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Live United with Pride

United Pride is proud to announce United Way of Metropolitan Chicago's second annual appearance in the Chicago Gay Pride Parade. After a year's worth of hard work improving our organization's culture, practice and relationships, we're ready to celebrate! Pride is a time of year to stand together and commemorate another year of… Read more »

YLS Member Spotlight: Michael Henry

Why did you join YLS, and what is your current role? I joined YLS to primarily get involved in my community, with the added benefit of expanding my professional and social network. I’m currently a Volunteer Committee member and will be the Vice Chair for that committee starting in July.   What is your favorite… Read more »

Join Me In Biking to Work!

This blog was posted on behalf of Sara Brammeier, United Way employee and Bike to Work Week enthusiast! Hi there! I started riding a bicycle soon after moving to Chicago in August of 2008. Until a few years ago I had not ridden a bike since junior high. Now I bike to… Read more »