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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  UNITED WAY TO HONOR BRADY LOUIS Recipient of 2014 Tocqueville Award (ERIE, PA) June 18, 2014 - United Way of Erie County has announced that F. Brady Louis is the 2014 Tocqueville Award recipient. The award will be presented to him during a dinner ceremony at the Ambassador Conference Center on Tuesday, July 15. This prestigious award recognizes outstanding volunteer service to our community through personal leadership and long-time commitment. The award dinner brings...

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

United Way of Erie County Celebrates Start of 100th Anniversary Announces largest fundraising year ever and $100,000 challenge match for the 100th annual campaign ERIE, PA (May 16, 2014) - United Way of Erie County today announced the largest fundraising year in its history, raising over $6.7 million to help reduce poverty. The announcement came at United Way’s 2014 Annual Meeting, where the organization began a yearlong celebration of its 100th anniversary. More than three hundred of Erie...

Saturday, May 17, 2014

July 18, 2013 (ERIE, PA) - United Way of Erie County presented Jim Dible with the 2013 Tocqueville Award during a dinner ceremony tonight at the Ambassador Conference Center. This prestigious award recognizes outstanding volunteer service to our community through personal leadership and long-time commitment. The award dinner brings together Tocqueville Society (donors of $10,000+ annually) and Leadership Giving Society ($1,000+ annually) members, along with past award recipients and guests of...

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Erie FREE Taxes Achieves Record Results Returns more than $6.6 million to local taxpayers ERIE, PA (May 16, 2013) - It was a banner year for United Way Erie FREE Taxes, as more people in Erie County than ever before took advantage of free tax preparation at volunteer tax sites and also claimed the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). Erie FREE Taxes is a program that helps low to moderate wage earners keep more of their hard-earned money by providing them with free tax preparation and filing...

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

United Way Announces Initiative to Offer Free Books to All Children Under Five in Erie County Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library provides high-quality book each month ERIE, PA (May 16, 2013) - United Way of Erie County today announced the arrival of the Dolly Parton Imagination Library in Erie County. This game-changing initiative will provide a free, high-quality, age-appropriate book each month to all children enrolled in the program. It is designed to dramatically increase literacy rates and...

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

United Way to Honor Jim Dible Recipient of 2013 Tocqueville Award ERIE, PA (May 16, 2013) - United Way of Erie County has announced that Jim Dible is the 2013 Tocqueville Award recipient. The award will be presented to him during a dinner ceremony at the Ambassador Conference Center on Thursday, July 18. This prestigious award recognizes outstanding volunteer service to our community through personal leadership and long-time commitment. The award dinner brings together Tocqueville Society (...

Friday, May 10, 2013

United Way Projects Largest Fundraising Campaign Ever 2012-13 Campaign projected to surpass $6 million ERIE, PA (May 14, 2013) - United Way of Erie County today announced the 2012-13 Community Campaign is projected to be the most successful fundraising effort in the organization’s 98 year history. It will mark only the second time it has ever surpassed $6 million. “Throughout the campaign, we heard how people were excited by our bold vision to reduce poverty,” said Bill Jackson, president of...

Friday, May 10, 2013

ERIE, PA (November 12, 2012) - United Way of Erie County and The Nonprofit Partnership today launched Get Connected (http://getconnected.unitedwayerie.org), a simple and yet revolutionary web-based solution for helping individuals find local volunteer opportunities that fit their interests and skills. Get Connected allows potential volunteers to go online and create custom profiles, helping them find opportunities that meet their availability. Local nonprofits can also create online profiles...

Monday, November 12, 2012

ERIE, PA (May 17, 2012) - United Way of Erie County today announced a bold challenge to reduce by one-third the number of families currently living below the self-sufficiency mark in our community. To achieve that vision, United Way also set a goal to ensure at least two-thirds of our high school graduates are prepared to succeed in post-secondary education.  The announcements were made by United Way reprsentatives during the organization’s 2012 Annual Meeting. Nearly four hundred of Erie...

Thursday, May 17, 2012

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