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It isn’t up to someone else

Can we get real about something? Poverty is a problem. It’s pervasive. And it isn’t up to someone else to solve it – none of...

Honoring Legacies of Impact: Gerry Lenfest and Jeremy Nowak

If there is one thing that we have learned from Jeremy Nowak and H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest, two of our most respected and essential civic leaders...

Thank You to Our 2017-18 Annual Awards Honorees

One of the great privileges of my job is having the opportunity to personally thank so many of our region’s most committed and generous United...

Strengthening Philadelphia’s Economy Through Partnerships

At a recent event hosted by our Impact Partner, Clarifi, two women spoke about their experiences before they went through the organization’s financial bootcamp. What...

Your most important to-do this week.

An invitation can be powerful. It opens doors, makes connections and creates a sense of belonging that relationships and communities need to thrive. Before I...

Is Philadelphia a Leader in Business? Yes, but there’s more for us to do.

It’s clear that Philly is on a roll. From state-of-the-art development popping up in our skyline, to not one but TWO national championships, there’s a...

Remembering a Local Leader: Scott Zauber

Ultimately, leadership is not about glorious crowning acts. It’s about keeping your team focused on a goal and motivated to do their best to achieve...

Meet Mindy! This Year’s Women United Gala Honoree

Get to know the Women United Gala Honoree, Mindy Holman On Wednesday, March 21, United Way’s Women United celebrates the philanthropic work and leadership of...

Daphne Owen, Next Generation Leader Award Honoree

Late one night in 2014, Daphne Owen was on a red-eye to Chicago when she heard someone scream. The plane had been in the air...

A Leader with Vision: Bill Golderer is our next President and CEO

Today, we took another critical step in our fight to end poverty in our region. We appointed Bill Golderer to lead our United Way as...