United Way strives to be a model of diversity and inclusion. Our Board of Trustees, staff and volunteers reflect the many faces, cultures and walks of life that proudly make up our world.

We respect, value and celebrate the unique attributes, characteristics and perspectives that make each person who they are. We also believe that bringing diverse individuals together allows us to collectively and more effectively address the issues that face our communities. It is our aim, therefore, that our partners, strategies and investments reflect these core values.

 

Board Diversity Policy

The Board of Directors of the United Way of Rock River Valley is committed to development of a diverse board comprised of individuals who bring various talents which will better enable to the agency to achieve its mission. In doing so, the Board of Directors will strive to include a demographically diverse group among its membership so that the board reflects the community served by the agency. The Board of Directors of the United Way of Rock River Valley will not discriminate in the selection or retention of board members on the basis of their race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, disability, age, status of discharge from the U.S. armed forces, marital status, record of arrest, or sexual orientation.

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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 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.

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

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