Posts Categorized: News Releases

Deborah E. Stevens Joins United Way of Metropolitan Chicago as Chief Financial Officer

For Immediate Release CONTACT: Karyn Ruhl United Way of Metropolitan Chicago 312-906-2291(direct)/847-431-7068(cell)Karyn.ruhl@uw-mc.orgDeborah E. Stevens Joins United Way of Metropolitan Chicago as Chief Financial OfficerChicago finance and operations leader brings expertise to role(CHICAGO, IL) April 21, 2016 – United Way of Metropolitan Chicago welcomes Deborah E. Stevens, a skilled financial professional with significant financial management and leadership experience in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors, as the organization’s Chief Financial Officer. Stevens will oversee United Way’s enterprise risk management initiative and… Read more »

NFL & United Way Launch National Character Education Program

MEDIA ADVISORYNFL & United Way Launch National Character Education Program On Thursday, April 28, the National Football League (NFL) together with United Way Worldwide will announce a new national character education program.Members of the media are invited to attend this launch event at Ariel Elementary Community Academy in Chicago, IL. NFL, United Way Worldwide, United Way of Metropolitan Chicago and Chicago Bears executives will be in attendance.WHAT: NFL & United Way Character Playbook Launch EventInterview and b-roll opportunity of United… Read more »

April Food Day Aims to Collect More Than 30,000 Pounds of Food for Chicago Southland Communities

MEDIA ADVISORYContact: Karyn RuhlUnited Way of Metropolitan Chicago 312-906-2291(direct)/847-431-7068(cell) karyn.ruhl@uw-mc.orgWHAT: April Food Day Aims to Collect More Than 30,000 Pounds of Food for Chicago Southland CommunitiesUnited Way of Metropolitan Chicago (UWMC) will host its annual April Food Day on Friday, April 1 to benefit local area food pantries across Chicago’s Southland region. The Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau and more than 50 hotels, park districts and municipalities throughout the Chicago Southland region are serving as collection points for donations… Read more »

Human Services Leaders to Address City Club of Chicago on Future of Social Services in Illinois at Sold-Out Luncheon

MEDIA ADVISORYContact: Karyn RuhlUnited Way of Metropolitan Chicago312-906-2291(direct)/847-431-7068(cell) karyn.ruhl@uw-mc.orgWHAT: Human Services Leaders to Address City Club of Chicago on Future of Social Services in Illinois at Sold-Out LuncheonThree of Chicago’s top human services leaders will brief the City Club of Chicago on the disintegration of the State’s social services infrastructure as Illinois’ budget stalemate persists. Wendy DuBoe of United Way of Metropolitan Chicago will be joined by Marca Bristo of Access Living of Metropolitan Chicago and Ric Estrada of Metropolitan… Read more »

United Way Young Philanthropists Ignite the Night

For Immediate ReleaseCONTACT: Karyn RuhlUnited Way of Metropolitan Chicago 312-906-2291(direct) Karyn.Ruhl@uw-mc.orgUnited Way Young Philanthropists Ignite the NightYoung Leaders Society hosts successful 2016 event at Nellcôte(CHICAGO, IL) February 19, 2016 – United Way of Metropolitan Chicago’s (UWMC) Young Leaders Society (YLS) hosted its second annual Ignite fundraiser on February 19th at Nellcôte in Chicago’s West Loop. The event brought together young professionals and United Way supporters from across Chicagoland for a night of music, cocktails, networking and philanthropy.YLS co-chairs Will Darley,… Read more »