Thu, May 16, 2013
United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey has joined the Campaign for What Works in asking Governor Corbett to change the name of the Department of Public Welfare to the Department of Human Services.
Tue, April 30, 2013
Every child deserves high quality educational opportunities to grow up strong, financially stable and independent. We hope you had a chance to read Sean Reardon’s New York Times editorial, “No Rich Child Left Behind.”
Tue, April 23, 2013
Last week during the national United Way Staff Leaders Conference, the Spirit of America and Summit Awards ceremony recognized corporate partners for their ongoing commitment to our mission.
Wed, April 03, 2013
Over the last year, YOU have volunteered your time, invested your resources, and raised your voice. Your actions have had a clear impact on education, income and health in this region.
Thu, March 21, 2013
Studies have shown that young professionals prefer to learn about volunteering opportunities through their peers.That’s why United Way created Project NEXT, a group of young professionals committed to making a positive and lasting impact throughout the region.
Fri, February 15, 2013
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.
Wed, January 02, 2013
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.
Thu, October 04, 2012
Anyone can champion the cause. Whether you’re speaking out to improve education, income and health; reaching out to members of Congress; or wearing the LIVE UNITED shirt to show your support, you can help inspire hope and create opportunities for a better tomorrow.
Wed, October 03, 2012
As a mother of two young children, I, like many other parents out there, am adjusting to the "back to school" schedule. Homework, reading assignments and extra time sitting in traffic now consume time that was spent enjoying the more carefree days of summer.
Fri, September 21, 2012
The Philadelphia Inquirer reported yesterday that the local poverty rate has continued its steep climb, breaking the 28 percent mark from 2010 to 2011, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey One-Year Estimate. Incredibly, 40 percent of Philadelphia’s children are living in poverty.
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