Thu, June 26, 2014
To increase the number of Greater Philadelphians earning a family-sustaining wage and meet the talent needs of regional employers, JOIN has launched the “Win-Win Challenge,” a new funding opportunity for nonprofit organizations to develop the next great workforce partnership.
Fri, June 06, 2014
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.
Wed, May 14, 2014
Driving measurable, lasting Impact requires all of us to raise our voices – in big ways and small – to make sure elected officials understand our communities’ challenges and how the decisions they make impact our most vulnerable neighbors.
Tue, February 11, 2014
One year ago today on February 11, National 2-1-1 Awareness Day, United Ways throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania joined forces to launch 2-1-1 SEPA, a free, confidential, easy-to-remember phone number that connects residents with important health and human services.
Fri, January 31, 2014
Today marks the 8th National EITC Awareness Day, a grassroots effort by the IRS rallying community organizations, elected officials, state and local governments, schools and employers to increase awareness about the EITC and free tax preparation sites.
Wed, November 20, 2013
Everyone deserves to have a job that allows them to provide for their family and save for their future. This is why United Way plays a role in JOIN to help build pathways out of poverty for lower-skilled adults.
Tue, October 01, 2013
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.
Mon, June 17, 2013
United Way works to ensure every adult achieves financial stability. Working alongside committed volunteers, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) is a great example of the impact we can achieve together toward this goal.
Tue, May 21, 2013
Regardless of what community you call home, a family-sustaining wage is key to success and independence. As our region emerges from the shadow of the Great Recession, financial stability continues to be a hot-button topic.
Thu, March 28, 2013
As the calendar turns to spring, many of us get excited awaiting the arrival of warmer weather, colorful, blooming flowers and an opportunity to engage in outdoor activities. But as a former accountant, I know this time of year also means something else – tax season!
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