Creating a vision for an organization is exciting because it is the ideal dream of a better future. Creating a path to sustainability and staying on that path is hard work, but it is worth every step because your mission is worth it.
Last year, 46 human service organizations in the Tri-County Area participated in a survey and found they generate more than $442 million in annual economic output and represent about 2.4 percent of the region’s total employment. That’s a lot of impact.
Determined to stop the cycle of abandonment and irresponsibility, a number of nonprofit organizations have dedicated their missions to advocating for homeless animals and helping to connect them with their “forever families.”
Anticipated to open by next summer, Peoria Harvest Co-Op is a cooperatively-owned store and community center in the works, focused on providing reasonably-priced, nutritious and organic food grown on local farms.
GiveviG is a Peoria-based company that encourages the community to support local businesses and nonprofits by offering discounted deals to area restaurants and retailers and donating a portion of each purchase to a local charity of the customer’s choice.
You may know So Chic Events for the awe-inspiring weddings, and polished corporate and nonprofit banquets, but come September 6th, the Morton-based business has a big debut in store—the opening of its new retail venture.