United Way of Rock River Valley fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in our community. By leading and uniting donors, volunteers, and community resources, we take on challenges and tackle problems facing Winnebago and Ogle counties. And as part of a network of 1,800 United Ways in 41 countries and territories, we have the expertise to get things done.

United we fight, United we win. We have just one life. To live better, we must Live United.



For the second year in a row, United Way ranks #1 in Forbes magazine's list of Top 100 Charities. For inclusion on the list, United Way was judged based on the amount of private donations made to the organization; either by individual donors, corporations, partnerships and other nonprofits.