Posts Tagged: campaign kick-off

Letter to the Editor: Lake Bluff Library Lends a Helping Hand

During the month of October, United Way of the North Shore, area food pantries, local businesses, and volunteers combined efforts to help replenish local food pantry shelves. As part of United Way’s Campaign Kick-Off, donated goods were distributed among the New Trier Township and Moraine Township Food Pantries, Hemenway Church and the Salvation Army. The food drive collected more than 2,500 pounds of food and other donated goods, which will help hundreds of North Shore families lacking these basic needs……. Read more »

BP America Kicks-off Annual United Way Campaign

United Way of Metropolitan Chicago  is pleased to announce its partnership with long-time supporter BP America  for the 2009 annual United Way campaign. BP launched its employee giving campaign on November 2. Last year, BP employees contributed $521,603 to United Way, including a corporate gift of $261,002. This year, United Way has set a goal to raise $60 million to support more than 700 programs by providing leadership, funding and volunteers throughout the region—from Chicago to Lisle to South Holland… Read more »

First Nonprofit Insurance Company Kicks-off United Way Campaign

United Way of Metropolitan Chicago is pleased to announce its partnership with First Nonprofit Insurance Company for the 2009 annual United Way campaign. First Nonprofit launched its employee giving campaign on November 12. Last year, employees contributed $136,958 to United Way, including a corporate gift of $68,479. This year, United Way has set a goal to raise $60 million to support more than 700 programs by providing leadership, funding and volunteers throughout the region—from Chicago to Lisle to South Holland… Read more »

United Way of the North Shore Kicks-off Annual Fundraising Campaign

This month the United Way of the North Shore is kicking-off its annual campaign to support services that bring positive, lasting change to communities. This year’s goal is to raise $1 million locally. Despite its reputation, the North Shore area is not immune to the current economic crisis.  Food pantries throughout the region have seen demand reach unprecedented levels.  Pockets of homelessness, especially in Evanston, are growing rapidly.  The rising unemployment, combined with a depressed real estate market is also… Read more »