Dave Blowers and Decades of Impact

Dave Blowers, Vice Chairman of Northern Trust, has been donating to United Way since the year he was hired at the firm – more than four decades ago. Now, he’s stepping up to lead our 2023/2024 Campaign as Chair. Meet Dave and learn how he plans to inspire employee giving – and greater impact – over the next year.

Virtual Neighborhood Exchange: Behind the Numbers—How Inflation and the Economy Are Affecting Our Communities

Join United Way of Metro Chicago, the Baumhart Center of Loyola University, and Chicago Cares for an enlightening conversation showcasing different perspectives on the current economic environment and the ways it is impacting our Chicago neighbors.

Uniting for the Holidays 2022

This holiday season, join United Way of Metro Chicago’s Uniting for the Holidays and make a difference in the lives of individuals and families across the region who continue to face the challenges of food insecurity. 8 Communities, Thousands of Meals, 1 Great Cause.

Virtual Neighborhood Exchange: <br> Arc of Recovery &#8211; COVID Response from Crisis Management to Long Term Investment

Join us on April 28 for our next virtual Neighborhood Exchange, Arc of Recovery: COVID Response from Crisis Management to Long Term Investment.

Young Leaders United Speaker Series with Kamau Murray

United Way of Metro Chicago’s Young Leaders United (YLU) held a virtual Speaker Series on Sept. 30, 2021 featuring Kamau Murray, founder and CEO of XS Tennis and Educational Foundation (XSTEF).

9/11 Day of Service Outdoor Volunteer Event

United Way of Metro Chicago hosted 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.

Uniting for the Holidays 2021

This holiday season, join United Way of Metro Chicago and make a difference in the lives of individuals and families across the region who continue to face the challenge of food insecurity.

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!

The Price We All Pay for Racism: A conversation with NY Times Bestselling Author Heather McGhee

In recognition of the Juneteenth holiday, join United Way of Metro Chicago and United Way of Illinois for an important conversation with Heather McGhee, author of The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together.