Driven by Our Mission

United Way of Greater McHenry County enhances the quality of life for those in need in local communities by facilitating access to resources.

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Every dollar makes a difference

United Way ensures that your donation helps to create real, lasting change in our community. Donations are monitored to ensure the programs are effective, meet current community needs and are financially stable and sustainable.

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Champion the Cause

Your voice is powerful. Use the power of your network to spread the word about the work that United Way of Greater McHenry County is doing in our community.

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Give your time to help your community

No one person or organization can do it alone! Volunteers transform communities. Whether you want to volunteer once per week or once per year, we make it easy and fun for individuals and groups to make a meaningful difference in their local community.

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Give Where You Live

Your generosity combined with that of many others helps make our community a better place for all of us.

Start a Work Place Campaign

Have a profound impact on our community, while reinforcing your reputation as a good corporate citizen.

Pay Less for Your Prescription

Prescription discount cards free-of-charge to everyone in greater McHenry County.

DIAL 2-1-1

McHenry County residents can now dial 2-1-1 to access free, confidential help and resources from a trained specialist with almost any health or human service challenge.

  • 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Get Needed Answers
  • Get on the Right Track
  • Alternate Number: (888) 865-9903

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