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01 Mar, 2017, 08:00 ET Eileen C. McDonnell of Penn Mutual Named 2017 United Way Women's Leadership Initiative Honoree

Eileen C. McDonnell, chairman and chief executive officer of The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, will be presented with the 2017 Women's...


08 Sep, 2016, 11:55 ET United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey Names 2016-17 Campaign Leadership

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) has kicked off its 2016-17 annual fundraising campaign. Daniel J. Hilferty,...


21 Mar, 2016, 13:25 ET United Way Launches Give Local Greater Philly - Part of the Only 24-hour Nationwide Crowdfunding Event Dedicated to Community Giving

 United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) is launching Give Local Greater Philly by partnering with local...


01 Feb, 2016, 14:42 ET United Way and the Campaign for Working Families Kick Off Tax Season

 United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) and the Campaign for Working Families (CWF) kicked off the 2016 tax...


16 Dec, 2015, 16:00 ET New Casey Foundation Investment in Philadelphia Aims to Improve Job Prospects for Young Adults

The following is being released by United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey: The Annie E. Casey Foundation announced today that...


04 Nov, 2015, 12:44 ET United Way Appoints 10 Members to Regional Board of Directors

 United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) has appointed 10 members to its regional Board of Directors. "We're...


13 Jan, 2015, 09:24 ET Jim Cawley Named President and CEO of United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

 Jim Cawley has been named president and chief executive officer of United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ),...


11 Dec, 2014, 10:55 ET United Way and The Main Line Chamber of Commerce Honor PECO for Outstanding Community Leadership

 The Main Line Chamber of Commerce (MLCC) and United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) have honored PECO with the...


29 Oct, 2014, 09:50 ET United Way and Philadelphia Education Fund Boost Academic Success for Philadelphia Students

Through the Early Warning Response System (EWRS), United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) and the Philadelphia...


09 Sep, 2014, 09:45 ET United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey Announces One-Year Targeted Investments

 United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) will invest more than $9 million in one-year targeted investments from...


02 Sep, 2014, 10:40 ET United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey Kicks Off 2014-15 Regional Fundraising Campaign

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) has kicked off its 2014-15 annual fundraising campaign. Karen Dougherty...


28 Aug, 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...


04 Jun, 2014, 12:17 ET 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...


28 May, 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...


22 May, 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...


30 Jan, 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...


16 Jan, 2014, 10:03 ET 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...


04 Dec, 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...


02 Dec, 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...


03 Oct, 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...


25 Sep, 2013, 15:00 ET 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...


21 Sep, 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...


10 Sep, 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...


29 Aug, 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...


05 Aug, 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...