United Way of Adams County annual campaign at 64 percent of goal

QUINCY — Contributions for the United Way of Adams County 2022 #StartsWithYOU annual campaign have now reached the 64 percent mark of the $1.175 million goal, with $748,457 in pledges received.

In a press release, interim executive director Nancy Bluhm said, “It’s a positive milestone. We have additional information that leads us to believe that our campaign will reach 70 percent in the near future.”

United Way is a community impact organization focused on advancing the common good by creating opportunities for a better life for all. The funds raised in the annual campaign are invested in programs in Adams County that support education, financial stability and health.

“We are thrilled with the community support to this year’s campaign. Adams County has always been a strong supporter of United Way” says Jenna Hull, director of development and communications for United Way of Adams County. “That said, we still have some work ahead of us to reach our goal and keep our promise to the partners we support. We are looking forward to a strong finish and encourage those who have not yet given to step up and do what they can.”

The 2022 annual meeting for United Way of Adams County will be held on Wednesday, March 1 at Town and Country Inn and Suites. Tickets can be reserved online at www.unitedwayadamsco.org/startswithyou.

The 2022 United Way of Adams County #StartsWithYou campaign is being led by Brooke and Bryan Stokes, owners of Quincy Recycle, and co-chaired by Tanner and Elisha Freiburg.

Interested individuals can donate online at www.unitedwayadamsco.org and give a one-time or reoccurring gift via a credit card. Checks can be mailed to United Way of Adams County, 936 Broadway, Suite F, Quincy, IL 62301.

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