Main Contact Information


United Way of Metro Chicago

222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 633, Chicago, IL 60654

Main Phone

(312) 906-2350

For questions about your donation

Donor Help Desk

(312) 906-2204

For agencies with donation inquiries

Agency Help Desk

(312) 906-2203

Press Inquiries

Marketing and Communications

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Text your zip code to 898-211


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