United Way News

01-10-2018
The 2017 Spring Tee-Off was held on June 26, 2017 at Hollywood Golf Club. Over 100 golfers enjoyed a round of golf at one of New Jersey’s premier courses, lunch, dinner, a 50/50 raffle, awards and the chance to win over 35 silent auction items. Thanks to the attendees and top sponsors of the event for helping UWMOC raise over $55,000: Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Jay and Linda...
01-10-2018
United Ways around the nation hold an annual Day of Action on June 21 where we ask our friends, family and valued business partners to join us in improving lives and conditions in our community. This past June, UWMOC was joined by dozens of employees from L’Oréal, Exelon Generating, JCP&L and Cowan, Gunteski & Co., P.A. Our volunteers worked tirelessly to assist...
01-10-2018
Karen Brodwater is an early childhood educator who volunteered as an instructor with one of our summer literacy programs at the B.E.A.T. Center in Toms River. This six week program featured activities that focused on reading and nutrition with elementary school-aged children. Karen is a dedicated volunteer whose talent and experience was invaluable to the program. For...
01-10-2018
In partnership with VNA Health Group, UWMOC has launched a School Based Nurse Practitioner Health Services Program that serves all PreK - 8 students in the Freehold Borough and Keyport school districts. This free program increases access to health care services for students in these at-risk communities, resulting in reduced absences due to health issues. Research shows...
01-02-2018
Women United hosted its second Casino Night on October 12, 2017 at the Shadowbrook at Shrewsbury. Over 140 guests enjoyed classic casino games, dinner, open bar, and the chance to win a 50/50 raffle and 78 chance auction baskets. Sponsored by Atlantic Auto Body, Branning Collision Centers, CAPP General Contractors, the Jay and Linda Grunin Foundation, OceanFirst Bank,...
01-02-2018
The Financial Success Center (FSC), located in the Meridian Community Resource Center at the Freehold Raceway Mall, provides free, comprehensive resources under one roof to help Monmouth and Ocean County residents move from financial difficulty to economic well-being. It provides services through a seamless collaboration among Child Care Resources of Monmouth County,...
01-02-2018
Each summer, our Stuff the Bus drive collects essential school supplies for students throughout our community, ensuring that they begin the school year with the tools they need to succeed. Sponsored by J.F. Kiely Construction Co. and New Jersey Natural Gas, the 2017 drive had an incredible outpouring of support. Five events were held at Walmart and Wegmans stores in...
01-02-2018
As part of our early grade reading focus area, our summer literacy initiatives help ensure that more children are exposed to reading and enrichment opportunities over the summer months, fostering their success in school and in life. Without access to the enriching activities available to more affluent peers, research shows that children from low-income families can lose...
01-02-2018
United Way of Monmouth and Ocean Counties (UWMOC) recently underwent a rigorous strategic planning process in which the organization honed in on its mission, vision and community impact goals for the next four years. In order to support UWMOC’s new mission to mobilize donors, volunteers and community partners to improve the lives of youth and their families, the Jay and...
11-06-2017
Grant to Support United Way’s New Mission and Strategic Plan Farmingdale, NJ – The Jay and Linda Grunin Foundation has awarded United Way of Monmouth and Ocean Counties (UWMOC) with a $1 Million Challenge grant to help raise funds for the community over the next four years. In order to support UWMOC’s new mission to mobilize donors, volunteers and community partners to...

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