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New United Way of PA Report Sheds Light on Financial Hardships: The ALICE Report

1.2 Million Pennsylvanians Cannot Afford Household Basics New United Way of PA Report Sheds Light on Financial Hardships Philadelphia, Pa. (June 18, 2019) – United...

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,...

With transformational giving, donors help people get a slice of the pie

by Jane M. Von Bergen, For the Inquirer, Posted: September 21, 2018 When it comes to “transformational gifts,” some multimillion-dollar donors underwrite a building, or a research...

Letter to the Editor: A vital hunger-fighting program for local families

The Reporter, Sep 21, 2018 Back to school season is upon us, and parents everywhere are checking all the necessary supplies off their children’s list—pencils, crayons,...

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...

NBC10 Broke in Philly Series: Lubert IDA Program

NBC10 Broke in Philly Series: Lubert IDA Program We’re taking a closer look at families experiencing financial hardship. It’s part of our Broke in Philly...

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!...