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When life happens, United Way bridges the gap

A job that pays the bills. Food on the table. A place to call home. For most of us, we have what we need. We...

Instead of blaming government for Philly’s poverty problems, we must band together | Opinion

Posted: September 28, 2018 – 6:00 AM Bill Golderer, For the Inquirer I know I am not alone in sharing my deep disappointment in the U.S. Census...

Hunger: a symptom of a larger disease

Picture this: 10 Lincoln Financial Fields with every seat filled by the 750,000 people in our region who don’t know where their next meal will...

Home visits from education experts are improving outcomes for Philly kids in poverty

Home visits from education experts are improving outcomes for Philly kids in poverty

Q&A: United Way’s Bill Golderer

The president and CEO of the organization’s Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey chapter discusses tackling intergenerational poverty. By Lisa Dukart, Main Line Today Originally...

I Love My Job: United Way CEO Bill Golderer Sets the Record Straight on Poverty in Philly

The leader behind Broad Street Ministry, Rooster Soup Co. and more talks about his calling with the United Way. by FABIOLA CINEAS 6/15/2018, 2:37 p.m.   Bill...

United Way’s new Impact Fund grants signal a shift in priority

  United Way’s new Impact Fund grants signal a shift in priority United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey announced last week its Impact Fund would...

United Way announces first grants with new focus on fighting intergenerational poverty

Updated: MAY 16, 2018 — 6:17 PM EDT by Harold Brubaker, Staff Writer The United Way of Greater Philadelphia & Southern New Jersey on Wednesday announced $14.1...

Taking Up The Fight To End Poverty

It’s hard to focus on homework when, once again, you must collect your things and move to a new couch. It’s hard to be productive...

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey Invests $14.1 Million From Impact Fund To Fight Intergenerational Poverty

Long-range planning process results in refined investment framework focused on single cause; 120+ nonprofits to receive general operating grants and signature program investments PHILADELPHIA, May 16,...

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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...