How Will You Raise Your Hand?

Volunteers give back to the community by raising their hands and taking action.

Raise Your Hand

Ready to volunteer? Sign Up for Summer Day of Action by May 27, 2020!

We love our volunteers! They selflessly give their time, talent and heart to make changes big and small in our community. If you are one of our 2,700 volunteers – thank you!  Without you, our fight for the basic needs, education, financial stability and health of every person in our region would not be possible.


Whether you have been volunteering with us for many years or are taking the first step in giving back to the community, we have lots of opportunities for you to get involved.Here are just a few ways you can raise your hand:




How Volunteers Help

Excited about becoming a United Way of Central Illinois volunteer? You should be! Volunteers make a big difference in our community. In the past year, volunteers just like you have: 

  • Completed 58 local projects during Day of Action events in 2019


  • Provided $49,451 in total value of volunteer time during Day of Action events in 2019


  • Impacted 106 organizations in 2019


Volunteers are proof that change doesn’t happen alone. If you’re ready to give back to our community, sign up for an upcoming volunteer activity. 

Together, We Can

Building a strong community that takes care of everyone who lives here depends on your generous support.

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