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02.11.24

"The Weekly Show" Community Affairs with 2-1-1

2-1-1 and United Way of Metro Chicago staff sat down with Paulina Roe of iHeart Radio to discuss the one-year anniversary of 211 Metro Chicago - and its impact.

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01.30.24

211 Metro Chicago Marks One Year of Service, Connecting Over 100,000 Residents to Vital Resources

In its first year of service, 211 Metro Chicago has connected more than 100,000 Cook County residents in need with critical health and social services.

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01.29.24

With 1 in 5 Chicagoans facing hunger, local nonprofits partner to build better food access

Nonprofits Vivery Community and 211 Metro Chicago have announced a partnership to address food insecurity in Chicago.

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02.11.24

"The Weekly Show" Community Affairs with 2-1-1

2-1-1 and United Way of Metro Chicago staff sat down with Paulina Roe of iHeart Radio to discuss the one-year anniversary of 211 Metro Chicago - and its impact.

Read More

01.30.24

211 Metro Chicago Marks One Year of Service, Connecting Over 100,000 Residents to Vital Resources

In its first year of service, 211 Metro Chicago has connected more than 100,000 Cook County residents in need with critical health and social services.

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01.29.24

With 1 in 5 Chicagoans facing hunger, local nonprofits partner to build better food access

Nonprofits Vivery Community and 211 Metro Chicago have announced a partnership to address food insecurity in Chicago.

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01.24.24

211 Metro Chicago Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

In its first year of service, 211 Metro Chicago has connected more than 100,000 Cook County residents in need with critical health and social services.

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01.23.24

211 Helpline Connects Cook County Residents to Health and Social Services: ‘It’s Those Everyday Emergencies’

Have you heard of 211? It’s a free hotline connecting people to everyday services — from housing resources to utility payment assistance.

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01.18.24

Amplían acceso a recursos de comida para residentes de Chicago y el condado de Cook

211 Metro Chicago se asocia con Vivery para que residentes de Chicago y del condado de Cook puedan tener información más eficiente y accesible a los más de 900 programas alimentarios en el área.

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01.16.24

211 Metro Chicago Partners with Vivery

211 Metro Chicago, the free, 24/7/365 helpline that connects Cook County residents in need of assistance with essential health and social services support, has integrated Vivery technology into its system to provide more efficient access to food resources.

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01.16.24

Sean Garrett Named to Crain's Who's Who 2024

United Way of Metro Chicago President and CEO Sean Garrett is honored to be among the esteemed leaders featured in Crain's Who's Who in Chicago Business 2024.

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01.16.24

24/7 hotline 211 Metro partners with food bank network

Help line 211 Metro Chicago, hoping to streamline its health and social services, is using an online tool to help fight food insecurity.

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01.08.24

Letter to the Editor: This is why Chicago still needs United Way

Almost six years ago, Crain's Chicago Business published an article asking, "Does the world still need United Way?" Crain's was right that United Way needed to evolve. Five years later, under the leadership of President and CEO Sean Garrett, the new United Way of Metro Chicago has an entirely new model and is making a tangible impact across the region.

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