Bucks County's United Way got some good news recently to share with the community.
Bucks County's United Way got some good news, which it shared at a social media conference recently. All 27 food pantries in Bucks County were emptied after Hurricane Sandy, said Jamie Haddon, director of the Bucks County United Way. Haddon and the United Way staff got to work and recently received some good news that will help keep that from happening again. Click on the (short) video to learn more. See More News on the United Way of Bucks County:
United Way of Bucks County unveiled a human services phone app at an event that garnered a spot on one of the Internet's most popular social media websites.
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- Tom Sofield
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
The United Way of Bucks County launched a new smartphone app Tuesday that will help put local residents in contact with nonprofits and resource organizations. “We’re working to help people go from helplessness to hopefulness. And the phone app should help with that,” said Jamie Haddon, executive director of the county's United Way. The app is a digital version of its red and white paper human services directory, which has been published for years. The app will help users get in touch with the groups via phone. Users can even use the app to find out how to help the groups listed, Haddon told Patch. “One more cool feature is people can find an agency’s distance from them by using the app and the phone’s GPS,” Haddon added. The sleek new …