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.

Building a Brighter Future: Peoples Gas Receives 2023 Corporate Leadership Award

Peoples Gas consistently ranks among United Way’s top 25 corporate partners. Through its robust employee giving campaign and corporate support for United Way initiatives such as the Neighborhood Networks and Board Leadership Institute, Peoples Gas has contributed more than $10 million to United Way.

A Force in Philanthropy: Patrick G. Ryan Receives 2023 Andrew J. McKenna Leadership Award

Master entrepreneur. Keen businessman. Generous philanthropist. Patrick G. Ryan is unstoppable in his success. He is also committed to giving back – and helping make the Chicago region a place where everyone can thrive.