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05.30.24

Fueling Positive Change: Nicor Gas Receives 2024 Corporate Leadership Award

Nicor Gas is more than a natural gas company. For over 160 years, Nicor Gas has provided fuel for life. The company has stood by its mission, safely delivering natural gas to northern Illinois homes and businesses – while remaining committed to making a meaningful impact.

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05.30.24

Labor of Love: Don V. Villar Receives 2024 Community Leadership Award

The Secretary-Treasurer for the Chicago Federation of Labor was recognized for his commitment to strengthening communities across the Chicago region and serving as a champion for workers.

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04.30.24

100,000+ Pounds of Food Collected at April Food Day 2024

100,000+ pounds of food. 160+ volunteers. 10 food pantries. April Food Day 2024 made an impact. Our partners came together in the Southland to restock pantry shelves and support food security for our neighbors. Because everyone needs access to food to thrive.

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04.30.24

100,000+ Pounds of Food Collected at April Food Day 2024

100,000+ pounds of food. 160+ volunteers. 10 food pantries. April Food Day 2024 made an impact. Our partners came together in the Southland to restock pantry shelves and support food security for our neighbors. Because everyone needs access to food to thrive.

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04.08.24

Paying It Forward: Hannah Hayes Gives Back

“Can you tell I love the Southland?” Hannah Hayes shares her story about the region that has shaped who she is today - and why she gives back through United Way and April Food Day.

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05.04.23

April Food Day 2023 Collects 90,000+ Pounds of Food for the Southland

The Southland community came together at the Tinley Park Convention Center on April 27 for April Food Day 2023. Thanks to generous donors and 150+ volunteers, more than 90,000 pounds of food was collected and distributed to 10 local food pantries, replenishing shelves in advance of the summer months when donations tend to wane – but the need remains.

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04.18.23

Monika Payne Gives Back Through April Food Day

For Monika Payne, April Food Day is a family affair. Each year, sporting a t-shirt with bold “LIVE UNITED” lettering on the front, Monika joins her brother and extended family at the Tinley Park Convention Center.

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08.01.19

A Life of Uniting Neighbors

Since she was a 13-year-old girl helping a local teacher during her summers off, L. Marie Asad has lived her life in the service of others. Today, through United Way and the Delta Sigma Theta service...

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05.14.18

April Food Day 2018 Recap

661,630 people in Cook County are food insecure. That’s 12.6% of the population – 23% of whom do not qualify for Food Stamps. For our neighbors in Will County the numbers may be slightly lower...

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