Our Impact

"Problems. The ones most people don’t have the stomach for. The ones nobody talks about at cocktail parties. The ones that can’t be solved. We go looking for them. We have one life. To live better, we must Live United."

About United Way of Rock River Valley

For 100 years, United Way of Rock River Valley has been here, identifying the issues holding us back and helping find the solutions to move us forward. By aligning programs, partners, volunteers, and supporters, we are making an impact that will guarantee success of our community's youth, leading to promise and prosperity in the Rock River Valley.

Our programming and community support is far-reaching. Below are a list of United Way initiatives currently underway in the community. Click on each for detailed information. To learn more about our work in Ogle County, click here.

Middle School Success

Move the Middle
Dolly Parton's Imagination Library
Early Warning and Response System
Learn Your Lock
Rollin' Strong
Success By 6

Family Support

Parenthood Promise

Strong Neighborhoods

Strong Neighborhoods
Strong Neighborhood Block Parties