Our Services

United Way of Will County services are initiated and operated by United Way of Will County in response to identified gaps in local community services.

Read to Succeed

Community Baby Shower

Hygiene for Humanity

A product supply drive that fulfills the need for hygiene items by local families and individuals in-need or experiencing homeless. This program gives people a clean start by providing items that are unfulfilled by SNAP and WIC.

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Read to Succeed

A program to encourage the importance of literacy and create access to literature in low-income students and their parents as these students are less likely to read at grade level. This project includes My Little Free Libraries, reading to kids through partners, and sharing materials on the importance of literacy, all while promoting the local public library.

Read to Succeed is run by United Way of Will County’s Women United.

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Community Baby Shower

A collection drive and distribution event in September that provides access to baby wellness items overlooked by SNAP and WIC. Baby wellness items, including but not limited to diapers, wipes, diaper cream, and bath wash, are necessary to provide a healthy start in life.

Community Baby Shower is run by United Way of Will County’s Women United.

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Disaster Relief

A fund that helps with “acts of God” in Will County. These include severe weather storms such as tornadoes and floods. 100% of donations go directly towards the individuals impacted by the disaster.

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Familywize

A prescription drug discount card, available to everyone, that helps uninsured and under-insured individuals and families in the Will County area. This is not insurance – discounts only.

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Online Volunteer Center

A volunteer platform that hosts a variety of opportunities throughout the county. These activities are posted by local non-profits for individuals, families, and groups.

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Emergency Food & Shelter Program (EFSP)

A Federal Grant that United Way of Will County has locally administered since 1983.

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