Applications Being Accepted for LIVE Vaccine Grant

The Wolf Administration and United Way of Pennsylvania launched the Local Innovations in Vaccine Equity in Pennsylvania project (LIVE PA) to administer $4 million in mini-grants to local organizations aimed to reduce vaccine hesitancy and ensure an equitable vaccine distribution throughout the Commonwealth. LIVE PA is a collaboration between the Wolf Administration’s Office of Advocacy and Reform…

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Child Tax Credit Payments to Start in July

Most families with children will automatically get the Child Tax Credit – up to $3,600 per child. Advance payments start going out via direct deposit in July, and will go out monthly until the end of the year. Half of the credit will be paid out when you file your 2021 income tax return. If…

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United Way of PA Second COVID-19 Impact Survey Results Illuminate the Difficult Road towards Financial Recovery

Harrisburg, PA – United Way of Pennsylvania (UWP) conducted a second COVID-19 Impact Survey one year after the Governor’s Emergency Declaration, with returns showing that many households continue to struggle, including working families. Pennsylvanians have greater concern about mental health and well-being, and responses show a 10 percent increase in low to middle income households’…

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UWP Partners with the Governor’s Office to Reduce Vaccine Hesitancy

The Wolf Administration and United Way of Pennsylvania today launched the Local Innovations in Vaccine Equity in Pennsylvania project (LIVE PA) to administer $4 million in mini-grants to local organizations aimed to reduce vaccine hesitancy and ensuring an equitable vaccine distribution throughout the commonwealth. To learn more about the initiative’s goals and eligibility to receive…

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Eviction Moratorium to End June 30

The COVID-19 moratorium on evictions for nonpayment of rent expires June 30 – that’s only three weeks away. If you’re behind on rent payments, get help now. Resources are limited, and wait times will increase. Select your county to see how to apply for ERAP: bit.ly/ERAPpa

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Free Child Care for Vaccinations

Until July 4, free child care is available to help parents and caregivers get vaccinated and recuperate. Free rides to vaccination sites are also available. Learn more: vaccines.gov/incentives.html

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Veterans: What You Need to Know About Your Benefits

There are nearly 800,000 veterans in Pennsylvania, and over half of them are age 60 and older. Veterans may be eligible for a wide array of benefits from both the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (USDVA or VA). One such benefit is a VA pension. Unfortunately, there…

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Discounted Broadband Internet

The FCC is offering discounted broadband internet service to eligible households during the pandemic. The Emergency Broadband Benefit will provide a discount of up to $50 per month towards broadband internet service, if you qualify. A one-time discount of up to $100 is also available to purchase a laptop. Learn more and see if you…

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UWP Annual Conference Registration Open

United Way of Pennsylvania’s 2021 Conference will take place on June 15th and 16th, from 9:00am to 1:00pm each day, and it’s completely virtual! It’s open to all local United Way staff in PA. Upon registration, you’ll receive information about joining the conference from the comfort of your home! Registration is open now. United Way…

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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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