â€œThere is nothing quite like seeing this for yourself to understand why this is so important,” said Rick Pesavento, United Way of DuPage/West Cook Fundraising Manager, as we reconvened in the community room after an enlightening tour of Loaves and Fishes Community Pantry in Naperville, Illinois. Read More »
Over the course of the last few years, Freedom Middle School, along with the seven other schools in South Berwyn School District #100, has made a commitment to help not only our students become healthier, but improve the health of our surrounding community as well. Read More »
On Saturday, May 5, United Way of DuPage/West Cook held its third annual LIVE UNITED 5K Run/Walk at Cantigny Park in Wheaton. Kellogg Company, UWDWC’s top corporate citizen, was again the title sponsor of the event, and we were thrilled to have Tony the Tiger make an appearance! Read More »
Submitted on behalf of Ella Lambrix, Kellogg Company.
Kellogg Company is proud to sponsor the United Way LIVE UNITED 5k. This event is an excellent way for our Kellogg teams in the Chicagoland area to get involved with the organization beyond our annual campaign. Read More »
Submitted on behalf of Laura Olson, Fundraising Manager at United Way of DuPage/West Cook.
You may have heard United Way reference the term â€œthe line that connectsâ€ when talking about the work that we do. Read More »
Earlier this week, Freedom Middle School proudly celebrated the grand opening of a new, high-tech fitness center for their students. Over 300 families, students and local community partners gathered for a â€œHealthy Families Nightâ€ to properly ceremonialize this exciting new addition. Read More »
United Way of DuPage/West Cook (UWDWC) is pleased to announce David Cassel has joined the organization as Chief Professional Officer (CPO). In his new role, Cassel will be the catalyst to mobilize relationships with local community stakeholders, corporate partners and community volunteers. Read More »
United Way of DuPage/West Cook hosted its first community event on October 26th at Pleasant Home in Oak Park where Wendy DuBoe, Chief Operating Officer at United Way of Metropolitan Chicago, spoke to local donors, partner organizations, board members and volunteers about United Way’s 10-year vision, LIVE UNITED 2020. Read More »