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New Report Offers Funders Solutions to Philadelphia Philanthropy’s Equity Problem

Reflecting Forward: Philadelphia-based Black Nonprofit Leaders’ Recommendations for Regional Funders is a continuation of the 2016 report Philadelphia’s Nonprofit Human Service Organizations: How African American-led Organizations...

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey Deepens Commitment to Advancing Racial Equity in the Region, Appointing Kelly

Woodland joins UWGPSNJ to advance racial equity in the philanthropic sectors and form a centralized hub to promote leadership equity PHILADELPHIA, PA – July 2022...

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey Welcomes Mary Shaffer as Chief Development Officer

PHILADELPHIA, PA – July 2022 – United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) is proud to welcome Mary Shaffer as its new...

United Ways of New Jersey Statement on Gun Violence as a Public Health Issue

We join those across the state and country mourning the 19 innocent children and two teachers who were murdered yesterday in Uvalde, Texas. We as...

WHYY/PlanPhilly: Free legal clinics offer a ‘clean slate’ for Philly, South Jersey residents with criminal records

        As part of a citywide anti-poverty initiative, the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey is offering residents the opportunity to...

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...