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You’re Invited! A message from our Board Chair, John Salveson

Dear Friends, As Board Chair of United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, I would like to personally invite you to attend United Way’s...

VITA: More Than Just Taxes

Mr. K is homeless and living in the backroom of a Woodland Avenue business. He was referred to Southwest Community Development Corporation (Southwest CDC) because...

Top 5 Reasons to Attend the OpportUNITY Summit

There are so many reasons you won’t want to miss United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey’s inaugural OpportUNITY Summit on Friday, April...

Getting Connected: Noah’s Digital Journey

Noah Philip came home from a prolonged stay in the hospital with many questions about his medical problems. The 80-year-old Army veteran is innately inquisitive...

Earned Income Tax Credit – No Dollar Left Behind

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is one of the most cost-effective and impactful anti-poverty programs implemented over the past few decades. Each year it...

How it Started…How it’s Going

For the last 100 years, United Way has been a champion of bettering communities. While our work has evolved over time, our DNA is and...

Social Venture Partners Philadelphia: Moving Beyond Traditional Philanthropy

Yesterday, SVP Philadelphia launched its 2022 investment cycle for nonprofit organizations working to reduce intergenerational poverty. In the 2022 Investment Cycle, SVP Philadelphia will provide...

211 Day: From Hello to Help

Friday, February 11 is 211 Day. In 2021, the 211 network fielded over 20 million requests. Most of those requests weren’t answered by technology, but...

Families with Children: Help is Here with the Child Tax Credit

This tax season, we have a huge opportunity to help families with the expansion of the Child Tax Credit through the American Rescue Plan Act...

5 Reasons Greater Philadelphians and Southern New Jerseyans Should Use 211

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey helps thousands of people each year through 211. In a crisis, in a disaster, in a...

Stronger Together: 2021 Highlights

Like many of you, the new year brings forth a sense of renewed focus, energy, and excitement for me. As we gear up to celebrate...

Calling All Current and Future Tax-Experts!

When I joined United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey in the Fall, I was ecstatic to be able to support our local Volunteer Income Tax Assistance...

Holman Enterprises: A Legacy of Giving Back

New hires at Holman Enterprises quickly learn that more is expected of them than dedication to the organization. Dedication to the community – in particular...

Impact in Action: Crossing the Digital Divide

How many times did you rely on the internet today? How about your computer, laptop or tablet? Imagine having to get through your daily routine,...

WOMEN UNITED: Igniting Change for Women and Families

MEET JUSTINE, THE WOMEN UNITED LEADER LIVING BY EXAMPLE. Women United of Greater Philadelphia is part of our community’s DNA. The ambitious and caring work...