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The District Partners with Wells Fargo and United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey for Literacy Program |

National Read Across America Day and Wells Fargo, in partnership with United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, co-hosted the “Literacy Tools for...

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...

Chris Long Donates Nearly 80K Books to Kids Through First Quarter For Literacy- NBC 29

Chris Long Donates Nearly 80K Books to Kids Through First Quarter for Literacy Initiative Chris Long and six NFL players distributed nearly 80,000 books into...

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...

Read Across America Week sends Second Quarter for Literacy into overtime

To win any game, you need more than a single solid play. You need a training program to build on the strengths of each player,...

Ready to get off the sidelines?

Every chapter of a child’s life is worth cheering for. And when we fight for youth success, we empower the next generation of learners, leaders...

Eagles share good character playbook with Vineland students

Deborah Marko, Vineland Daily Journal Published 10:03 p.m. ET Oct. 22, 2018 | Updated 10:48 p.m. ET Oct. 22, 2018 VINELAND – Character education lessons usually...

First Quarter for Literacy with Chris Long

At United Way, we’re working to end intergenerational poverty—and fighting for youth success is a critical strategy in empowering more families, for this generation and...

Fueled for Success

Pencils, erasers, notebooks, markers. Back to school season is upon us, and parents everywhere are checking all the necessary supplies off their children’s list. But...

Helping Kids Succeed With Backpack-a-Thon

As summer comes to an end and kids head back to school, the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey and Cradles to...

Schools Partner With Children’s Hospital for Telehealth Visits

A trip to the nurse’s office connected 13-year-old Kayla to a doctor without leaving school, thanks to a pilot school-telehealth program.  Children’s Hospital Association, August...