McHenry County Chapter 

Join our network of women 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 Upcoming In-Person Meeting is:

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at 7pm

Midwest Breakfast Company

2207 N, US-12 STE A, Spring Grove, IL 60081

Presenting Charities: Coming Soon!


We meet on Third Wednesdays:

February 16, May 18, August 17 & November 16

Registration & Fellowship: 6:30-7:00pm
Charity Presentations & Voting: 7:00-8:00pm
Location: Midwest Breakfast Company – 2207 N, US-12 STE A, Spring Grove, IL 60081

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

Big Brothers/Big Sisters of McHenry County

One-to-one mentoring for children and youth


Diaper Bank of Northern Illinois

Providing diapers for those who need them most


Lutheran Church Charities Fund

K-9 Comfort Dog Ministry


TLS Veterans

Providing services for veterans in need


Youth and Family Center of McHenry County

Growth for youth and families


Gigi’s Playhouse

To change the way the world views Down syndrome and to send a global message of acceptance for all


Hearts for Hope

Unite as a community to exude compassion and encouragement by delivering care packages to those in need

The Ruth Project

Support for foster and adoptive families and every child in their home


February – Teen Mother Choices


November – Safe Families of the Greater Chicagoland
February – Hearts for Hope
May – Diaper Bank of Northern Illinois
August – The Break: Crystal Lake Teen Center


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 2018 – TLS Veterans

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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.

Our February 2022 grant was awarded to Teen Mother Choices International, an organization that brings hope into view, offers purpose, and helps change the future for teen moms through the Teen Mother Choices (TMC) Program.


Photo Gallery

Check out photos from our recent meetings!