Older adults deserve our care and support, and as COVID continues to create challenges it is imperative homebound seniors receive nutritious meals as they continue to limit their exposure to others. With the support of a grant from United Way’s COVID Response Fund,...
With little notice, COVID caused school districts to close abruptly in mid-March. For Marcy Jo, 54 and a bus driver for Hamburg Area School District, this meant a sudden loss of a job and a paycheck. She quickly applied for unemployment, which was a slow process. With...
COVID unleashed a health and economic crisis, like many others, Maria lost her job during the pandemic. Losing her job would have been devastating if she did not have the support of Hannah’s Hope Ministries. “Without Hannah’s Hope I would be homeless,” Maria, 19,...
As communities across the country brace for an avalanche of evictions, Family Promise, with support from United Way, is ready to help
Thanks to the generosity of the Berks County community, the Berks COVID-19 Response Fund has raised more than $1 million to help local nonprofits serve our most vulnerable neighbors.
When R.M. Palmer Company wanted to help our community with the COVID-19 crisis, United Way of Berks County connected them with Helping Harvest in an innovative way.
Individuals and families from all over Berks County are facing food insecurity. Learn how a grant to Boyertown Area Multi-Serivce is helping in Eastern Berks.
Emerging Leaders United is a passionate group of individuals looking to make a difference in Berks County. Here are three reasons to join!
Long-time United Way volunteer Nick Marmomentello shares the volunteer-driven process behind the Berks COVID-19 Response Fund grants.
Preventing families from facing hunger is a challenge during the COVID-19 crisis. Learn how Olivet Boys and Girls Club has adapted to help.