Upcoming Events

12.16.20

Uniting for the Holidays 2020

This holiday season, join United Way of Metro Chicago in our recovery effort and make a difference in the lives of families in need when you give back to give a hand up.

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12.09.20

YLU Speaker Series - Food Insecurity

Join Young Leaders United for our next virtual Speaker Series event on Wednesday, December 9, 2020. The event will feature a panel of subject matter experts leading a conversation on the impact hunger has on a national and local level.

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12.16.20

Uniting for the Holidays 2020

This holiday season, join United Way of Metro Chicago in our recovery effort and make a difference in the lives of families in need when you give back to give a hand up.

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12.09.20

YLU Speaker Series - Food Insecurity

Join Young Leaders United for our next virtual Speaker Series event on Wednesday, December 9, 2020. The event will feature a panel of subject matter experts leading a conversation on the impact hunger has on a national and local level.

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09.29.20

YLU Speaker Series with Rey Martinez

Thank you to those that were able to attend our first Young Leaders United Speaker Series with Rey Martinez at the Alzheimer’s Association on September 29.

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07.21.20

Cheers to You! A Campaign Heroes Celebration

THANK YOU for joining us to celebrate YOU and all the ways we are building stronger neighborhoods together! During the 2019/2020 Campaign year, you helped raise more than $47 Million for our neighbors and neighborhoods across the Chicago region.

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06.11.20

Neighborhood Exchange:
Innovation & Adaptation in Times of Crisis: Local Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Thank you to everyone who was able to join us on June 11 for our virtual edition of the Neighborhood Exchange. We hope everyone who participated in the event enjoyed hearing from local business, media, and nonprofit leaders about the innovations and collaborations that have enabled them to make an impact during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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05.15.20

2020 Stronger Neighborhoods

United Way of Metro Chicago’s 2020 Stronger Neighborhoods Awards Luncheon celebrates the power and resolve of greater Chicago to build a stronger, more vibrant region.

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04.01.20

POSTPONED - April Food Day 2020

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 that is home to the fastest growing population of people living at or below the poverty line.

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03.31.20

POSTPONED - YLU CEO Chat with Rachel Kohler

Join United Way of Metro Chicago's Young Leaders United for our next CEO Chat on March 31. We’ll be joined by Rachel Kohler, CEO and co-owner of NowPow, a healthcare technology platform that helps patients access self-care resources to address basic unmet needs and chronic health and social conditions.

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03.13.20

POSTPONED - Women United Presents: Purposeful Transitions

In celebration of Women's History Month, Women United invites you to Purposeful Transitions – Leveraging Personal Growth for Community Impact. The breakfast networking event will feature keynote speaker Dorri McWhorter, CEO of the YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago, who will share how life’s changes and challenges have impacted her life and the lives of those around her.

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02.21.20

IGNITE 2020

IGNITE is a festive, mid-winter party bringing together Chicago area VIPs and young professionals for an evening of live music, dancing , hors d’oeuvres and cocktails—all to raise funds to support United Way's workforce development efforts to provide our neighbors with critical access to job training and placement.

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