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Weekend Picks: Thanksgiving Edition

POSTED 9:00 AM, NOVEMBER 23, 2017, BY CHANDLER LUTZ So you’re full from your Thanksgiving feast but still have the whole weekend ahead… what do you...

Letter: Help in difficult times is just 3 digits away

Letter: Help in difficult times is just 3 digits away For most of us, the holidays are a time of joy, when gratitude, gifts and...

Fighting for Our Region: Putting a Stake in the Ground to End Poverty

The picture of poverty is uncomfortable and complex but very real for far too many in our region. It’s more than worrying how to pay...

PJM Honored With United Way Impact Award For Charitable Giving And Volunteerism

PJM Honored With United Way Impact Award For Charitable Giving And Volunteerism VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Nov. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — PJM Interconnection, operator of the nation’s largest power...

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...