UWP Hiring Special Project Intern: Increasing Visibility of Local United Ways Digitally

This internship will be limited to a specific project regarding the network of Pennsylvania United Ways. The intern will help create a digital space to showcase the impact of the United Way network for legislators, funders, and community stakeholders in one easily searchable directory. The intern will also guide and encourage United Ways in Pennsylvania…

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More Pennsylvanians Now Eligible for SNAP

Starting October 1, Pennsylvania will increase the income threshold for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP.) With the change, anyone earning within 200% of Federal Poverty Income Guidelines will be eligible. On average, Pennsylvanians enrolled in the program receive $63 per month in SNAP benefits. Over 420,000 more Pennsylvanians will now be eligible for SNAP….

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Use PA 211 to Get Connected to Resources

What do you need help with? Contact PA 211 today to get connected to resources for anything from transportation, to child care, bills, rent, and more, all across PA. Visit pa211.org to chat or search, text your zip code to 898-211, or dial 211. Watch more videos about what PA 211 can do for you.

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Sign Up Now for Holiday Gift Programs

Don’t wait – now is the time to sign up for holiday gift programs! Local programs usually fill up long before the holiday season starts. Search programs in your area today! Just visit pa211.org and filter by your zip code.

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Benefit Available for Missed School Meals

The Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) gives families money to buy food to make up for school meals missed due to COVID. Students are eligible if they’re signed up in the Free and Reduced-Price School Meals Program and have had a COVID-related disruption to in-person learning. Learn more about eligibility and how to sign your…

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Discounted Internet Service Still Available

The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is still open! Your household may be eligible to save up to $30 per month on your monthly internet bill. 20 leading internet providers offer ACP-eligible households a high-speed internet plan for no more than $30 per month. Eligible families who pair their ACP benefit with one of these plans…

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Changes to Dental Coverage for Medicaid Members

Pennsylvania is updating the contracts with insurance/health plans that serve Medicaid members in our state. Some of the current plans will no longer be available after September 1. If a member does not choose a new plan, one will be automatically assigned to them by the PA Department of Human Services. Here is a breakdown…

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Scholarship for Information and Resource Professionals

Nonprofit and government I&R profesisonals working in PA are invited to apply for a scholarship to support individual training in their field. Both database curators and resource navigators are eligible. Applications are accepted by United Way of PA quarterly, for up to the next 3 years. Interested I&R professionals can apply online.

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Sign up Early for Holiday Gift Programs

Local holiday gift programs traditionally fill up well before the holiday season. Now is a good time to start looking into available programs, as most of these will not have availability in November and December. Search local resources on pa211.org: just filter by your zip code.

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Back-to-School Resources

Are you on the lookout for a program providing backpacks, notebooks, pens, and more? View a list of school supply assistance programs on pa211.org: just filter by your zip code. Please contact each program to inquire into eligibility and current availability, as supplies are limited.

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