Educational Institutions

United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley

  • Allentown, PA
  • http://www.unitedwayglv.org

Mission Statement

The United Way's mission is to provide leadership, create coalitions and develop the resources to increase the organized capacity of people to care for one another through strategic community partnerships.

ruling year

1991

Principal Officer since 2013

Self-reported

David Lewis

Executive Vice President

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Marci Ronald

Keywords

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United Way, Lehigh Valley, education, aging, neighborhood revitalization, early childhood education, human services

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EIN

23-2657933

 Number

3419232201

Also Known As

UWGLV

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Education N.E.C. (B99)

Management & Technical Assistance (O02)

Human Services - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C. (P99)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

Our mission is achieved through our work focused on four community goals and their corresponding strategic partnership: - Children Healthy and Ready for School (Success By 6); - Youth Succeeding in School (Community Partners for Student Success - COMPASS); - Older Adults Aging Successfully (Lehigh Valley Alliance on Aging); and, - Strong Families in Vital Neighborhoods (The Youth Success Zone). For all four community goals, priority focus is on providing quality services and programs to the highest-need individuals, families, schools, and neighborhoods.

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UNITED WAY OF THE GREATER LEHIGH VALLEY
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley

Leadership

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Principal Officer

David Lewis

Executive Vice President

Marci Ronald

BIO

David S. Lewis was named President of United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley (UWGLV) on July 24, 2013. Lewis' responsibilities include leading, managing, and administering all aspects of the organization including: coordinating board of directors' activities; directing and encouraging development efforts; building relationships and communicating effectively with all stakeholders, donors, partner agencies, etc.; championing a community impact perspective; and providing strategic planning and administrative guidance. He provides innovative, collaborative leadership for the United Way in developing financial resources and in identifying and responding to community priorities in human needs.

Lewis started working in the Lehigh Valley as Vice President, Resource Development in March, 2012. His responsibilities included developing key strategies to increase corporate, employee and individual giving; ensuring effective volunteer management in support of resource development goals; and building and supporting relationship management within the organization. With Lewis at the helm of resource development, the 2012 campaign yielded the most significant increase in the last six years combined.

Lewis began his work with United Way in 1988, serving as Campaign Director in Southeastern Pennsylvania; Vice President of Resource Development in Camden County; and Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in Lancaster County. At Lancaster since 1996, Lewis helped raise more than $130 million; cultivated relationships and solicited existing and prospective major donors; launched online giving platforms; and developed and implemented a sponsorship program leveraging budget support.

Lewis holds a B.S. in Social Work from Elizabethtown College and his M.S.W. in Social Work Administration from Rutgers University. He lives with his wife, Anne, of 25 years and has two sons in college and a daughter in high school.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Pat Beldon

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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