Volunteering Goes Virtual

Uniting for Pride

On Sunday, marking the 50th anniversary of this event, Chicagoans far and wide celebrated Pride at the city’s annual parade. As advocates for stronger communities, United Pride — a United Way affinity group — and a few of our community and corporate partners came together to rally around our LGBTQ neighbors. 

United Way Volunteering 101

In honor of National Volunteer Month, our Corporate Liaison Ashley Nicoson sat down with our Digital Content Specialist, Carley Mossbrook, to discuss why United Way of Metro Chicago is the perfect one-stop shop for volunteers who want to get involved.

Tax Assistance Gives Workers Ladder Up to a Brighter Future

Cooking & Conversations: Health Promoters Host Nutrition Chats

The Changemakers: United Way Volunteers Make a Difference

Festive Fair Brightens Evanston Families’ Holiday Season

Healthy Kids Resource Fair Opens Doors to Good Health

5 Reasons United Way Should Be On Your Giving List This Year

While the holiday season is often thought of as a time of celebration and good cheer, many of our neighbors across the region are facing challenges they can’t tackle alone. As giving is top of mind, we encourage you to do what you can to support your neighbors in need. Here are five reasons why United Way of Metro Chicago should be at the top of your giving list!

Former Bears Player and AmeriCorps Volunteer Spark Fruitful Friendship

When Nikko Ross arrived at Ignite, a Young Leaders United fundraiser benefiting United Way’s AmeriCorps volunteers, he anticipated a casual night of fun and celebration. Little did he know, a chat with a special guest would spark a rewarding friendship that will extend far beyond the party.