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United Way earns top Charity Ratings

For another consecutive year, United Way Blackhawk Region’s sound fiscal management practices, commitment to accountability and transparency have earned top ratings from charity evaluators.

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100,000 Books Mailed – Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

“The holiday season is the perfect time to convey gratitude and share joyous news,” said United Way Blackhawk Region CEO Mary Fanning-Penny. “More than 4,200 local children have been mailed free books because of United Way’s financial support and partnership with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. That’s a wonderful milestone to celebrate!”

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United Way's 2021 Campaign Champions: From left: LaSonda & Derek Hahn; Becky & John Wong
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United Way’s Day of Caring & Campaign Kickoff

Each year, United Way Blackhawk Region invites community members to pledge financial gifts to combat societal ills and help address critical needs. As set by the volunteer board of directors, the 2021 community campaign goal is $2.3 million.

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Community Conversations are Back

Your participation is encouraged and appreciated and your collective voices will help us identify initiatives that prioritize dollars where they’re needed most.

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