Select Page

NowPow forges partnership with United Way

NowPow forges partnership with United Way

NowPow is adding United Way of Metro Chicago to its growing network.

United Way is piloting the tech startup’s digital platform in the Austin neighborhood of Chicago through its Neighborhood Network Initiative.

The technology will allow partners in United Way’s network to coordinate referrals and track outcomes at the individual and neighborhood level. It will also help United Way identify entry points and gaps in services like food, housing, early childhood learning and workforce development.

“With NowPow, we’ll be able to increase access to much-needed services for the residents of Chicago, building stronger neighborhoods and a stronger region,” said Sean Garrett, CEO of United Way of Metro Chicago.

NowPow is already connected to more providers, payers and community-based organizations in the area. More than 1 million Cook County residents are in its database.

“This partnership will also expand the number of community organizations on NowPow, making the platform a more comprehensive community resource for all users throughout Chicago,” said CEO Rachel Kohler.


Health News Illinois is a nonpartisan, independent news service covering the Illinois healthcare beat. Sign up for a free trial to the newsletter here.

About The Author

Advertise With Us