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Earned Income Tax Credit – No Dollar Left Behind

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is one of the most cost-effective and impactful anti-poverty programs implemented over the past few decades. Each year it...

Families with Children: Help is Here with the Child Tax Credit

This tax season, we have a huge opportunity to help families with the expansion of the Child Tax Credit through the American Rescue Plan Act...

Calling All Current and Future Tax-Experts!

When I joined United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey in the Fall, I was ecstatic to be able to support our local Volunteer Income Tax Assistance...

A Conversation with Alicia Atkinson

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey recently welcomed Alicia Atkinson to the team as Managing Director, Financial Empowerment. Let’s learn a bit...

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...

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey Announces Free Tax Preparation Programs to Individuals and Families earning less

Free and confidential tax services available virtually as tax season gets underway PHILADELPHIA, P.A. — United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) marked the...

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...

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...

$60K: What a family of 4 needs to get by in Pa- Philadelphia Inquirer

To survive in Pennsylvania, a family of four needs to make $59,340 a year — a hardto-fathom, sticker-shock number that shows how expensive life has...

Half of Philadelphia households struggle to make ends meet: The ALICE Report

By Aaron Moselle – WHYY | June 18, 2019 Roughly one in three Pennsylvania households struggle to afford life’s basic necessities, according to a report released...