Your time can change lives. 

Every day, United Way is creating positive change in the fourteen counties in southern Illinois. But we couldn't do it without the involvement of people like you. Donate your time to help United Way make a difference.

Get inspired to help.

Bringing caring people together is core to United Way's mission. A strong community in which residents are engaged and supportive is needed to make southern Illinois a better place.

By volunteering, you are playing a role in solving important community problems and enabling community partners to accomplish more. Do you want the tools and knowledge to make maximum impact on countless lives and our community? Are you looking to serve on a nonprofit board or committee but don't know where to start?

Benefits to volunteering:

  • Develop strategic planning, conflict resolution and team building skills
  • Network with community and business leaders
  • Gain knowledge of not-for-profit sector leadership and management

Company/Organization benefits:

  • Enhance your organization's corporate image
  • Increase business contacts
  • Receive recognition

Ready to volunteer?

Southern Illinois Advisory Board Member
The 14-county territory of United Way of Southern Illinois (UWSI) is divided into ten zones. Each zone is served by an Advisory Board that helps the UWSI Board of Directors with needs assessment, fund raising, selection of Affiliated Agencies, annual allocations to Affiliated Agencies, policy advocacy, and other important tasks.

United Way National Day of Action - June 21st
Need to find volunteer jobs for a group? Call us for "Day of Caring" opportunities.

For more information, contact Linda DuHamel at lindu.unitedway@mchsi.com