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Trauma-Informed Care: Serving a Region in Need

WHAT IS TRAUMA? Nearly everyone has experienced stress, but trauma occurs when stress overloads the nervous system. Common triggers include violence, neglect, discrimination and poverty....

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...

A DONATION FOR OUR FUTURE

When Erica heard about the Women United COVID-19 Diaper Drive, she immediately knew the impact it would have on the lives of so many parents,...

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...

Women United – COVID 19 Diaper Drive

Just ask any parent: when COVID-19 struck our communities, life as we knew it was up-ended.  As our communities look toward the promise of reopening...

#WeAreUnited2Feed

There’s little in life that COVID-19 hasn’t changed. But while we all anxiously await a new normal, people in our communities continue to face harsh...

Announcing PHLove: Supporting COVID Relief From City Hall to the Shore

It’s been two months since COVID shut our region down. In those two months, we changed how we live. We socially distanced from friends and...

Creation of PHL COVID-19 Fund: Coming Together to Make an Impact

Collaboration is the key to any successful effort. And today, we are excited to put that principle into action. Along with Mayor Jim Kenny and...

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...

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...

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...

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...