Heart of Illinois United Way Kickoff Breakfast

Friday, September 7th, 2018at 7:30am
Located in the peoria civic center ballroom

Join the Heart of Illinois United Way as they kickoff their 2018 Campaign on Friday, September 7 at the Peoria Civic Center from 7:00 am to 9:00 am.  The breakfast includes a presentation by 2018 Campaign Chairs Paul and Colleen DiGiallonardo, recognition of 2018 Pacesetters, and guest speaker, Michele L. Sullivan.


Seats are $30 each or $240 for a table of 8. 
Click here to RSVP by August 29.


About the guest spearker Michele Sullivan …

Michele Sullivan, Caterpillar’s Director of Corporate Social Innovation and President of the Caterpillar Foundation, has held various globally influential leadership positions at Caterpillar during her career. Under Sullivan, the Caterpillar Foundation strategically places human need first, not as an afterthought of profit. Michele is well known for her global expertise and sustainable and collaborative approach to philanthropic investing.

At TEDWomen 2016, Sullivan became the first Caterpillar Inc. employee to present a TED talk. In her talk, she speaks candidly about the challenges she has overcome in life, highlighting the importance of acceptance and helping others succeed in the face of their unique challenges.

Named by Inside Philanthropy as one of the 50 most powerful women in philanthropy, Sullivan has served as a U.S. delegate to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, is a board member of the international ONE organization, and was recognized by Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business as a 2018 Influential Leader.