• EDUCATION

    Ensuring adults & children achieve their potential.

  • FINANCIAL STABILITY

    Preparing citizens to be financially stable and independent.

  • HEALTH

    Helping people achieve maximum physical health, mental health, and safety.

Mission, Vision & Core Values

MISSION
We unite people and resources to build a stronger McHenry County.

VISION
All human service needs are met in McHenry County.

VALUES
We commit to lead with:
-Integrity
-Compassion
-Collaboration
-Accountability

We Are Your Local United Way

LOCAL PEOPLE

More than 91,900 of our friends and neighbors were helped by United Way of Greater McHenry County partner agencies last year. That's 1 out of every 4 greater McHenry County residents.

LOCAL DECISIONS

Each year, local volunteers evaluate the needs of our community, thoroughly review each agency and program applying for funding, identify which ones will best address those needs, and decide how available funds will be distributed.

LOCAL SPENDING

Give where you live! Your dollar stays local! United Way makes sure that your contribution goes to the programs and services that help people in need in greater McHenry County.

Communities Impacted by United Way of Greater McHenry County

  • 60012 Crystal Lake
  • 60013 Cary
  • 60014 Crystal Lake
  • 60021 Fox River Grove
  • 60033 Harvard
  • 60034 Hebron
  • 60042 Island Lake
  • 60050 McHenry/Johnsburg
  • 60051 McHenry/Johnsburg
  • 60071 Richmond
  • 60072 Ringwood
  • 60081 Spring Grove
  • 60097 Wonder Lake
  • 60098 Woodstock
  • 60102 Algonquin
  • 60142 Huntley
  • 60152 Marengo
  • 60156 Lake in the Hills
  • 60180 Union