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Jill Michal

By Jill Michal

When You Love What You Do…

Thu, May 22, 2014

When you love what you do...

It is with mixed emotions that I have decided to start a new chapter in my life, and will be leaving United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, effective June 30.

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Jill Michal

By Jill Michal

President’s Newsletter: Aging at Home - Aging with Dignity

Fri, May 02, 2014

Aging at Home - Aging with Dignity

Karen Sharp* is a retired U.S. Postal worker living in a Darby, Delaware County house her family has called home for more than six decades. However, during this past harsh winter, water crept through some windows and her heater stopped working.

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Jill Michal

By Jill Michal

Together, we’re creating Impact that transforms lives

Thu, April 24, 2014

Thank you

Each April, United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey celebrates Thank You Month, a time when we reflect on the individuals, companies and organizations that make it possible for us to create the kind of Impact that transforms lives.

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Jill Michal

By Jill Michal

President’s Newsletter: Creating Impact; Celebrating Our Success

Thu, March 06, 2014

President’s Newsletter: Creating Impact; Celebrating Our Success

With your support, we can help more young adults like Rani tap into their true potential. Together, we can drive measurable, lasting Impact that none of us can achieve alone.

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Jill Michal

By Jill Michal

President’s Newsletter- Change Won’t Happen Without You

Mon, February 10, 2014

President's Newsletter: Change Won't Happen Without You

This month, schools will host a variety of events to recognize “I Love to Read Month.” Why not make this the month in which you help a young child develop a love of reading?

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Jill Michal

By Jill Michal

President’s Newsletter- Impact: The Gift that Keeps Giving

Tue, December 17, 2013

Impact: The Gift that keeps Giving

As the year draws to an end, there’s perhaps no better time to celebrate the success stories you've made possible through your support of United Way and our Impact Fund. 2013 has been a good year because you've helped us make great things happen.

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Jill Michal

By Jill Michal

Thankful for Your Giving

Tue, November 26, 2013

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I’m sure I am not the only person to notice that retail stores are adorned with holiday decorations and promoting holiday sales earlier and earlier these days.

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Jill Michal

By Jill Michal

The Need for High-Quality Early Childhood Education

Fri, November 08, 2013

The Need for High-Quality Early Childhood Education

This past week, local news media put a spotlight on child care centers where quality is low and there are too many barriers to learning. As a community, we must do better for families from underserved neighborhoods, where moms and dads sometimes work two jobs just to make ends meet.

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Jill Michal

By Jill Michal

One Year Later: Superstorm Sandy

Tue, October 29, 2013

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One year ago, Superstorm Sandy came ashore.

It swept with it homes and businesses, and for far too many, a lifetime of possessions.

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Jill Michal

By Jill Michal

President’s Newsletter: Camden Tackles a Weighty Issue

Tue, October 01, 2013

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In Camden, the most impoverished city in our nation, the challenges faced by many of its residents are well-known, but there are bright spots in this city as well, and it’s important to shine the spotlight on them.

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