During a rough economic year, United Way of the North Shore was able to allocate over $1 million to local agencies that provide health and human services. United Way of the North Shore is able to do this thanks to the generosity of its donors and dedicated volunteers who make funding decisions. The funds were allocated to the following local nonprofit agencies and their programs:

A Safe Place

Big Brothers/Big Sisters Lake County

Boy Scouts – NE IL Council

Boys & Girls Club Lake County

Career Resource Center

Catholic Charities of Lake County

Center for Enriched Living

Childcare Center of Evanston

Childcare Network of Evanston

Connections for t he Homeless

Countryside Association

Evanston Community Defenders Office

Evanston Day Nursery

Family Focus – Evanston

Family Focus – Family Network

Family Focus, Inc

Family Services Center of Wilmette

Family Service of Glencoe

Family Service of Winnetka – Northfield

Family Service: Prevention, Education, and Counseling Girl Scouts Glencoe Junior High Project Glencoe Youth Services Glenkirk Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association Harkness House for Children HAVEN Youth and Family Services Highland Park Community Nursery and Day Care Housing Options for the Mentally Ill Infant Welfare Society of Evanston Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago L.E.A.D Lake County Center for Independent Living Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago LINKS – North Shore Youth Health Services Mcgaw YMCA Mental Health Association NICASA North Shore Senior Center Northwest CASA Orchard Village PADS Crisis Center Peer Services Prairie State Legal Service Reba Early Learning Center Salvation Army Senior Action Service SHORE Community Service Inc.

The Harbour

The Josselyn Center for Mental Health

Tri-Con Child Care Center

Volunteer Center of Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Volunteer Center of New Trier Township Warming House Youth Center Winnetka Youth Organization Youth Connection Youth Organization Umbrella YWCA Evanston/North Shore Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center

“We are so happy to be able to provide over one million dollars to 59 agencies and more than 100 programs, especially in these tough economic times,” stated Gary VonGlinow, United Way of the North Shore’s Chief Professional Officer.

United Way of the North Shore would also like to thank all of their volunteers and donors for their hard work and donations during the 2008 campaign.

United Way of the North Shore, a member of United Way of Metropolitan Chicago, engages caring people throughout our community to invest time and resources where they are needed most. United Way creates positive, lasting change by encouraging local residents to donate, advocate, and volunteer.