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United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey Announces 2022 Recipient of the J. Gordon Cooney, Jr. Fellowship in

2022 J. Gordon Cooney Fellowship in Criminal Justice recipient announced, honoring senior partner of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius and former UWGPSNJ Regional Board Chair  PHILADELPHIA,...

Janice K. “Jake” Marini joins United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey as Chief Stakeholder Engagement Officer

The leadership team at United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) recently welcomed Janice K. “Jake” Marini as Chief Stakeholder Engagement Officer...

Amy Leichner Joins United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey as Chief Financial Officer

The leadership team at United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) recently welcomed Amy Leichner as Chief Financial Officer. PHILADELPHIA, PA —...

FUELING CHANGE: Impact Beyond the Boardroom

MEET MELISSA GRIMM, UNITED WAY BOARD MEMBER DEDICATED TO BUILDING BRIGHTER FUTURES. “As a long-time donor to United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New...

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...

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey Expands Leadership Team with Managing Director of Financial Empowerment

The leadership team at United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) recently welcomed Alicia Atkinson as Managing Director, Financial Empowerment. PHILADELPHIA, PA...

FINDING FINANCIAL FREEDOM: United Way Proves More Than a Career

MEET JENNIFER GLEASON, UNITED WAY LEADER FREED FROM DEBT THANKS TO UW’S FINANCIAL EMPOWERMENT INITIATIVE. “Last year, more than 150,000 people were referred to vital...

United Way Grows Leadership Team

We are proud to announce the staff promotions of Melinda Berkman to Interim Chief Financial Officer, Sonjeya Fitzgerald to Chief Planning & Systems Officer and...

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....

Comprehensive Report Identifies Current Gaps and Critical Steps to Level the Playing Field for Entrepreneurs of Color in Philadelphia

Local Entities Seek to Address Fundamental Barriers to Wealth Faced by BIPOC-Owned Businesses and Identify Concrete Course of Action Forward PHILADELPHIA, PA — In an...

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey Announces New Regional Board Members

PHILADELPHIA, P.A. — United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) announced today the addition of several notable figures to its Regional Board...

LIVING UNITED: The Journey of a Life-Long Supporter

MEET NED MONTGOMERY, LONGTIME SUPPORTER, ADVOCATE, AND ACTIVE REGIONAL BOARD MEMBER.  “I have been a donor of United Way, or as we used to call...