Unity in Community Foundation

serving Leyden Township

"Putting  Unity back in the CommUNITY"

"You have not lived today until you do something 
for someone who can never repay you." ~ John Bunyan


Our area food pantries are in dire need of restocking.
Please consider purchasing a few extra non-perishables
the next time you shop for your family. 
If you need someone to pick up those non-perishables,
email us at

Click here for a list of local food pantries
Are you an Amazon shopper?  Did you know that you can contribute to The Unity in Community Foundation just by shopping at  And now til the end of March, your purchase will be tripled!! 

3x your impact! From March 12-31, Amazon is tripling the donation rate on your first purchase! Go to and Amazon donates to Unity in Community Foundation NFP.

What's not to love about our crosstown rivalry?  Here's a chance to win 4 tickets to the Sox vs. Cubs game at 1:20 p.m. on Saturday, May 12, 2018.  Proceeds from this raffle will benefit The Unity in Community General Fund.  Raffle tickets are $25.00 each, with a 1 in 125 chance at winning.  The drawing will be held on Saturday, May 5th at the Underpass Lounge, but winner need not be present.  Purchase via paypal by clicking here, or contact Tom Brimie at 847-233-9178.  


Join us on May 12, 2018 at the American Legion Hall at 9757 Pacific Avenue in Franklin Park, in an evening of "Music of the Century".  This is an evening of dinner, dancing, raffles, and good times with friends as you relive your favorite times through music! 

This event will raise funds to send current
local high school juniors to Illinois Boys State or Illini Girls State for "a week that shapes a lifetime."

Tickets are $20 at the door.  You can also purchase them in advance by contacting The Unity in Community Foundation at, or at the American Legion Post 974 in Franklin Park. Arrive dressed in your favorite decade costume or bring a non-perishable food item and you'll be entered into a separate raffle! 

For more information, contact Eugene Gort at 847-630-3703. 

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The Unity in Community Foundation, does not endorse any particular candidate for public office or corporate sponsor, and the foundation has no agency relationship with organizations to which it may be linked.
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