United Way of Greater McHenry County

4508 Prime Parkway, McHenry, IL 60050
P: (815) 363-1377 | F: (815) 363-1878
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Building a stronger, healthier community starts with people who care. When you partner with United Way, you make lasting changes in people's lives right here in greater McHenry County. A gift to United Way of Greater McHenry County is the best investment you can make because your contribution goes beyond funding individual causes or organizations. United Way of Greater McHenry County is one of nearly 1,200 independent United Way organizations across the United States. We are governed by a local volunteer board of directors. Funds raised during our annual campaign support 27 local health and human service agencies. United Way of Greater McHenry County continually strives to help find solutions to community problems.Through working with partner agencies and the community, we're building healthy families by advancing education, promoting independence, and improving health,

ADVANCING EDUCATION by ensuring children achieve their potential.

PROMOTING INDEPENDENCE by preparing families to be financially stable and independent.

IMPROVNG HEALTH by helping families achieve maximum physical health, mental health, and safety.


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

We Are Your Local United Way

More than 99,000 of our friends and neighbors were helped by United Way of Greater McHenry County partner agencies last year. That's one out of every three greater McHenry County residents.

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

When you give to our United Way, you can be assured that your donation is distributed carefully and locally. United Way makes sure that your contribution goes to the programs and services that help people in need in greater mchenry county. Ninety-eight percent of our net income is spent within 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