Thursday, May 19, 2016

Dove Announces United Way Funding Awarded for 2016/2017

Dove, Inc. is thrilled to announce the 2016/17 funding for requested programs from the United Way of  Decatur & Mid-Illinois.  Thanks to everyone who donated to make their drive successful and to the UW Volunteers who so thoughtfully considered the submitted requests and made the recommendations for funding.


Thanks too to the whole United Ways staff who work within the communities served, helping so many organizations across central Illinois.


BABES program  award $6,500

(assisting with the life skills building program for area K-3rd graders)

Domestic Violence Shelter award $14,077

(assisting with basic needs of the operation of the shelter)

Domestic Violence Program Victim Advocate award $15,250

(assisting with the program costs of a full time Advocate for Dove located in the Macon County Court House)

Life Skills Education award $30,000

(assisting with the program costs of a full time Life Skills Educator, primarily in the Homeward Bound Program and who does groups with those staying in the Domestic Violence Shelter)

We are so grateful for the funding in these program areas at Dove

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