United Way Community Impact Grant Funding (Kankakee and Iroquois Counties)
Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet recently received Community Impact funding from the United Way of Kankakee and Iroquois Counties for the Agency’s Back to School Fair, Horizons Joint Transitional Housing, Homeless Prevention, Money Management Program, Long Term Care Ombudsman Program, Healthy Aging Community Based Programing, and Home Delivered Meals. This support will make a true impact on the lives of individuals who are struggling. United Way’s Community Impact grants are distributed annually to programs that fight for health, education, and financial stability of individuals in Kankakee and Iroquois Counties.
“We are grateful to United Way for continuing to support our important community programs. The positive impact of this funding will stretch throughout this community to ensure that thoughtful and effective care is given to those who are experiencing poverty,” said Sarah Neill, Director of Community Services South for Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet. Leanne Gregoire, Catholic Charities’ Director of Aging and Disability Services South added, “United Way funding helps fill the gaps to provide financial support for those critical components of our job that are not sustained by their grant sources.”