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Kevin Dow

By Kevin Dow

Finding Success in Stability

Wed, July 23, 2014

Finding Success in Stability

We have teamed up with North Penn United Way and Creative Health Services to help children and youth struggling with homelessness in the Pottstown area, paving a path to success for all students regardless of economic background.

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Barbara Saverino

By Barbara Saverino

We Need to Do More

Fri, July 18, 2014

Pre K for PA Image

The $29 billion Pennsylvania state budget that Gov. Tom Corbett signed into law on July 10 includes a $10 million increase for Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts – an amount estimated to enable 1,670 more children to participate in high-quality pre-k programs.

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Annie Madonia

By Annie Madonia

Our Donors in Action

Wed, July 16, 2014

Our Donors in Action

Over the past six months, our corporate donors have participated in volunteer projects that align with our Impact work in education to see firsthand how their Impact Fund donations are making a difference.

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Kevin Dow

By Kevin Dow

How PA Matches Up: A Comparison of Quality Pre-K

Fri, July 11, 2014

How PA Matches Up

From Maryland and West Virginia to New York and New Jersey, our neighbors have made a greater commitment to providing high-quality pre-kindergarten to more of their children, while many of Pennsylvania’s children are falling behind.

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Chris Murray

By Chris Murray

Congratulations Karen Cleary!

Thu, July 10, 2014

Congratulations Karen Cleary!

Karen was named 2014 CFO of the Year in the nonprofit category by the Philadelphia Business Journal!

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Alice Woods

By Alice Woods

5 Top Tips for First-Time Volunteers

Tue, July 08, 2014

5 Tips for First-Time Volunteers

With longer days, beautiful weather and more free time, summer marks the perfect time for adults and youth alike to get out in their communities and volunteer.

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Chris Murray

By Chris Murray

The Time is Now

Fri, June 27, 2014

The Time is Now

Research shows the percentage of 4-year-olds with proficient academic and social skills more than tripled from 22 percent to 82 percent after participating in PA Pre-K Counts programs. But while high-quality pre-k is effective, it serves far too few children across our state.

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Kevin Dow

By Kevin Dow

Creating a Win-Win Solution for the Region’s Workforce

Thu, June 26, 2014

Creating a Win-Win Solution for the Region's Workforce

To increase the number of Greater Philadelphians earning a family-sustaining wage and meet the talent needs of regional employers, JOIN has launched the “Win-Win Challenge,” a new funding opportunity for nonprofit organizations to develop the next great workforce partnership.

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John Emge

By John Emge

School’s Out, but Learning Should be a Year-round Experience

Tue, June 24, 2014

School's Out, but Learning Should be a Year-Round Experience

Throughout our region, you’ll hear the collective cheers of children elated that another school year is coming to a close, but this is the time to ensure that we all do what we can for students to avoid summer learning loss.

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Chris Murray

By Chris Murray

2014 Day of Action

Mon, June 23, 2014

2014 Day of Action

In honor of the 2014 Day of Action, United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) in local communities throughout our region promoted volunteerism and advocacy.

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