United Way News

09-07-2012
As we close the books on another fiscal year, I wanted to thank all of you for your generous support of United Way.  We have seen some great results from our Community Impact Agenda and some amazing support of the annual campaign.  It is those results that drive us to create a better life for everyone in Monmouth County.   This past year had many ups and downs; as the...
09-07-2012
1.) How do you LIVE UNITED?  (LIVING UNITED means being a part of the change) Chris: LIVING UNITED for me is about giving back to others. My parents taught me early on to give back.  Before I was old enough to have a paying job, I would volunteer with my dad.  Ever since then, I have always volunteered my time in different organizations working to help other people.  2.)...
09-07-2012
On April 24th, children from the "Be Great" program, a United Way funded program run by the Boys & Girls Club of Monmouth County, were given the chance to learn how to prepare a four course meal at SeaGrass Restaurant in Ocean Grove, NJ.   On a recent site visit, David Lee, a retired United Way CEO and now Major Gifts Consultant for United Way of Monmouth County as...
11-01-2011
DID YOU KNOW?According to the Rose Institute of State and Local Government at Claremont McKenna College, participation in an after-school program brings a net benefit of between $79,484 and $119,427.  In other words, each dollar invested in an at-risk child brings a return of $8.92 to $12.90.  Afterschool programs led to improved school performance, increased future wages...
11-01-2011
Disasters come in a variety of sizes and types.  Manmade or natural, biological or ecological, disasters are broad in scope and leave a community devastated.  Emergency responders are generally on the front line of these disasters, helping to prevent the loss of life or to coordinate rescue efforts as needed. In the event of a local disaster, United Way of Monmouth County...
11-01-2011
On Monday, May 16th, 2011, golfers fromthe area teed off in support of United Way of Monmouth County.  The 2011 Annual Spring Tee-Off brought over 100 golfers to the Hollywood Golf Club in Deal, NJ, for a day of fun and relaxation on the links.  UBS Financial Services was once again the title sponsor of the event, which was chaired by Tim Donnelly of UBS Financial...
11-01-2011
Robert S. Bonney, Jr. is the newly named Chair of the Board of Directors for United Way of Monmouth County.  He has served as a member of the Board since 1998, working diligently on the Executive Committee and Governance Committee, and serving as co-chair of the Golf Committee for many years.  Bob is a Partner in the Litigation Department of Lomurro, Davison, Eastman...
07-19-2011
On March 26, 2011, Knob Hill Golf Club in Manalapan held its 1st Annual United Wayof Monmouth County Casino Night to benefit United Way and The Leukemia andLymphoma Society of New Jersey. Over 170 Knob Hill members, United Way BoardMembers, and community guests enjoyed a night of food and fun while raisingmoney for two great causes. Many attendees left with great prizes,...
05-27-2011
Over the years, Enterprise Rent-A-Car has been one of United Way of Monmouth County’s (UWMC) most generous supporters. Through the leadership of Henry Hong, a UWMC Board Member, we have seen Enterprise’s involvement grow exponentially. In addition to going beyond a textbook United Way Employee Giving Campaign, Enterprise is a proud sponsor of our Annual Spring Tee-Off,...
05-27-2011
DID YOU KNOW? • 40% of children have cavities by the time they enter kindergarten • More than 50% of children ages 5 to 9 had at least one cavity or filling • Poor children had twice as much tooth decay as their more affluent peers, and they were less likely to receive treatment.(Surgeon General’s report) Tooth decay remains the most common chronic disease among all...

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