While many of us consider our home a refuge, not everyone’s home is a safe place. The isolation and distancing created...
Response Fund Stories of Hope
COVID Grants in Action: Berks Encore
Older adults deserve our care and support, and as COVID continues to create challenges it is imperative homebound...
COVID-19 Grant Helps Families in Rural Berks
With little notice, COVID caused school districts to close abruptly in mid-March. For Marcy Jo, 54 and a bus driver...
Serving Women and Children with Help from United Way
COVID unleashed a health and economic crisis, like many others, Maria lost her job during the pandemic. Losing her...
Fighting Homelessness During COVID-19
As communities across the country brace for an avalanche of evictions, Family Promise, with support from United Way, is ready to help
Berks COVID-19 Response Fund Raises $1 Million
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.
Facilitating New Partnerships
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.
Berks COVID-19 Response Fund Helps Meet Food Needs in the Boyertown Area
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.
Volunteers Award Berks COVID-19 Response Fund Grants
Long-time United Way volunteer Nick Marmomentello shares the volunteer-driven process behind the Berks COVID-19 Response Fund grants.
Olivet Boys and Girls Club Adapts to Fight Hunger During COVID-19 Crisis
Preventing families from facing hunger is a challenge during the COVID-19 crisis. Learn how Olivet Boys and Girls Club has adapted to help.