Tuesday, November 12, United Way North-Northwest and Chicago Bears Kicker Robbie Gould’s public charity, The Goulden Touch, teamed up to bring much-needed resources to Chicago’s Northwest Suburbs with a “Strike Gould” bowling event benefiting the Palatine Opportunity Center. The bowling tournament, hosted at Pinstripes in Northbrook, brought together corporations, individuals and groups from around Chicagoland. Participating companies included Allstate, Big Tuna Marketing, CBOE Holdings, Deloitte, Discover, Fox, Swibel, Levin & Carroll LLP, Littler Mendelson, Meltzer, Purtill & Stelle, LLC, Reed… Read more »
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In an effort to continue to the United Way Young Leaders Society (YLS) focus on volunteerism, several committee members participated in Fresh Produce Days at the Kelley Hall YMCA in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood on November 2nd. United Way, along with several other volunteer organizations, come together to provide fresh produce and basic grocery staples to residents in communities of greatest need. Fresh Produce Days happen the first Saturday of every month in the parking lot of the Kelly Hall… Read more »
October 1, 2013 marked the beginning of a new era of health insurance in America. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) Federal Online Marketplace opened for business. United Way of Metropolitan Chicago has taken a leading role in educating and helping folks enroll in coverage for which they are eligible by facilitating In-Person Counselors (IPCs) at 19 community-based organizations throughout the City of Chicago. There has been a great amount of criticism of the federal Healthcare.gov website due to its glitches,… Read more »
United Way and its partners need your help to rebuild lives and communities in the Philippines. Your contribution to The United Way Worldwide Disaster Rebuilding Fund will support long-term rebuilding and recovery efforts. Your generosity is critical to this process, and we thank you for all of your support. To make a contribution, please visit www.unitedway.org/philippines.
This year, United Way’s Young Leaders Society (YLS) has made on-going volunteerism their top priority. As a result, YLS has partnered with the In2Books program and a United Way partner agency AUSL to make a measurable impact this academic year. In2Books is a digital pen pal volunteer opportunity where each volunteer reads 5 books throughout an academic year with their pen pal and exchange discussion letters through a secure online inbox. Each book represents a different genre and is directly… Read more »