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United Way Announces 2017 Investment Strategies

December 16th, 2016

Through a new collaborative and community-based effort, United Way of Bucks County announces community investments totaling $510,000 for 2017. These investments are part of the agency’s larger investment strategy which totals… [ read more ]

United Way Bucks County Names Agency Executive CEO

December 13th, 2016

Marissa Christie, the chief development officer of United Way Bucks County, has been named chief executive officer of the organization. The United Way Bucks County (UWBC) Board of Directors unanimously… [ read more ]

4th Annual Holiday Gift Card Drive for Bucks County Teens

November 16th, 2016

Every year, hundreds of older kids and teens in Bucks County are overlooked during the holidays. Toy drives provide the right gifts for kids under 12, but not much for older… [ read more ]

National Adoption Day Celebration 2016

October 26th, 2016

There are about 400,000 children nationwide waiting to be adopted. Most of those kids will wait years before being placed into a permanent home or foster home. Finding a loving home… [ read more ]

United Way of Bucks County launches initiative to build Emergency Needs Fund

October 25th, 2016

By Amanda Cregan, Bucks County Courier Times Correspondent Bucks County residents and business owners have a new opportunity to help hard-working people experiencing a financial crisis. In 2017, the United Way… [ read more ]

Double Your Dollars: Help for Local Families

October 10th, 2016

“Until this happened, we always had enough to get by.” You probably know that things can be hard for low-income, working families. For people just getting by, a one-time event… [ read more ]

NOVA is recruiting for their Young Professional Advisory Board

August 31st, 2016

NOVA’s Young Professional Advisory Board is a comprehensive training program for young professionals interested in serving on nonprofit boards as future board members. The program teaches participants how to leverage… [ read more ]

Wells Fargo stuffs the stagecoach in support of #StufftheBus

August 19th, 2016

For the past week, my wife and I have been busy getting our three children ready for the school year. They all attend Bucks County public schools, and even with… [ read more ]

#BucksBringsHope raises community awareness of opiate addiction

August 17th, 2016

Anyone Can Become Addicted. Anyone. The United States is in the midst of an epidemic of opiate overdose and addiction. Overdose deaths from prescription painkillers have quadrupled since 1999, and… [ read more ]

Businesses Step Up to Help At-risk Kids Succeed

July 25th, 2016

Approximately 16% of children in Bucks County, Pennsylvania struggle to have even their basic needs, like food and shelter, met. For those children, required back to school supplies can be… [ read more ]

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