Nonprofits: Join the PA 211 Newsletter!

PA 211 connects people in all 67 PA counties to the health and human services resources they need, from housing, to food, to health needs, and more. Nonprofit organizations anywhere in the state are invited to join the PA 211 Newsletter, which provides valuable information like learning opportunities, advocacy resources, and updates on regional programs….

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Submit Your Events for 2022 Day of Racial Healing Now!

On Tuesday, January 18, 2022, Pennsylvania will officially observe the 2022 Day of Racial Healing. The goals of this event are to: Understand that racial healing is at the core of racial equity Offer a time for contemplation and collective action Provide an opportunity to bring ALL people together in their common humanity Inspire collective action to…

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Keystone Saves Retirement Savings Legislation

Yesterday, PA State Treasurer Stacy Garrity, in partnership with Rep. Pennycuick and Rep. Driscoll, held a press conference introducing the Keystone Saves retirement program. Several organizations, including United Way of PA, joined the Treasurer during the press conference to share their support. Keystone Saves will help hardworking Pennsylvanians, such as our ALICE population, save for…

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UWP Participates in Children and Youth Hearing

Yesterday, United Way of Pennsylvania and Greater Lehigh Valley United Way testified before the Pennsylvania House Children and Youth Committee on trauma-informed care and adverse childhood experiences (ACES). The informational hearing reiterated that trauma-informed policies and regulations should be implemented to ensure that every child has a safe, stable, and nurturing environment. It is also…

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UWP is Looking for a Director of Mission Advancement!

We are seeking a growth-oriented Director of Mission Advancement to join our collaborative team! The goal for this position will be to develop mission-aligned revenue and capacity-building partnerships for United Way and PA 211. UWP is committed to being a leader and partner in building more financially-resilient families and thriving communities throughout PA, including through…

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Resilient PA & HEALPA Website Launches

Resilient PA and Heal PA strive to foster resilient Pennsylvania youth, families and communities through promoting trauma-informed care and systems across sectors. Anyone with an interest in trauma-informed care can visit resilientpa.org to get resources, sign up for future training opportunities given free of charge, and join Resilient PA. Learn more about upcoming training events…

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LIHEAP Heating Assistance Program Open

The 2021-2022 Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is now open for applications. Families who need a grant for heating assistance can apply online or on paper, and crisis grants are available for households in immedite danger of being without heat. To be eligible, your household must meet income guidelines. You do not have…

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UWP Reminds Faith-Based and Nonprofit Organizations that Grants are Available to Help Vaccinate Children, in addition to First, Second Doses and Boosters

Lemoyne, PA – United Way of Pennsylvania is administering a grant program to help nonprofit and faith-based organizations connect hard-to reach populations statewide with COVID-19 vaccinations, including boosters and vaccines for children. The Local Innovations in Vaccine Equity in Pennsylvania project (LIVE PA) is a partnership with the Pennsylvania Department of Health reduce vaccine hesitancy…

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Open Enrollment for Pennie Health Insurance Starts Nov. 1

If you don’t have health insurance, you can get covered by Pennie. 70% of people covered by Pennie in PA pay less than $50 a month. Check out plans and get enrolled from Nov. 1 – Dec. 15 at pennie.com.

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Join Us: Trauma-Informed Grassroots Champions Summit

Register for Resilient PA’s free virtual summit to learn more about trauma-informed care in PA! Our November 16th event will feature: Beth Tomlinson, Director of K-12 Education, from United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley will discuss the formation of Resilient Lehigh Valley. Resilient Lehigh Valley is a cross-sector, collective-impact effort dedicated to increasing youth resiliency through creating a trauma-informed…

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