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Monica Lewis-Wilborn

By Monica Lewis-Wilborn

Rev. Dr. Lorina Marshall-Blake is Honored with 2015 Women’s Initiative Award

Thu, February 26, 2015

Rev. Dr. Lorina Marshall-Blake is honored with 2015 Women's Initiative Award!

In just four weeks, our 2015 Women's Initiative Gala will present the Women’s Initiative Award to Rev. Dr. Lorina Marshall-Blake, president of the Independence Blue Cross Foundation and vice president of Community Affairs for Independence Blue Cross.

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John Emge

By John Emge

Small Steps Can Mean Big Savings

Tue, February 24, 2015

Small Steps Can Mean Big Savings

This week marks America Saves Week— a national campaign promoting and encouraging the importance of saving. As thousands of residents take advantage of VITA, learn how to best use that hard-earned tax refund this tax season.

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Kevin Dow

By Kevin Dow

Preparing Your Child for Kindergarten

Fri, February 20, 2015

Preparing your child for kindergarten

The early years in a child’s life are critical and children who enter kindergarten ready to learn start school for academic success from day one. Is your family prepared?

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Annie Madonia

By Annie Madonia

Giving from Your Heart Impacts Lives

Fri, February 13, 2015

Valentine's Day Photo

On Valentine’s Day, people around the world take time out to show others how much they care. At United Way, our generous donors give from their hearts every day to Impact the futures of children, adults, families and seniors across the region.

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Kevin Dow

By Kevin Dow

National 2-1-1 Awareness Day

Wed, February 11, 2015

National 2-1-1 Awareness Day

As we brace ourselves for at least another six weeks of the winter season, it is important to remember that help is just a call or click away.

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Kevin Dow

By Kevin Dow

Innovative Workforce Partnerships Announced

Thu, February 05, 2015

Innovative Workforce Partnerships Announced

To address the gap between the region’s low-skilled workforce and the needs of the region’s employers, JOIN has awarded $50,000 planning grants to four organizations through the Win-Win Challenge.

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Monica Lewis-Wilborn

By Monica Lewis-Wilborn

Women Initiative Members Making a Difference, Creating Impact

Wed, February 04, 2015

Women Initiative Members Making a Difference

Last week, WING hosted the Fourth Annual Women Making a Difference Day with nearly 100 women taking advantage of an opportunity to connect with local agencies that provide a variety of services to women and girls from underserved communities.

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Kevin Dow

By Kevin Dow

Addressing Domestic Violence in our Community

Tue, February 03, 2015

Addressing Domestic Violence in our Community

Domestic violence persists as a silent epidemic in our local communities. We hope you had the opportunity to read a letter to the editor in today’s Philadelphia Inquirer from Jim Cawley.

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Kevin Dow

By Kevin Dow

Kicking Off Tax Season with a Budget Boost

Fri, January 30, 2015

EITC blog photo

Today marks National EITC Awareness Day, a grassroots effort by the IRS rallying community organizations, elected officials, state and local governments, schools and employers to increase awareness about the Earned Income Tax Credit and free tax preparation sites.

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John Emge

By John Emge

Code Blue Provides Safety in Winter Storms

Tue, January 27, 2015

Code Blue Provides Safety in Winter Storms

Counties throughout our footprint have established “Code Blue” to alert social service providers when temperatures are dangerously low and to provide vulnerable residents and families with access to temporary shelters.

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