The 2014 campaign for the Southwest Illinois Division of the United Way is about a month away from its end date and there is hope that the group will reach its goal. This year, the group hopes to raise $1.9 million and already has more than $377-thousand in donations.
Maura Wuellner of the local United Way division says overall, the campaign is going well:
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The local chapter covers five counties including Madison, Calhoun, Greene, Jersey and Macoupin, and supports 40 agencies that serve nearly 200-thousand people. You can still give to the United Way campaign for the Southwest Illinois Division by calling 258-9800 or visiting www.helpingpeople.org