, vice president of the Illinois Region, Terry Knoth, senior labor representative and Cindy Davis, office coordinator. For more information about United Way, visit www.HelpingPeople.org.

From the Illinois Business Journal

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