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Please mail to: Prairieland United Way, 200 West Douglas, Jacksonville, IL 62650
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To lend support or skills to any of the agencies supported by Prairieland United Way, see the list of contacts at Agency contacts
Here are specific volunteer projects for United Way agencies for 2017-2018:
Peggy Davidsmeyer 217-245-8371
Need handicap ramps constructed. Have materials, need labor to construct
Part time receptionist to answer phones, open Monday-Thursday 8 to 5, mostly need afternoon help
Pam Kovacevich 217-523-8159
Troop leaders needed. 18 years and older, can be male but would need a female assistant. Meet as little as twice a month to weekly
Midwest Youth Services
Ann Hungerford 217-245-6000
Adult mentors for high school-age teens to partner with working on community service projects
On-call workers needed (bachelor’s degree required)
Prairie Council on Aging (PCOA)
Nancy Thorsen 217-479-4619
Home deliver meals for Bread of Love Nutrition program – Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Pickup food at Turner High Rise between 10:30 and 11 a.m., delivery in 40 minutes to an hour and return to Turner. Three routes/four days a week in Jacksonville city limits that need to be delivered. Looking for help with one or all routes on any or all of the days.
Hobby Horse House
Ericka Marshall 217-243-7708
Fundraiser event to be held in March, looking for help with running activities at the event
Jerry Daniels 217-529-2727
Help with creating and planning fundraiser events
Prairie Center Against Sexual Assault
Shelley Vaughn 217-744-2560
Hotline help, requires 40 hours of training. Other help is needed to man booth at local fairs/events
Dawn Morris 217-787-7602
Disaster action team to assist in event of disasters
Crisis Center Foundation
Dona Leanard 217-243-4357
Bushes (some large) removed, dug out so they won’t grow back
Clean up debris and haul off
Clean out large storage shed – this will have to be in warmer weather
Power wash fence – warmer weather
Kathy Fellhauer 217-243-3558
Rooms that need painting (paint supplied by church)
Help planning and organizing fundraising activities