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The District Partners with Wells Fargo and United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey for Literacy Program |

National Read Across America Day and Wells Fargo, in partnership with United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, co-hosted the “Literacy Tools for...

Faces of Philanthropy: Announcing the 2020 honorees

The Philadelphia Business Journal recognizes the top 25 partnerships making a difference in the Philadelphia area as the 2020 Faces of Philanthropy honorees. These praiseworthy...

50 PROJECTS TO BE FUNDED THROUGH $1,000 ON THE TABLE PHILLY “ACTIVATE” GRANTS—Philadelphia Foundation

Philadelphia, PA (Jan. 23, 2020) – Philadelphia Foundation has announced 50 projects selected for $1,000 “Activate” grants to help transform ideas generated during last year’s On...

Inside Bill Golderer’s big, bold — and, dare we say, revolutionary — idea for tackling poverty in Philadelphia. | Philly

Almost four years ago, I met Bill Golderer for the first time, and like many people who meet Bill Golderer, I felt moved. I can’t...

Camden Works, announced in September 2018, launches—Courier Post

Camden Works, a program meant to connect city residents with jobs that was first announced more than a year ago and originally slated to be up and...

The year is 2039. Philadelphia is known as America’s greatest city—Philly Mag

At ThinkFest, the United Way’s Bill Golderer, the Chamber of Commerce’s Rob Wonderling, and the Green Light Fund’s Omar Woodard will map out our path to...

2020 Census: UWGPSNJ announces $1 million challenge to boost regional Census outreach efforts

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey announces $1 million challenge to boost regional Census Outreach Efforts United Way of Greater Philadelphia and...

Mayor Jim Kenney: Our city leaders commit to fighting poverty, Philadelphia Inquirer

Last week brought encouraging news that as our economy and population grow, Philadelphia’s poverty rate has retreated to its lowest level since the 2008 recession,...

New federal report surprises: Philadelphia poverty down, income up.

Philadelphia’s poverty rate, a stark and stubborn indicator of hard times that has long hindered the city’s reputation, dropped to its lowest level since 2008...

Chris Long Donates Nearly 80K Books to Kids Through First Quarter For Literacy- NBC 29

Chris Long Donates Nearly 80K Books to Kids Through First Quarter for Literacy Initiative Chris Long and six NFL players distributed nearly 80,000 books into...

Scam Alert: Beware of messages from UW staff impersonators

If something is too good to be true, it probably is. Double that when unsolicited emails, texts or DMs offer “free money.” United Way has...

$60K: What a family of 4 needs to get by in Pa- Philadelphia Inquirer

To survive in Pennsylvania, a family of four needs to make $59,340 a year — a hardto-fathom, sticker-shock number that shows how expensive life has...

Shelly Schneider, interim president for Cumberland County College, honored with the Power of the Purse Award

From Staff Reports, Vineland Daily Journal Published on June 13, 2019 | Updated on June 13, 2019 Shelly Schneider (Photo: Provided)   Shelly Schneider, interim president...

Half of Philadelphia households struggle to make ends meet: The ALICE Report

By Aaron Moselle – WHYY | June 18, 2019 Roughly one in three Pennsylvania households struggle to afford life’s basic necessities, according to a report released...

New United Way of PA Report Sheds Light on Financial Hardships: The ALICE Report

1.2 Million Pennsylvanians Cannot Afford Household Basics New United Way of PA Report Sheds Light on Financial Hardships Philadelphia, Pa. (June 18, 2019) – United...