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United for Change, United2Feed

Bob Skowrowski of AmeriHealth Caritas thought he was in trouble when a voice behind him at the refreshment table shouted, “You can’t have that coffee!”...

United Way Advocates Take to the Hill

What does it mean to LIVE UNITED against poverty? It means being a voice for the single mother struggling to earn a living because she...

XPRIZE Philadelphia

What if there was a way to revolutionize how we teach literacy? And what if that new model could live right on a smartphone? That...

United Way, 600+ volunteers LIVE UNITED against hunger at United2Feed 8,000 emergency food boxes will provide 120,000 meals to local

PHILADELPHIA (May 26, 2017) – Too many individuals – nearly 750,00 in our region alone – lack access to affordable, healthy food and don’t know...

Be True to You: Bridging CSR and Your Organization

We all want our region to be a place where people want to live, work and raise their families and it takes each of us...

Turnin’ it Up a Notch at United2Feed

What does it take to transform an already-great recipe into a truly spectacular dish? Sometimes, just one more ingredient can elevate a recipe to the...

Make the Most of National Volunteer Week with United Way

As National Volunteer Week comes to a close, I’m reminded of a volunteer’s story from the past year that has stuck with me. When Hal...

Children’s Savings Accounts: What You Need to Know

It’s a sound you probably loved as a child – the satisfying “plunk” of dropping another quarter into your piggybank. While your single coin didn’t...

United Way Celebrates Leaders in Burlington and Camden Counties!

Please join us in celebrating the efforts of our volunteers and corporate partners who have made the commitment to changing lives and strengthening our community...

In Her Words: Meet Carniesha

Coming from a background of public service, one of the things I’m most proud of at United Way is our employees’ passion and shared commitment...

United Way Appoints Carniesha Kwashie Director of Workforce Development

PHILADELPHIA–March 16, 2017 – United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) today announced the appointment of Carniesha Kwashie as director of Workforce...

Greater Philadelphia Corporate Volunteer Council Selected as Regional Lead for United Nations Impact 2030 Action Team

PHILADELPHIA– March 8, 2017 – The Greater Philadelphia Corporate Volunteer Council (GPCVC), a coalition driven by United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey...