Join our network of people who want to be invested in empowering nonprofits and improving our communities. No committees, no fundraising, no event planning, no silent auction. We will meet quarterly on the third Wednesday in February, May, August and November.

Each member’s annual commitment is $400.00 with payments of $100.00 per meeting.

Upcoming Meetings

Our Next In-Person Meeting is:

Wednesday, August 21, 2024

Join us for pizza and fellowship at 6:30pm!
Location: Buddyz Pizza

1138 N Green St, McHenry, IL 60050

Presenting Charities:

  • Turning Point
    Confronting domestic violence in McHenry County
  • Bernie’s Book Bank
    Transforming children’s stories with free books
  • Nathaniel’s Hope Buddy Break
    Celebrates kids with special needs (our VIPs) as well as educates and equips communities and churches to provide FREE respite care and programs to enrich the lives of VIP families.


We meet on Third Wednesdays once per quarter:

February 14 March 13, May 15, August 21 & November 20

Registration & Fellowship: 6:30-7:00pm
Charity Presentations & Voting: 7:00-8:00pm
Location: Buddyz Pizza – 1138 N Green St, McHenry, IL 60050-5703

Any member can nominate a charity in McHenry County that serves the under-resourced and is a designated 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.

For more information, contact:

Jill Payne 847-693-8911 or Sarah VanDerLip (847) 226-6370

Grants Awarded


February – Nationwide Chaplain Services
June – Luke 3:11 Share Center
November – Our Little Story


February – Home of the Sparrow
May – Refuge for Women
August – Lutheran Church Charities, Northbrook, IL
November – Habitat for Humanity, McHenry County


November – TLS Veterans

Nominated Nonprofits

Below are the nonprofits that have been nominated for consideration by the McHenry County chapter.
To nominate a new charity, visit our Nonprofit Nomination form.


Photo Gallery

Check out photos from our recent meetings!

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Make Your Quarterly Contribution

If you are unable to attend, the group still depend on your donation commitment to the selected charity. Please be sure to make your contribution by sending a check with another member to the meeting, or mailing a check immediately after the meeting. You can also make a payment to the selected charity through our Community Purse Giving Fund at the National Christian Foundation by clicking the button below.

*Please note: We request that a $3.00 handling fee be added for online credit card donations ($103).
For account transfer donations, there is no fee.