Ways to Give

Invest In Your Community

A gift to United Way of Greater McHenry County remains the most effective and efficient way to invest in your entire community. You don't have to decide between helping kids, elderly adults or individuals needing a warm meal or a place to stay. A single gift to our United Way supports programs in our community that help with needs as varied as the people with those needs. Your generosity combined with that of many others helps make our community a better place for all of us.

Make a Gift of Stock

Donating stock can be an effective and efficient method of supporting United Way of Greater McHenry County. Stock donations may enable you to increase your gift to United Way why realizing additional tax benefits to you. Check with your broker or tax advisor to determine if a stock donation makes sense to you.
Instruct your bank or broker how many shares of which companies you wish to gift and instruct them to deliver as follows:

Benjamin F. Edwards & Co.
11621 Catalpa Lane, Woodstock, IL 60098
DTC #: 0443
Account #: EBR-755100
Account Name: United Way of Greater McHenry County
EIN 36-6147909

For more information, please contact Finance Manager, Regina Manning at rmanning@uwmchenry.org or at 815-363-1377.


Planned Giving

Making a planned gift is a great way to preserve your values and inspire others around you to give. This method of giving provides an additional way of caring that perpetuates your support for United Way of Greater McHenry County well into the future allowing you to forever leave a mark on your community. By working with your team of professionals (such as attorneys, accountants, and financial advisors), you can develop an estate plan that reflects your unique situation and desires.

For more information about planned giving, see United Way of America's Planned Giving Guide. Further questions may be directed to our office.