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Meet the Candidates: 2018 Candidate Guide

This guide was assembled by United Way of Rock River Valley with information provided by the League of Women Voters of Greater Rockford. Use this guide to learn more about candidates running for office in the upcoming General Election held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. The information shared in this guide are solely those of the specified candidate and do not represent the opinions of United Way of Rock River Valley or the League of Women Voters of Greater Rockford.

Each candidate in the upcoming election was invited to participate in the candidate guide project. A set of identical questions were submitted to each candidate by ballot and answers were compiled by the League of Women Voters of Greater Rockford. Only those candidates that responded to the questions are featured in this guide.


Candidate Guide


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[Infographic] 9 Ways to Make the Most of Your End of Year Giving




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Consider making an end of year gift to support United Way in the fight for the health, education and financial stability of everyone in our community.

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Thank you for showing the love by supporting United Way's Success By 6 school readiness initiative. Your donation empowers our young children to develop their very own love of reading. Now help us share the love by spreading the image above through social media. Encourage others to join you in showing the love.

Visit our School Readiness page to learn more about how we are helping kids enter school ready to learn.


Volunteer Reception Center

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Volunteers are wanted for an emergency response exercise. Just an hour of your time will help our community prepare for a sudden disaster or emergency.

Saturday, June 3, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Cherry Valley Fire Protection District Training Center (4919 Blackhawk Road, Rockford, Ill.)

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Individual Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering matters. It matters to those in need. And it matters to the agencies you help. Every day, United Way fights for the health, education and financial stability of everyone in every neighborhood in Winnebago and Ogle counties. But we can’t do it without you.

WeVolunteer.org makes it easy to make a difference by offering a huge variety of volunteer opportunities year-round. You can search for volunteer opportunities in the Rockford, IL area based on interests and time availability.


Find a volunteer project today