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Author: Chris Murray

Chris Murray

Chris Murray

With a goal to strengthen United Way’s brand and effectively support relationships with donors and partners across the community and region, Chris Murray spearheads United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey’s communications strategy, with a focus on market research, public and media relations, digital and social media, and advertising.

Email: cmurray@uwgpsnj.org

Double It and Show Your Support for High-Quality Pre-K

Wed, April 23, 2014

Double It and Show Your Support for High Quality Pre-K

Join us in helping Pre-K for PA reach 5,000 supporters by Primary Election Day, May 20, 2014. Show the candidates that even though kids can’t vote, our community recognizes and supports the importance of access to high-quality pre-k for all children.

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Help Make Our Children’s Voices Heard

Fri, April 18, 2014

Help Make Our Children's Voices Heard

Did you know voter registration for Pennsylvania’s May 20 primary election closes on Monday, April 21? This looming date should inspire you to ask everyone you know if they are registered - and if they aren’t, help them get registered prior to the deadline. Why? Because kids can’t vote, and they need their voices heard.

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2-1-1 Here to Help After Storms

Sat, February 08, 2014

2-1-1 Here to Help After Storms

United Way wants to remind those recovering from the recent storms that 2-1-1 is a free resource for health and human services needs.

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Win Tickets to Made in America Festival

Mon, June 24, 2013

Win tickets to Made in America Festival

For the second consecutive year, United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey will benefit from the “Budweiser Made in America” music festival over Labor Day weekend.

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Jill on the Hill: Standing Up for the Charitable Tax Deduction

Fri, February 15, 2013

Jill On the Hill

This week, our own Jill Michal joined United Way Worldwide CEO Brian Gallagher, CEOs from state and local United Ways and dozens of nonprofit leaders from around the country to advocate for the protection of the charitable tax deduction on Capitol Hill.

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Charitable Deduction is Critical for Nonprofits and Communities

Wed, January 02, 2013

Charitable Deduction is Critical for Nonprofits and Communities
We hope you had the opportunity to read Jill's important commentary, “Charitable Deduction is Critical for Nonprofits and Communities,” in The Philadelphia Inquirer on Sunday, December 30th. More»

Early Education the Best Crime Deterrent

Tue, November 06, 2012

Early Education the Best Crime Deterrent
“Research is clear that the earlier our investment in a child's life occurs, the greater the payoff,” says Jill Michal and Ann O'Brien Schmieg of United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey. We hope you had the opportunity to read their important commentary, "Early Education the Best Crime Deterrent," in The Philadelphia Inquirer. More»

A Healthy Mind = A Healthy Body

Wed, October 24, 2012

A Healthy Mind = A Healthy Body

Philadelphia Eagles cornerback, Nnamdi Asomugha, shows students at Julia de Burgos their new fitness room

Researchers have found a positive link between physical activity, attention and academic achievement in children. When young people are engaged in quality education during the school day and stimulating after school programs once the bell rings, they are more apt to graduate high school college- or career-ready. By providing children with a fun, safe place to play and exercise, United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) and the Philadelphia Eagles hope to set children on the path to success.

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Philadelphia Eagles Help Young People Start School Year on Right Track

Thu, August 09, 2012

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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick has been known for making great plays throughout his career. But perhaps no pass was more meaningful than what recently took place following an Eagles training camp practice at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA.

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