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Barbara Saverino

By Barbara Saverino

The Power of Pre-K

Fri, October 17, 2014

power of prek blog

A new brief released by our Pre-K for PA partner, the Economy League of Greater Philadelphia, explores the strong link between high-quality pre-k programs and successful K-12 education.

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John Emge

By John Emge

Taking Aim at Driving Impact

Tue, October 14, 2014

Energenic Golf & Sporting Clays Invitational 2014

Teams tee up for the 2014 Energenic Golf & Sporting Clays Invitational. Pictured: Alan Beatty, Tom Kuhar and Fred Banner.

The Energenic Golf & Sporting Clays Invitational took place on October 6 with more than 100 sporting enthusiasts hitting the courses in Atlantic County to drive Impact.

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Chris Murray

By Chris Murray

IMPACT Magazine is Hot Off the Press!

Mon, October 13, 2014

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All of the work we’re doing with individuals and organizations to create Impact in our focus areas of Education, Income and Health from Western Montgomery County to the Jersey shore has once again come to life with the new fall 2014 issue of IMPACT Magazine!

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Kevin Dow

By Kevin Dow

Advocating for Pre-K in the Final Countdown to Election Day

Fri, October 10, 2014

Advocating for Pre-K in the Final Countdown to Election Day

Election Day is officially less than one month away. The Pre-K for PA campaign, co-led by United Way, recently received the endorsement of The Harrisburg Patriot-News in a Sept. 21 editorial.

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John Emge

By John Emge

Burlington County Kicks off 2014-15 Campaign

Thu, October 09, 2014

Burlington County Kicks Off 2014-15 Campaign

Members of Burlington County’s business and nonprofit community joined United Way on October 3, for a celebration kicking off the 2014-15 annual fundraising campaign to support our work in improving Education, Income, Health and Basic Needs.

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Chris Murray

By Chris Murray

Building a Culture of Corporate Volunteerism

Tue, October 07, 2014

Building a Culture of Corporate Volunteerism

The Greater Philadelphia Corporate Volunteer Council (GPCVC) is dedicated to increasing the collective Impact of employee volunteer engagement by bringing together the business and nonprofit communities.

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Annie Madonia

By Annie Madonia

United Way’s Early Grade Literacy Program Eligible to Receive Tax Credit Funding

Mon, October 06, 2014

Early Grade Literacy

UWGPSNJ was recently named an organization eligible to receive special funds through Pennsylvania’s Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program. EITC offers a tax credit to businesses that provide funding to organizations improving educational opportunities.

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Barbara Saverino

By Barbara Saverino

Ready to Learn, Ready to Serve

Fri, October 03, 2014

military prek blog

With just over a month remaining in our countdown to Election Day, this week we highlight a new report calling for better access to high-quality pre-k as a national security imperative.

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Kevin Dow

By Kevin Dow

Collective Impact. Targeted Approach.

Tue, September 30, 2014

Aging at Home_TI blog

We’re proud to invest more than $9 million in one-year targeted investments from our Impact Fund into United Way-led programs and local collaborative initiatives designed to meet needs currently unaddressed by the health and human services sector in local communities.

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Alice Woods

By Alice Woods

National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month Highlights Local Impact

Mon, September 29, 2014

Healthy Kids
The growing concern over childhood obesity isn’t limited to a single town or community – it’s an epidemic garnering national attention, as evidenced by September being named National Childhood Obesity Month. And locally, the statistics speak to the concern. More»

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