We all give to the causes and communities that we’re most passionate about.

At United Way of Metro Chicago, We’re Passionate About Our Neighbors

We give to ensure that every person in every neighborhood has access to quality healthcare, well-rounded educational and employment opportunities and basic needs like food and shelter.

What’s Your Reason For Giving?

If you give because you’re passionate about your community, join us in the fight to build stronger families and a stronger, more vibrant Chicago region.

Make a Donation

Learn More About Our Work

Nicole’s Story

“The more resources Ashlynn gets gives her so much more of a chance to hopefully walk and be an independent adult one day. And to me, that means the world.”

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September’s Story

“[The Stay In School program] opened my eyes to another world. It’s making me an even more well-rounded person…someone who is also culturally, socially and politically aware of what’s going on in my surroundings.”

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More Ways to Get Involved

Volunteer Opportunities

Check out our volunteer calendar and help our agency partners increase the impact of our work in the community.

Become a Volunteer

Affinity Groups and Giving Societies

Check out our Affinity Group and Giving Society pages and choose the group that’s right for you.

Join a Group

Give Money.

Invest in people. Invest in your neighborhood. Invest in a stronger Chicago.


Give Time.

Share your time. Share your talents. Share your love for community.

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