Since its incorporation in July 1958, the United Way of Boone County has been an organization committed to improving the lives of Boone County, Illinois residents by sharing community resources. Every dollar raised remains local to our community helping those people who need our help the most.


United Way Worldwide is the leadership and support organization for the network of nearly 1,800 community-based United Ways in 45 countries and territories. UWW advances the common good by focusing on improving education, helping people achieve financial stability, and promoting healthy lives, and by mobilizing millions of people to give, advocate, and volunteer to improve the conditions in which they live.

United Way Worldwide has an established Standards of Excellence, a comprehensive description of aspirational benchmark standards and best practices that are designed to
enhance the overall effectiveness of its United Way affiliates. They reflect the organization's fundamental shift from its traditional role as a "pass through" fund raising organization to working with community leaders to identify and address long-term needs and improve people's lives.


United Way of Illinois is a statewide association of 53 local organizations that create long-lasting community change by helping children and youth achieve their potential, promoting financial stability and family independence and improving people's health.

The organization strengthens the United Way movement in Illinois through service to its members and advocacy for effective health and human services policies for the people of Illinois.

What's New

34th Annual General Mills/United
Way of Boone County Parking Lot Sale

October 3, 2015 - 8:00 to 11:00 AM
For more information and to view product listing, visit

Illinois Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
For further information, visit www.rockfordil.gov
Information booklets are available to Boone County residents at the following Belvidere locations:

United Way of Boone County
220 West Locust Street
(inside the Belvidere Family Y)

Belvidere City Hall
401 Whitney Blvd.

Contact Us

Teri Carter, Executive Director
Lili Mullins, Administrative Assistant

United Way of Boone County
220 West Locust Street
Belvidere, IL 61008
Tel: (815) 544-3144
Fax: (815) 547-6422
E-Mail: bcunitedway@juno.com

Give. Advocate. Volunteer. LIVE UNITED.