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Yes, there’s long-term value in a short-term volunteer project

Yes, there’s long term value in a short term volunteer project. Julie Zeglen, Generocity The concept of Volunteering Untapped PHL is simple: Invite a bunch of young...

How to Raise a Reader

How to Raise a Reader By Pamela Paul and Maria Russo — New York Times From the moment you’re expecting your first child, you are...

Study: People Happier When They Give

Study: People Happier When They Give – Andy Segedin, The Nonprofit Times Front-line fundraisers can stop holding their breath and crossing their fingers. Donors really...

Join the Fight: United Way Launches New Funding Cycle

Investing in quality programs that strengthen the community and work to end poverty is at the heart of what we do here at United Way...

Preschool’s hidden value may be in combating poverty

Preschool’s hidden value may be in combating poverty – Jill Barshay, The Hechinger Report It’s been hard to prove that attending preschool makes a difference...

Join us for United Way’s Fall Fest for Impact

Raise a glass and ring in the fall season with United Way on Saturday, October 7 at the first annual Fall Fest for Impact being...

A United Front: Responding to Hurricane Harvey

Our nation is experiencing an unprecedented storm: The largest of its kind to make landfall in the U.S. since Hurricane Katrina in 2005, Harvey, a...

J. Gordon Cooney, Jr. to lead United Way’s Regional Board

  Philadelphia, August 24, 2017 – J. Gordon Cooney, Jr., leader of the global litigation practice at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, has been named...

A New Chapter

Over the past two and a half years, I’ve used this space to share important updates related to the work of United Way. Today, I...

This leadership program for African American nonprofit leaders graduated its first cohort

It’s a five-month professional development series supported by United Way, the Urban League and the Nonprofit Executive Leadership Institute at Bryn Mawr College. This leadership...

PSA: Philly’s 2-1-1 hotline has a texting option now

Text 898-211 to get connected with the city’s health and human services offerings. 2-1-1’s Meg Finley visited “Around the Corner” to share more. PSA: Philly’s...

“Who helps the helpers?” A Trauma-Informed Care Story

“We’re just loving you through your experiences.” – Lenora Pope, Senior Program Manager, Pathways PA Emotionally drained, frustrated and defeated, Lenora Pope was ready to...