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How will you give this #GivingTuesday?

You roasted a turkey. You savored mashed potatoes and pie. You watched football, created new memories with friends and family, and shopped ‘til you dropped. ...

Scam Alert: Beware of messages from UW staff impersonators

If something is too good to be true, it probably is. Double that when unsolicited emails, texts or DMs offer “free money.” United Way has...

Shelly Schneider, interim president for Cumberland County College, honored with the Power of the Purse Award

From Staff Reports, Vineland Daily Journal Published on June 13, 2019 | Updated on June 13, 2019 Shelly Schneider (Photo: Provided)   Shelly Schneider, interim president...

Disrupt the Shrug

Philadelphia remains the nation’s poorest large city, but according to the latest Census report, the deep poverty rate has actually gotten worse (rising from about...

It isn’t up to someone else

Can we get real about something? Poverty is a problem. It’s pervasive. And it isn’t up to someone else to solve it – none of...

When life happens, United Way bridges the gap

A job that pays the bills. Food on the table. A place to call home. For most of us, we have what we need. We...

As agencies work together, future looks bright for Philly’s corporate giving

by Jane M. Von Bergen, For the Inquirer, Posted: September 21, 2018 Laura Otten has Pittsburgh envy. That’s how the director of La Salle University’s Nonprofit Center would...

Hunger: a symptom of a larger disease

Picture this: 10 Lincoln Financial Fields with every seat filled by the 750,000 people in our region who don’t know where their next meal will...

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...

Honoring Legacies of Impact: Gerry Lenfest and Jeremy Nowak

If there is one thing that we have learned from Jeremy Nowak and H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest, two of our most respected and essential civic leaders...

Help Kids Afford School Essentials With One Text

John Emge, the vice president and regional executive director for the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, sat down with NBC10’s Erin...

How to Write Your Philanthropic Story

By guest blogger Debbie Davies, Women United Charter Member, Former CEO of the Arc of Atlantic County How to Write Your Philanthropic Story This past June...