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Friday, September 7, 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.) You are a volunteer in the V.I.T.A program, please tell our readers a little about...
Tuesday, November 1, 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 & Muñoz, where he has worked for seven years. How long have you been supporting the...
Friday, May 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, holds their own golf tournament to benefit UWMC and donates vans and drivers for...
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
  Interview with George Destafney, Vice President/Relationship Manager at TD Bank Q.  WITH SO MANY VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES IN THE REGION, WHAT DREW YOU TO UNITED WAY? A.  In my assessment, United Way has the broadest impact. It touches the lives of many people across the vast spectrum of the charitable giving world and does so with a measured approach and quantifiable results. Plus, it’s a great way to work not only with United Way, but also with its...
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
  How I Live United!   In this feature, we will spotlight donors and volunteers of United Way of Monmouth County.  Let us know how you Live United in your community AND be entered to win our new Live United sweatshirt! Email your story.       George Destafney, Vice President and Relationship Manager at TD Bank     Board Member and Campaign Manager for United Way of Monmouth County
Monday, November 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 and neighbors to create new opportunities that benefit all. I know and appreciate the...

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