United Way of the
Greater Lehigh Valley
March 2018

Register today for Celebration of Caring

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 5-8 p.m.

DeSales University

Watch last year's recap video.

Celebration of Caring 2017
Celebration of Caring 2017

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United Way celebrates Community Schools Advocacy Month

By 2022, United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley strives to increase the number of third-grade students reading at grade level by 50%, using Community Schools as the driving strategy to achieve this bold goal. As we celebrate Community Schools Month, we invite you to learn more about how your generosity impacts children t hroughout the Lehigh Valley in this Q&A with Jill Pereira , our Senior Director, Education.
Bethlehem selected as finalist for national RWJF Culture of Health Prize

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has selected Bethlehem as a finalist for the RWJF Culture of Health Prize, which honors communities that understand health is a shared value and everyone has a role to play in making sure good health flourishes for all. Click here to learn how United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley and our partners work together to build a "Culture of Health" in Bethlehem. 

RWJF Culture of Health
RWJF Culture of Health
Emerging Leaders celebrate Read Across America Week with Bethlehem students

United Way Emerging Leaders celebrated Dr. Seuss' birthday and National Read Across America Week with kindergarten, first-grade and second-grade students at Fountain Hill Elementary School earlier this month.    

UWGLV seeks to improve grade-level reading in our local community and is grateful for the support given by the volunteers from companies including PPL, Just Born Quality Confections, Wells Fargo and ASR Media 

Emerging Leaders unites a group of diverse professionals with a common goal of building a stronger Lehigh Valley through networking, professional development and volunteerism. For more information, please contact Marcy McKinney at 610.807.5708.
United Way TeenWorks honors students for community service

United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley and our partners will celebrate young people making a difference in our community at the  TeenWorks Annual Dinner.
A collaborative effort between United Way and organized labor, TeenWorks provides grants of up to $1,000 to teens and youth-based organizations to complete community service projects throughout the region. For more information about TeenWorks, please contact Daniella De Leon at 610.807.5709.

Creating lasting  change  in Carbon County
Thank you to our partners and donors who joined us for the Carbon County Winter Gathering to learn more about the impact of United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley.   We've been amazed at the success stories from Palmerton to Lehighton, Jim Thorpe to Nesquehoning and beyond. United Way-supported agencies in Carbon County continue to go beyond temporary fixes to create lasting change across the community.

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UWGLV joins PBS39 Community 
Conversation on School Safety

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