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Kevin Dow

By Kevin Dow

Finding Success in Stability

Wed, July 23, 2014

Finding Success in Stability

We have teamed up with North Penn United Way and Creative Health Services to help children and youth struggling with homelessness in the Pottstown area, paving a path to success for all students regardless of economic background.

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Kevin Dow

By Kevin Dow

How PA Matches Up: A Comparison of Quality Pre-K

Fri, July 11, 2014

How PA Matches Up

From Maryland and West Virginia to New York and New Jersey, our neighbors have made a greater commitment to providing high-quality pre-kindergarten to more of their children, while many of Pennsylvania’s children are falling behind.

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Chris Murray

By Chris Murray

Congratulations Karen Cleary!

Thu, July 10, 2014

Congratulations Karen Cleary!

Karen was named 2014 CFO of the Year in the nonprofit category by the Philadelphia Business Journal!

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Alice Woods

By Alice Woods

5 Top Tips for First-Time Volunteers

Tue, July 08, 2014

5 Tips for First-Time Volunteers

With longer days, beautiful weather and more free time, summer marks the perfect time for adults and youth alike to get out in their communities and volunteer.

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Kevin Dow

By Kevin Dow

$36 million returned to local taxpayers

Fri, June 06, 2014

$36 million returned to local taxpayers

Another tax season is in the books and we are proud to announce our VITA results for 2013-14! UWGPSNJ, along with volunteers, the IRS and dozens of community partners, returned $36 million to local taxpayers during this year’s season.

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Annie Madonia

By Annie Madonia

A Win for All of Us: 2013-14 SEPA Campaign Awards Winners

Tue, June 03, 2014

A Win for All of Us: 2013-14 SEPA Campaign Awards Winners

With our 2013-14 campaign in Southeastern Pennsylvania (SEPA) coming to a close, we would like to share our appreciation for the commitment of all of those who unite with us to create Impact.

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Diane Castelbuono

By Diane Castelbuono

5,500 and Growing

Fri, May 30, 2014

5500 and growing

The Pre-K for PA coalition has spent the last several months traveling around the commonwealth, recruiting supporters, populating social media and reminding candidates running for office that access to high-quality pre-k is an issue they can’t ignore.

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Kevin Dow

By Kevin Dow

Three-Year Impact Grants Announced for the Region

Wed, May 28, 2014

Three-Year Impact Grants Announced for the Region

We are pleased to announce the recipients of our new three-year Impact Fund investment process – our first as a regional organization – for fiscal years 2015-2017!

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Diane Castelbuono

By Diane Castelbuono

Pre-K For PA sends an Open Letter to the Candidates for Pennsylvania Governor

Fri, May 23, 2014

Pre-K for PA sends Open Letter

This week, United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey and our Pre-K for PA partners released an open letter to the gubernatorial candidates that Pennsylvanians support high-quality pre-k.

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Jill Michal

By Jill Michal

Aging at Home – A Community Network launches at Congreso de Latino Unidos

Thu, May 22, 2014

Aging at Home - A Community Network

We know our region’s senior population is only growing, and we want to help create a system of care that’s ready to support them. Pennsylvania has the fourth highest senior population (65+) by percentage in the U.S. – more than 2 million people.

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