News & Events from October 2023

Golf Tournament Proceeds Reach An All Time High!

The 27th Annual PECO MEAF Golf Tournament held on October 9th was a huge success—raising a record $56,000+ for PECO’s Matching Energy Assistance Program (MEAF). Taking place on October 9th, the event drew nearly 128 golfers, who enjoyed a beautiful rain-free day of golf on the autumn-colored hills of McCall Golf Club in Upper Darby….Read More

Having lunch with the Mayor!

UESF joined the Mayor’s luncheon at the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia Today! Mayor Jim Kenney addressed important issues impacting the city of Philadelphia and his last year in office.  

Where is UESF in February?

If you need help with application assistance, come visit UESF at any of these locations during the month of February For full service, you’ll need these documents: Income for last 30 days (award letters need to be current, pensions don’t need to be current if still receiving) Current utility bill or shut-off notice Social security…Read More

Taking It to the Streets: UESF on the Move

The pandemic changed office life for everyone.   But what does office life have to do with getting out of poverty?  A lot. At UESF, the pandemic has taught us that the office model of providing assistance was not user-friendly. Every day, our whole staff came to work in our Center City office, and our program…Read More

Housing and Children First

Children are disproportionately hurt by poverty: it limits their chance to grow up without fear or limitations. So we at UESF are strategic about making sure that our housing-first opportunities reach children and their families. That is why we created our Division of Youth and Family. Our purpose is to work with families who already…Read More

UESF attends Mayoral Luncheon

We spotted Councilwoman Helen Gym at the 2022 Mayoral Luncheon hosted by Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, we just had to take a picture!

UESF supported Right to Counsel

UESF was behind the scenes in getting Right to Counsel passed. This is great news for Philadelphians and we’ll keep working to make eviction a thing of the past.”

Virtual Utility Fair

Virtual Utility Fair coming Wednesday Evenings & Select Saturdays in February & March! RSVP to select your date + time ➡ If you need assistance right away, please click on UESF’s contact form at and a member from our team will reach out to you.