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.

Education, Income, and Health circles

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 75th Anniversary logo

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.”

Community Chest logo 1946 - 1970
United Fund logo 1971 - 2001

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

2-1-1 Services Graphic

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

  • No Registration

  • Accepted at most pharmacies

  • Use even if you're insured, uninsured, or underinsured


How to get a card:

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