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Category: United Way

Leading the Way: Our Annual Report to the Community

Dear Friends,  After all we have endured over the past year, there appears a shared determination to seize upon opportunity and make the future bright....

Philadelphia Citizen: Harvard Prof Raj Chetty, United Way’s Bill Golderer – Investing In Poverty Reduction

Over the years, the Reverend Bill Golderer has launched several social enterprises in Philadelphia, including homeless services organization Broad Street Ministry—something, Golderer says, for which...

SVP Investee Spotlight: Center for Black Educator Development

As a child, Sharif El-Mekki was fortunate to attend an elementary school, Nidhamu Sasa, where he was surrounded by great Black educators and a sense...

United Way and Glenmede: Celebrating a Partnership of Shared Values

Anniversaries are a wonderful time to celebrate, and we are so excited to have Glenmede join us in commemorating 100 years of impact. We are...

You’re Invited! A message from our Board Chair, John Salveson

Dear Friends, As Board Chair of United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, I would like to personally invite you to attend United Way’s...

Top 5 Reasons to Attend the OpportUNITY Summit

There are so many reasons you won’t want to miss United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey’s inaugural OpportUNITY Summit on Friday, April...

Getting Connected: Noah’s Digital Journey

Noah Philip came home from a prolonged stay in the hospital with many questions about his medical problems. The 80-year-old Army veteran is innately inquisitive...

How it Started…How it’s Going

For the last 100 years, United Way has been a champion of bettering communities. While our work has evolved over time, our DNA is and...

Stronger Together: 2021 Highlights

Like many of you, the new year brings forth a sense of renewed focus, energy, and excitement for me. As we gear up to celebrate...

Janice K. “Jake” Marini joins United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey as Chief Stakeholder Engagement Officer

The leadership team at United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) recently welcomed Janice K. “Jake” Marini as Chief Stakeholder Engagement Officer...

United Way Recognizes Susan Jacobson as 2021 Women United Honoree As Part of Annual Power of the Purse Event

Additional honorees include Erinn Corbett-Wright, Vice President, Charitable Foundation Program Manager at TD Bank, Tess Hart Co-founder & CEO of Triple Bottom Brewing Company and...

Holman Enterprises: A Legacy of Giving Back

New hires at Holman Enterprises quickly learn that more is expected of them than dedication to the organization. Dedication to the community – in particular...