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08.14.24

Young Leaders United 2024 Summer Happy Hour

Join us on August 14 at Haymarket Pub & Brewery to network with other young professionals and learn how you can get involved in United Way’s community impact efforts.

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01.15.24

Building Community with Justice of the Pies: A Virtual Conversation with Chef Maya-Camille Broussard

Chef Maya-Camille Broussard, star of the Netflix series Bake Squad, author, and owner of Chicago bakery Justice of the Pies, joins us on January 15 for a conversation celebrating her story and her success.

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01.11.24

Women United New Year's Mixer

Cheers to 2024 with United Way of Metro Chicago’s Women United!

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12.13.23

Uniting for the Holidays 2023

Uniting for the Holidays returns this year from mid-November to mid-December with festive, “drive-through” events supporting six suburban communities with a holiday meal and gifts. Support the event and make a difference in the lives of individuals and families across the region.

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10.17.23

Young Leaders United Speaker Series with Utopia Hill

Learn about Utopia’s career path and how Reactivate seeks to create positive social and environmental impact by collaborating with local partners to deliver renewable energy benefits to underserved communities.

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08.23.23

Young Leaders United Summer Happy Hour

Come out and join United Way of Metro Chicago’s Young Leaders United (YLU) for a happy hour and networking event on Wednesday, August 23rd at Kerryman.

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08.04.23

Associate Board Basics Seminar 2023

Are you a young professional looking for a way to get more involved? An Associate Board could be a great fit! Our Associate Board Basics seminar will equip you with the tools you need for service on a nonprofit’s Associate or Junior Board.

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07.13.23

Women United Social Impact Panel

United Way of Metro Chicago’s Women United affinity group invites you to join us for our Social Impact Panel on July 13 at the YMCA of Metro Chicago.

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06.21.23

2023 Stronger Neighborhoods Awards

Join us at the Hyatt Regency Chicago on Wednesday, June 21 for a celebration of the commitment of business, civic, nonprofit, and community leaders to build stronger neighborhoods and a stronger, more equitable Chicago region. The 2023 Stronger Neighborhoods Awards presents the Andrew J. McKenna Leadership Award to Patrick G. Ryan, and the Corporate Leadership Award to Peoples Gas.

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06.19.23

A Conversation on Health Equity with Dr. Ngozi Ezike

Join us for a conversation with Dr. Ngozi Ezike, the first Black woman president and CEO of Sinai Chicago hospital system and immediate past director of the Illinois Department of Public Health, where she helped the entire state navigate COVID-19.

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05.24.23

Virtual Neighborhood Exchange: Food Disruptors — How Innovation and Sustainability Are Feeding Our Neighbors

We have a food system that leaves too many people hungry or without easy access to healthy grocery options. At our next installment of the Neighborhood Exchange, meet some people who are working to disrupt the system by providing healthy, sustainable food options for our most disinvested communities.

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