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Jim Cawley

By Jim Cawley

Dr. King’s Vision: Living Together for Impact

Fri, January 20, 2017

145 volunteers at MLK Day of Service
Agencies, families and 145,000 volunteers came together to celebrate Dr. King and a shared vision of a education at the nation’s largest, annual Martin Luther King Day of Service. More»
Heather Wertz

By Heather Wertz

The Benefits of Giving All Year Round

Fri, January 06, 2017

volunteers at Cathedral Kitchen

When we volunteer, we benefit ourselves as well as others, so why limit yourself to improving lives just once a year?

Jim Cawley

By Jim Cawley

I Have A Dream – LIVE UNITED

Tue, January 19, 2016

King Day of Service

United Way intern Danaysi Salazar [left] and Ellie Utter from Conestoga Student United Way [right]

20 Student United Way ambassadors created a canvas project called “I HAVE A DREAM – LIVE UNITED” where community members and volunteers were invited to get creative and draw their dream for improving Education, Financial Stability, Health and Basic Needs in our community.

Carly Keeny

By Carly Keeny

Leaving your legacy: 5 characteristics of inspirational leadership

Thu, January 14, 2016

MLK Inspirational Leaders

Dr. King is perhaps the greatest example of what it means to be an inspirational leader. To truly make an Impact, we must inspire others to join us in changing lives and strengthening communities – to build a brighter future for all of us.

Chris Murray

By Chris Murray

Making an Impact in Honor of Dr. King

Tue, January 20, 2015

Giving Back in Honor of Dr. King

Yesterday, in both Pottstown and Philadelphia, members of our Girls Today, Leaders Tomorrow (GTLT) program packed 100 SAT prep and 600 literacy kits for youth throughout our region.

Jill Michal

By Jill Michal

Supporting Quality Education in Memory of Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr.

Tue, January 21, 2014

Supporting Quality Education in Memory of Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr.

In celebration of the 2014 MLK Day of Service, United Way recruited education volunteers for Team DeMeco, a partnership with United Way Worldwide, the NFL and Philadelphia Eagles’ Linebacker DeMeco Ryans.

Ann O'Brien Schmieg

By Ann O'Brien Schmieg

Giving Back in Honor of Dr. King

Thu, January 24, 2013

Giving Back in Honor of Dr. King

This past weekend, more than 110,000 volunteers showed us how to LIVE UNITED by participating in 1,500 projects throughout the region during the Greater Philadelphia King Day of Service.