Join Our Team: Administrative Assistant, PT

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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Did You Get Your Stimulus Check?

As many as 450,000 Pennsylvanians have not gotten their Economic Impact Payment, also known as the stimulus check. This one-time $1,200 payment is eligible to most people earning less than $75,000 per year, plus $500 per dependent child. If you receive benefits such as TANF, SNAP, or MA, this payment will not affect your benefit…

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COVID-19 Impact on Child Care

Since the COVID-19 crisis started in the U.S., 60% of child care centers have shut down, and 2/3 of parents have had to change their child care arrangements. Read the study published by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation this week, which outlines the impact on the child care industry, parents, and businesses and employers.

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Resources for School Communities during COVID-19

As we approach the traditional back-to-school time, you may be wondering what the reopening process will look like for our educational institutions. The PA Department of Education has provided resources for school communities during COVID-19, including guidance on reopening for the 2020-2021 academic year, and guidance for youth sports, recreation, and summer camps. There is also…

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View Up-To-Date State COVID-19 Mitigation Efforts

Statewide COVID-19 mitigation efforts are constantly changing – see current guidance on the Governor’s ‘Process to Reopen Pennsylvania’ page. Scroll down to the “Green Phase” heading to see the restrictions that are in place for the whole state right now, and stay informed!

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File Your Taxes by July 15th

Tax Day, which has been extended to July 15th this year, is fast approaching. Every household with a simple return can file their federal and state taxes for free at MyFreeTaxes.com.

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PHFA Offering Rent/Mortgage Assistance

PHFA is utilizing the state’s federal CARES Act funds dedicated to rent and mortgage assistance programs. Applications for financial assistance for renters and homeowners are now available on phfa.org, but no applications will be accepted until July 6.

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Happy Juneteenth!

On this day in 1865 the last enslaved Black people were set free. Juneteenth is a day of celebration for Black communities all across America. It is a day for recognition of our American history and a day for all people to take time to reflect, acknowledge, and educate. ⁠ United Way of Pennsylvania has gathered antiracist…

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UWP is United Against Racism

At United Way of Pennsylvania, our vision is a Commonwealth where all individuals and families achieve their human potential through education, financial stability and healthy lives. Though we strive to accomplish this daily, we acknowledge that Black individuals’ and families’ path towards these basic building blocks of American prosperity is barricaded by racial inequity and…

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UWP is Looking for a Public Policy Director!

We are accepting applications from qualified candidates until July 6, 2020. Title: United Way of Pennsylvania Public Policy Director Reports to: UWP President Goals: Increase visibility of United Way of Pennsylvania in state and federal policy advocacy. Increase participation by UWP members in state and federal policy advocacy Lead collaborative efforts and bipartisan strategies to…

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