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07.21.20

Cheers to You! A Campaign Heroes Celebration

Join us on July 21 at 3pm as we announce this year’s Top 25 Corporate Partners, look forward as we welcome our new 2020/2021 Campaign Chair, Charles Matthews, and salute our outgoing Campaign Chair, Dave Casper.

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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. The event will recognize three honorees representing the Chicago region's philanthropic, corporate and civic communities, each exemplifying what it means to LIVE UNITED.

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07.21.20

Cheers to You! A Campaign Heroes Celebration

Join us on July 21 at 3pm as we announce this year’s Top 25 Corporate Partners, look forward as we welcome our new 2020/2021 Campaign Chair, Charles Matthews, and salute our outgoing Campaign Chair, Dave Casper.

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06.11.20

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

Join us on June 11th for our next Neighborhood Exchange, a virtual conversation about how local companies and organizations have adapted their operations to better serve their neighbors during the COVID-19 crisis. You’ll hear from three leaders who are at the forefront of innovation in their respective fields.

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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. The event will recognize three honorees representing the Chicago region's philanthropic, corporate and civic communities, each exemplifying what it means to LIVE UNITED.

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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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02.11.20

Neighborhood Exchange:
The Role of Corporations in Chicago's Community Investment Initiatives

While corporations have always played a crucial role in community investment initiatives, it’s only when those plans are put into action that their full impact is realized. Join us at our next Neighborhood Exchange breakfast for a conversation with the bold leaders at the center of INVEST South/West as they discuss how they are coming alongside community-led visions to drive change in neighborhoods across the region.

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12.07.19

United for the Holidays 2019

Our annual United for the Holidays is a festive community event taking place on December 7 in the West Chicago Neighborhood Network.

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11.21.19

Thanksgiving Community Dinner 2019

Please join United Way of Metro Chicago in support of our annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner, one of the largest community dinners in the north-northwest region.

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