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.
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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 »
United Way of Metropolitan Chicago is committed to providing children and families with quality health care by providing access to primary care and prevention of chronic disease. We’re excited to be partnering with the Illinois Department of Public Health and the Illinois Health Insurance Marketplace to help local area residents enroll in health coverage options through the Affordable Care Act (ACA). A new way of getting access to health insurance will be available on October 1, 2013. The links below… Read more »
We have an awesome roster of Team United Way Bank of America Chicago Marathon runners this year and among them is our very own board member and Bank of America’s Illinois President, Tim Maloney! We recently sat down with Tim to learn more about his involvement. Here’s what he had to say: When did you start running? I started my marathon training in May Where is your favorite place to run/train? Des Plaines river trail near Libertyville How do you… Read more »
This past Sunday, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois threw its inaugural BeCovered Care Fair, held at Chicago Indoor Sports at 39th and Ashland. United Way and five of its IPC Subgrantee agencies came out to help educate folks on the Affordable Care Act and what it could mean for attendees and their families. Starting at 11AM, the fair attracted hundreds of families. The fair itself was split into two sections: one half health education, the other health care education…. Read more »