At United Way of Metro Chicago, we’re about improving lives on a large scale. We leverage the expertise of our staff, our connections across sectors and our resources – including funding and research – to transform individual lives and entire neighborhoods. With a clear focus on the areas critical to both regional and neighborhood success, we’re able to make a lasting difference for struggling individuals and families within our community. Add 80+ years of experience and relationships with almost 200 best-in-class nonprofits and you’ve got a willing formula for stronger communities.

Key Areas Of Focus

United Way of Metro Chicago is available to provide information and perspective in diverse fields, including: health, education, financial stability, safety net services, advocacy, human services, philanthropy and volunteerism. To schedule an interview with one of our experts in any of our focus areas, contact Kiara Goodwin, Sr. Communications Manager at or 312.906.2291.