Sunday, July 05, 2020 |Register |Login |   Search
United Way for Spoon River Country
Live United Logo   United Way Logo

2019 Partner Agencies
Camp Big Sky
This mission of Camp Big Sky is to provide accessible fishing, camping, boating and other related outdoor opportunities to children and adults with disabilities.Camp Big Sky provides a camp that those with a disability can fully enjoy. For many, this will be the first opportunity to enjoy the outdoors. For others, it represents a return to something they previously enjoyed prior to a disability, illness, injury or accident.
Camp Big Sky
PO Box 56
Famington, IL 61531
(309) 258-6002

Canton Family YMCA

The YMCA in Canton provides many services to the area including activities for seniors and youths, day camps, babysitting and much more. The United Way for Spoon River Country assists the YMCA to fund Preschool Education programs, School Age Centers, Youth Aquatics and Activities as well as Senior Activities.


1325 E. Ash St.
Canton, Illinois 61520
Fulton-Mason Crisis Services

Fulton-Mason Crisis Services strives to provide assistance to victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault in the form of emotional support, crisis counseling, emergency shelter and referrals. FMCS staff also provides an array of educational programs to the community about domestic violence and sexual assault.
United Way funds assist FMCS’ crisis intervention program and the Children’s Advocacy program by providing supplies, emergency shelter and food, transportation, rent assistance, assistance with transitional housing expenses, and other incidental expenses for victims of abuse or their children in Fulton County. These services are invaluable to domestic and sexual abuse victims.

Fulton-Mason Crisis Services
1330 East Ash St.
Canton, Illinois 61520
(309) 647-8311 (Hotline)
(309) 647-7487 (Business)





Through the Girl Scouts unique Leadership Development and Community Service Program, the words of the Girl Scout Mission come to life: “Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place.” Girl Scouts is inclusive, striving to leave no girl out, regardless of her economic status, race, religion or ability. The United Way assists GSCI in providing membership assistance so every girl can belong to Girl Scouts USA regardless of her income. The United Way also helps sponsor teambuilding and leadership programs to make them affordable to all girls. The funding from United Way also provides patches and uniform components for hardworking girls who cannot afford these symbols of their accomplishments.


1103 West Lake Ave
Peoria, IL 61614
(309) 688-8671




Red Cross of America – Fulton-Schuyler Chapter


The American Red Cross provides many services to the citizens of Fulton County throughout the year. United Way assists programs within the American Red Cross that benefit many individuals you know.  Education for Youth, Disaster Assistance (Fire, Flood, Tornado damage assistance).


Red Cross of America
Fulton County

The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is a long withstanding non-profit organization which provides many different services to the community including the Annual Tree Tag Program during the holiday season and a food pantry. The Salvation Army uses United Way dollars to fund their Social Services Ministries Program and to provide a Corp Community Center for youth and women ministries and Senior Citizens Projects and Programs.



The Salvation Army
176 S. 1st Ave.
Canton, Illinois 61520


Boy Scouts Of America – W.D. Boyce Council

W.D. Boyce Council provides first class scouting experiences for Boy Scouts in the Fulton County area. United Way funds help with the cost of Leadership Training events for Scoutmasters and other troop leaders. Furthermore, United Way assists Fulton County troops with support of Cub Scout Packs and Boy Scout Troops along with providing scouting resource materials to scout leaders.


W.D. Boyce Council
614 NE Madison Ave
Peoria, Illinois 61603

Youth Acres

Youth Acres is a fantastic camping resort for individuals of all ages. They offer camping and day events in a wilderness setting. Many Boy Scout and Girl Scout Troops utilize the grounds of Youth Acres for training and camping activities.


Youth Acres
P.O. Box 443
Canton, Illinois 61520
(309) 647-8724


The YWCA offers life sustaining programs to Fulton County residents of all ages. The YWCA works to eliminate racism and empower women. They help families put their lives together in productive ways and build secure foundations for self-sufficiency. The United Way helps fund the YWCA’s Child Development Center for children between the ages of six weeks and ten years so that families from all levels of income can benefit from its programs.


111 N Avenue A
Canton, Illinois 61520
(309) 647-0441


Big Brothers Big Sisters

1001 N. Main St.

Canton, IL 61520



Health & Wellness Connection of Fulton County

103A South Main St.

Canton, IL 61520



Spoon River Pregnancy Center

127 Main Street

Canton, IL  61520

(309) 435-7130

Copyright 2011 United Way for Spoon River Country
United Way, Content Management System by Itechra
Privacy Statement  |  Terms Of Use