The Elgin-St.Thomas United Way is hoping to raise $620,000. for this years campaign. That's just slightly above the total they raised last year of $605,000
Saturday was the official kick-off to the campaign with the annual caboose pull. Executive Director Paul Shaffer sys despite the weather it was a great day for the City.
Money raised from the United Way Campaign is donated to 29 local programs and 18 social service agencies.