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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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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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05.15.20

‘Sweet Home Chicago’ Telethon, Sponsored by Area CEOs, to Support COVID-19 Relief Efforts Saturday

Business leaders from Chicago’s financial, development and entertainment industries are banding together to raise funds for the Chicago Community COVID-19 Response Fund, along with other local charities and coronavirus relief efforts.

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04.08.20

Letter From Our President: COVID-19 Response Fund Update

The past two weeks have, in many ways, transformed our lives and our city. Yet, in such a challenging time, the thing that gives me great hope and inspiration is seeing how quickly our community has...

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03.08.20

Celebrating the Women of United Way

Our United Way network is full of passionate women who give back to their community in unique ways. Some plan fundraising campaigns in their office to drum up support for our neighborhood...

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11.01.19

Shaping the Next Generation through Philanthropy

Guided by the lessons of the women before her, Cheryl Francis carries on a tradition of mentorship. As co-chair and co-founder of the Corporate Leadership Center (CLC) in Chicago, she’s in a unique...

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09.06.19

Youth Squad Unites South Chicago Students in Service

PrintFriendly While most teenagers were playing video games and hanging out by the pool every day, David Stinson spent his summer vacation focused on personal growth and improving his community. A...

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07.18.19

Letter From Our President: Kicking Off a New Campaign Year

As we kick off a new fiscal year, I’ve been reflecting on how far we’ve come. Fiscal year 2019 was a big one for us.

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10.18.18

Get to Know Our CEO: Q & A with Sean Garrett

United Way of Metro Chicago’s Senior Manager of Communications sat down with our new CEO and President, Sean Garrett, to learn more about his passion for our work, vision for our organization and what he loves about Chicago.

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