EDITOR'S NOTE: This is one of several profiles of United Way of Coles County 2017-18 partner agencies. The United Way funding goal this year is $265,000 and this will assist 35 organizations. For more information, contact the United Way, 114 N. 16th St., P.O. Box 868, Mattoon, IL 61938, at 217-234-8022; email firstname.lastname@example.org; or log on to www.colesunitedway.org.
Charleston Baseball Association -- Provides safe and guided recreation that allows 500 young boys to participate in a team-oriented sport in order to promote cooperation, self-improvement and self-esteem. 520 Jackson Ave, Charleston, 217-345-6897.