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Thursday, October 7, 2021
  The COVID-19 crisis is hurting all our communities, but not equally.  Latinos have faced large losses in employment because many of these workers…
Tuesday, October 5, 2021
The Hillside Family Success Center (HFSC) would like to highlight the success of the C family. Previously, the C family was assisted by the HFSC…
Wednesday, August 25, 2021
United Way of Greater Union County hosted a cookout to show its appreciation to all it partners who participated in its food distribution program…
Tuesday, August 24, 2021
The American Public Health Association will highlight the work of the Nurse-Family Partnership program during their Annual Meeting this fall. The…
Thursday, August 5, 2021
In June 2021, The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) has awarded $5.3 million in grants to 13 organizations to help…
Friday, July 23, 2021
Damon Richards- CARES Rental Assistance   Partnership with CARES Rental Assistance Keeps Family From Losing Their Home    Greetings, Hello Friend…
Mom Benefits from NFP
Friday, July 23, 2021
Innovation Builds Healthier Families, Communities When Jordan* learned she was pregnant, she was excited and overjoyed! But as a young first-time mom…
Making it during the pandemic.
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Covid-19  touched the lives of so many families and we’ve all had to adjust to life during a pandemic. United Way of Greater Union County (UWGUC) has…
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Local Non-Profit Organization Strikes Partnership with Rideshare Company to Help Vaccinate Vulnerable Populations     United Way of Greater Union…
Mom and child need help
Saturday, April 3, 2021
COVID-19 arrived in March of 2020 and quickly devastated the Union County community. UWGUC immediately responded to the pandemic by establishing a  …
Thursday, March 25, 2021
Union County Board of Commissioners and United Way of Greater Union County collaborate to create pop-up clinics with vaccine for 400 vulnerable…
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
This event was hosted by Women United in partnership with a local Union County, NJ business, Rosie's Wine Bar. They shared someinsights on various…
Wednesday, December 23, 2020
United Way of Greater Union (UWGUC), on behalf of the Newark EMA HIV Health Services Planning Council (hereafter "the Planning Council"), seeks…
Tuesday, December 1, 2020
    United Way of Greater Union County to lead one of several COVID testing outreach programs designed to support Black and Latinx communities…
Monday, October 5, 2020
We invite you to take part in our series of collaborative virtual workshops. Le invitamos a unirse a cualquiera de nuestros talleres, gratuitos y…
Monday, March 16, 2020
PUBLIC NOTICE EMERGENCY FOOD AND SHELTER PROGRAM (EFSP) UNION COUNTY, NEW JERSEY HAS BEEN AWARDED FEDERAL FUNDS MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT…
Friday, March 13, 2020
Resources and alerts  | UWGUC office schedule | Community Updates United Way of Greater Union County has established the UWGUC COVID19 Emergency…
Friday, December 27, 2019
  We were honored to ring the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, December 27, 2019  
Thursday, August 29, 2019
We thank everyone who attended our High Tea Event Your support is greatly appreciated We thank our  With special recognition to winners of the…
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Thank you for supporting our Inaugural, Ladies that Give a Hoot Dinner View photos from the event With thanks to our Honored Guests Alison…
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
On December 27, 2018, we were honored to have rung the Closing Bell at the New York Stock Exchange to highlight our Annual Giving Campaign and salute…
Thursday, October 4, 2018
Help Make a difference. Help create a pathway to a brighter future     Your Collective Impact So Far   $0 $5,000   The growing need for…
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
  THE GOAL Send 50 children to summer camp   TO DATE We've secured placement for 10 children to receive a quality summer enrichment program   Help…
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
2020 13th Annual Delv District Golf Outing   CLICK HERE TO: REGISTER NOW THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO 8/27/2020   REGISTER NOW     VIEW 2019…
Thursday, October 19, 2017
2016-2017 Annual Report Thank you for creating possibility Dear Friends, This past 2016-2017 fiscal year, United Way of Greater Union County has…
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Stuff the Bus   Because of YOU,  500 children were served in this year's  VIEW A THANK YOU MESSAGE FROM  UNION COUNTY CHILDREN!   CHECK OUT…
Thursday, May 11, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LAUNCH OF NEW INITIATIVE PROMISES TO MAKE PLAINFIELD AN AGE-FRIENDLY COMMUNITY FOR OLDER ADULTS   MAY 2017 – PLAINFIELD, NJ…
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Glass Ceiling Breakers of the 21st Century REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED REGISTRATION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, MAY 26, 2017 The Celebration of Womanhood…
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
  Thank you for supporting our 2019 Annual Celebration on June 19, 2019 at the Hilton Garden Inn! VIEW PHOTOS     Special Thank You to our Sponsors…
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
"I want people to appreciate all the good work United Way does" Meet Charles Goodfellow, III Leadership Donor Ask Charles Goodfellow III how long he…
Friday, January 20, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE UNITED WAY OF GREATER UNION COUNTY LAUNCHES LATEST PROMOTIONAL VIDEO   JANUARY 2017 – ELIZABETH, NJ -- United Way of Greater…
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Life-Long Plainfield: Working Toward A Healthier & Age-Friendly Community   In a brief update on the grant received from the Grotta Foundation …
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
   UWGUC's James W. Horne, Jr. One of Eighteen in the State of New Jersey Appointed to the Environmental Justice Advisory Council   October, 2016…
Wednesday, November 2, 2016
You've helped Union County shine extra bright this holiday season! Our Season of Caring Drive is an annual initiative that seeks to provide children…
Monday, October 31, 2016
L to R: Gabby Cevallos, Eman Mohamed (fourth from left), Gail Kellogg (middle) and family with James Horne, President & CEO at United Way of…
Wednesday, September 7, 2016
MERCK Foundation Awards $25,000 Grant to Expand Services at the Rahway Family Success Center United Way of Greater Union County (UWGUC) is a leader…
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Comcast and United Way of Greater Union County Computer Essentials Initiative: Learning The Basics   Comcast Guest Blog By James Horne Jr. CEO/…
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Getting Teen Girls Interested in STEAM Celebration of Womanhood Conference Encourages girls to explore careers in Science, Technology, Engineering,…
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
United Way of Greater Union County to Serve as Lead in Healthy Plainfield Initiative in Union County Plainfield & Union County, NJ (August 4,…
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
UNITED WAY OF GREATER UNION COUNTY RECIEVES $35,000 GRANT FROM THE GROTTA FOUNDATION TO HELP DEVELOP AN AGE FRIENDLY COMMUNITY  IN PLAINFIELD  …
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
United Way of Greater Union County and FamilyWize Partnership Offer Easy-to-Use Free Prescription Cards United Way of Greater Union County and the…
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
  On June 4, 2016, United Way of Greater Union County (UWGUC), in partnership with Someone’s Daughter Inc. will host the Annual “Celebration of…
Thursday, January 28, 2016
While a Focus on Families Task Force to plan and serve as a catalyst for community mobilization is being formed, the opportunity to immediately meet…
Thursday, January 28, 2016
Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2015 Season of Caring Toy Drive. This year was another huge success! We were able to donate gifts to…
Thursday, January 28, 2016
United Way of Greater Union County was awarded a $35,000 Planning Grant from The Grotta Foundation to create senior friendly communities in Union…
Thursday, January 28, 2016
The Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act or WIOA is a federal program administered by UWGUC in Union County as a Youth Employment and Training…
Thursday, January 28, 2016
United Way of Greater Union County's Women's Leadership Council (WLC) volunteered for three special Read Aloud Days on January 21st, 22nd, and 23rd…
Thursday, December 10, 2015
United Way of Greater Union County’s Women’s Leadership Council (WLC) launched their Read-A-Loud Program this past November. Members of the Steering…
Thursday, December 10, 2015
     United Way of Greater Union County provides Family Strengthening Services Rahway, NJ, November 25, 2015 ~ Community Organizer, from Clover…
Thursday, December 10, 2015
Volume 1, Issue 11By James W. Horne, Jr.President/CEO, United Way of Greater Union CountyWith the onset of the holiday season, most families and…
Friday, November 20, 2015
Here at United Way of Greater Union County, our workplace campaigns are about bringing people in local workplaces together to tackle our community’s…
Friday, November 20, 2015
On the Pulse   By James Horne Jr. CEO/PresidentVolume 1 Issue 9The Hall of Fame baseball player, Jackie Robinson, once said, “A life is not important…
Friday, October 16, 2015
The New Jersey State Employee Charitable Campaign (NJSECC) has kicked off their campaign. The Campaign began September 17th, at the New Jersey State…
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
On September 3rd, 2015, Debbie-Ann Anderson, the former Executive Vice-President of United Way of Greater Union County, bid farewell to colleagues…
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Families, Community Members and Legislators Gather To Commemorate Family Month   With a vision and people working together to achieve, that vision…
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Volunteers Provide Career Basics Training   First impressions are lasting, and when a woman is dressed for success she exudes a certain savoir faire…