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Tag: 100th Anniversary

FINDING FINANCIAL FREEDOM: United Way Proves More Than a Career

MEET JENNIFER GLEASON, UNITED WAY LEADER FREED FROM DEBT THANKS TO UW’S FINANCIAL EMPOWERMENT INITIATIVE. “Last year, more than 150,000 people were referred to vital...

BRIDGING GAPS: The Work of a Poverty Fighter

MEET CHERYL MACKEY, THE WOMAN FIGHTING POVERTY FROM EVERY ANGLE. “Growing up in Philadelphia I always had a sense that United Way was integral in...

LIVING UNITED: The Journey of a Life-Long Supporter

MEET NED MONTGOMERY, LONGTIME SUPPORTER, ADVOCATE, AND ACTIVE REGIONAL BOARD MEMBER.  “I have been a donor of United Way, or as we used to call...

INSIDE CAMDEN: A Conversation with Author Darnell Moore & Camden-based Agency Partners 

On the evening of April 13th, supporters, United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey had the opportunity to join author Darnell Moore for...

Trauma-Informed Care: A Decade of Leadership

An interview with Suzanne O’Connor, United Way Trauma-Informed Region Senior Advocate. For many years, the word “trauma” was exclusively referred to as a particular type...

Stronger Together: 100 Years of Action

Recently, we kicked off our 100th anniversary with a renewed focus on looking towards the future. As we celebrate this significant milestone and look ahead, it’s equally important that we look back. For the past 100 years, our United Way has invested in the collective power of our community to improve lives....