STRENGTHENING THE COMMUNITY THROUGH
PHILANTHROPY. LEADERSHIP. VOLUNTEERISM.
Women United is a premier women’s organization for strengthening the community through philanthropy, leadership & volunteerism while creating a meaningful sense of belonging.
We need YOU!
Ideal Candidates for Women United are engaged community members & professionals with a passion to serve their communities. Members have the freedom to invest their time, professional expertise & talent to advance the causes they care passionately about, while having the opportunity to connect, network & learn from other committed, like-minded women.
Women United Makes Their First Donation!
In December of 2022, members of Women United presented their first donation to Riverview Center!
Riverview Center is a nonprofit agency committed to providing compassionate, client-centered care for individuals affected by sexual assault in and for individuals affected by sexual and domestic violence in Illinois. Riverview Center provides sexual assault services in a 14 county Northeast Region of Iowa, as well as sexual or domestic violence services in Jo Daviess and Carroll Counties in Illinois. Riverview Center is a safe space and their services are free regardless of biological sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, immigration status, English proficiency, race and/or ethnicity, incarceration status, disability or background.
Cocktails & Connections are our quarterly gatherings where we come together to raise funds for Jo Daviess county nonprofits.
Each member brings their quarterly donation & nominates a local nonprofit organization that provides human service programs & services to Jo Daviess county.
All nominations are put into a bowl & 3 are pulled at random to deliver a short presentation of what their organization does.
After the presentations, Women United members vote to determine who will be awarded that quarter's funds.
Cocktails & Connections on March 7, 2023
There are a variety of ways for members to participate. Some serve on committees, some participate in volunteer activities or attend meetings & socials, while others take on lead roles in planning. We know that everyone's schedule & personal commitments differ, so we leave the amount of time you invest completely up to you & what fits your lifestyle best.
Individual Membership $400/year
Benefits of an Individual Membership include:
- Quarterly meetings & access to all networking
- Special membership rates for speaker series breakfasts/luncheons & special events
- Access to volunteer opportunities
Leaders in Transition Membership $50/year
Individual Membership for college students with a requirement of 5 volunteer hours
Business Membership $1,500/year
Benefits of a Business Membership include:
- All Individual Membership benefits for up to 4 employees, plus your business logo with link & company description on the Women United page
Membership In Women United
You can pay your membership dues by credit card, cash or check
You also have the option to pay Annually, Quarterly or Monthly
To Pay by Credit Card, please click here
To Pay by Cash or Check, please mail or drop off a check to our office at:
524 W Stephenson St, Suite 101
Freeport, IL 61032
*All cash payments must be dropped off to the office
*Please make checks out to United Way of Northwest Illinois
You can help us plan our signature fundraiser. The event will raise funds to support a Women United Initiative that the group has chosen to support. Smaller events & socials will be held throughout the year to provide fun & interactive ways to connect with other members & the community.
Volunteer projects will include short-term & on-going mentoring programs. The volunteer committee plans & coordinates collaborative community outreach programs for member participation.