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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...

RISE Partnership Announces First Cohort of Grantees

15 area organizations have been selected to participate in the RISE Partnership’s initial “Implementation” phase. The groups were announced on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at...

Eagles share good character playbook with Vineland students

Deborah Marko, Vineland Daily Journal Published 10:03 p.m. ET Oct. 22, 2018 | Updated 10:48 p.m. ET Oct. 22, 2018 VINELAND – Character education lessons usually...

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...

With transformational giving, donors help people get a slice of the pie

by Jane M. Von Bergen, For the Inquirer, Posted: September 21, 2018 When it comes to “transformational gifts,” some multimillion-dollar donors underwrite a building, or a research...

As agencies work together, future looks bright for Philly’s corporate giving

by Jane M. Von Bergen, For the Inquirer, Posted: September 21, 2018 Laura Otten has Pittsburgh envy. That’s how the director of La Salle University’s Nonprofit Center would...

Letter to the Editor: A vital hunger-fighting program for local families

The Reporter, Sep 21, 2018 Back to school season is upon us, and parents everywhere are checking all the necessary supplies off their children’s list—pencils, crayons,...

Helping Kids Succeed With Backpack-a-Thon

As summer comes to an end and kids head back to school, the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey and Cradles to...

Schools Partner With Children’s Hospital for Telehealth Visits

A trip to the nurse’s office connected 13-year-old Kayla to a doctor without leaving school, thanks to a pilot school-telehealth program.  Children’s Hospital Association, August...

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