COLLINSVILLE (Mar. 4, 2022) – Ameren Illinois and its employees recently donated nearly $1.3 million to Illinois United Way agencies. The company contributed nearly $1 million to 24 United Way chapters throughout its service territory and Ameren Illinois employees pledged nearly $300,000 to support the company's 2021 United Way employee campaign.
“We are beyond grateful for the partnership with Ameren Illinois and for its employees who continue to support the United Way,” said Kennedy Polanski, Executive Director, United Way of Coles County. “These funds will allow us to continue to help improve the lives of those in our community.”
Ameren Illinois has been a long-time partner and contributor to the United Way to help people live their best lives. The United Way supports hundreds of causes to help communities across Illinois including providing immediate basic needs and many youth programs.
"At Ameren Illinois we are committed to empowering the communities we share by giving back to the places we call home," said Richard Mark, President and Chairman, Ameren Illinois. "From racial equity to helping families in crisis, the United Way is helping build stronger communities and we are proud to support their efforts so we can work together to help our communities thrive."
About Ameren Illinois
Ameren Illinois delivers energy to 1.2 million electric and 807,000 natural gas customers throughout central and southern Illinois. Our service territory covers more than 1,200 communities and 43,700 square miles and our mission is to power the quality of life. For more information, visit AmerenIllinois.com. Follow us on Twitter @AmerenIllinois and Facebook.