EAST ALTON | The 2016 fundraising campaign for the Southwest Illinois Division of United Way of Greater St. Louis will kick off on Thursday, Sept. 1, with a “Bring Home the Gold” Olympic-themed event.
Registration is available online at www.helpingpeople.org/swid2016. Tickets are $30 per person or $240 for a table of eight. The event will have food, a cash bar, entertainment and networking opportunities with local business and community leaders. All proceeds from the event benefit United Way of Greater St. Louis.
The event will be held from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. at the Lewis and Clark Community College N.O.-Nelson Campus, 600 Troy Road in Edwardsville. For more information, call (618) 258-9800.
United Way’s Southwest Illinois Division serves the counties of Madison, Macoupin, Jersey, Greene and Calhoun and helped more than 180,000 people last year. United Way helps one in three people in the 16-county region in Missouri and Illinois by supporting the foundation for a good quality of life through basic needs, education, financial stability, health and strong communities. For more information, contact (314) 421-0700 or visit www.HelpingPeople.org.