EAST ALTON — Less than two weeks remain until Tailgating for United Way, the 2015 fundraising campaign kickoff event Thursday, Sept. 3, for the Southwest Illinois Division of United Way of Greater St. Louis.
The event will include local food, drinks, entertainment and a silent auction from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Lewis and Clark Community College’s N. O. Nelson Campus, 600 Troy Road, Edwardsville. In addition, a VIP Rams suite for 18 people, including a $500 food and beverage credit donated by Scott Credit Union, will be available to win in a raffle.
Wearing football jerseys or a favorite team’s colors is encouraged but not required. Tickets for the event are $30 per person, with proceeds benefitting United Way’s Southwest Illinois Division.
The Southwest Illinois Division serves Calhoun, Greene, Jersey, Macoupin and Madison counties. Nearly 40 local health and human service organizations are supported by the Southwest Illinois Division’s annual fundraising campaign.
For information, visit www.HelpingPeople.org/events or contact United Way at (618) 258-9800.