Address: 612 North Main Street, Suite 300 Rockford, IL 61103 View Map
Phone: 815-968-5400
Web: unitedwayrrv and wevolunteer

About Us

The United Way of Rock River Valley is an organziation focused on improving life in the Rock River Valley by mobilizing the caring power of our community.  Our vision is to create a community of healthy, well educated and financially stable individuals and families. We recognize that only by working together or by LIVING UNITED can we create changes for our community.

Information for Moms

If your kids are in school now and you’re feeling like you’ve got some extra time on your hands, why not volunteer? It’s a great way to help your community. The United Way of Rock River Valley can help match volunteers with local organizations.(Full Story)

United Way of Rock River Valley FAQ

Q: How does the United Way make a difference?
United Way of Rock River Valley is an organization focused on improving lives of individuals in our community. We do this by focusing on the building blocks of a good life: education, income and health.

Q: Is United Way a local or a national organization?
Each United Way is completely autonomous; locally governed, organized and operated. Therefore 100 percent of contributions stay local.

Q: How is United Way leading positive community change?
United Way believes that everyone deserves an opportunity for a good life: access to resources that lead to a path of educational fulfillment, family financial stability and a lifetime of good health.

Q: How does my contribution help?
From emergency services to mental health to after school youth programs toseniors, a contribution helps people remain or become self-sufficient. There are over 80 local agency programs you support (Winnebago and Ogle Counties) when you give to United Way.

Q: If I want to volunteer, what should I do?
At someone can match their skills and interests with projects and organizatiosn that need help. Make a difference and volunteer today by calling 815-986-4806 or going to