"Building OUR Futures"

$1,125 of $100,000 goal

Raised by 13 people in 26 months
Adeana Fox
for Futures Unlimited, Inc
 PONTIAC, IL
"Building OUR Futures; One Brick at a Time"

Futures Unlimited was founded in 1970 to serve individuals with disabilities develop the skills needed to live and work successfully in their community.  Futures provides vocational training, job placement, community supports, home based support services, community integrated living arrangements,  job coaching, supported employment and  life skills training to over 380 individuals annually within Livingston County. We have a transportation system of 27 vehicles that log over 280,000 miles a year.

After nearly a decade without any increase from the State of Illinois and the lack of a complete State Budget, help is needed to maintain our buildings and replace equipment. This has forced us to make drastic cuts in programs, staffing, and other expenses not critical to our mission. After years of temporary fixes, funds are needed to replace the roof on our vocational building that provides job training and contract work to many. Our production equipment, like our forklift, is outdated and needs to be replaced. Agency vehicles that are over 14 years old need to be replaced to provide a safe transportation system to and from work for some of our individuals. There have been many items on the "wish" list for years that remain incomplete because we continue to wait on funds to make the necessary repairs.

With your help, we will be able to make the needed repairs and replacements to our buildings and equipment. By providing a donation, you continue to help us enhance the lives of individuals with disabilities by providing a safe work and learning environment.
 
We are extremely grateful to all the individuals who support our agency and our mission. Together we can continue to "Build our Future" at Futures Unlimited, One Brick at a Time.
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We have a REAL long way to go to reach our goal. Please not only share but consider donating. Mention us to your friends, family and neighbors. The State of Illinois has not granted a cost of living increase to programs that serve individuals with disabilities in over a decade. Costs continue to increase and our programs and services are beginning to suffer. Please keep this campaign going in the right direction. We truly appreciate all of our current supporters and the ones we hope to gain from this campaign.
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Thank you everyone for your likes and shares to help support our cause. Did you know if the 3,350 people that have viewed this post and donated just $10 each we would be a third of the way to our goal? $20 we would be more than half way to our goal. Please continue to share and spread the word.
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$1,125 of $100,000 goal

Raised by 13 people in 26 months
Created August 4, 2016
Funds raised will benefit:
Futures Unlimited, Inc
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Pontiac, IL
EIN: 370921907
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JS
$100
John Slagel
22 months ago

Keep up the good work!

BC
$100
Brian Coffman
25 months ago
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Please donate if you are able, Thank You!

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