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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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Kevin Dow

By Kevin Dow

Mentoring Works

Thu, January 22, 2015

Mentoring Works

“William* has been a great influence on my son, David’s*, life and he continues to be there for him.” David went from being a student having trouble in school to having a caring mentor by his side.

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Lon Greenberg

By Lon Greenberg

Jim Cawley Named New President and CEO of United Way

Tue, January 13, 2015

Jim Cawley Named New President and CEO of United Way

Following a six-month national search, we are excited to announce that Jim Cawley has been named president and chief executive officer of United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ), effective February 9.

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Chris Murray

By Chris Murray

Share the Warmth

Fri, December 12, 2014

Share the Warmth

Today, United Way partnered with FOX29 to “Share the Warmth” with our neighbors in need. With the help of our generous community, hundreds of new and gently-used “warm” items, like coats, blankets, gloves, hats, scarves and socks, were donated to Ready Willing and Able.

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Kevin Dow

By Kevin Dow

What This Place Needs

Fri, December 05, 2014

Many hands LIVE UNITED
United Way delivers just "what this place needs" by investing in Education, Income and Health More»
John Emge

By John Emge

National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

Thu, November 20, 2014

National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

As part of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, the National Center for Family Homelessness released a comprehensive report estimating that a staggering 2.5 million children experience homelessness annually in the United States.

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John Emge

By John Emge

Two Years Later: Recovery Continues

Wed, October 29, 2014

Two Years Later: Recovery Continues

Reflecting two years later, the work in our coastal communities recovering from Superstorm Sandy is just one more example that together, we can drive measurable, lasting Impact that none of us can achieve alone.

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Alice Woods

By Alice Woods

Racing for Impact

Tue, October 28, 2014

Bone Run top team
Nearly 400 runners and walkers raced for Impact as part of United Way's Halloween Bone Run & Walk! More»
Mike Moynihan

By Mike Moynihan

A Breakfast of Champions

Thu, October 23, 2014

A Breakfast of Champions

Camden City School District was named among Advocates for Children of New Jersey’s School Breakfast Champions, a recognition reserved for the top 20 New Jersey school districts with the highest percent of eligible students eating breakfast.

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Kevin Dow

By Kevin Dow

Hometown Huddle Partnership with Philadelphia Eagles Promotes Healthy Living

Tue, October 21, 2014

Hometown Huddle Partnership with Philadelphia Eagles Promotes Healthy Living

As part of the 16th annual NFL-United Way Hometown Huddle, the Philadelphia Eagles and United Way joined together to encourage healthy lifestyles for children by hosting a pep rally and relay race for students at Wissahickon High School.

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