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John Emge

By John Emge

Code Blue Provides Safety in Winter Storms

Tue, January 27, 2015

Code Blue Provides Safety in Winter Storms

Counties throughout our footprint have established “Code Blue” to alert social service providers when temperatures are dangerously low and to provide vulnerable residents and families with access to temporary shelters.

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Barbara Saverino

By Barbara Saverino

Turning the Page: President Obama Focuses on Rebuilding Our Economy

Fri, January 23, 2015

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During the State of the Union address, President Obama talked about our nation being at a turning point of progress, touting a stronger economy, lower unemployment rate, higher graduation rate and better access to health care.

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Kevin Dow

By Kevin Dow

Mentoring Works

Thu, January 22, 2015

Mentoring Works

“William* has been a great influence on my son, David’s*, life and he continues to be there for him.” David went from being a student having trouble in school to having a caring mentor by his side.

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Chris Murray

By Chris Murray

Making an Impact in Honor of Dr. King

Tue, January 20, 2015

Giving Back in Honor of Dr. King

Yesterday, in both Pottstown and Philadelphia, members of our Girls Today, Leaders Tomorrow (GTLT) program packed 100 SAT prep and 600 literacy kits for youth throughout our region.

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Lon Greenberg

By Lon Greenberg

Jim Cawley Named New President and CEO of United Way

Tue, January 13, 2015

Jim Cawley Named New President and CEO of United Way

Following a six-month national search, we are excited to announce that Jim Cawley has been named president and chief executive officer of United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ), effective February 9.

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Paula Green

By Paula Green

Volunteering: A Two-Way Street

Fri, January 09, 2015

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Volunteering is a two-way street – one that not only helps improve others’ lives but provides great benefits to you, as well! More»
Barbara Saverino

By Barbara Saverino

Advocate for CHIP

Thu, January 08, 2015

Advocate for CHIP

Children perform better in school and families are more financially stable when they have access to quality, affordable health care. That’s why United Way is asking Congress to continue bipartisan support for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

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Alice Woods

By Alice Woods

A New Kind of Resolution

Thu, December 18, 2014

A New Kind of Resolution

This year, rather than making the stereotypical New Year’s resolutions that you know you’re just going to break, why not make a commitment to “pay it forward” in 2015?

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Anthony Conti

By Anthony Conti

The Impact of Giving

Thu, December 18, 2014

The Impact of Giving

Here at United Way, we know that your gifts are actually investments in our community, helping us create Impact that can last for generations. Take our Lubert Individual Development Accounts (IDA) Program, for example.

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Annie Madonia

By Annie Madonia

Exploring the Confidence Gap

Mon, December 15, 2014

Exploring the Confidence Gap

Based on "The Confidence Gap,” an intriguing article by Katty Kay and Claire Shipman that appeared in a recent issue of The Atlantic, this discussion featured a dynamic panel of woman leaders who shared stories of how they developed the confidence necessary to excel professionally.

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