Featured Stories

Blog

12.29.21

Communities Reconnect through Holiday Traditions and Service

All throughout the city and suburban region—no matter the circumstances—people have found ways to connect and support each other, to celebrate diverse cultural traditions and our shared humanity, from tree and Menorah lightings to parades and winter markets.

Read More

Blog

12.15.21

One Year Later: MacKenzie Scott Gift Accelerates Impact and Opportunity

Exactly one year ago today, United Way of Metro Chicago announced its single largest donation in the organization’s 80+ year history.

Read More

Blog

12.14.21

The Giving Spirit at Uniting for the Holidays

Antonio Battee stands on the sidewalk outside Cornerstone Community Development Corporation in Ford Heights, waiting patiently for a box of food and a bag filled with children’s books, snacks and hand sanitizer, the Uniting for the Holidays logo screen printed on the outside of the red canvas tote.

Read More

All Stories

Filter:

01.12.22

Uniting for the Holidays Brightens the Season for 3,000+ Families

Boxes of healthy produce, frozen turkeys, stuffed animals and bright red tote bags filled with children’s books and hand sanitizer overflowed on folding tables lining the curb, waiting to be given...

Read More

11.27.20

Uniting for the Holidays Feeds Families Across the Region

Cars lined the block as families and volunteers loaded pounds of food into their trunks. In the backseats, kids smiled and hugged their new stuffed animals, and parents were excited to give their...

Read More

Give Money.

Invest in people. Invest in your neighborhood. Invest in a stronger Chicago.

Donate

Give Time.

Share your time. Share your talents. Share your love for community.

Volunteer
Pause Animation