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August 2014:
Board members Judy Stetson and Susan Morris man the BAUW table at Barrington Cruise Night!
Welcome new Board Member Patty Jacobsen!

Welcome Ricki Gilbert, new administrative assistant!
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PO Box 733, 200 S. Hough St. Barrington, IL 60011


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Upcoming Events
09/09/2014 - 06:30 PM
BAUW Board meeting
09/12/2014 - 08:00 AM
Marty Rogers Memorial Golf Tournament
10/04/2014 - 07:00 PM
Band in the Barn
10/14/2014 - 06:30 PM
BAUW Board meeting
11/11/2014 - 06:30 PM
BAUW Board meeting

Breaking News August 13, 2014!

The Barrington Area United Way welcomes to the Board of Directors:


Patricia Jacobsen

Kurt Schultz

Kathleen Battle

Trina Gizel

Chad Moore

Alexis Portugal

Judy Stetson


We also proudly welcome as our new administrative assistant:

Ricki Gilbert

  A message from our President.


I have been a part of the Barrington Area United Way for years as a volunteer, only becoming a board member last year. I admired the due-diligence of the allocation process and how the organization has a leadership role within the community with The Healthier Barrington Coalition. So much of what BAUW does for and with the community is behind the scenes and not known by the general public, but helps make a big difference in the lives of many in need in the Barrington area.

The three signature events held each year are unique to the organization. They are pretty low-key and always have a vision of how the event will benefit the community, in a style that best represents it, as well:

Band in the Barn, is just that, a Band in the Barn at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital! Very casual, with jeans the choice of dress of most of the attendees, guests enjoys live music, casual food, beer, wine and a smores bar, held fireside.

Power of the Purse celebrates women helping women. Each year women are given the opportunity to become a member for $100 and help decide which organization, with a program that benefits women in the community, will benefit from the event. At the luncheon, members and their guests can bid on a large silent auction of purse-packages, take part in an impact raffle for a special designer purse and learn who the recipient of the grant for that year will be.

Finally, our Golf Outing is probably one of the most reasonable around! For $150 a player or $600 a foursome, golfers can enjoy a continental breakfast, great day of golf and a fun luncheon to wrap up the day.

Barrington Area United Way is serious about its service to the community! It welcomes members of the community to help in many ways. If you only have a few hours a year, I encourage you to get involved in allocations or attend one of the great events. It is a great way to learn about the many organizations we support that provide invaluable services to those in need. One of the few local United Way’s still in existence, monies raised in this community – stay in this community!

Chrissie Newton Mena


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The 12th Annual Barrington Area United Way Marty Rogers Memorial Golf Classic will be held on Friday,September 12, at the Chalet Hills Golf Club, 943 Rawson Bridge Road, Cary.  Shotgun start at 9:00AM.

Download the registration form here.


Click here to pay $600 for your Foursome!

Click here to pay $150 for individual Golfers!

Non-Golfers click here to pay $40 for luncheon only.


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"Bringing together people, funds, and resources to improve lives in the Barrington Area."

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