We have made the decision to postpone the LIVE UNITED® Spirit Celebration Luncheon. We value all those individuals who give, advocate, and volunteer for United Way and this community. Therefore, we want to devote more time in planning a successful event. We will post additional details once they become available.

In the meantime, we will continue to accept nominations for the fourth Annual Frank Ware Award of Excellence, and honor a receipient during the annual community campaign kick-off breakfast on September 12, 2014. 

We will also honor recognition submissions from our agency partners and highlight those volunteers through our website and social media channels.



Submit nominations now for an individual who exemplifies a high-level of excellence in service to others, human service advocacy, and an unwavering commitment to our community. Any individual who excels in the delivery of and advocacy for high quality human services is eligible for the award. Deadline: August 1, 2014.

About Frank Ware Award of Excellence & nomination form >


LIVE UNITED Spirit Volunteer Recognition

Submit recognitions now for an exceptional individual who volunteers at a United Way of Rock River Valley agency partner. This recognition celebrates the impact volunteers have individually within each agency, and collectively on our common agenda for community success. This volunteer recognition is only open to agencies that receive grant allocations from United Way of Rock River Valley within Winnebago and Ogle counties.  Deadline: June 1, 2014

About LIVE UNITED Spirit volunteer recognition & form >