Farmers Market Nutrition Program

There is assistance available for PA’s low-income seniors, WIC recipients, and SNAP recipients to purchase fresh local produce from approved vendors this summer. Vendors are also encouraged to join the program and receive free wireless EBT processing equipment. Learn more about eligibility, how to apply, and where to find vendors.

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United Way Concerned by Pennsylvania Budget That Fails to Deliver Sustainable Tax Relief for Working Families

United Way of Pennsylvania’s President Kristen Rotz, issued the following statement on behalf of the organization, highlighting the missed opportunity to provide working families with meaningful tax relief – and depriving all residents of related economic growth – in the state budget that is being considered by the General Assembly: “Pennsylvania’s new state budget does…

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Join Our Team! Seeking PA 211 Social Determinants of Health Project Manager

United Way of Pennsylvania and PA 211 are seeking a high performing, growth-oriented Social Determinants of Health Project Manager to join our collaborative team for the purpose of leading the implementation of new projects related to Social Determinants of Health, Community Resource Navigation Services, Health Equity, & Health Access. In collaboration with UWP/PA 211 staff…

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Director of PA NFIB Says Pennsylvanians Would Benefit from Earned Income Tax Credit

Greg Moreland, state director of the National Federation of Independent Businesses of Pennsylvania, recently spoke out on the advantages of a state EITC for Pennsylvanians: “It’s not just businesses that benefit. The refundable earned income tax credit would help state and local governments move forward from the pandemic. When there is more financial stability in…

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Food Assistance for Families

Good nutrition helps keep families healthy! If the rising cost of food is making it difficult to buy healthy food, WIC may be able to help. If you are pregnant or are the legal guardian for a child under age 5, you may be eligible. Visit pawic.com or call 1-800-WIC-WINS to see if your family…

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Expanded Food Assistance Eligibility in PA

More Pennsylvanians are now eligible to receive food assistance from food banks and pantries. Income eligibility for the State Food Purchase Program (SFPP) and The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) has been raised from 150% of the USDA-established poverty level to 185%. Learn more about how to access these programs, or search for food resources…

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Coalition of Business, Labor, Children’s Advocates, United Way Calls on Legislators to Pass a Tax Credit for Working Families

HARRISBURG, PA – An alliance of leaders from the business, labor, children’s advocacy groups along with United Way joined their voices today calling for the creation of a refundable tax credit in Pennsylvania that could benefit as many as 874,000 households. Supporters, during a press conference at the state Capitol, said the Pennsylvania earned income…

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Get LGBTQ2+ Resources

Search local LGBTQ2+ resources in Pennsylvania with PA 211: from advocacy groups, to community clinics, support groups, and more. Also find links to website-based services for the LGBTQ2+ community. You can get help from a PA 211 Resource Navigator, with anything from housing, to mental health, to employment, through chat, by texting your zip code to…

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LIHEAP Extended for Winter Heating Bills

LIHEAP, the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, has been extended to June 17, 2022. Pennsylvanians who still need help with heating bills from this winter should apply now for LIHEAP Cash and LIHEAP Crisis benefits. Assitance is available for eligible renters and homeowners. Apply today through the PA Department of Human Services.

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Nonprofits: Apply for the LIVE Vaccine Grant!

Nonprofits and faith-based organizations: are you working for equitable COVID-19 vaccine access in PA? Sign up for a mini-grant today! Get reimbursed for outreach, 1st and 2nd doses, boosters, and vaccines for kids. Learn more and apply!

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