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United Way

(US Airways employees pulling Eagles team jet at the Philadelphia International Airport. Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Hundreds Of Airport Employees Pull Eagles Team Jet For Charity

Teams of 20 take turns pulling the 50-ton jet to raise money for the United Way of Philadelphia and New Jersey.

10/08/2013

(City Council president Darrell Clarke, holding microphone, and fellow councilmembers show photos of vacant school district properties they say should be sold off.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

City Hall Battle Resumes Over Philadelphia Schools Funding Shortfall

Mayor Nutter wants Gov. Corbett’s funding plan implemented. City Council president Darrell Clarke and fellow councilmembers want vacant school properties sold off.

09/11/2013

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United Way Launches Hotline To Assist With Health And Human Services

The United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania has launched a new, free hotline to help connect people to health and human services organizations.

02/23/2013

(Anne Coleman of the United Way of Southern Chester County, with some chocolate treats.  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Chocolate Fundraiser, Riceless Sushi, and Easy Party Tips

With the Super Bowl coming this weekend, a local chef has some easy party tips. A center city restaurant now offers carb-free sushi, and a fundraiser in Chester County is all about chocolate!

01/31/2013

Free Tax Prep

3 On Your Side: Free Tax Preparation Sites

The last of W-2 forms will soon be in the mail, so you can start tackling your returns. But as 3 On Your Side’s Jim Donovan reports, free help for some is already available.

01/25/2013

Salvation Army Truck

3 Simultaneous Donation Drives To Be Held For Victims Of Sandy On Saturday

The drives will benefit numerous New Jersey relief organizations, including the Salvation Army and United Way of Monmouth County.

11/16/2012

(Credit: Jim Melwert)

Local United Way To Benefit From Made In America Festival

This weekend’s “Made in America” concert on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia could translate into some big dollars for the local United Way.

08/31/2012

(Adults and children volunteer to stuff backpacks, assembly-line style, with school supplies for children in need.  Photos by Hadas Kuznits)

Annual ‘Backpack-A-Thon’ Sends School Supplies To Needy Philadelphia Kids

After they are packed with school supplies, homeless shelters and other social service agencies will pick up the backpacks for distribution to needy children.

08/08/2012

(Graphic by Ed Fischer.  Not an actual United Way graphic)

7 Delaware Valley United Way Offices Consolidating

Seven United Way chapters are forming the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, effective July 1st.

04/30/2012

mortgages

BLOG: NJ Save Your Home Event

New Jersey homeowners who are having difficulty making mortgage payments because of job loss, reduced income, or other reasons will have the opportunity to get some help next week as United Way of Burlington County […]

04/04/2012

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Search Is On For Philadelphia’s Next Schools Superintendent

A search team is now in place, to help the School Reform Commission find Philadelphia’s next schools superintendent.

01/11/2012

Philadelphia

Survey: 1 In 4 Philadelphians Living In Poverty

27-percent of Philadelphians live below the poverty line. It’s a number that has risen four percent in the last 10 years, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report, released today.

09/22/2011

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Pennsylvania Charities Hard Hit By Stumbling Economy

The United Way of Pennsylvania is putting out some numbers on the effect of the bad economy on social service organizations and their clients.

03/14/2011

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SEPTA, United Way Launch Book Drive

SEPTA and the United Way are teaming up and starting Monday they’re looking for used books in decent condition and they are hoping the public will help.

10/24/2010