poverty doesn’t have to exist —
let’s end it together.
So every child can thrive in school and in life.
Supporting child development, school readiness, K-3 literacy, tutoring and parent/caregiver programs for families with children, from infancy through age 8.
Strengthening lifelong earning power.
Equipping opportunity youth and adults with the skills and training to further their education, employment and career.
Helping families build assets.
Expanding access to financial literacy, planning tools, and asset-building to individuals and families.
Investing directly where it counts.
Working side-by-side with nonprofit partners to ensure resources, relief, and basic needs get to the people who need it most.
Powered by the community, for the community.
Improve the lives of children and families in the Greater Philadelphia region.
Join the collective fight to end poverty and expand opportunity for all.
As donors, neighbors, and civic leaders, we’re united to advance impact.
Through United Way and its offerings, your combined support fuels life-saving, transformative missions across Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey—work that is vital to our communities, our families, and to each and every one of us.
We need your help to make sure we can continue to tackle poverty at its core.
Individuals enrolled in job training programs
K-3 grade children received literacy guidance through partner programs
Individuals received emergency rent, mortgage, or utility assistance
Individuals received financial counseling to reach their financial goals
Collective Poverty-Fighting Impact Across Nine Counties
The poverty fight calls for continued innovation. Explore our other offerings that tackle poverty at its core.
SVP Philadelphia is a community of partners committed to mobilizing people and leveraging resources to reduce intergenerational poverty in our region.
Join the first-of-its-kind collaboration between government, business and philanthropy to tackle Philadelphia’s poverty crisis.
The region’s go-to hub for continuous measurement, accountability, and learning in the collective poverty fight.