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Day of Action and Campaign Kick off
 

  7th Annual Day of Action......Saturday October 18, 2014 at 8:00 am at the 

Canton Family YMCA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Love that Bag- Purse Auction- April 4, 2014
 

                                                                               

THANK YOU ALL FOR ATTENDING OUR EVENT!!!!!!!!!!!!!

                            

   

 
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GOLF BALL DROP
 

Golf Ball Drop 2014

Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 1:30 pm at Canton Friendship Festival


Congratulations Tony for winning $1,000.00

Winners:

$1,000- Tony Rolando

 $250- Mark Sawyer

$100 - Brian Eddy

Prizes: Big Creek Family Pool Pass for 2015 from Canton Park District Wal-Mart gift cards, YMCA gift certificates, Cooler with goodies from Heartland Health Care, CJ's Flowers and More gift certificates, Golf gift basket from Tom Conklin State Farm, Lunch for two from Sweet Shoppe, gift basket from Black Crow,  gift from All About Me, gift from One East Boutique, Oil Change from Davis Ford and Oil Change from Davis Buick GMC, gift certificate from Walgreens, Two dinner tickets from YWCA for their dinner auction, Pizza from Marco's, bicycle donated by Terry Parks, photo package from Dave Lewis Studio.

 
2nd Annual 5k Warrior Run & 1 mile Fun Run- Saturday June 28, 2014
 

2nd Annual Mission Impossible 5k Warrior Results

Click here for Race Results

                   

                   

 
United Way for Spoon River Country
 

2014-15 United Way Campaign Time!!!!  


To “Live United” means that we are willing to be part of something bigger than ourselves. It means that we are willing to invest in our friends, neighbors and community.  Our United Way is a leader in community problem solving and a great mechanism to increase the organized capacity of people to care for one another.  As you know, the needs are greater than ever due to the many challenges we face as a society and our network of 12 partner agencies help to create a tremendous system of health and human services throughout the region.  But, we need your help!


As a Fulton County resident, you may be interested to know that…   

5,000 residents in Fulton County are living in poverty. 

 4,300 Fulton County residents are unemployed. 

Domestic violence is on the rise in households throughout our community.  

1 out of 3 girls and 1 out of 6 boys will be sexually abused before they turn 18.                                    

    Sources:  US Census Data – 2010 Fulton County Child Advocacy Center   


Thanks to your support, help is available in many forms through the United Way for Spoon River Country. In 2014, United Way reached nearly twenty thousand Fulton County residents!  That’s an incredible reach, and it involves twenty-five local programs.  

Your contribution to United Way continues to ensure that: Counseling and shelter is available to victims of domestic and sexual violence. People who have lost their homes to fire are able to buy necessities and start putting their lives back together.  

 United Way is also about providing life-changing opportunities, such as: mentors who share their time, experiences and compassion with young people a chance for people with intellectual and physical disabilities to experience athletics and summer camp in safe, fun and supportive environments  

 Your contribution to United Way is an investment in Fulton County – it stays here to improve lives and strengthen our community. United Way depends on your support!   


To give now, click here to visit our secure online donation center.  

Or you can request a brochure of information by emailing the United Way at untdway@sbcglobal.net.  



 
 

The United Way has brought together people and resources to build a safety net to help meet the needs of our friends, neighbors, co-workers and families.

 A constant reminder that when we as individuals think outside ourselves, we have the power to facilitate change. When we think of others’ lives as linked to our own, our compassion grows. When we reach out a hand to one, we influence the condition of all. We build the strength of our neighborhoods. We bolster the health of our communities. And we change the lives of those who walk by us every day.

 

GIVE.ADVOCATE.VOLUNTEER.

 

LIVE UNITED.

 
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Youth Acres Spook Trail!!!

Friday, October 24th and October 25th 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm (Non Scary)   8 pm...enter if you dare!!

Admission $5.00 Everyone (includes hot dog over camp fire and hay rack ride


YWCA Dinner Auction: 

Friday, November 21st at Kemper's Banquet Hall 6:00 pm. 

Purchase your tickets at YWCA cost is $25.00 per person



 
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