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ELU Member Amanda Funk Reflects on 2020

ELU Member Amanda Funk Reflects on 2020

Posted by: Amanda Funk, Emerging Leaders United member and Grants and Media Manager at Abilities in Motion It’s certainly been a year to remember! I’ve loved being an active member of Emerging Leaders United (ELU), especially during this pandemic. Being connected to a...

United Way Raises $10.5 Million in 2020 Campaign

United Way Raises $10.5 Million in 2020 Campaign

In a year filled with challenges, the people of Berks County have proven that our LIVE UNITED spirit is second-to-none. Today we are pleased to announce that United Way has raised $10,502,825 for the 2020 annual Campaign. "These past eight months have been like no...

United Way and Catholic Charities Help Local Veterans

United Way and Catholic Charities Help Local Veterans

It is not uncommon for veterans to have trouble transitioning back to civilian life; the challenges can be overwhelming. That’s why United Way supports a program in partnership with Catholic Charities: Allentown Diocese (serving Berks County) to help veterans avoid...

COVID Grants in Action: Safe Berks

COVID Grants in Action: Safe Berks

While many of us consider our home a refuge, not everyone’s home is a safe place. The isolation and distancing created by COVID can escalate the risks of domestic violence. Officials at Safe Berks, a United Way agency partner, believe domestic violence cases have been...