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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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07.26.23

Power in Partnerships

When you look at the Chicago region, what do you see? Do you see the challenges that we face? Or do you see a promising future? At United Way of Metro Chicago, we’re committed to seeing this promise, a future with stronger, more equitable communities where all people can thrive. This can only happen when we come together. Because when we’re united, positive change is truly possible.

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06.27.23

Building a Brighter Future: Peoples Gas Receives 2023 Corporate Leadership Award

Peoples Gas consistently ranks among United Way’s top 25 corporate partners. Through its robust employee giving campaign and corporate support for United Way initiatives such as the Neighborhood Networks and Board Leadership Institute, Peoples Gas has contributed more than $10 million to United Way.

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01.16.19

Creating a Culture of Corporate Philanthropy 

In his lifetime, Charles Matthews’ career has taken him and his family around the United States and beyond. Though his title and coordinates have changed, his commitment to serving as a philanthropic leader in the workplace hasn’t.Serving as president and chief executive officer of Peoples Energy, Charles oversees the daily operations, strategy, growth and administrative activities of Peoples Gas and North Shore Gas. Together, the two utilities distribute natural gas to more than 1 million residents in Chicago and the northern suburbs.

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