BPNC Immigrant Program Encourages Residents to Stay in the Neighborhood

Brighton Park is a family-oriented community made up of immigrants. With neighborhoods shifting due to gentrification, immigrant families seek to stay connected to their new communities and their culture.

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.

Bronzeville Healing Symposium Marks the Beginning of New Initiative

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.

Affinity Group Outdoor Happy Hour & Networking Event

Join United Way of Metro Chicago’s Women United (WU) and Young Leaders United (YLU) for an end of summer happy hour and networking event on August 31!

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!

Financial Equity Will Take The Sum of Us

In Heather McGhee’s “The Sum of Us,” she studies the American economy to understand that, in all equations, racism is the common denominator stifling our economy and our country at large. We spoke with two United Way of Metro Chicago partners to look at the economic impact of institutional racism in Chicago and how philanthropic organizations can help our neighbors close the wealth gap.

FIRSTHAND: Living in Poverty – A United Front Against Poverty

United Way of Metro Chicago is partnering with WTTW for a FREE virtual conversation exploring how institutions and local leaders can work together to coordinate community-based networks that connect resources with strategies, so that all children and families are able to thrive and grow to their full potential. RSVP Today!