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Shelly Schneider, interim president for Cumberland County College, honored with the Power of the Purse Award

From Staff Reports, Vineland Daily Journal Published on June 13, 2019 | Updated on June 13, 2019 Shelly Schneider (Photo: Provided)   Shelly Schneider, interim president...

Half of Philadelphia households struggle to make ends meet: The ALICE Report

By Aaron Moselle – WHYY | June 18, 2019 Roughly one in three Pennsylvania households struggle to afford life’s basic necessities, according to a report released...

New United Way of PA Report Sheds Light on Financial Hardships: The ALICE Report

1.2 Million Pennsylvanians Cannot Afford Household Basics New United Way of PA Report Sheds Light on Financial Hardships Philadelphia, Pa. (June 18, 2019) – United...

Celebrating the Power of Partnership

Change isn’t something we create all on our own, especially when the goal of the change is as complex and multi-faceted as ending poverty. It...

Disrupt the Shrug

Philadelphia remains the nation’s poorest large city, but according to the latest Census report, the deep poverty rate has actually gotten worse (rising from about...

It isn’t up to someone else

Can we get real about something? Poverty is a problem. It’s pervasive. And it isn’t up to someone else to solve it – none of...

When life happens, United Way bridges the gap

A job that pays the bills. Food on the table. A place to call home. For most of us, we have what we need. We...

Instead of blaming government for Philly’s poverty problems, we must band together | Opinion

Posted: September 28, 2018 – 6:00 AM Bill Golderer, For the Inquirer I know I am not alone in sharing my deep disappointment in the U.S. Census...

As agencies work together, future looks bright for Philly’s corporate giving

by Jane M. Von Bergen, For the Inquirer, Posted: September 21, 2018 Laura Otten has Pittsburgh envy. That’s how the director of La Salle University’s Nonprofit Center would...

Honoring Legacies of Impact: Gerry Lenfest and Jeremy Nowak

If there is one thing that we have learned from Jeremy Nowak and H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest, two of our most respected and essential civic leaders...

How to Write Your Philanthropic Story

By guest blogger Debbie Davies, Women United Charter Member, Former CEO of the Arc of Atlantic County How to Write Your Philanthropic Story This past June...

Q&A: United Way’s Bill Golderer

The president and CEO of the organization’s Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey chapter discusses tackling intergenerational poverty. By Lisa Dukart, Main Line Today Originally...