Parent’s Corner Newsletter

PA’s prenatal-to-age-3 (PN3) collaborative wants to hear from you! PN3 works to get more PA kids into high-quality child care, early learning programs, and health support systems. Family voices are crucial when it comes to shaping government policy that affects us all. Check out the May PN3 Parent’s Corner newsletter for current opportunities to make…

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Thriving PA: Support for Children’s Health

We are pleased to announce the launch of Thriving PA! This campaign is supported by Allies for Children, Maternity Care Coalition, PA Partnerships for Children, and Public Partnerships for Children & Youth. Thriving PA is a non-partisan, statewide campaign that seeks to improve the quality of and increase equitable access to a coordinated system of…

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All Pennsylvanians Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine

Visit https://www.pa.gov/guides/get-vaccinated/ to find a place to schedule your vaccine. When scheduling your vaccine, make one appointment, keep that appointment, and if you need to cancel, cancel early. Please do not show up at a vaccine provider location without an appointment. At your appointment, get your vaccine card, and remember to return for your second dose. If you…

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Get Ready for the May 18 Primary Election

The next primary election is on May 18! Here are some deadlines to keep in mind: Polls are open on election day from 7am – 8pm. The last day to register to vote is May 3. The last day to request a mail-in ballot is May 11, and mail-in ballots must be received by your…

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Sign the Early Learning PA Petition

Throughout the pandemic, Pennsylvania’s early care and education system has faced enormous challenges. In fact, more than 500 child care providers in our state have closed their doors permanently since March, 2020.  Federal CARES Act and other economic stimulus funding have helped, but more action is needed to further stabilize the Early Care and Education…

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FamilyWize Prescription Savings Program is Now SingleCare

FamilyWize, which has been helping United Way communities save on their prescription medications since 2008, is officially combining their brand with SingleCare, a national leader in prescription savings cards. FamilyWize will soon be known as SingleCare! SingleCare will continue to partner with over 800 local United Ways, United Way Worldwide, the American Heart Association, Mental…

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Resilient PA Grassroots Network Launches to Help Pennsylvania Communities Grow and Flourish Beyond Trauma

United Way of Pennsylvania announces today that it is launching a statewide network to connect local organizations who want to help support individuals through a trauma-informed approach which recognizes various forms of trauma and adverse events. This coalition, called “Resilient PA – Growing and Flourishing Together”, strives to foster resilient Pennsylvania youth, families, and communities…

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United Way Survey Seeks to Understand Pandemic Impacts on PA Families

United Way of Pennsylvania is conducting a COVID-19 Impact Survey to assess the financial and household burdens that the COVID-19 Pandemic has caused on our state’s families. This short, confidential survey asks Pennsylvania families about their experience with finances, housing and utilities, child care, food accessibility, transportation and health care during the last year. An…

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We’re Looking for a FT Administrative Assistant!

United Way of Pennsylvania and PA 211 are seeking an enthusiastic and detail-oriented team player to provide key administrative support which allows both organizations to deliver on their missions. The administrative assistant will also provide support to United Way of Pennsylvania President and PA 211 Executive Director who is responsible for implementing the strategic priorities…

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Upcoming Resilient PA Coalition Launch

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are some of the most intense sources of stress that children can be exposed to, including child maltreatment, interparental violence, and parental substance use. Along with immediate health and educational effects, ACEs have been linked to higher risks of health-harming behaviors, including smoking, harmful alcohol consumption, and drug use. The World Health Organization…

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