News & Events

Event

Building Community – Block by Block

UESF will be attending Councilman Curtis Jones, Jr. Block Captain Boot Camp event coming up on May 4th. The event will include education workshops such as: Block Captain 101, Financial Literacy & Emergency Preparedness.

News

Support from our Board of Directors

Jasmine Eaddy, Treasurer on our Board is helping spread the word by wearing our UESF hat. We are committed to helping low income Philadelphians’ stay in their homes.

News

Bridges out of Poverty

All staff training today. Great information and encouragement that we can provide to our participants to help break the cycle of poverty in communities.

Event

Is that Wendell Smallwood?

Dorothy Owens our Housing Specialist was attending the Financial Wellness Event today and ran into Eagles running back #28 Wendell Smallwood. The event is being held at 1901 Vine Street from 9am to 3pm. Stop by!!!

News

UESF Video is coming

For the last month, UESF has been working with a production team to put together a video to help increase awareness about UESF. Director of Housing Stabilization Regina Clark was having fun getting interviewed by the production crew.


News

Furlough Assistance Program

UESF has partnered with United Way to create an assistance program for individuals who live in Philadelphia recently impacted by government shutdown. Call 215-814-6841/46 or email emilymitchell@uesfacts.org to get more information on our Furlough Workers Assistance Program.

Event

The Utility Fair continues…

Successful day at the Utility Fair, Keysha Abad, Director of Utility Grant Program & Monique Alexander, UGP Program Specialist assisted many participants with LIHEAP & Utility Grant applications!

Event

Workshops offered at Utility Fair

On March 6th at the Utility Fair, Ulyses Pratt our Workshop Facilitator educated several participants on “How to Save on your Utilities” and “Basic Budgeting”.

News

Champions in Action Award

John Rowe our Executive Director was interviewed on NBC Philadelphia on the impact that the Champions in Action Award from Citizens Bank awarded us in 2015.