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Apr 28, 2016, 15:26 ET Philadelphia African American Leadership Forum Unveils Research on African American-Led Nonprofits

The Philadelphia African American Leadership Forum (PAALF) has released a research report entitled How African American-Led Organizations Differ...


Mar 21, 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...


Mar 02, 2016, 15:49 ET Jami McKeon of Morgan Lewis Named 2016 United Way Women's Leadership Initiative Honoree

Jami McKeon, partner and global chair of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, will be presented with the 2016 Women's Leadership Initiative Award...


Feb 01, 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...


Dec 16, 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...


Dec 16, 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...


Nov 04, 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...


Sep 22, 2015, 09:25 ET United Way Honors Regional Leaders for Community Commitment

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) has named the Norcross family the recipients of its prestigious John C. Haas...


Aug 25, 2015, 10:37 ET United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey to Host Philadelphia Mayoral Town Hall Debate

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) is pleased to host The Future of Philadelphia: A...


Aug 18, 2015, 09:52 ET United Way's 2-1-1 Helpline for Health and Human Services Now Available 24/7

 United Way's free, easy-to-remember phone number – 2-1-1 –  connecting residents of the five-county southeastern Pennsylvania...


Aug 13, 2015, 15:36 ET United Way Announces 2014-15 Regional Campaign Award Winners

 United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) is pleased to announce its 2014-15 regional campaign award winners. The...


Aug 06, 2015, 15:36 ET More than 24,000 Local Low-Income Children Benefit from Cradles to Crayons - United Way Backpack-A-Thon™

More than 400 corporate volunteers stuffed 24,000 backpacks with school supplies for children from low-income and homeless backgrounds during the...


Aug 04, 2015, 12:00 ET United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey Names 2015-16 Campaign Leadership

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) has kicked off its 2015-16 annual fundraising campaign. Bobby Keyes, vice...


Jun 16, 2015, 10:55 ET United Way and Partners Return $41 Million to Local Taxpayers

In the 2015 tax season, more than $41 million was returned to taxpayers in our region because of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program...


Mar 11, 2015, 10:32 ET United Way Announces New Regional Leadership Structure in Southern New Jersey

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) today announced a new leadership structure in Southern New Jersey designed to...


Mar 02, 2015, 11:00 ET Independence Blue Cross executive Lorina Marshall-Blake Named 2015 United Way Women's Initiative Honoree

 Lorina Marshall-Blake, president of the Independence Blue Cross Foundation and vice president of Community Affairs for Independence Blue...


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...


May 06, 2014, 10:54 ET GSK, United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey Issue Call for Applications Totaling $400,000 in GSK IMPACT Awards

GlaxoSmithKline (@GSKUS) and United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (@PhillySJUnited) today issued the call for applications...


Mar 04, 2014, 13:00 ET 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

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...