Fri, July 18, 2014
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.
Wed, July 16, 2014
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.
Fri, July 11, 2014
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.
Thu, July 10, 2014
Karen was named 2014 CFO of the Year in the nonprofit category by the Philadelphia Business Journal!
Tue, July 08, 2014
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.
Fri, June 27, 2014
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.
Thu, June 26, 2014
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.
Tue, June 24, 2014
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.
Mon, June 23, 2014
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.
Fri, June 20, 2014
A good education starts with high-quality pre-k, which greatly increases the likelihood of high school graduation and college enrollment, in turn leading to stronger employment opportunities and increased lifetime earning potential.
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