Now more than ever, community partners are an integral part of Kankakee County’s resiliance and growth. United Way of Kankakee & Iroquois Counties is a leading entity that connects individuals with opportunities for impact. The organization focuses on improving the health, education and financial stability of our community, with an ultimate goal of providing lasting change for local families.
To learn more about the Economic Alliance’s strategic relationship with the United Way of Kankakee & Iroquois Counties and the specific resources that United Way provides to our local business community, view our Q4 2020 CORPORATE OUTREACH LETTER.
In 2020, United Way of Kankakee & Iroquois Counties – with our Community Foundation of Kankakee River Valley – generated and distributed more than $600,000 for emergency Covid-19 relief. While this work continues, our United Way is mission driven to serve our residential and business community each and every day by investing in the strategic areas of:
- Youth success
- Economic mobility
- Access to health services