Tocqueville Society Happenings in the Workplace

Most United Way employee campaigns are held in the Fall and some companies have shared highlights of their success. United Way thanks these Corporate Partners and individuals who show a great commitment to Chicagoland communities and the efforts United Way is making through LIVE UNITED 2020.


David Speer personally thanked the employees who gave at the Tocqueville level. Their successful campaign raised $365,000 and resulted in nearly $25,000 increase over last year.


Jeff Malehorn  hosted the inaugural YLS (Young Leaders Society) fireside chat with a small group of YLS Premier Members. The group discussed professional and community leadership.

Robert W. Baird & Co.

Hosted its inaugural Leadership/Tocqueville Reception at the Metropolitan Club in the Willis Tower prior to their kick-off. Tim Maloney, Illinois President, Bank of America, was the featured speaker on behalf of United Way.

BMO Harris Bank

Held a Leadership Council kick off for the Giving Campaign to set the tone for their employee campaign — and it was hugely successful. According to Ellen Costello, Chairman of the board for United Way, “In the Chicago area alone, our participation increased from 45% in 2010 to 66% in the 2011 BMO Employee Giving Campaign. At the same time, employees raised $1.391 million this past year compared to $990,000 in the 2010 campaign.”

Sargent & Lundy LLC

Increased giving at the Tocqueville level by 13% and added 4 new Tocqueville level donors! Want to learn more about United Way’s Tocqueville Society? Get involved.

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