McCaleb: Support for McHenry County United Way is Support for Your Neighbor

Written by Dan McCaleb as seen in the Northwest Herald here: Everyone knows a Jimmy. That was the powerful message delivered Wednesday night at the 2019-20 Campaign Kickoff for the United Way of Greater McHenry County. In this case, Jimmy is the late son of Julie Maggiore, a United Way board member and employee of … Continued

United Way of Greater McHenry County Celebrates $1 Million in Prescription Savings

Partnership with FamilyWize delivers significant savings on prescription medications through its free, easy to use prescription discount card   United Way of Greater McHenry County today announced that over 8,300 McHenry County residents have saved $1 million on their prescription medications, thanks to its partnership with FamilyWize, an organization focused on improving the health and … Continued


Written by: Heather Arnold   One of my relatives loves to share the quote “Be the change” on her social media. She has a such a positive outlook on life and her quotes and pictures can be uplifting and incredibly inspiring. I’ve noticed that often, her posts find me when I need the little reminder … Continued

United Way Celebrates at Annual Awards Dinner

It’s not often that you can get a little bit of Hollywood in McHenry County. However, United Way of Greater McHenry County did just that at their annual campaign celebration on June 4th at Starline Factory in Harvard. With almost 200 supporters, donors and friends gathered, attendees were part of the live studio audience of … Continued

United Way Welcomes New Staff Member

United Way of Greater McHenry County is excited to announce and welcome Heidi Berardi as its new Resource Development and Relationship Manager. Berardi will be responsible for continuing to increase awareness of United Way of Greater McHenry County’s mission to unite people and resources as well as growing relationships and campaign dollars to support the … Continued

Steve Finzel Announced as 2018-19 Campaign Chair

United Way Announces 2018-19 Community Campaign Chair If you have been around McHenry County for a while you have probably heard of the Finzel family. Gracious, giving and community-minded are only a few words to describe them! I’ve had the pleasure of getting to know Steve Finzel, president of Golden Eagle Community Bank, since I … Continued

Heather Arnold Selected For United Way Worldwide LEAD Program

United Way of Greater McHenry County Marketing Manager, Heather Arnold, has been selected as one of 47 participants in United Way Worldwide’s Leaders Engaged in Accelerated Development (LEAD) Program. LEAD is a competitive, year-long program designed to identify United Way employees with the highest performance and potential to achieve excellence for their organization, its mission … Continued

United Way Celebrates Campaign Success & Awards Donors

United Way of Greater McHenry County (UWGMC) announced their campaign results at their annual campaign celebration with 260 guests in attendance on Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at Starline Factory in Harvard. Campaign Chair and community member Jeff DeHaan kicked off the evening announcing that this year’s efforts resulted in raising $1.436 million. “I want to acknowledge … Continued

2018 Annual Campaign Celebration Tickets Available Now

Join us for an evening of networking and socializing with fellow community leaders and supporters, heavy hors d’oeuvres, cash bar, music and an exciting awards ceremony! We can’t wait to celebrate our donors, volunteers and community partners as we reveal the results of our #GiveWhereYouLive campaign! Purchase Tickets Online Here Tuesday, June 5, 2018 5:30pm … Continued