United Way Volunteer of the Year Angela Cassidy
Angela Cassidy, lifelong Elwood resident, has served on the board since 2009. She made a commitment to help develop United Way’s financial stability efforts with Madison County and 10 other United Ways across the country that involved a significant amount of time over two years. In addition, she has served as Board Secretary 2012-2014, Community Impact Committee Chair 2014-2016 and Ethics Officer 2016-2018. She has actively represented United Way in the Elwood community, helping make connections with local government, employers and school system. She is also an RSVP participant and has volunteered as a reader for Elwood Community Schools and St. Vincent Mercy Hospital Foundation. Currently she is an active volunteer with East Main Street Christian Church in Elwood, St. Barnabas Episcopal Church in California, as a reading tutor for 2nd graders at Borango Springs Elementary and at the Borengo Springs Art Institute. She takes her board leadership role to heart, advocating with elected officials for UW policies and agenda. She and her husband Tom have been leadership donors for many years prior to her becoming involved as a volunteer leader and they continue to support at leadership level.