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More than $3.5 Million in Grants Deployed to Local Nonprofit Organizations Serving Residents Most in Need

The Chicago Community COVID-19 Response Fund has earmarked more than $3.5 million in grant support to 42 local nonprofit organizations serving the metropolitan Chicago region. The Fund established by The Chicago Community Trust and United Way of Metro Chicago in partnership with the City of Chicago has raised more than $13.5 million since its March 17th launch thanks to local philanthropy, business leaders, and generous donors.

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Chicago Community COVID-19 Response Fund Established to Rapidly Deploy Resources to Local Nonprofit Organizations Serving Most Vulnerable Residents

The Chicago Community Trust and United Way of Metro Chicago today announced they are establishing the Chicago Community COVID-19 Response Fund. In partnership with the City of Chicago, Chicago philanthropy, business leaders, and generous donors, the fund will rapidly deploy resources to local nonprofit organizations serving our most vulnerable residents in the Chicago region as a result of the public health, social and economic consequences of COVID-19.

New Report Finds One in Three Illinois Households Can’t Afford Basic Needs

Thirty-six​ percent of Illinois households have incomes below the state’s cost of living, according to new data from the report “ALICE in Illinois: A Financial Hardship Study.” The report was funded by the United Way of Illinois and led by Dr. Stephanie Hoopes, Director of the ALICE project, a national research initiative. (Newswire)

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United Way of Metro Chicago and Ashley Homestores’ Hope to Dream Program Provide Over 140 Childeren with New Beds

With the help of United Way’s community partners, Hope to Dream, the official charity of Ashley HomeStores across North America, provided a bedframe, mattress, sheet set, comforter and pillow to those most in need.