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Announcing PHLove: Supporting COVID Relief From City Hall to the Shore

It’s been two months since COVID shut our region down. In those two months, we changed how we live. We socially distanced from friends and...

Civic Engagement: A Path to COVID Recovery

As COVID-19 continues to lead headlines and affect our day-to-day routines, responding to immediate, urgent needs in our community continues to be critically important. At...

GREATER PHILADELPHIA’S GIVING TUESDAY NOW

Life as we know it has changed due to COVID-19. But even as we face more uncertainty, we have the power to create good by...

United Against COVID: Join us in standing #Shoulder2Shoulder for our community

When COVID-19 hit our region, a lot changed, seemingly overnight. We found ourselves quarantined in our homes, socially distanced from friends and loved ones. Everyday...

The Chance for Certainty in Uncertain Times: Census 2020

If you’re like many of us, you’re grappling with the new reality we face as COVID-19 continues to spread in our community. You’re thinking about...

Creation of PHL COVID-19 Fund: Coming Together to Make an Impact

Collaboration is the key to any successful effort. And today, we are excited to put that principle into action. Along with Mayor Jim Kenny and...

We Were Made for This

As our community grapples with the reality of COVID-19 and comes to terms with a new, however temporary, reality, “we were made for this” has...

Real Needs Met, In Real Time

Paying rent. Stocking the fridge and pantry with food. Keeping the heat on. Finding affordable childcare. Brushing up your resume. Support while caring for an...

Lose Yourself…in the Census

If I had to guess, I’d assume that before this moment you probably wouldn’t see an immediate connection between Eminem lyrics from nearly 20 years...

Giving to a future that leaves no one behind.

As her son Amari turns through the well-worn pages of his favorite Pete the Cat book, eyeing the colorful pictures and singing softly to himself...

How will you give this #GivingTuesday?

You roasted a turkey. You savored mashed potatoes and pie. You watched football, created new memories with friends and family, and shopped ‘til you dropped. ...

Mayor Kenney’s Statement on Annual Poverty Data

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Mayor Kenney issued the following statement on the annual poverty data released by the U.S. Census Bureau on 9/26. Philadelphia’s 2018 poverty...

Character Challenge

INTRODUCING THE 2019-2020 CHARACTER CHALLENGE Character Playbook, United Way, and the National Football League are challenging you to complete a service project in your local...

Our Final Farewell to the Parkway

Our United Way has a long and proud history in Philadelphia and the surrounding communities: nearly 100 years of service to our region. As we...

Power of Partnerships

Nearly five years ago, United Way partnered with the School District of Philadelphia‘s newly formed Office of Strategic Partnerships to help create vibrant environments where...