Reading by the Numbers:
United Way of Knox County is Knox County's local agency funding Dolly Parton's Imagination Librabry. This reading program sends a new age appropriate book to children each month until their 5th birthday. Since it began in Knox County, the Imagination Library has shipped 63,305 books to area children. We have 1,278 kids currently enrolled and 1,097 have graduated from the program. To sign your child up for the program, stop by the United Way of Knox County office or call (309) 343-4434.
It's a credo. A mission. A goal. A constant reminder that when we reach out a hand to one, we influence the condition of all. We build the strength of our neighborhoods. We bolster the health of our communities. And we change the lives of those who walk by us every day.