United Way News

03-10-2011
United Way of Monmouth County Volunteer Center recently led a project for the Regional Perinatal Consortium of Monmouth-Ocean Counties in an effort to combat domestic violence in the shore area.The project involved placing information on domestic violence into small containers which will be distributed by RPCMOC across central New Jersey.  The bilingual messages include...
11-29-2010
The first annual “Stuff the Bus” campaign is complete, and thanks to the community and our partners, it was a rousing success. “Stuff the Bus” was a transformation of “SchoolTime Wishes”, which had previously been held with our corporate partners. We moved to a community- wide event, to go along with our continued corporate program, in order to raise awareness of the...
11-29-2010
We asked Dr. Carol Roche, Ph.D, a Community Impact volunteer on the Education Impact Subcommittee “How Do You Live United?”How do you LIVE UNITED?First, I strive to know and understand what’s happening. Being well informed helps me understand issues and people better and is fundamental to being part of any change. Next, I try to “Live United” by working with my friends...
11-29-2010
In February 2010, Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius issued the “Secretary’s Challenge” to local, state and national organizations, policymakers and individuals to find and enroll the five million eligible—but uninsured—children in health insurance.United Way has accepted the Secretary’s Challenge and has committed to covering uninsured...
11-29-2010
United Way of Monmouth County began a new era on October 1, 2010 with the start  of the new Community Impact funding cycle. Over the next few years, United Way will invest $500,000 per year in fifteen initiatives that will create measurable and lasting change in the areas of Education, Income and Health.These initiatives were presented and approved for funding by the...
11-29-2010
“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” ~ John F. KennedyIt was another challenging year for the nonprofit sector.  Despite these tough economic times, our donors  were very generous to the people of Monmouth County through United Way of Monmouth County’s annual campaign.  Thanks to you, we are able to...
11-21-2010
The first annual “Stuff the Bus” campaign is complete, and thanks to the community and our partners, it was a rousing success. “Stuff the Bus” was a transformation of “SchoolTime Wishes”, which had previously been held with our corporate partners. We moved to a community- wide event, to go along with our continued corporate program, in order to raise awareness of the...
02-08-2010
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