United Way Community Impact Programs

Call our office for information about any of these programs or simply click on the program link


o COVID-19 Emergency Food Assistance Program - grocery gift cards for restaurant workers with revenue loss due to COVID-19 (temporary)

o 2-1-1 – Emergency Referral Service – free phone call for county residents

o Born Learning Academy – Classes that teach caregivers and parents how to turn everyday activities into learning experiences

o Back to School – Provides free back to school supplies to students in local school districts

o Elder Scam Alert Brochure– provides resources and information about email and phone scams targeting senior citizens

o Let's Feed Our Children – Free summer lunch program for children in Whiteside County

LIFE - Literacy is Fun for Everyone – Program provides one free book each month to Whiteside County children birth to age five

o Pharmacy Assistance – Provides prescription help for county residents once every 90 days

o Venture grants for charitable start-up programs

United Way of Whiteside County