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Fueled for Success

Pencils, erasers, notebooks, markers. Back to school season is upon us, and parents everywhere are checking all the necessary supplies off their children’s list. But...

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...

How to Write Your Philanthropic Story

By guest blogger Debbie Davies, Women United Charter Member, Former CEO of the Arc of Atlantic County How to Write Your Philanthropic Story This past June...

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...

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...

Lyft and 2-1-1 join forces to drive Impact

When Jan, a single mother of three, learned she finally landed an interview for the job she desperately needs to make ends meet, she immediately...

Guest Blog, Chef Christine Hazel: Championing the Cause

As a chef, I am extremely passionate about food. It allows me to express myself artistically and scientifically. It’s is an instrument I use to...

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...

Pre-K works, so why not in PA?

In a study comparing 30 states, Pennsylvania ranked 18th in investing in high-quality, publicly funded Pre-K. Research shows that quality early childhood education improves long-term...

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...

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...

Difference makers, game-changers and hand raisers step up to the mic at StorySlam

We’re gearing up to celebrate National Volunteer Week next week, and with it comes one of our most inspiring events of the year: our Greater...

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...

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,...

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