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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»
Anthony Conti

By Anthony Conti

Congratulations to our 2013-14 Impact Champions!

Fri, September 26, 2014

2014 board honorees blog

Special congratulations to the following volunteers and supporters who were honored for their continued dedication to United Way’s mission of transforming lives and improving communities. They are true Impact Champions and should be applauded for their efforts!

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Chris Murray

By Chris Murray

Debate Time: Make Pre-K a Priority for PA

Thu, September 25, 2014

Debate Time: Make Pre-K a Priority for PA

With Election Day just 39 days away, our Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidates squared off this week in the first of three debates.

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Anthony Conti

By Anthony Conti

Shoring Up Support for Those in Greatest Need

Wed, September 24, 2014

Shoring Up Support

At United Way, we embrace our role in being there for communities in need or when a crisis strikes. And now, our support is needed as our neighbors in Atlantic City face some challenging times – and it’s our honor to be here when you need us, because you’ve been there for us.

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Barbara Saverino

By Barbara Saverino

Pennsylvania Voters Want Pre-K

Thu, September 18, 2014

prek rally blog

With just 47 days left in our countdown to Election Day, we’re working with Pre-K for PA to ensure that every candidate running for state-level office is ready to make pre-k investments a priority.

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Kevin Dow

By Kevin Dow

A Day of Caring to Focus on Literacy

Wed, September 17, 2014

Day of Caring

Education is the greatest equalizer. That’s why, our Day of Caring activities focused on improving learning environments and access to educational resources for hundreds of students in the School District of Philadelphia, as part of United Way’s Early Grade Literacy Initiative.

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Doreen Storey

By Doreen Storey

Celebrating Impact in Delaware County: Past, Present and Future

Mon, September 15, 2014

LIVE UNITED in Delco

Creating lasting Impact is the reason behind all that United Way does in our communities. In Delaware County, we recently celebrated the Impact of our supporters – past, present and future – during our 2014 Campaign Kickoff and Volunteer Appreciation Celebration.

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Kevin Dow

By Kevin Dow

Grandparents for Pre-K

Fri, September 12, 2014

Grandparents for Pre-K

Seniors make up a significant portion of Pennsylvania’s electorate, and they care deeply about ensuring all children arrive to kindergarten ready to learn and build a foundation for a lifetime of learning and success.

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Mike Moynihan

By Mike Moynihan

Attendance – The First Step in Academic Success

Tue, September 09, 2014

Education Blog Image

By middle school, chronic absenteeism is a better predictor than test scores of which children are at-risk of dropping out.

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