McHenry County Chapter 

taxJoin 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 second Wednesday in February, May, August and November.

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

Upcoming Meetings

Remember to register for our Community Purse – McHenry County meeting on:
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 7pm, via Zoom webinar.

CLICK HERE to register for the webinar. 

Please register in advance.

The non-profits that will be presenting are:

1. 1st Way Life Center and Pregnancy Services, 1stwaymchenry.com
2. 100 Club of Chicago, 100club.org
3.  Diaper Bank of Northern Illinois, diaperbank.org

In case you missed it, our February 10, 2021 Community Purse-McHenry County via Zoom Webinar:


Third Wednesdays:
May 19, August 18 and November 17

Registration & Fellowship: 6:30-7:00pm
Charity Presentations & Voting: 7:00-8:00pm
Location: LifeSpring Community Church, 2503 Spring Ridge Drive Unit G, Spring Grove, IL

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

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


Big Brothers/Big Sisters of McHenry Count

Gigi’s Playhouse

Hearts for Hope


February – Hearts for Hope


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

Give Online

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 2021 grant was awarded to Hearts for Hope, an organization that delivers care packages to those in need.


Photo Gallery

Check out photos from our recent meetings!