One Voice for Thriving Communities
United Way of Pennsylvania brings local United Ways together to fight to improve the health, education, and financial stability of every person in every community. We search for innovative solutions and help Pennsylvanians come together to LIVE UNITED every day.
United Way of PA is United for ALICE®
The ALICE report tells the story of our community members who are going to work but are still struggling to survive, through a standardized methodology that assesses the cost of living in every county.
Join AmeriCorps VISTA and Live United
There are open AmeriCorps VISTA positions across the state that are perfect for passionate, service-minded individuals who want to make a difference. VISTA Members can address food security, public health, and education in their communities.
PA 2-1-1 Helps Pennsylvanians in Need 24/7
PA 2-1-1 is powered by United Way. By the end of 2019, all Pennsylvanians will be able to dial 2-1-1 and connect to a trained human services operator to get access to the services they need.
United Way of PA Fights for the Common Good
United Way supports nonpartisan advocacy to improve the health, education, and financial stability of every community. United Way of PA is committed to supporting priorities for the common good each year.
Financial Struggles
Share Your ALICE Story
Do you feel that despite holding a steady job, you just can’t get ahead? You're not alone: 24% of Pennsylvanians are ALICE. Take five minutes today, and join us in our mission to #StandUpForALICE!
Support United Way Priorities in 2019-2020 FY Budget
United Ways fight for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in our communities. In order to provide the needs many are facing, our priorities for the 2019-2020 state budget include a focus on PA 2-1-1 and early childhood education.
EITC
Expand EITC 2019
Americans who work full time should be able to make ends meet. The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a common sense tax break that helps workers who struggle to get by pay for the basics – like transportation to get to work and childcare. The EITC should be expanded...

Help Starts Here

2-1-1 is a free and confidential service that helps people across the U.S. and in many parts of Canada find the local resources they need. We’re here for you 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Pennsylvania, Meet ALICE:
Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed

The Hidden 37% of Our Population