Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a Day of Understanding and Service

Join us for a conversation with 2022 MacArthur Fellow Dr. Reuben Jonathan Miller – sociologist, criminologist, and author of Halfway Home: Race, Punishment, and the Afterlife of Mass Incarceration.

Purposeful Transitions 2023: Harnessing Your Power for Social Change

In celebration of Women’s History Month, United Way of Metro Chicago’s Women United chapter invites you to Purposeful Transitions: Harnessing Your Power for Social Change. The breakfast networking event will feature keynote speaker Angela F. Williams, the first Black, female CEO of United Way Worldwide, who will discuss her remarkable career journey and what continues to drive her passion for advancing social equity in community. The program will conclude with a personal breakout session in which attendees will create a plan to kick-start change in their own lives.

Be United Bash 2023: Brewing a Stronger Chicago

Be United Bash brings together Chicago-area young professionals for an exclusive happy hour event with a DJ, heavy appetizers, and drinks—all to raise funds to support United Way’s Neighborhood Network Initiative.

Women United Pre-Holiday Networking Soiree

Join United Way of Metro Chicago’s Women United (WU) for pre-holiday mingling and networking, hosted by PwC. Learn how you can get involved in United Way’s affinity groups and reconnect with friends, all while enjoying drinks and appetizers.

YLU Speaker Series: Fireside Chat with Curtis Reed

Join United Way of Metro Chicago’s Young Leaders United for our upcoming Speaker Series: a Fireside Chat with Curtis Reed, managing director and region manager for JPMorgan Chase’s Middle Market Banking team in the Chicago area.

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.

2022 Stronger Neighborhoods Awards

United Way of Metro Chicago’s 2022 Stronger Neighborhoods Awards Luncheon returns to the Marriott Marquis on Thursday, June 2. The event celebrates the commitment of business, civic, nonprofit, and community leaders to build stronger neighborhoods and a stronger, more equitable Chicago region. Each year United Way recognizes honorees who exemplify what it means to LIVE UNITED.

Virtual Neighborhood Exchange: <br> Doing Good in the Neighborhood: The Rise of Community-Based Incubators

Join us on January 26 for our next virtual Neighborhood Exchange, Doing Good in the Neighborhood: The Rise of Community-Based Incubators.