Aging Our Way, PA: A Plan for Lifelong Independence- UWP Comments

Aging Our Way, PA is a 10-year roadmap to meet the needs of the Commonwealth’s older adults and improve services for this rapidly growing population. The roadmap aims to address the issues of accessibility and affordability for housing, transportation, communication and information, social participation, digital equity and access, as well as other important aspects of…

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United Way of Bucks County and County Commissioners declares March ALICE Awareness Month

United Way of Bucks County has partnered with county commissioners to declare March as ALICE Awareness Month, recognizing families like Rachel who have benefited from the LIFT United program. The acronym stands for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed (ALICE) families. The proclamation, signed by the Board of Bucks County Commissioners, aims to encourage community engagement,…

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Local United Way Spotlight: Aetna Partners with Pocono Mountains United Way to Support Early Childhood Education

Aetna Better Health Kids, a CVS Health company, has donated $75,000 to Pocono Mountains United Way, a charity that aims to address social determinants of health for individuals with low income and limited financial resources in Monroe County. The organization works to improve issues related to education, financial stability, and health equity within Monroe County’s…

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Women’s Month: CPO Highlight

As we honor Women’s Month, we’re shining a spotlight on our incredible women leaders. Stay tuned throughout the month for inspiring quotes from these trailblazers. Today’s spotlight shines on Joan Smith-Resse, and here is the quote she shared. Working for over 50 years, (yes, I am old) mostly in the health care arena, and always…

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LaToya Johnson is the New Director of Finance and Administration!

United Way of Pennsylvania is happy to introduction LaToya Johnson as our new Director of Finance and Administration. LaToya is an experienced finance leader with 20 years of experience working in many components within several industries in business.  Some examples include but are not limited to the following:  Manufacturing, government, non-for-profit, and healthcare.  Her range…

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2024 NET Inclusion Conference

Kristen Rotz and Ivan Ruiz-Swartz, along with representatives from UW of Greater Philadelphia, Southern New Jersey, and UW of Southwestern PA, participated in the 2024 NET Inclusion Conference in Philadelphia. The conference, organized by NDIA, brought together over 1,300 individuals from various sectors, including digital equity, digital literacy, broadband expansion, local and federal government, and…

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Gathering United: 2024 UWP Conference

UWP is hosting the 2024 Conference at the Seven Springs Mountain Resort in Pennsylvania from May 15-17th. The conference will focus on developing and diversifying resources through the Thriving United Way Framework and highlighting UW’s role in communities. Speakers from diverse backgrounds will discuss innovative resource targeting and development, new data collection opportunities, and assessing…

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UWP Elects New Executive Committee  

UWP welcomes the New Executive Committee; these new elects are: Chair: Andy Dessel, Health Innovations Manager, Central Pennsylvania Food Bank Vice Chair: Ron Frick, President and CEO, Lycoming County United Way Treasurer: Carrie Amann, Executive Director of PA Workforce Development Association Assistant Treasurer Marisa Christie, President and CEO of United Way of Bucks County Secretary:…

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UWP Welcomes New Board Members

UWP welcomed seven newly elected board members who bring a wealth of experience and expertise, further strengthening UWP’s commitment to its mission. The distinguished members include: These accomplished individuals bring diverse skills and perspectives, positioning UWP for continued success.  We also thank departing board member Kate Houstoun, Chief Impact Officer at United Way of Greater…

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We are Hiring!

Join Our Team as Director of Finance and Administration! Do you have a background in non-profit financing? Are you a Certified Public Accountant (CPA)? If you have experience with QuickBooks online, this job may be for you. Please email a cover letter and resume to info@uwp.org. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling…

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