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Closing the Digital Divide to Help Kids Thrive

Greater Philadelphia Kids Are Getting More Support This School Year   No internet. No computer. That may sound like a punishment doled out by parents...

Leading the Way: Your Impact Matters

In Philadelphia alone, 25% of our neighbors experience poverty. From the single mother looking to care for her children to the job seeker struggling to...

Women United: Looking Ahead

For nearly 15 years, Women United – United Way’s affinity group dedicated to empowering our region’s women and girls – has focused its efforts on...

Read Across America: Brighter Futures for Kids

Help us fight for literacy for every child in Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey The connection between education and a successful future is pretty...

Beyond Literacy: An Early Learning Investment Strategy

Why Early Learning investments should focus on ensuring children and families thrive   At United Way, we partner with hundreds of organizations throughout the region to...

Reimaging Postsecondary Education in a COVID-19 World

United Way’s Dr. Nikia Owens, PHD, Managing Director of Financial Empowerment and Carniesha Kwashie, MS, Director, Job Opportunities Investment Network (JOIN), were recently published in...

A CLOSER LOOK: UNITED FOR EQUITY

 An in-depth look at United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey’s support for communities of color We are on a mission. A mission to...

A CLOSER LOOK: UNITED FOR RECOVERY

 An in-depth look at United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey’s support to drive region-wide COVID-19 recovery.   Opportunity. It looked a lot different in...

Summer reading for kids simplified! Go on…

COVID-19 has shifted and reshaped life as we know it. From the C-Suite to the classroom, virtual interaction is becoming our new normal. To combat...

Giving to a future that leaves no one behind.

As her son Amari turns through the well-worn pages of his favorite Pete the Cat book, eyeing the colorful pictures and singing softly to himself...

Character Challenge

INTRODUCING THE 2019-2020 CHARACTER CHALLENGE Character Playbook, United Way, and the National Football League are challenging you to complete a service project in your local...

Power of Partnerships

Nearly five years ago, United Way partnered with the School District of Philadelphia‘s newly formed Office of Strategic Partnerships to help create vibrant environments where...