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The Chicago Community Trust Steps up to GIVE5HERE with $500,000 Challenge Grant

Want to help families in crisis? United Way created “Give5Here” to do just that—provide more resources to prevent homelessness, assist seniors, build skills for jobs and more. And now, The Chicago Community Trust has stepped up to “Give5” in a big way with a grant that matches dollar-for-dollar every donation up to $500,000. Now, those who want to help people with immediate needs can double their gift through the Chicago Community Trust grant.

United Way of Metropolitan Chicago Joins UWA on Capitol Hill to Support Health and Human Services

February 10 and 11, representatives from United Way of Metropolitan Chicago joined United Way of America at “LIVE UNITED on Capital Hill Day” in Washington D.C. Together, people from United Ways across the country worked to educate their Members of Congress on legislation impacting their communities through lobbying efforts and a reception with Members of Congress. To learn more about United Way national advocacy efforts and ways you can help advance the common good, visit