United Way Collaborates With the Workforce Network

Written by Carole Peters and featured in the Northwest Herald We’ve all heard the saying “work smarter, not harder.” As the executive director of a nonprofit, it is my job to make sure that our team adheres to that very motto. It’s extremely important to be resourceful and collaborate with other companies and organizations in … Continued

Connecting the Dots and Opening Doors by Carole Peters

Written by Carole Peters and featured in the Northwest Herald I can recall receiving a new coloring book as a little girl, and the first thing I did was page through it to find the Dot to Dot activity. With much excitement, I immediately began counting the dots and watching as the picture would unfold. … Continued

Check Out Our September Newsletter!

    Keep Up With the Latest News at United Way of Greater McHenry County!   Click Here for Our September 2017 Newsletter

Give Where You Live Campaign Breakfast Kicks Off

Several common themes played out when the United Way of Greater McHenry County kicked off its 2017-18 fundraising campaign with a Wednesday breakfast at the Crystal Lake Holiday Inn. Two of them that stuck with me the most were “Give where you live” and “Hope isn’t a one-man band.” The first is this year’s campaign … Continued

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Jeff DeHaan Named As 2017-2018 Campaign Chair

United Way of Greater McHenry County announces that Crystal Lake native, Jeff DeHaan, will chair the 2017-2018 campaign for McHenry County. The 51st annual campaign officially kicks off on September 13th with a breakfast rally, followed by a year of events and activities at local businesses that support the nonprofit’s mission. United Way of Greater … Continued

United Way Welcomes New Finance Director Michelle DellaMaria

United Way of Greater McHenry County is excited to announce and welcome Michelle DellaMaria, CPA, as its new Finance Manager. DellaMaria will apply her solid accounting experience to manage United Way’s day-to-day financial responsibilities as well as assist with the annual budget and campaign. More importantly, her innovative and strategic mindset will align closely with … Continued

United Way Celebrates 50 Years at Dinner

Written by Heather Arnold as featured in the Northwest Herald June 25, 2017   Fifty years ago, a gallon of gas cost 32 cents. Fifty years ago, the mini skirt became the height of fashion and Pampers created the first disposable diaper. Fifty years ago, Star Trek debuted on television, the same time that color … Continued