Step One: Invest in the Rock River Valley Comunity

Your gift to United Way of Rock River Valley impacts the entire community. Since United Way looks at the big picture and focuses on lasting change, your gift works to advance the common good by creating opportunities for a better life for all. A panel of local volunteers assess challenges facing our community and award grants to programs based on measurable results. And a 100% of your gift stays right here in the Rock River Valley.

Thank you for choosing to make a positive difference and LIVE UNITED. 


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Join us for the first marquee event at the new downtown Rockford Embassy Suites by Hilton Rockford Riverfront Hotel & Conference Center for our Centennial Gala on April 3. Click to purchase tickets now!

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

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.



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