A community of connected individuals, united and working together for the benefit of all, is at the heart of what United Way represents. When you LIVE UNITED, you join a community of caring people committed to making Winnebago and Ogle Counties a better place for all of us. Be part of the change.



Open your heart. Make a gift to United Way. It's the easiest and most powerful way to make an impact on the entire community. And remember, 100% of your gift stays right here in the Rock River Valley. Give now >



Champion the cause. Make change happen with your voice. Join a United Way committee. Write a letter to the editor. United Way needs people who are passionate about creating real change to make some noise.



Lend your muscle. Get involved in your community. Create a free volunteer profile at www.wevolunteer.org and connect to local volunteer opportunities based on your interests, skills and schedule.

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For thousands of area youth, middle school is the defining moment in their lives. See how United Way and its partners are creating a movement to help middle school students achieve success. Visit www.movethemiddlenow.org.

Parents or guardians of children ages birth to five who are residents of Meridian CUSD #223 can register for Dolly Parton's Imagination Library today!

Don't wait another day. Call 2-1-1 to connect with information on counseling programs and support groups to help you reestablish safety and independence.

This free, easy-to-use tool connects your time and talent with volunteer opportunities from local nonprofit organizations. Search by interests and time availability.

Secure the lowest price on your prescription with this free drug lookup tool from our partners at FamilyWize.

We fight for the health, education and financial stability of every family in every neighborhood