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Who is United Way of Grundy County?

United Way of Grundy County is a 501(c)(3), non-profit organizing that helps to improve lives through opportunities for giving, advocating, and volunteering. We rally support for local not-for-profit agencies that make a positive impact, building a stronger community for all.

United Way of Grundy County creates opportunities by focusing on the building blocks for a good life.
Established in 1946 as Community Chest, then in 1971 became, United Fund, then in 2002, became the United Way of Grundy County.

Board of Directors and Staff


Christina Van Yperen


Grundy County Chamber of Commerce

Chris Spencer

Chris Spencer


Coal City School District


Katie Bodine

Treasurer / Secretary

Old National Bank


Paul Nordstrom

Past President

(Retired) - Grundy-Kendall ROE


Karen Nall

Executive Director

United Way of Grundy County

  • Jeff-Colbert

    Jeff Colbert

    Constellation -
    Dresden Station

  • Dan-Duffy

    Daniel Duffy

    Village of Minooka

  • Jeffrey-Heap

    Jeffrey Heap

    Joliet Junior College

  • Lon Lovellette

    Lon Lovellette

    Community Member

  • JC-Lawson

    J.C. Lawson

    Cortina, Mueller &
    Frobish, P.C.

  • Heidi-Lawton

    Heidi Lawton

    Community Member

  • Tawnya-Mack

    Tawnya Mack

    Mack & Associates, PC

  • Randy Matravers

    Randy Matravers

    Grundy Bank

  • Paula-Mercer

    Paula Mercer

    Busey Bank

  • John-Roundtree

    John Roundtree

    Morris Hospital &
    Healthcare Centers

  • Scott-Shannon

    Scott Shannon

    Busey Bank


Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program (EFSP)

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