9/11 Day of Service Outdoor Volunteer Event

Join United Way of Metro Chicago for an outdoor 9/11 Day of Service Event on Saturday, September 11 from 10am-noon at The Montessori School of Englewood located at 6936 S Hermitage Avenue, Chicago, 60636.

April Food Day 2022

April Food Day is United Way of Metro Chicago’s annual food collection event and awards luncheon that addresses food insecurity in the south-southwest suburbs, a region facing high levels of poverty and systemic education, health, and wealth inequities that were amplified by COVID-19.

WU Homeless to Housing Basket Drive

United Way of Metro Chicago’s Women United affinity group is collecting new household items for families across the region and we need your help!

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: A Day of Racial Healing and Service

Thank you to everyone who joined us for Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2021: A Day of Racial Healing and Service. We hope the meaningful conversations and service project inspired you to learn more, to grow, and to be part of the work to help our city and our nation heal and transform. If you were unable to join us on Monday 1/18, we have recordings of both sessions.

Uniting for the Holidays 2020

Thank you to our partners, donors, and volunteers who came together to provide a brighter holiday for our neighbors across the region. While our Uniting for the Holidays events may have ended, the need continues. You can still make a gift to United Way of Metro Chicago and support our commitment to helping families across the region meet their most basic needs.

United for the Holidays 2019

Our annual United for the Holidays is a festive community event taking place on December 7 in the West Chicago Neighborhood Network.

Thanksgiving Community Dinner 2019

Please join United Way of Metro Chicago in support of our annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner, one of the largest community dinners in the north-northwest region.

April Food Day 2019

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our 2019 April Food Day! The annual food collection event and awards luncheon addresses food insecurity in the south-southwest suburbs, a region that is home to the fastest growing population of people living at or below the poverty line.

United for the Holidays 2018

Thank you to all our partners who contributed to the 2nd Annual United for the Holidays Family Resource Fair. With your support we were able to collect 350 coats, 700 books, 300 toys, and 1,000 warm weather items for children and families in the Evanston community.