United Way News

02-05-2019
UPS has been a long-time supporter of UWMOC, both financially through corporate campaigns and by employees volunteering their time to better our community. Leaders in the company have served as volunteers on our Board of Directors for many years. Over the past year, UPS employees have volunteered to help run our 50th Anniversary Gala and Casino Night special events. They...
02-05-2019
Brian and Mary Massey have been involved with United Way of Monmouth and Ocean Counties in various capacities for over 40 years. Brian Massey has been a member of the Board of Directors, served as interim CEO, and currently chairs the Community Impact Committee and Spring Tee-Off Committee. In addition to being a member of the Spring Tee-Off Committee, Mary Massey joined...
02-05-2019
The 2018 Spring Tee-Off presented by Hackensack Meridian Health was held on May 21, 2018 at Hollywood Golf Club in Deal, NJ. Over 90 golfers enjoyed a round of golf at one of New Jersey’s premier courses, brunch, dinner, a 50/50 raffle, awards and the chance to win over 30 silent auction items. Thanks to the attendees and top sponsors of the event for helping UWMOC raise...
02-05-2019
To commemorate our 50th Anniversary serving the Jersey Shore, UWMOC hosted a Gala on April 20, 2018 at Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club in Farmingdale. The Gala was a huge success, raising over $75,000 with 203 guests in attendance, making it our largest fundraiser to date. The evening was reminiscent of being at the beach in the summer with boardwalk games and prizes,...
02-05-2019
Women United hosted its third Casino Night on November 1, 2018 at the Shadowbrook at Shrewsbury. Over 160 guests enjoyed the Halloween-themed event with classic casino games, dinner, open bar, and chances to win a 50/50 raffle, chance auction and silent auction baskets. Sponsored by Jay and Linda Grunin Foundation, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, CAPP General Contractors,...
02-05-2019
As part of the 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...
02-05-2019
UWMOC partners with local schools and nonprofits to provide children with brand-new coats, hats, gloves and scarves to keep them warm to and from school. Thanks to the generous support of 56 companies and donors in our region, over 5,500 winter items—including nearly 1,200 coats—were donated to 27 schools and nonprofits in Monmouth and Ocean counties!
02-05-2019
The Financial Success Center (FSC) Network has expanded from a flagship location in the Freehold Raceway Mall to ten sites throughout Monmouth and Ocean counties. Free services are now offered in Bayville, Eatontown, Freehold, Keansburg, Long Beach Island, Manahawkin, Neptune, Red Bank, South Toms River and Toms River. FSCs provide comprehensive resources under one roof...
02-05-2019
In 2017, the newly merged United Way of Monmouth and Ocean Counties (UWMOC) created a strategic plan to hone in on our mission, vision and community impact goals. In one year’s time, UWMOC has made significant advances in the expansion of community impact programs to our bi-county region in all four of our focus areas: school readiness, early grade reading, youth career...
01-30-2019
United Way of Monmouth and Ocean Counties (UWMOC) announces the expansion of the Financial Success Center (FSC) Network from a flagship location in the Freehold Raceway Mall to ten sites throughout Monmouth and Ocean counties. Free services are now provided in Bayville, Eatontown, Freehold, Keansburg, Long Beach Island, Manahawkin, Neptune, Red Bank, South Toms River and...

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