2020’s Silver Linings

Giving Campaigns Go Digital

Donors Get Creative to Support Community

Celebrating the Women of United Way

United Way Donor Pays It Forward

Shaping the Next Generation through Philanthropy

A New Outlook on Giving Back

A Life of Uniting Neighbors

A Fond Farewell to Our Campaign Cabinet Chair

Creating a Culture of Corporate Philanthropy 

In his lifetime, Charles Matthews’ career has taken him and his family around the United States and beyond. Though his title and coordinates have changed, his commitment to serving as a philanthropic leader in the workplace hasn’t.Serving as president and chief executive officer of Peoples Energy, Charles oversees the daily operations, strategy, growth and administrative activities of Peoples Gas and North Shore Gas. Together, the two utilities distribute natural gas to more than 1 million residents in Chicago and the northern suburbs.