About Us

Since 1883, Modern Woodmen of America has brought people together, supported families and strengthened communities.

About Us
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Modern Woodmen of America, Rock Island, IL

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Grow with Modern Woodmen! As a financial representative, you can make a positive impact for your family and your community.

Financial Planning

We can help you meet your current needs, achieve your future dreams and plan for all stages of life.

Planning for Life
Stories of strength from our 138-year history
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Persevering Through Uncertain Times

Our Products

Modern Woodmen maintains a portfolio of high-quality financial products that can help you meet a wide range of life needs.

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Financial planning

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My Membership

When you join Modern Woodmen, you become a member of the organization. You trust us with your financial needs. And you have the opportunity to access fraternal member programs and impact your community.

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Member Website Overview

Make a payment, update your address, and access account information, online forms and fraternal benefits from the member website.

Community Impact

Modern Woodmen and those we serve work together to identify local needs and make an impact in communities nationwide. It’s all part of what makes us unique as a fraternal financial services organization.

Our measure of impact

Fraternalism is a way of caring and giving back. It’s about being part of something bigger than yourself.

Approximately

2,600 local chapters and 600 youth service clubs nationwide

2021
230,171
hours

volunteer hours donated by members in chapters, Summit chapters, and youth service clubs

2021
$37.8
million

contributed to worthy causes through fundraisers (includes total raised by member chapters and clubs partnering with community groups) 

2021
$16.6
million

In support of members’ communities through all fraternal programs, benefits and activities

Impact near you

Touching lives and securing futures from coast to coast.

Please select a state to discover Modern Woodmen's local impact. Data from 2021.

AL AZ AR CA CO CT DE FL GA ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY DC

* Supporting social, educational, volunteer and fundraising activities, including total dollars raised by member chapters and youth clubs partnering with community groups.

Activities for adults and kids

Nationwide, local groups of members come together regularly for social, educational and volunteer activities. Participation is not required. However, many members choose to get involved in their area.

Making 2021 wonderful

Modern Woodmen’s 2021derful campaign was a nationwide community-support initiative that highlighted a different group each quarter. Through the campaign, members held nearly 500 food drives, coordinated 650 activities to support local first responders and military members, contributed $175,982 in fraternal dollars to recognize and thank school staff members, and distributed nearly 15,000 "We love essential workers" yard signs. Learn more >

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Members can enjoy opportunities to meet other local members, build relationships and impact communities. Modern Woodmen activities offer time to bond with family and friends.

But these activities aren’t the only extras of Modern Woodmen membership. Members have access to a variety of other benefits that meet needs during different ages and life stages.

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Our local membership groups

Chapters

These local groups of Modern Woodmen members come together regularly for social, educational and volunteer activities. Chapter activities are experiences, not sales events, and are open to members of all ages. Members 55 and older can also participate in Summit chapters – special groups targeted to the interests of this age group.

See a chapter in action.

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Youth Service Clubs

These groups help Modern Woodmen kids make an impact close to home. Club members form lifelong friendships with other Modern Woodmen members in their area while helping their schools, neighborhoods and favorite causes.

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MoneyMasters financial literacy program

MoneyMasters by Modern Woodmen is a free personal finance educational program designed to teach important financial topics to learners of all ages.

People learning and teaching about money through the Modern Woodmen MoneyMasters program.

Each program is offered through a local Modern Woodmen financial representative, whose expertise can be a resource for participants.

Program levels

Kindergarten through high school:

The MoneyMasters K-12 program is a best-in-class, blended-learning program developed by and available only through Modern Woodmen. The free program for classrooms, home schools and youth groups includes interactive modules and hands-on activities that help students in different grade levels connect with the material.

Adults:

MoneyMasters workshops help educate groups of adults on basic personal finance topics. Modern Woodmen representatives deliver these interactive workshops as a volunteer service through partnership with a local nonprofit organization or public agency.

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MoneyMasters by Modern Woodmen

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MoneyMasters teaches learners of all ages (kindergarten through adulthood) how to prepare for financial responsibilities and make wise financial decisions.

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Contact a Modern Woodmen representative near you to get started with MoneyMasters.