At United Way of Metropolitan Chicago, we’re about creating better 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 strategies that include both a regional and neighborhood approach to addressing big challenges; a clear focus on the critical areas to individual and community success; and partnerships with almost 200 best-in-class nonprofits, we’re able to make a lasting difference for struggling individuals and families. Add to that 80+ years of experience and unparalleled relationships and you’ve got a formula for building stronger communities with more high school graduates, financially stable households and healthy families.
Key Areas of Focus
United Way of Metropolitan Chicago is able to provide information and perspective in diverse fields including education, financial stability, health, basic needs, advocacy, human services, philanthropy and volunteerism consistently monitor new trends, research and best practices. They ensure that our granting, advocacy and volunteer efforts make the biggest impact possible. If you need information in any of the below areas, United Way leaders can provide insight and perspective. To schedule an interview with one of our experts in any of our focus areas, contact Karyn Ruhl, Communications Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or 312.906.2291.