United Way Survey Seeks to Understand Pandemic Impacts on Pennsylvania Families

Harrisburg, PA— United Way of Pennsylvania is conducting a COVID-19 Impact Survey to assess the financial and household burdens that the COVID-19 Pandemic has caused on our state’s families. This short confidential survey asks Pennsylvania families about their experience with finances, housing and utilities, child care, food accessibility, transportation and health care during the last…

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PA 211 and United Way Launch Texting Campaign to deliver vetted information to Pennsylvanians

United Way of Pennsylvania and PA 211 launched an informational campaign by text to keep Pennsylvanians connected to verified sources of information on COVID-19. The campaign includes fraud prevention tips, information to help people access individual payments from the federal stimulus, and statewide resources to help households struggling with a loss of income. To opt…

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PA 211 and United Way: Here for Pennsylvania Through the COVID-19 Crisis and Beyond

United Way of Pennsylvania and PA 211 launched an informational campaign by text to keep Pennsylvanians connected to verified sources of information on Coronavirus and resources to help households struggling with a loss of income. This is in addition to live-answer text and call services by PA 211, and local fundraising by United Way for…

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United Way of Pennsylvania presents 2019 Keystone Spirit of United Way Award to Robert Pullo of York County

Harrisburg, PA – United Way of Pennsylvania presented its highest annual award, the Keystone Spirit of United Way award, to York County resident Robert W. Pullo at a celebration hosted by United Way of York County on February 6, 2020. The Keystone Spirit of United Way Award was created by the United Way of Pennsylvania…

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1.2 Million Pennsylvanians Cannot Afford Household Basics

New United Way of PA Report Sheds Light on Financial Hardships HARRISBURG, Pa. (June 18, 2019) – The United Way of Pennsylvania (UWP), along with statewide and regional partners, today released a report that shows that 1.2 million Pennsylvania households earn more than the federal poverty level but still not enough to pay for essentials…

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On PA 2-1-1 Day, United Way of Pennsylvania announces statewide 2-1-1 availability by end of 2019

Today, United Way of Pennsylvania and PA 2-1-1 are standing united to recognize February 11th as PA 2-1-1 Day and celebrate a significant milestone. All Pennsylvania residents will be able to contact 2-1-1 for help by the end of 2019.

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As some federal government employees go without a second paycheck, Pennsylvania Labor Movement, United Way and PA 2-1-1 launch emergency response system for furloughed federal workers

Through PA 2-1-1, the United Way of Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, and the American Federation of Government Employees District 3, have launched a text code initiative which will provide information and updates aimed to help impacted workers cope with the shutdown. This service will connect federal government employees and contractors who are impacted by the partial federal government shutdown to community resources such as assistance with food, utilities, housing, etc. launching an initiative today to support. This initiative will be available throughout the shutdown.

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United Way of Pennsylvania presents Keystone Spirit of the United Way Award to Erie County resident Thomas B. Hagen

United Way of Pennsylvania presented its highest annual award, the Keystone Spirit of United Way award, to Erie County resident Thomas B. Hagen at a celebration hosted by Erie Insurance on September 12, 2018.

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