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UWCC KICKS OFF 2016-2017 CAMPAIGN WITH AWARDS CEREMONY
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
United Way of Chester County welcomed in the 2016 fundraising season with a special luncheon at Penn Oaks Golf Club on Thursday, September 15th, honoring last year’s employee giving campaign leaders. Citadel was awarded the Spirit of Chester County Award, the highest award given by United Way each year representing the pinnacle of giving,...
UWCC and CCIU Launch UNIFY - A Free Preschool Program for Underserved Youth
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
United Way of Chester County and Chester County Intermediate Unit have joined forces to launch UNIFY, a free preschool program, in response to the growing number of children without access to publicly funded, high-quality programs. UNIFY (Uniting Neighbors Impacting Families and Youth) brings together specialists, volunteers and resources to...
LEADERSHIP CHESTER COUNTY CELEBRATES 15 YEARS OF BUILDING COMMUNITY LEADERS
Friday, July 1, 2016
June 9, 2016 – Downingtown PA –Leadership Chester County (LCC) honored 27 new graduates with a graduation ceremony at Downingtown Country Club’s beautiful new terrace at the 3rd tee. The event marked the 15th anniversary of LCC. LCC is an 8-month, 17-topic course which educates successful professionals from the business sector in nonprofit...
UNITED WAY OPENS BORN LEARNING TRAIL AND LITTLE FREE LIBRARY AT STRUBLE TRAIL
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
TRAIL PROJECT BRINGS BUSINESS AND COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERS TOGETHER TO HONOR A SPECIAL LITTLE BOY AND PROMOTE EARLY CHILDHOOD LEARNINGDowningtown, PA --United Way of Chester County will dedicate it’s 10th Born Learning Trail at Struble Trail near Kardon Park in Downingtown on June 16th at 9:30 am. The Struble Trail-Born Learning Trail and Little Free...
UWCC SPREADS THE WORD FOR CHESTER COUNTY FOOD BANK WITH 2ND ANNUAL PB&J FOR UNITED WAY DRIVE
Thursday, May 19, 2016
United Way of Chester County is sticking to its commitment of raising awareness and donations for the second annual Peanut Butter and Jelly Drive benefitting the Chester County Food Bank going on through June 3rd. The shared mission between the partnering non-profits helps expand their reach during summer months when food pantry supplies are low...
CHESTER COUNTY LONG TERM RECOVERY COMMITTEE ANNOUNCES HOME SAFETY DISASTER MITIGATION PROJECT
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
West Chester, PA – The Chester County Long Term Recovery Committee is proud to announce a Home Safety Disaster Mitigation Project designed to provide combination smoke/carbon monoxide detectors to homes in high risk areas of Chester County through distribution by partner agencies.A total of 132 10-year sealed lithium battery detectors were granted...
3rd ANNUAL COLOR 5K RETURNS MAY 1st TO CALN TOWNSHIP
Monday, March 28, 2016
Thorndale, PA -- United Way of Chester County is bringing back their popular Color 5K Run & Walk this year after selling out in 2014 and 2015 for the largest 5k event in Caln Township history. The 2016 fundraiser is on course to exceed last year’s $30,000 raised for much needed local community programs. And for the third year in a row,...
UNITED WAY WORKS WITH LEGISLATORS TO STRENGTHEN OUR COMMUNITY
Friday, March 4, 2016
The United Way Financial Stability Partnership of Chester County hosted its annual “meet and greet” with many local legislative leaders and staff on Monday, February 22, 2016, at the Chester County Intermediate Unit in Downingtown. The turnout was impressive, filling the room with nearly fifty in attendance.  The Financial Stability Partnership of...