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United Way Recognizes the Enthusiasm and Dedication of Chester County Businesses
Friday, September 15, 2017
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 people gathered at the Penn Oaks Golf Club recently for the annual awards presentation and to kick...
How a United Way Grant is Preparing Youth for the Workforce
Thursday, September 7, 2017
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 organized by the Coatesville Youth Initiative, the 8-week program exceeded her expectations. “My son is a...
Classroom and Prep Station Volunteers Needed
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
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 station.   United Way of Chester County is seeking volunteers who: • Are available for morning or...
EXPERIENCE ‘HUMANIZING HOMELESSNESS’ DISPLAY AT GAWTHROP GREENWOOD IN WEST CHESTER
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
June 12, 2017 – West Chester, PA – Beginning June 12th and running through June 23rd, the Humanizing Homelessness in Chester County photo display will be available to view at Gawthrop Greenwood, LLC, located at 17 East Gay Street in West Chester. Residents of Chester County and the surrounding areas are encouraged to visit and view this moving...
UWCC SHATTERS GOAL FOR 3RD ANNUAL PB&J FOR UNITED WAY DRIVE
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
June 2, 2017 – West Chester, PA – Two years ago, United Way of Chester County approached the Chester County Food Bank to see if there was a need that was going unmet. They mentioned that many kids in Chester County who received a subsidized school lunches are often home alone in the Summer and can’t cook for themselves so there is a spike in...
UWCC'S ANNUAL FINANCIAL STABILITY FORUM CONNECTS PARTNERS, ADDRESSES UNEMPLOYMENT
Monday, March 13, 2017
United Way of Chester County hosted its fifth annual financial stability forum, connecting representatives from ten legislative offices alongside twenty-six non-profit and government agencies, at the Chester County Intermediate Unit in Downingtown. The annual forum is an open exchange of available and critical financial stability and workforce...
UWCC SEEKS VOLUNTEERS TO HELP FAMILIES STAY ON TRACK, ACHIEVE FINANCIAL GOALS
Thursday, February 16, 2017
February 14, 2017 – West Chester, PA – United Way of Chester County and the Chester County Intermediate Unit have teamed up with Clarifi®, a nonprofit organization devoted to lifelong financial literacy, to roll out a free financial boot camp for local Head Start families. The program is designed to help clarify and navigate individuals through...
UWCC DOUBLES ITS FUNDRAISING EFFORTS WITH DUELING PIANOS SHOW
Monday, January 23, 2017
Live United in Music Event Raises Over $57,000 for United Way’s Financial Stability Center January 12, 2017 – West Chester, PA – United Way of Chester County kicked off the 2016 campaign with their fourth annual Live United in Music concert, featuring twin sisters Kimberley and Tamara Pinegar, and their famous dueling pianos show from Harrah’s Las...