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Aug 28, 2014, 16:14 ET

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey and Uber Partner to Provide Safe Rides at Made in America Festival

 United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) and Uber have joined forces to ensure Budweiser Made in America Festival...

Jun 18, 2014, 10:32 ET

Former PwC Managing Partner, Tony Conti, Named Interim President and CEO of United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

 Anthony J. Conti, retired managing partner of PwC's Philadelphia office, has been named interim president and CEO of United Way of Greater...

Jun 04, 2014, 12:17 ET
United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey and partners return $36 million to local taxpayers through VITA in 2014. (PRNewsFoto/United Way of Greater ...)

United Way and Partners Return $36 Million to Local Taxpayers

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ), along with volunteers, the IRS, and dozens of community partners, returned...

May 28, 2014, 10:55 ET

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey Announces Three-Year Impact Investments

PHILADELPHIA, May 28, 2014 United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) has announced the recipients of the...

May 22, 2014, 13:15 ET

Jill Michal Resigns as President and CEO of United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

Jill Michal, president and CEO of United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ), has resigned, effective June 30, it was...

Mar 04, 2014, 13:00 ET
Karen Dougherty Buchholz, Comcast Corporation Senior Vice President, Administration, will receive United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey's 2014 Women's Initiative Award on March 26, 2014 during the sold-out Women's Initiative Gala.  (PRNewsFoto/United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey)

Comcast Corporation Executive Karen Dougherty Buchholz Named 2014 Women's Initiative Honoree

Karen Dougherty Buchholz, Senior Vice President of Administration for Comcast Corporation, will receive the 2014 Women's Initiative Award during...

Jan 30, 2014, 14:00 ET

United Way Offers Free Tax Assistance for Local Low-Income Families

Once again this year, United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) will provide free tax assistance for low-income families...

Jan 16, 2014, 10:03 ET
Kevin Dow named Senior Vice President, Impact and Innovation at United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey.  (PRNewsFoto/United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey)

Kevin Dow Named Senior Vice President, Impact and Innovation at United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

Former COO and Senior Deputy Commerce Director for City of Philadelphia's Commerce Department to Lead United Way's Impact Agenda and Innovation...

Dec 04, 2013, 14:45 ET

United Way and Main Line Chamber of Commerce Honor Enterprise Holdings Inc. for Outstanding Community Leadership

Third Annual United Way Regional Impact Award presented at Main Line Chamber Red Carpet Dinner Main Line Chamber of Commerce (MLCC) and...

Dec 02, 2013, 17:04 ET

United Way Invites You to Join the National #GivingTuesday Movement

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) is joining #GivingTuesday to inspire people to take action to improve...

Oct 03, 2013, 12:07 ET

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey Launches First Funding Cycle as a New Organization

Three-year funding opportunity to drive region-wide Impact in Education, Income and Health United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New...

Sep 25, 2013, 15:00 ET
Wm. Scott Magargee, III, of counsel at Dechert, LLP, receives the John C. Haas Regional Champion Medal from United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey President and CEO Jill Michal. The Haas Medal has been annually awarded to a distinguished leader from the Greater Philadelphia region whose commitment to United Way's mission embodies the spirit of the late John C. Haas, legendary philanthropist and longtime champion of the organization's mission.  (PRNewsFoto/United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey)

United Way Presents Its Highest Honors to Regional Champions

Wm. Scott Magargee III named recipient of the John C. Haas Regional Champion Medal; TD Bank, N.A. receives 2012 Vanguard Award for Excellence...

Sep 21, 2013, 12:01 ET

Hundreds of Volunteers Roll Up Their Sleeves to Support Kensington Neighborhood at United Way's Day of Caring

Robert J. Keyes of Enterprise Holdings Inc. named 2013 United Way Volunteer of the Year in Southeastern Pennsylvania United Way of Greater...

Sep 10, 2013, 14:11 ET

Ira Lubert Pledges $4 Million to United Way Endowment Fund

Donation to Help Local Working Adults Secure Long-Term Financial Stability Philadelphia venture capital investor and philanthropist Ira...

Aug 29, 2013, 12:25 ET

United Way Announces 2012-13 Regional Campaign Award Winners

Companies and Individuals Recognized for Outstanding Campaign Contributions United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey...

Aug 05, 2013, 15:40 ET

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey Announces 2013-14 Regional Campaign Leadership

Annual campaign furthers United Way's work to improve education, income and health in local communities  United Way of Greater...

Jul 29, 2013, 14:09 ET

United Way and Partners Return $35 Million to Local Taxpayers

26,000 free tax returns prepared for qualifying individuals United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ), along with...

Jun 25, 2013, 11:33 ET

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey Surpasses Campaign Goal

 United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) capped its first year as a new organization by surpassing its campaign...

Feb 14, 2013, 12:00 ET
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Alba Martinez and Larry Mendte congratulate Molly Shepard, Recipient of United Way's Citizen Volunteer of the Year Award. (From left to right) Alba Martinez, president and CEO of United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania, Molly D. Shepard, president and CEO of The Leader's Edge, and Larry Mendte, CBS3 news anchor. (PRNewsFoto/United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania)[TK]
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Tierney President and CEO Mary Stengel Austen Named 2013 United Way Women's Initiative Honoree

Highly respected businesswoman to receive award as United Way celebrates 10-year anniversary of its Women's Initiative Mary Stengel Austen,...

Feb 11, 2013, 10:32 ET

United Way Launches Regional Phone Number for Health and Human Services

2-1-1 connects southeastern Pennsylvania residents with thousands of agencies and services PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 11, 2013...