United Way set to raise $500,000 in 2009-10 campaign

By on August 31, 2009

ST. CHARLES—The United Way of Central Kane County and its volunteers announced their $500,000 goal for this year, to support 27 local agencies and its 41 programs.

The annual campaign kick-off is scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 15, with a continental breakfast, complements of the Colonial Cafe, Target, and Costco.

This year’s event will be hosted by Riverwoods Christian Center, 35W701 Riverwoods Lane, St. Charles, from 8 to 9 a.m., with 99 percent of the dollars raised in the community remaining in the community.

“We are determined to make our ambitious goal so United Way can continue to create a better tomorrow for people who live and work in the communities we serve. Your United Way contribution is an investment in the quality of life in the Central Kane County area and is greatly appreciated,” said Vice President of Campaign Matt Richardson.

For more information about the United Way of Central Kane County 2009-10 campaign, volunteer opportunities, or becoming a member of the local Board of Directors, contact Paula Yensen at (630) 377-1930 or e-mail stcuw@yahoo.com.

Donations can be made on the United Way of Central Kane County’s web page, www.unitedwayofcentralkanecounty.org. Visa, MasterCard, PayPal and Discover cards are also accepted.