Peoples Gas and North Shore Gas have a long history of supporting United Way in the communities we serve through corporate contributions and employee donations. In 2014, our employees donated $147,000 to United Way programs in Northeast Illinois. United Way is the largest, non-governmental funder of health and human services in the world.

United Way of Metropolitan Chicago serves a six-county region and improves the lives of more than 1 million people each year. The organization’s LIVE UNITED 2020 plan focuses on the following areas:

  • Education (pre-kindergarten through high school)
  • Household financial stability
  • Preventative health services
  • Food, shelter and other crisis needs

United Way of Lake County serves Lake County, Illinois, working with nonprofit agencies and community partners to create programs focusing on education and building stable families. United Way of Lake County supports four key programs:

  • Success by 6 program
  • Reading success program
  • Stay in school program
  • Safe and stable families program

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