Wine & Design Tasting Tour

United Way is excited to join THE MART and Wine Spectator Magazine as a charity partner for Wine & Design 2024, featuring wine tastings and exclusive showroom tours. A portion of the proceeds will support United Way’s work in community.

Women United Purposeful Transitions 2024: Women Blazing Trails

In celebration of Women’s History Month, United Way of Metro Chicago’s Women United chapter invites you to Purposeful Transitions 2024: Women Blazing Trails.

2024 Stronger Neighborhoods Awards

Join us on Thursday, May 30 at the Hilton Chicago as we celebrate the dedication of business, civic, nonprofit, and community leaders in building stronger neighborhoods and a stronger, more equitable Chicago region. The 2024 Stronger Neighborhoods Awards presents the Andrew J. McKenna Leadership Award to David Casper, the Corporate Leadership Award to Nicor Gas, and the Community Leadership Award to Don V. Villar.

April Food Day 2024

Help nourish our neighbors. Everyone deserves access to fresh, nutritious food. Join United Way of Metro Chicago for April Food Day on April 25, 2024 as we come together to promote food security and recognize our community leaders advancing equity in the south-southwest suburbs, a region facing high levels of poverty and systemic education, health, and wealth inequities.

Young Leaders United Be United Bash 2024: Brewing a Stronger Chicago

Young Leaders United Be United Bash brings together Chicago-area young professionals for an exclusive happy hour event to raise funds to support United Way’s Neighborhood Network Initiative.

Women United New Year’s Mixer

Cheers to 2024 with United Way of Metro Chicago’s Women United!

Building Community with Justice of the Pies: A Virtual Conversation with Chef Maya-Camille Broussard

Chef Maya-Camille Broussard, star of the Netflix series Bake Squad, author, and owner of Chicago bakery Justice of the Pies, joins us on January 15 for a conversation celebrating her story and her success.

Young Leaders United Speaker Series with Utopia Hill

Learn about Utopia’s career path and how Reactivate seeks to create positive social and environmental impact by collaborating with local partners to deliver renewable energy benefits to underserved communities.

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.

Young Leaders United Summer Happy Hour

Come out and join United Way of Metro Chicago’s Young Leaders United (YLU) for a happy hour and networking event on Wednesday, August 23rd at Kerryman.