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Category: Community Resiliency

Community Resiliency: Responding to Crisis

For 100 years, emergency response has been part of United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey’s DNA. From the Great Depression and World...

Trauma-Informed Care: Serving a Region in Need

WHAT IS TRAUMA? Nearly everyone has experienced stress, but trauma occurs when stress overloads the nervous system. Common triggers include violence, neglect, discrimination and poverty....

Trauma-Informed Care: A Decade of Leadership

An interview with Suzanne O’Connor, United Way Trauma-Informed Region Senior Advocate. For many years, the word “trauma” was exclusively referred to as a particular type...

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey and Comcast Launch Nonprofit Finance Accelerator to Strengthen Nonprofit Community

New Program Delivered by Nonprofit Finance Fund Provides Financial Expertise and Coaching to a Diverse Group of Nonprofit Leaders as they Adapt and Rebuild from...

Helping the Helpers: Why the health and wellbeing of our nonprofit community matters

Each year, United Way partners with hundreds of nonprofit organizations across the Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey area to dismantle poverty and expand opportunities...

2021 Philadelphia African American Leadership Development Forum (PAALDF) Applications

Philadelphia African American Leadership Development Forum Powered by United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey’s Impact Fund PROGRAM DESCRIPTION Created in 2017, the...

A DONATION FOR OUR FUTURE

When Erica heard about the Women United COVID-19 Diaper Drive, she immediately knew the impact it would have on the lives of so many parents,...

A CLOSER LOOK: UNITED FOR RECOVERY

 An in-depth look at United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey’s support to drive region-wide COVID-19 recovery.   Opportunity. It looked a lot different in...

#WeAreUnited2Feed

There’s little in life that COVID-19 hasn’t changed. But while we all anxiously await a new normal, people in our communities continue to face harsh...

The Chance for Certainty in Uncertain Times: Census 2020

If you’re like many of us, you’re grappling with the new reality we face as COVID-19 continues to spread in our community. You’re thinking about...

Real Needs Met, In Real Time

Paying rent. Stocking the fridge and pantry with food. Keeping the heat on. Finding affordable childcare. Brushing up your resume. Support while caring for an...

RISE Partnership Announces First Cohort of Grantees

15 area organizations have been selected to participate in the RISE Partnership’s initial “Implementation” phase. The groups were announced on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at...