Local Business Partners

We can only accomplish our mission with YOUR support. 

The 69 companies listed below are members of our Corporate Leadership program, with those in bold representing our newest partners. We thank them for their passion for change and commitment to our shared purpose. It is because of their generous support that United Way is able to fund services and programs that impact and encourage our community members, helping to create a stronger, more unified community. 


Aqua of Illinois
Ascension Saint Mary
AT&T Global Corporation
Aunt Martha's
Bradley Bourbonnais Community High School
Bradley Elementary School District #61
Bishop McNamara
Brandon Casey’s Comfort Crew
Carle Foundation Hospital
Caterpillar Foundation
City of Kankakee
Clove Alliance
County of Kankakee
CSL Behring
Cumberland Farms
Discover Financial
Dow Chemical
Edward Jones
Exxon Mobil Corporation
FedEx Corporation
First Financial Bank
First Trust Bank of Illinois
Gardant Management Solutions
Good Shepherd Manor
Harbor House
Helen Wheeler Center

Hydrite Chemical
Innovative Staff Solutions
Iroquois Federal
Iroquois Mental Health Center
Kankakee Community College
Kankakee School District #111
Kensing Solutions LLC
Midland States Bank
Nicor Gas
Olivet Nazarene University
Peddinghaus Corporation
Peoples Bank of Kankakee County
PNC Bank
Prairie State Legal Services
Prudential Fianancial
Riverside Healthcare
Security Lumber & Supply Co.
State Bank of Herscher
Supervalue (Jewel Osco)
Thrivent Financial
Union Pacific
United Way of Kankakee & Iroquois Counties
Uplifted Care
US Bank
Village of Bourbonnais
Village of Manteno

Additional companies with one or more employees who contributed at a smaller level included:

CNG, Enterprise, Exact Science Corp, First Mid Bank & Trust, Grinnell Mutual, JC Penney, Kellogg, Kroger, Old National Bank, O'Reilly Auto Parts, Zachry Industrial

If your organization or business is interested in hosting a United Way campaign, we have some resources that may be helpful for you. 

  • PRINTABLE PLEDGE FORM - This form has been updated to provide updates to the ways individuals can invest in United Way. More freedom to choose where your dollars go through our expanded designation options.

  • EMAIL SEQUENCE - Plug in your company-specific information and stay on top of the communication between you and your employees throughout your United Way Workplace Campaign.

  • 2023 IMPACT REPORT - See how community support empowered our neighbors in Kankakee and Iroquois Counties throughout fiscal year 2022-2023.

Our goal in working with companies is to pursue relationships that fit within your line of expertise. We want to hear your ideas, your vision for this community. 

For more information, call 815-932-7476 or email info@myunitedway.org