YLU Speaker Series with Kamau Murray

Join United Way of Metro Chicago’s Young Leaders United (YLU) at our next virtual Speaker Series featuring Kamau Murray, founder and CEO of XS Tennis and Educational Foundation (XSTEF).

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.

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.

Cheers to You! A Campaign Heroes Celebration 2021

Tens of thousands of United Way supporters like YOU came together to make the 2020/2021 Campaign a success. Every person played an important role—let’s celebrate YOUR extraordinary efforts!

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.

Women United Thrive Through Transitions 2021

Thank you for attending Thrive Through Transitions 2021: How to Build Resilience During Uncertain Times. We hope you found the conversation and tools helpful as you implement them into your daily life.

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.