Events

Community Campaign Kickoff 2015

 United Way Rock River Valley Campaign Kickoff 2015

 

Community Campaign Kickoff 2015

September 17, 2015
Forest Hills Country Club (5135 Forest Hills Road, Rockford, Ill.)

 

Luncheon/Program: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Enjoy a delicious lunch and hear brief updates on United Way's impact on the community and campaign highlights for 2015. You will come away feeling inspired to help make the change happen in our community.

We will also honor this year's recipient of the Frank Ware Award of Excellence. Click here to learn more about Frank Ware.

Lunch: $35 per person (table seats 10)

United Way Days of Caring: September 16-18

Register your organization to participate in United Way's Day of Caring. Send a team of volunteers to complete one of many service projects throughout our community. View Projects Now >

Strong Neighborhood Days

Strong Neighborhoods Days

 Strong Neighborhoods Days

Join us for Strong Neighborhoods Days block parties. These community outreach events provide an informal opportunity for neighbors to meet and engage with other residents and Rockford Police Department district officers.

Activities include giveaways, bomb robot demonstrations, and tours of the Rockford Police mobile command center and select Strong Neighborhoods Houses. United Way will provide food, catered by Zina Horton from local favorite, Zammuto's, and will also distribute free t-shirts to attendees.

Strong Neighborhood Days are free and open to the public 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

 

Thursday, July 23, 2015
Revell Strong Neighborhoods House - 1233 Revell Ave., Rockford | View Event Photos

Thursday, July 30, 2015
Ellis Heights Strong Neighborhoods House - 312 Irving Ave., Rockford | View Event Photos

Thursday, August 6, 2015
Midtown District Strong Neighborhoods House - 908 8th Ave., Rockford | View Event Photos

Thursday, August 13, 2015
Near St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church - 1000 Ferguson, Rockford

Thursday, August 20, 2015
Blackhawk Courts - 338 15th Ave., Rockford | View Event Photos
 

For more information, please contact Ashley Burks or Matthew Simpson at 815-968-5400.

Evening in the Gardens: Leadership Donor Event

Leadership-Level Donor

Leadership Donor Appreciation

In appreciation of our leadership-level donors, we invite you to join us for an evening in the Gardens featuring culinary selections of Fresco at the Gardnes, the smooth sounds of The Groove Hotel, exclusive Gardens access, and a preview of this year's United Way Community Campaign. Leadership-level donors support United Way with a gift of $1,000 and above.

 

Evening in the Gardens 2015

Thursday, September 3, 2015
Anderson Japanese Gardens
318 Spring Creek Road | Rockford, Ill.

 

Cocktails, Hors d'oeuvres, Music, and Museum Access

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.


Exclusive Preview of 2015 Community Campaign

5:45 p.m.

 

Please RSVP online by August 27 or call Linda Childers at 815-968-5400 for more information.

Employee Campaign Coordinator Learning Opportunities

Employee Campaign Coordinator Learning Opportunities

 Employee Campaign Coordinator Learning Opportunities

Join us for one of the Employee Campaign Coordinator Training sessions and learn everything you need to plan and execute a successful workplace campaign. Discover creative special events and learn about United Way programs. Lunch is provided to all attendees.

 

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Discovery Center Museum
711 North Main Street
Rockford, Ill.

 

Thursday, September 24, 2015
Discovery Center Museum
711 North Main Street
Rockford, Ill.

 

Please RSVP by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or calling 815-968-5400.

Ogle County Community Campaign Celebration 2014

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Ogle County Community Campaign Celebration 2014

May 22, 2015
Rock River Center (810 South 10th Street, Oregon, Ill.)

 

Program: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Please join United Way of Rock River Valley as we celebrate the successful conclusion of the 2014 Community Campaign and thank our donors, volunteers, and friends. Along with lunch, we'll highlight successful workplace campaigns and share projected results.

Lunch: $15 per person

 

Register by Tuesday, May 19, 2015 or call Linda Childers at 815-968-5400 for more information.

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