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.
Fri, April 26, 2013
Yesterday, 500 volunteers participated in our 2013 United2Feed program, giving their time to prepare 60,000 meal kits for families and individuals throughout our region.
Tue, April 16, 2013
UWGPSNJ in Camden County has partnered with the Camden Coalition of Health Care Providers and the Community Planning & Advocacy Council to launch the Urban Home and Health Initiative.
Wed, March 06, 2013
We know that a healthy community is a strong community. That’s why United Way has partnered with FamilyWize to provide free prescription discount cards for everyone across the region.
Mon, February 11, 2013
Every hour of every day, people in our communities need access to essential health and human services, regardless of income. Navigating the nonprofit landscape and a host of government services can be overwhelming. 2-1-1 is the right place to start.
Tue, January 15, 2013
Crisis, hunger and homelessness can happen anytime, to virtually anyone. For United Way, connecting people in need with local resources and assistance, along with access to resources that lead to long-term solutions, is a critical part of our mission.
Thu, November 01, 2012
Photo By Matthew Strabuk
In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, thousands in our region are left facing extraordinarily difficult times. Shelters remain open. There is no question; volunteers will be a critical part of a substantial, impactful recovery for our region.
Mon, October 29, 2012
If you need emergency assistance due to the hurricane, please dial 3-1-1 (215-686-8686) for the City of Philadelphia. Pennsylvania residents may sign up for additional alerts in your area by going to www.readynotifypa.org and registering in your county. Dial 2-1-1 (1-877-652-1148) for help in Southern New Jersey. All counties may go to http://www.redcross.org/find-help for assistance.
Hurricane Sandy Volunteers Needed
Mon, August 13, 2012
Imagine entering the first grade without the excitement of using a new backpack and multi-colored notebooks and pens. The reality in Philadelphia is that sometimes parents have to choose between putting food on the table and buying school supplies for their children.
Thu, August 09, 2012
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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