United Way of Metropolitan Chicago Media Center

Whatever your media — from blog to broadcast — United Way invites you to spread the word about our community-impact plan, LIVE UNITED 2020, to change the story for children and families across our six-county footprint. Our plan addresses community-level issues by showing measurable progress in the areas of Education, Income and Health – the building blocks to self-sufficiency. By 2020, United Way will:

  • Help 50,000 underperforming middle school kids enter high school ready to succeed
  • Advance economic stability for 100,000 households
  • Connect over 200,000 people with available, preventative health service
  • Additionally, United Way will answer the immediate crisis needs of 1 million people every year by providing shelter, food and freedom from violence