Improving lives by uniting the caring power of our communities
United Way of Grundy County funds vital programs and services for the health, education and financial stability of every person in every community.
Connecting people in need with vital resources to impact positive change in our communities
United Way of Grundy County funds vital programs and services that provide basic human needs, health, education, financial stability, mental health services, homeless prevention, crisis intervention, domestic violence programs, disability services, transportation, and disaster relief for youth, individuals families, seniors, and veterans.
United Way of Grundy County invests in five focus areas that positively change lives:
Fulfilling Urgent and Basic Human Needs
Promoting Health & Wellness
Improving Financial Stability
Helping Youth Succeed
Increasing Independence & Self Sufficiency
United Way of Grundy County was founded in 1946 as “Community Chest”, then in 1971, became “United Fund”, and in 2002, became the “United Way.”
Grundy County 2-1-1
2-1-1 is a 3-digit phone number that connects people in need to local health and human service resources and programs; from basic human needs to crisis response; including disaster relief and suicide assessment / intervention.
All calls are free, anonymous and confidential
SingleCare Prescription Savings Card
United Way of Grundy County partners with SingleCare (formerly FamilyWize) to provide access to affordable
prescription medications in order to ensure greater health and financial stability to community members.
FREE to use
Accepted at most pharmacies
Use even if you're insured, uninsured, or underinsured
How to get a card:
- Call us at (815) 942-4430 or send a message
- Download and print a card to carry in your wallet
- Text "Family" to 700700 to get a digital card