Wells Fargo Invests $300,000, Employee Volunteers in Austin Neighborhood Celebrates commitment with employee volunteer day Wells Fargo has announced a commitment to invest in the United Way Neighborhood Network Initiative in the Austin neighborhood on the city’s west side. Wells Fargo will contribute $300,000 over the next three year to help advance the community transformation… Read more »
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The holiday season is drawing near which means that United Way is gearing up for the annual holiday donation drive to support approximately 300 families in two United Way Neighborhood Network communities — Brighton Park on the Southwest Side of Chicago and Robbins/Blue Island in South Suburban Cook County. Click here to see how you… Read more »
Dear Friends and Supporters, As we enter a new school year after what we hope was a good summer for all of you, we thought it a good time to reach out and share more about the work and impact you’re making possible with your support of United Way of Metropolitan Chicago. We’re pleased to… Read more »
Next in our blog series is Apollo Moreno, a United Way Loaned Executive in the Major and Planned Gifts department. Read on to find out why Apollo decided to run for the United Way. When did you start running? I started running in high school. My sister ran track and cross country in high school… Read more »
As our Team United Way runners continue to train for the 2015 Bank of America Chicago Marathon, we’re sharing their stories with all of you – their supporters! Next in our blog series is Alex Murphy, United Way’s Senior Manager of Community Impact – Health. Read on to find out why Alex decided to run… Read more »
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McDonald’s Corporation is taking a stand on middle school support with a $100,000 investment in United Way education strategies. Students who drop out of high school show signs of struggling long beforehand. Tutoring, mentoring and afterschool programs for at risk middle school students help get and keep kids on track for high school graduation. McDonald’s… Read more »
Many agencies face depleted cash reserves by September 1 United Way of Illinois, the statewide association of 52 local United Ways, and collectively the largest non-governmental funder of health and human services in the state, surveyed human service agencies across Illinois to understand the steps they are taking to deliver services in light of the… Read more »
United Way of Metropolitan Chicago, as one of 52 local United Ways represented by United Way of Illinois, has endorsed an open letter to the Governor and Illinois General Assembly leadership asking them to work together to promptly pass a state budget.
BMO Financial Group and BMO Harris Bank care about the communities they serve. That’s evident not just by their more than $4 million in support—with substantial support from employee donations—for United Way’s work, but by the volunteer hours (more than 1,600) contributed by their employees, and BMO Harris Bank’s investment in United Way’s Neighborhood Network… Read more »