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06.17.20

Chicago Community COVID-19 Response Fund Allocates Additional $6 Million in Grants

The Chicago Community COVID-19 Response Fund announced the fourth round of funding totaling $6 million. Grants will be allocated to 176 community organizations serving clients in the City of Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. The funds will aid coordinated community response efforts, including food access, cash assistance and mental health services.

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06.01.20

A Statement From Our CEO

Today we are mourning for our city and our nation. For many of our neighbors, the death of George Floyd felt like too much to bear as we face both a health and economic crisis. We hear you and we want to assure you that we are right here with you. We also know that our words will not be enough. It’s what we do that matters.

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04.10.20

The Latest On The Chicago Community COVID-19 Response Fund

United Way of Metro Chicago and The Chicago Community Trust created The Chicago Community COVID-19 Response Fund to support nonprofits serving many in need. Reset checks in with one of the leaders of the fund to hear about the latest developments.

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06.17.20

Chicago Community COVID-19 Response Fund Allocates Additional $6 Million in Grants

The Chicago Community COVID-19 Response Fund announced the fourth round of funding totaling $6 million. Grants will be allocated to 176 community organizations serving clients in the City of Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. The funds will aid coordinated community response efforts, including food access, cash assistance and mental health services.

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06.09.20

Craving Normalcy During The Pandemic? You Can Still Get ‘Charred’ By The Wiener’s Circle — Curbside Or Via FaceTime

All sales support the Chicago Community COVID-19 Response Fund and the Chicago Black-Owned Restaurant Relief Fund started by Black People Eats.

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06.08.20

This Chicago Hot Dog Stand Has the Most Insulting Curbside Pickup Ever

It's not just empty insults, either: They are donating a portion of every sale to the Chicago Black Owned Restaurant Relief Fund as well as the Chicago Community Covid-19 Response Fund.

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06.01.20

A Statement From Our CEO

Today we are mourning for our city and our nation. For many of our neighbors, the death of George Floyd felt like too much to bear as we face both a health and economic crisis. We hear you and we want to assure you that we are right here with you. We also know that our words will not be enough. It’s what we do that matters.

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05.28.20

Elgin Contributes $50,000 To COVID Fund

The city of Elgin is contributing $50,000 to the Elgin COVID Response Fund, which was established in partnership with local foundations and now totals nearly $150,000.

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05.26.20

Elgin City Council Expected To Give $60K To Nonprofits Helping Struggling Business Owners, Families

The city of Elgin plans to donate $60,000 to nonprofit organizations helping families and small businesses struggling financially because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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05.24.20

Chicago-area Philanthropies Step Up To Support Southland Nonprofits On Frontlines Of COVID-19 Response

As the COVID-19 pandemic ravages the south suburbs, impacting thousands of families and exacerbating the economic and public health disparities endemic to the region, a pair of relief funds have popped up to help the Southland’s most vulnerable residents.

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05.20.20

United Way of Metro Chicago Offers Fans Change to Win a "Virtual Hangout" With NFL Players

As part of our collective efforts to #stayhomestaystrong, United Way of Metro Chicago announced today the launch of a virtual hangout fundraiser with National Football League (NFL) players.

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05.20.20

Chicago Community COVID-19 Response Fund Awards ICNA Relief $25,000

An award of $25,000 was given by the Chicago Community COVID-19 Response Fund in recognition of ICNA Relief's outstanding impact and tireless efforts to meet the needs of those impacted by COVID-19 through wage loss, school closures or other extreme circumstances.

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05.17.20

Donations Sought for New Elgin COVID-19 Response Fund to Help People Struggling to Pay Bills During Pandemic

An Elgin Covid Response Fund has been set up to raise and provide money to nonprofit agencies working with local residents struggling to pay for rent, food and other expenses during the coronavirus pandemic.

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