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09.30.21

YLU Speaker Series with Kamau Murray

Join United Way of Metro Chicago’s Young Leaders United (YLU) at our next virtual Speaker Series featuring Kamau Murray, founder and CEO of XS Tennis and Educational Foundation (XSTEF).

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Fundraising

11.17.21

Uniting for the Holidays 2021

This holiday season, join United Way of Metro Chicago and make a difference in the lives of individuals and families across the region who continue to face the challenge of food insecurity.

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Fundraising

04.13.22

April Food Day 2022

April Food Day is United Way of Metro Chicago’s annual food collection event and awards luncheon that addresses food insecurity in the south-southwest suburbs, a region facing high levels of poverty and systemic education, health, and wealth inequities that were amplified by COVID-19.

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04.13.22

April Food Day 2022

April Food Day is United Way of Metro Chicago’s annual food collection event and awards luncheon that addresses food insecurity in the south-southwest suburbs, a region facing high levels of poverty and systemic education, health, and wealth inequities that were amplified by COVID-19.

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11.17.21

Uniting for the Holidays 2021

This holiday season, join United Way of Metro Chicago and make a difference in the lives of individuals and families across the region who continue to face the challenge of food insecurity.

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09.30.21

YLU Speaker Series with Kamau Murray

Join United Way of Metro Chicago’s Young Leaders United (YLU) at our next virtual Speaker Series featuring Kamau Murray, founder and CEO of XS Tennis and Educational Foundation (XSTEF).

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09.11.21

9/11 Day of Service Outdoor Volunteer Event

Join United Way of Metro Chicago for an outdoor 9/11 Day of Service Event on Saturday, September 11 from 10am-noon at The Montessori School of Englewood located at 6936 S Hermitage Avenue, Chicago, 60636.

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08.31.21

Affinity Group Outdoor Happy Hour & Networking Event

Join United Way of Metro Chicago’s Women United (WU) and Young Leaders United (YLU) for an end of summer happy hour and networking event on August 31!

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07.22.21

Cheers to You! A Campaign Heroes Celebration 2021

Tens of thousands of United Way supporters like YOU came together to make the 2020/2021 Campaign a success. Every person played an important role—let’s celebrate YOUR extraordinary efforts!

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06.30.21

FIRSTHAND: Living in Poverty – A United Front Against Poverty

United Way of Metro Chicago is partnering with WTTW for a FREE virtual conversation exploring how institutions and local leaders can work together to coordinate community-based networks that connect resources with strategies, so that all children and families are able to thrive and grow to their full potential. RSVP Today!

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06.25.21

Homeless to Housing Basket Drive

United Way of Metro Chicago’s Women United affinity group is collecting new household items for families across the region and we need your help!

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06.16.21

The Price We All Pay for Racism: A conversation with NY Times Bestselling Author Heather McGhee

In recognition of the Juneteenth holiday, join United Way of Metro Chicago and United Way of Illinois for an important conversation with Heather McGhee, author of The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together.

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05.25.21

2021 Stronger Neighborhoods Awards

United Way of Metro Chicago congratulates Mr. John W. Madigan and Harris Associates for being recognized as our 2021 Stronger Neighborhoods Awards honorees. We thank our event co-chairs and many generous sponsors who propelled our 2021 event to great success. Watch a recording of the event.

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