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Home Repairs Bring Hope to Those Struggling to Make Ends Meet
“I didn’t see that coming.” When Marcia fell on ice and broke her hip, she didn’t predict the challenges that would result from living on a single income. She required a walker and wheelchair which meant her job in a local maid service was no longer...
posted:: Monday, November 27, 2017 - 10:42am
Restore Hope for Chester County Residents This Holiday Season
A reliable roof, a solid window, porches that aren’t rickety—these are among the blessings that many Chester County residents take for granted. But others, especially those on a limited fixed income, aren’t so lucky. That’s why United Way of Chester...
posted:: Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 9:44am
Citadel Steps Up as Presenting Sponsor for Live United in Music
For the 5th consecutive year, Citadel is the presenting sponsor of United Way of Chester County's Live United in Music fundraiser. This event, held at Penn Oaks Golf Club, benefits the United Way Financial Stability Center. Pictured is Jeff March,...
posted:: Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 1:05pm
Day of Caring Brings Smiles to Preschoolers and Corporate Volunteers
United States Seating Company ("USSC") recently participated in a Day of Caring at the Gordon Early Literacy Center in Coatesville. United States Seating team members volunteered at 25 stations featuring arts, crafts, physical activities and outdoor...
posted:: Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 12:52pm
Getting a Second Chance at an Education
Artwork of Claire Gavin greets GED students at the PA CareerLink®-Chester County and United Way Financial Stability Center. “I want to make them smile,” she says. “I love people and want them to feel at ease when they come here.” This East...
posted:: Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 11:58am
How a United Way Grant is Boosting Financial Stability in Our Community
After finishing a one-year drug rehab program, a Chester County man needed a steady job. By diligently working with a counselor at Chester County OIC’s Workforce Reintegration Program, he attended workshops, updated his resume, and sharpened his...
posted:: Monday, October 23, 2017 - 11:04am
Working to Prevent Youth Suicide in Chester County
At a football game, two Coatesville School District administrators noticed a student looked sullen and not like herself.  They pulled the student aside and asked how she was doing. “Not well,” she replied.  They continued to talk to her, discovering...
posted:: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 3:20pm
United Way Recognizes the Enthusiasm and Dedication of Chester County Businesses
United Way of Chester County recently honored local businesses and community partners for their enthusiasm and dedication to its mission to fight for the health, education, and financial independence of each person in Chester County. More than 160...
posted:: Friday, September 15, 2017 - 11:48am
How a United Way Grant is Preparing Youth for the Workforce
Take on a new challenge, earn some extra spending money, experience the “working world” and make new friends. These were a local mother’s summer goals for her teenage son Aaron. When he was one of the 40 teenagers selected for the ServiceCorps...
posted:: Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:08am
Classroom and Prep Station Volunteers Needed
Preschool classroom volunteers are needed to help Chester County’s youngest students achieve academic success. Additional volunteers are also needed to assist with copying, activity preparation, laminating, and other tasks at the teacher’s prep...
posted:: Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 1:21pm

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