UNITED WAY OF METRO CHICAGO AND THE CHICAGO BEARS
For over forty years, the NFL and United Way have partnered to strengthen communities across America. As the longest running collaboration between a major sports league and a nonprofit — the partnership provides a powerful vehicle for change in communities.
Locally, United Way and the Chicago Bears join forces to create opportunities that encourage young people to get active and maintain healthy relationships. Learn more about the United Way of Metropolitan Chicago and Chicago Bears partnership programs below or visit the Chicago Bears’ Community Page to learn more about the team’s community involvement in and around Chicago.
- Middle school is hard. It’s a time when young people are trying to figure out their friendships, their emotions and who they want to be. For some students at Spry Community School in Little Village, the challenges outside of school are even greater. With so much on their plates, things like character… Read more »
- On Tuesday, October 11th, Chicago Bears players joined United Way of Metropolitan Chicago for their annual Hometown Huddle event, this year in support of El Valor, a United Way partner agency that serves the South Chicago neighborhood. The NFL-United Way Hometown Huddle is a league-wide day of service designed to bring awareness… Read more »
- Chicago Bears & United Way Metropolitan Chicago Host Kickoff Prior to the NFL Draft The NFL and United Way Worldwide today announced the national launch of Character Playbook, a new national education initiative focused on youth character development and healthy relationships. The interactive digital program will be implemented directly in schools in… Read more »