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Thank you for supporting the causes that are so important to the community of McHenry County.

The Community Foundation for McHenry County offers a variety of giving options to help you achieve your charitable goals. We are a 501(c)3 charitable organization. Your donations are fully tax deductible as allowed by law when no goods or services are exchanged.

On-line donations are accepted on MasterCard, VISA, American Express, Discover, and your personal bank debit card. For special instructions regarding stock donations, please call 815-338-4483.

If you have a special interest area or if your gift is in memory or honor of someone, please indicate that in the “In Honor Of” area of the payment page.
Fund Focus Area
Donate Woodstock Christian Life Services Agency Fund

To offer hope, healing and purposeful living to older adults and children in the context…
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To offer hope, healing and purposeful living to older adults and children in the context of Christian communities. Hearthstone Communities accepts residents and students and renders services without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, familial status or disability. To be a leading Christ-centered provider of innovative human service ministries.
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Human Services
Donate Options and Advocacy Community Endowment Fund

The mission of Options & Advocacy is to build resiliency in the individuals and families…
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The mission of Options & Advocacy is to build resiliency in the individuals and families that we serve. Options and Advocacy for McHenry County has been making a difference in the lives of children and adults with disabilities since 1991. Last year we served 1,400 children and adults. We believe that every individual has the right to live, work, and play in the community of his or her choice.
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Human Services
Donate NAMI of McHenry County

The National Alliance on Mental Illness of McHenry County (NAMI-McHenry County) is a non-profit, volunteer-based…
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The National Alliance on Mental Illness of McHenry County (NAMI-McHenry County) is a non-profit, volunteer-based organization dedicated to improving the quality of lives for those whose lives are affected by mental illness. NAMI-McHenry County offers an array of free services including self-help groups, educational classes, workshops, trainings, community presentations and advocacy. These free services draw on the lived experience of individuals who have experienced mental illness in their lives.
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Human Services
Donate Mental Health Resource League

The Mental Health Resource League for McHenry County (MHRL) was founded in 1967 as an…
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The Mental Health Resource League for McHenry County (MHRL) was founded in 1967 as an auxiliary to the McHenry Mental Health Center. MHRL broadened its scope in 1967 to give financial aid to mental health-related agencies in McHenry County. The all-volunteer league has a membership of over 100 men and women who raise funds to help McHenry County mental health agencies supply the services needed in areas such as crisis hotlines, youth programs, abuse, addictions and developmental disabilities.
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Health
Donate McHenry County Conservation Foundation

Established by the McHenry County Conservation District in December 1999, the McHenry County Conservation Foundation…
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Established by the McHenry County Conservation District in December 1999, the McHenry County Conservation Foundation is recognized as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation and preservation of open space in McHenry County. Governed by a volunteer board of directors, MCCF strives to create and foster conservation partnerships that promote sound stewardship of our county’s natural environments.
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Environment
Donate JourneyCare Foundation Endowment Fund

At JourneyCare Foundation, we hold on to the dream that end-of-life care will be available…
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At JourneyCare Foundation, we hold on to the dream that end-of-life care will be available to all who can benefit. Your donation to the JourneyCare Foundation will help ensure that JourneyCare can continue providing compassionate, exceptional care to patients and families throughout our ten county service area for years to come, and that everyone who is in need of our services receives the support they need, regardless of their ability to pay.
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Health
Donate Girls on the Run of Northwest Illinois

At Girls on the Run we inspire girls to recognize their inner strength and celebrate…
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At Girls on the Run we inspire girls to recognize their inner strength and celebrate what makes them one of a kind. Trained coaches lead small teams through our research-based curricula which includes dynamic discussions, activities and running games. Over the course of the ten-week program, girls in 3rd-8th grade develop essential skills to help them navigate their worlds and establish a lifetime appreciation for health and fitness. The program culminates with girls positively impacting their communities through a service project and being physically and emotionally prepared to complete a celebratory 5K event.
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Health
Donate Family Alliance Endowment Fund

Our primary goal is to assist individuals who desire to maintain independence in their current…
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Our primary goal is to assist individuals who desire to maintain independence in their current residence, whether living alone or with family or friends. A secondary goal is to be positioned to meet the physical and behavioral health demands of an accelerating senior population as a premier, person-centered adult care day facility and a comprehensive training center for family care givers and healthcare professionals. As of 2018, Family Alliance merged with Adult & Child Therapy Services to create a new unified organization, Independence Health & Therapy.
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Health
Donate Christmas Clearinghouse Fund

For over 40 years, The Rotary Club of Woodstock has been providing food baskets, toys…
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For over 40 years, The Rotary Club of Woodstock has been providing food baskets, toys and books the Saturday prior to the Christmas holiday to less fortunate families located within District 200 known as Christmas Clearing House. The Rotary Club of Woodstock serves approximately 1,200 families & 2,000 children residing in the Woodstock and Wonder Lake areas each year.
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Human Services
Donate Big Brothers Big Sisters of McHenry County

The Big Brothers Big Sisters mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and…
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The Big Brothers Big Sisters mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. The Big Brothers Big Sisters vision is all children achieve success in life.
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Education

If you have any questions please head over to our contact page or email us at connect@thecfmc.org or give us a call at 815.338.4483