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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...

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...

4 Reasons why VITA means more than a tax return – it’s empowerment!

Piles of paperwork. Hours at the computer. Long visits to the accountant. For most of us, tax season is a hassle we’d rather do without....

VITA’s got you covered: free tax prep is back for 2019!

Tax season is here – a time of year that most of us find a little, well, taxing. And with good reason! It’s time consuming,...

You Don’t Know SNAP

It’s 1961. With their 15 kids in tow, Chloe and Alderson Muncy walk into the grocery store, knowing that for the first time in a...

This National Call-In Day, Stand Up for SNAP!

Imagine you’re a single mom making minimum wage, a senior citizen living on a fixed income, or a disabled veteran living alone. Life is a...

Tax Tips for All Stages of Life

The ringing of wedding bells. The cries of a new baby. The turn of a key into a first home. Like any big life change,...

Tax Preparation Done Right with United Way

Benjamin Franklin once said, “In this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes,” and tax season is in full swing!...