Training Tomorrow’s Leaders

Neighborhood Exchange: <br>The Role of Workforce Development in Neighborhood Revitalization

Join us for our next Neighborhood Exchange on November 7 as we discuss how cross-sector partnerships are creating pathways to financial stability for many families. You’ll hear from leaders in business, labor, and non-profits who have banded together to remove barriers, as well as residents who have been impacted by this work.

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.

April Food Day 2020

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 that is home to the fastest growing population of people living at or below the poverty line.

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.

Stronger Neighborhoods Awards Luncheon 2019

United Way of Metro Chicago’s 2019 Stronger Neighborhoods Awards Luncheon recognized three of the Chicago region’s most dynamic philanthropic leaders, representing United Way individual, corporate and community partners who exemplify what it means to LIVE UNITED.

United Pride &#8211; Gay Pride Parade 2019

United Way of Metro Chicago’s United Pride once again hosted a float in this year’s 50th Annual Chicago Gay Pride Parade. Over 100 United Way employees, United Pride members, friends and family came out to march with us!

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.

It Takes a Village: One Center Helps Entire Families Thrive

In addition to preparing youth for academics, the Carole Robertson Center for Learning establishes a strong foundation for the entire family by pairing parents with family support specialists to help them create goals and plans to achieve them. The support specialists assist with families’ ongoing challenges, like accessing employment opportunities, mental health services and parental development workshops.