After a year of planning, United Way of DuPage/West Cook, in partnership with United Way of Metropolitan Chicago, was preparing to launch LIVE UNITED 2020, a decade long vision to transform communities of greatest need throughout our region. Read More »
There are some days you wake up and are proud and thankful for where you work. The day we found out OfficeMax had chosen to partner with United Way on a community school grant was one of those days. Read More »
Jessica is nine; she likes butterflies and the color purple. She dreams of traveling the world and being a singer. She is part of a single-parent family, and there is never a dull moment with her four-year old brother and her mother’s full-time job as an elderly care-giver. Read More »
The following is a guest blog from Louise at Aging Care Connections, which serves residents of west suburban Cook County.
â€œSometimes, the only things visible are the tearsâ€¦â€
Each year, July is acknowledged as Elder Abuse Awareness month. Read More »
The following blog is posted on behalf of Esther Hicks, Director of Community Investment at United Way DuPage/West Cook.
We always say that you have the most impact when you give, advocate AND volunteer. Read More »