Western Pennsylvania COVID-19 Relief Efforts with United Way

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Our streets may be empty right now, but our hearts are overflowing with compassion for our neighbors. If you or your family need help meeting basic needs, we urge you to call 2-1-1, United Way's 24/7 hotline for human services.

And if you can, won't you join Edgar Snyder & Associates in supporting the Emergency Action Fund for our region that is held at the Pittsburgh Foundation? It' vital to meet critical Public Health and Human Service needs during this crisis. At Edgar Snyder & Associates, our community is our priority.

Edgar Snyder & Associates Supporting Emergency Action Fund and 2-1-1 Helpline

Our law firm is proud to support two efforts that are working to bring relief to the region during the Coronavirus outbreak. Our firm donated over $100,000 in monetary contributions and advertising value to the Emergency Action Fund and to United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania's 2-1-1 helpline.

"This is an unprecedented time. Virtually everyone will be touched in some way by the effects of this pandemic, and it is vital that people's basic needs are met. It's inspiring to see how our community has come together, and our firm is honored to be a part of this important work." -Attorney Richard Rosenthal, Co-Managing Partner

What is the Emergency Action Fund?

Managed by The Pittsburgh Foundation, the Emergency Action Fund was formed by local philanthropies. It will award grants to nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and emergency service providers to:

  • Support the health care system
  • Improve public health response
  • Assist vulnerable populations
  • Help meet basic needs

You can visit The Pittsburgh Foundation's website for more information on the Emergency Action Fund, to make a donation, or to learn how to apply for a grant.

Note: The Emergency Action Fund grants benefit PA 2-1-1 Southwest and Allegheny, Westmoreland and Beaver Counties.

What is the United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania's 2-1-1 Helpline?

United Way's 2-1-1 telephone helpline (also available via text and chat) helps prevent hunger, utility shut offs, and homelessness by connecting residents of southwestern Pennsylvania to thousands of service providers in the region.

The helpline is confidential and answers 24/7.

Those interested in learning more about the 2-1-1 hotline can visit United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania's website.

Note: PA 2-1-1 Southwest covers Allegheny, Butler, Fayette, Westmoreland, Armstrong, Beaver, Cambria, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Mercer, Somerset, and Washington Counties.

Our Community is Our Priority

We've been helping clients through difficult times for decades. They come to us after their lives have been turned upside-down in an instant. They are worried about their health, their families, and their future. In many ways, what our clients face is similar to what many of us are facing right now.

We're honored to be able to help the larger community during this trying time, and it's not only our job to be here for our clients, it's our job to be here for you. We're Pittsburgh Proud, and our community is our priority.