6 Ways to Help the Rockford Region!
6 Ways to Help the Rockford Region!
6 ways to help the Rockford Region!

You're officially at home for a while, now what? While our activities are limited, you can continue community transformation in several ways and we have them listed below. Additionally, show you care by sharing this information with your organizations, friends, and family to keep the resources and information flowing. It's paramount that we work together, and we will, that's what Rockford does.
United Way Emerging Needs Fund
United Way of Rock River Valley has established a COVID-19 Emerging Needs Fund for Winnebago and Ogle Counties. This fund will support the needs of residents and their children to help alleviate hardships they may be experiencing Contributions, large and small, are being sought from area businesses and individuals.
Donations may be made by:
Texting the word TOGETHER to 40403
Make an online donation by clicking here.

Mail a check to:
United Way of Rock River Valley
612 North Main Street, Suite 300, Rockford, IL 61103
"United Way COVID-19 Emerging Needs Fund" in the memo line of the check.
For more information visit the UWRRV website.

Volunteer Opportunities

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WomanSpace - Help Sew Face Masks: Register here.
Lifescape (Meals on Wheels) needs volunteers for various tasks: Apply here. 
Use this time to complete your census questionnaire in less than 10 minutes by clicking here. #815Counts


If you know of families in need of food, please see a full listing of family and community services here.

Stay At Home Guide

The City of Rockford Community and Economic Development has issued a full Stay at Home Resource Guide. Download a copy here.

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