News and Press Releases

LEADERSHIP NEWARK GALA WILL RECOGNIZE UNITED WAY FOR EXEMPLARY SERVICE TO NEWARK

May 30, 2014

Leadership Newark Gala Will Recognize Exemplary Service to Newark NEWARK, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–At its 16 th Annual Awards Gala on June 3, Leadership Newark will honor the Fidelco Group, Prudential Financial, Inc., PSE&G, United Way of Essex & West Hudson along … Continue reading


2014 HONOREE- UNITED WAY OF ESSEX AND WEST HUDSON COMMUNITY PARTNER AWARD

May 13, 2014

United Way of Essex and West Hudson to Receive Community Partner Award from Hetrick-Martin Institute  Newark, NJ (May 13, 2014) On Tuesday, May 20, 2014, United Way of Essex and West Hudson (UWEWH) will be Honored by The Hetrick-Martin Institute (HMI) at Bridge to … Continue reading


DOING GOOD ON GOOD FRIDAY – FEEDING THE NEEDY

April 14, 2014

“Feed The Families” Community Initiative Now in Its Eleventh Year Newark, NJ (April 14, 2014) - On Friday, April 18, 2014, over 100 volunteers from United Way of Essex and West Hudson (UWEWH) and Agape Family Worship Center  will once again join … Continue reading


UNITED WAY OF ESSEX AND WEST HUDSON TO CELEBRATE WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH BY HONORING THREE OUTSTANDING WOMEN

March 20, 2014

United Way of Essex and West Hudson to Celebrate Women’s History Month by Honoring Three Outstanding Women Women’s Leadership Council Hosts Annual Awards Breakfast  at NJPAC on March 27, 2014    On March 27, 2014, The United Way of Essex … Continue reading


UNITED WAY OF ESSEX AND WEST HUDSON SELECTED AS 2013 PACESETTER FOR COMMUNITY EFFORT TO PROMOTE EARLY READING

January 17, 2014

National honor recognizes collaborative campaign to ensure more low-income students are reading on grade level by the end of third grade NEWARK, NJ: United Way of Essex and West Hudson’s campaign to improve reading proficiency among the youngest students in … Continue reading


CENTER OF EXCELLENCE TO OFFER TWO SEMINARS

December 22, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 22, 2013 UNITED WAY OF ESSEX AND WEST HUDSON – CENTER OF EXCELLENCE TO OFFER TWO SEMINARS NEWARK, N.J. United Way of Essex and West Hudson’s Center of Excellence will offer two seminars in January 2014. … Continue reading


UNITED WAY OF ESSEX AND WEST HUDSON WELCOMES AMANDA THIGPEN TO STAFF

November 27, 2013

COMMUNITY IMPACT ADDS COMMUNITY HEALTH SPECIALIST Wednesday, November 27 2013 United Way Essex and West Hudson 303 Washington Street Newark, NJ United Way Essex and West Hudson announced that it has added Amanda Thigpen to its staff as a Community … Continue reading


UNITED WAY OF ESSEX AND WEST HUDSON WELCOMES JOSIE RUSSO TO STAFF

November 26, 2013

NEW STAFF MEMBER ADDED TO COMMUNITY IMPACT Tuesday, November 26 2013 United Way Essex and West Hudson 303 Washington Street Newark, NJ United Way Essex and West Hudson announced that it has added Josie Russo to its staff as a … Continue reading


NEWARK FAIRMOUNT PROMISE NEIGHBORHOOD TO HOLD LEARNING COMMUNITY SUMMIT

November 21, 2013

NEWARK FAIRMOUNT PROMISE NEIGHBORHOOD TO HOLD FIRST OF FOUR LEARNING COMMUNITY SUMMITS  Thursday, November 21 2013 United Way Essex and West Hudson 303 Washington Street Newark, NJ The Newark Fairmount Promise Neighborhood (NFPN) will hold the first of four public … Continue reading


CATHERINE WILSON, UNITED WAY OF ESSEX AND WEST HUDSON TO PRESENT AT NATIONAL SUMMER LEARNING CONFERENCE

November 1, 2013

Catherine Wilson, Director of Community Impact for United Way of Essex and West Hudson along with Bel Reyes, University of California Davis,will co-present  at The Summer Learning Association 2013  conference, Summer Changes Everything™, in Orlando, Florida on November 13. Their presentation … Continue reading


UNITED WAY OF ESSEX AND WEST HUDSON PARTNERS WITH OTHER UNITED WAYS & FEDEX ON ANNIVERSARY OF SANDY

October 30, 2013

  United Way of Essex and West Hudson together with United Way of Monmouth and United Way of Ocean joined forces with  employee volunteers from FedEx on October 29 to help renovate and repair the American Legion Post in Seaside … Continue reading


FEDEX CARES WEEK -“REBUILDING THE JERSEY SHORE” FROM SUPERSTORM SANDY

September 16, 2013

            MEMPHIS, Tenn.,—FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) launches its ninth annual FedEx Cares Week today, providing volunteer and service opportunities for team members both in the U.S. and around the world.  Thousands of FedEx volunteers worldwide will donate their time and talents to … Continue reading


“BACK TO SCHOOL” PARENT SYMPOSIUM AT NJPAC ON AUGUST 27

August 20, 2013

Parents Who Attend Will Receive Free Back Packs for Their Children Tuesday  August 27, 2013 10:00AM – 3:00PM NJPAC One Center Street Newark, NJ 07102 On Tuesday August 27, United Way of Essex and West Hudson in partnership with New … Continue reading


UNITED WAY ESSEX AND WEST HUDSON TO HOST 2nd ANNUAL “WINNING WITH WELLNESS ” HEALTH AND WELLNESS FAIR ON JULY 13.

July 11, 2013

MULTIPLE COMMUNITY PARTNERS WILL COME TOGETHER TO EDUCATE, SCREEN AND INFORM AREA FAMILIES Saturday July 13, 2013 United Way Essex and West Hudson 303 Washington Street Newark, NJ The health of our community is grounded in individuals taking charge of … Continue reading


SUMMER READING BLOCK PARTY AT NAT TURNER PARK SATURDAY JUNE 22

June 18, 2013

Saturday June 22, 2013 Nat Turner Park Newark, NJ In partnership with 211 Community Impact, the City of Newark and Scholastic, Inc. we will host a literacy festival at Nat Turner Park, in Newark. Not only will children have the … Continue reading


PRESCHOOL FAMILIES NIGHT AT THE NEWARK MUSEUM

June 2, 2013

Features Fun Activities for Summer Learning June 14 Program at the Museum Focuses on Early Childhood  Resources for Newark Parents and Their Preschoolers NEWARK (June 3, 2013):  Hundreds of Newark families with preschool aged children are scheduled to attend the … Continue reading


“SUMMER READING CORNERS” TO BE CREATED THIS SUMMER IN NEWARK

May 31, 2013

Books change lives! Reading aloud to children builds lifelong readers!  Newark, NJ (May 31, 2013) – 211 Community Impact in partnership with the United Way of Essex and West Hudson and the Reading is for Life Coalition announce the Summer … Continue reading


FIVE LOCAL MIRACLE MAKERS HONORED FOR THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE COMMUNITY

May 8, 2013

15th Annual Night of Miracles Gala a Big Success Newark, NJ, May 6, 2013 — A truly inspirational evening was held at the Pleasantdale Chateau in West Orange, NJ on May 2, 2013, as United Way of Essex and West … Continue reading


UNITED WAY OF ESSEX AND WEST HUDSON TO HONOR “MIRACLE MAKERS” THIS THURSDAY MAY 2, 2013

April 29, 2013

15th Year of Honoring Individuals Who Have Made Our Communities a Better Place for Children and Families to Live and Work.   The United Way of Essex and West Hudson will honor five individuals for their part in building healthy … Continue reading


UNITED WAY OF ESSEX AND WEST HUDSON ANNOUNCES FUNDING FOR HURRICANE SANDY YOUTH SERVICES COUNSELING SUPPORT, SEEKS PROPOSALS FOR PROJECTS

March 29, 2013

United Way of Essex and West Hudson Announces Funding for Hurricane Sandy Youth Services Counseling Support, Seeks Proposals for Projects $10 Thousand Grants Available Newark, NJ, March 28, 2013 – United Way Essex and West Hudson President and CEO, Keith … Continue reading


DOING GOOD ON GOOD FRIDAY – UNITED WAY OF ESSEX AND WEST HUDSON AND PARTNERS FEED THE NEEDY

March 25, 2013

Tenth Year in Providing Food and Support  to Area Families Newark, NJ (March 25, 2013) - This Friday, March 29, 2013, volunteers from United Way of Essex and West Hudson (UWEWH) and Agape Family Worship Center will  join together to distribute pre-packaged … Continue reading


CELEBRITY READ REACHES ALMOST 6,000 STUDENTS THIS YEAR!

March 19, 2013

Newark, NJ (March 19, 2013) – United Way of Essex and West Hudson has just completed another successful Celebrity Read initiative.  In its 23rd year, Celebrity Read had over 200 volunteers read to almost 6,000 students in 20 primary and … Continue reading


UNITED WAY OF ESSEX AND WEST HUDSON ANNOUNCES HONOREES FOR NIGHT OF MIRACLES GALA, MAY 2

February 11, 2013

15th Year of Honoring Individuals Who Have Made Our Communities a Better Place for Children and Families to Live and Work.   The “Night of Miracles”, organized by the Women in Support of United Way of Essex and West Hudson,will honor … Continue reading


UNITED WAY OF ESSEX AND WEST HUDSON, RECEIVES A GRANT OF $50,000 TO SUPPORT THE HORIZON COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER PROGRAM

January 24, 2013

As reported by Independent Press  on January 22, 2013 at 7:50 PM The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey approved its fourth and final round of 2012 grants to support New Jersey nonprofit organizations, authorizing $939,000 in December to 49 qualifying grantees … Continue reading


“LOCAL LEGACY” CELEBRITY READ PROGRAM KICKS OFF ON JANUARY 24

January 12, 2013

“Local Legacy” Program – Reading to Children for 23 years! Newark, NJ (January 11, 2012) – United Way of Essex and West Hudson will Kickoff Celebrity Read 2013, a 23 year tradition of providing volunteer Celebrity Readers to local community … Continue reading


NOMINATIONS FOR NIGHT OF MIRACLES CLOSES ON DECEMBER 14

December 10, 2012

December 10, 2012 United Way of Essex and West Hudson Seeks Nominations for Miracle Maker Awards  Newark, NJ (December 10, 2012) — Women in Support (WIS) of United Way of Essex and West Hudson announced that nominations will close on December 14, for the … Continue reading


UNITED WAY OF ESSEX AND WEST HUDSON ANNOUNCES HONOREES FOR PRESTIGIOUS WILLIAM M. ASHBY AWARD

November 29, 2012

Awards to be presented to Mary Elizabeth Mathis-Ford and Joseph Della Fave on December 10, 2012 at New Jersey Performing Art Center, Newark, NJ NEWARK, NJ—November 14, 2012.  This year’s William M. Ashby Community Service Award winners are, Mary Elizabeth … Continue reading


UNITED WAY OF ESSEX AND WEST HUDSON IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NEW JERSEY PERFORMING ART CENTER TO PRESENT THE COST OF VIOLENCE:A CALL TO ACTION

November 14, 2012

NOVEMBER 13, 2012 UNITED WAY OF ESSEX AND WEST HUDSON IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NEW JERSEY PERFORMING ART CENTER TO PRESENT THE COST OF VIOLENCE:A CALL TO ACTION Newark, NJ (November 13, 2012) — United Way of Essex and West Hudson … Continue reading


UNITED WAY ANNOUNCES REGIONAL FUND FOR COMMUNITIES HARDEST HIT BY SANDY THROUGHOUT THE EASTERN SEABOARD

November 1, 2012

Donations to Support Near-Term and Long-Term Recovery  Donate at uwsandyrecovery.org or by texting RECOVERY to 52000  New York, NY—United Way today announced the creation of the United Way Hurricane Sandy Recovery Fund (#sandyfund). Contributions to the Fund will be used by local United Ways … Continue reading


New York Jets Lend Muscle to The Trust for Public Land and United Way to Support Newark Communit

October 25, 2012

New York Jets, The Trust for Public Land, New Jersey National Guard and United Way “Huddle” to install Fitness Zone® at Jesse Allen Park   Newark, NJ – New York Jets players and members of the New Jersey National Guard … Continue reading


“Back to School Extravaganza” Conducted at United Way of Essex and West Hudson

October 10, 2012

United Way of Essex and West Hudson and  Stop Shootin Inc., IReform, Big Brothers and Big Sisters  and EverBank Financial Partner and Distribute Back Packs and School Uniforms United Way of Essex and West Hudson, StopShootin Inc, IReform, Big Brothers … Continue reading


AMERICAN GRADUATE DAY: UNITED WAY AND PUBLIC MEDIA SPOTLIGHT EDUCATION – SEPTEMBER 22

September 18, 2012

American Graduate Day: United Way and Public Media Spotlight Education – September 22United Way and public media share a commitment to education – specifically to spotlight solutions to the nation’s high school dropout crisis. This Saturday, September 22, Stacey Stewart of United … Continue reading


BORN LEARNING TRAIL TO OPEN IN NAT TURNER PARK, NEWARK

September 17, 2012

Newark, NJ (September 14, 2012) United Way of Essex and West Hudson and New Jersey Partnership for Healthy Kids – Newark to Build and Launch “Born Learning Trail.” United Way of Essex and West Hudson (UWEWH) and New Jersey Partner … Continue reading


SEEKING NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2012-2113 WILLIAM M. ASHBY COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD

September 12, 2012

In 1990, United Way of Essex and West Hudson established the William M. Ashby Community Service Award, which is presented biennially to a community leader. Mr. Ashby, who dedicated his life to the betterment of our community, was a noted author, … Continue reading


FEDEX LAUNCHES EIGHTH ANNUAL FEDEX CARES WEEK

September 10, 2012

FedEx Week of Service in More Than 40 Countries and Territories Around the World MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 10, 2012—FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) launches its eighth annual FedEx Cares Week, providing volunteer and service opportunities for team members both in the … Continue reading


UNITED WAY OF ESSEX AND WEST HUDSON PARTICIPATES IN NATIONAL DAY OF CARING

June 20, 2012

United Way of Essex and West Hudson to Partner With Division of youth and family services as part of united way’s national day of caring Newark, NJ (June 13, 2012) — Across the country, community volunteers are stepping up to … Continue reading


UNITED WAY OF ESSEX AND WEST HUDSON TO HOST FREE COMMUNITY HEALTH AND WELLNESS FAIR

April 27, 2012

Sue Wicks, Former WNBA All Star and Rutgers Basketball Player to Conduct Fitness Clinic Newark, NJ (April 26,2011) – United Way of Essex and West Hudson (UWEWH) will host a Free Community Health and Wellness Fair, Winning With Wellness: Ready Set … Continue reading


COMMUNITY ALLIANCE OF LOCAL LEADERS (C.A.L.L.) TO PRESENT 1ST RECLAIMING OUR FAMILIES AWARDS

April 7, 2012

Program aims to assist local students achieve higher education goals. The Community Alliance of Local Leaders (C.A.L.L.) will present its 1st Reclaiming Our Families Awards on May 12, 2012 at Metropolitan Baptist Church, in the B.F. Johnson Community Center, Fellowship … Continue reading


FEED THE CHILDREN – A PARTNERSHIP INITIATIVE

April 5, 2012

GOOD FRIDAY A GOOD DAY TO CONSIDER OTHERS United Way of Essex and West Hudson and Partners Feed the Needy This Friday, April 6, 2012, over 250 volunteers are expected from United Way of Essex and West Hudson (UWEWH) and … Continue reading


CELEBRITY DESIGNER TV PERSONALITY SAMANTHA GOLDBERG PARTNERS WITH UNITED WAY NIGHT OF MIRACLES GALA

April 3, 2012

New Jersey/New York Metro – United Way of Essex and West Hudson announces partnership with TV Personality and Celebrity Event Designer, Samantha Goldberg. This year celebrates UW & It’s 14th annual “Night of Miracles” Gala on May 3rd 2012. Read … Continue reading


UNITED WAY OF ESSEX AND WEST HUDSON PARTNERS WITH CELEBRITY EVENT DESIGNER & TV PERSONALITY FOR “NIGHT OF MIRACLES GALA”

March 30, 2012

SAMANTHA GOLDBERG SELECTED AS GALA’S “DESIGNER-ORCHESTRATOR.” United Way of Essex and West Hudson and it’s “Women in Support of United Way” has announced a partnership with TV Personality and Celebrity Event Designer, Samantha Goldberg for the 14th annual “Night of … Continue reading


UNITED WAY OF ESSEX AND WEST HUDSON ANNOUNCES HONOREES FOR NIGHT OF MIRACLES GALA, MAY 3

March 20, 2012

UNITED WAY OF ESSEX AND WEST HUDSON ANNOUNCES HONOREES FOR NIGHT OF MIRACLES GALA, MAY 3 14th Year of Honoring Individuals Who Have Made Our Communities a Better Place for Children and Families to Live and Work.   The “Night of Miracles”, organized … Continue reading


CELEBRITY READ FOSTERS STUDENT’ LOVE OF READING IN SOUTH ORANGE//MAPLEWOOD

March 15, 2012

Celebrity Read Fosters Students’ Love of Reading in South Orange/Maplewood As posted in the Maplewood Patch February 17,2012 Joseph Uglialoro may not seem like at a celebrity to many, but to the 5th graders at Clinton School, he most certainly … Continue reading


NEWARK SCHOOLS RECEIVE IBM TECHNOLOGY CENTERS TO IMPROVE CHILDREN’S MATH, SCIENCE & LANGUAGE SKILLS

February 13, 2012

IBM grant awarded in collaboration with United Way of Essex and West Hudson Newark, NJ, February 8, 2012 — At one of its early childhood schools, the City of Newark today showed off two of the 75 Young Explorer™ computer … Continue reading


UNITED WAY OF ESSEX AND WEST HUDSON KICKS OFF CELEBRITY READ PROGRAM AT 21 SCHOOLS

January 31, 2012

  “Local Legacy” Program - Reading to Children for 22 years! Newark, NJ (January 31, 2012) – United Way of Essex and West Hudson announced the Kickoff of Celebrity Read 2012, a 22 year tradition of providing volunteer Celebrity Readers to local community … Continue reading


CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR MIRACLE MAKER AWARDS

January 18, 2012

January 17, 2012 United Way of Essex and West Hudson Seeks Nominations for Miracle Maker Awards  Newark, NJ (January17, 2012) — Women in Support (WIS) of United Way of Essex and West Hudson recently announced that nominations are now open for the … Continue reading


CELEBRITY READ 2012 KICKOFF JANUARY 26

December 28, 2011

DECEMBER 27, 2011 UNITED WAY OF ESSEX AND WEST HUDSON ANNOUNCES CELEBRITY READ 2012 KICKOFF BREAKFAST Newark, NJ (December 27, 2011) —  United Way of Essex and West Hudson(UWEWH) has announced the kickoff of its Celebrity Read Initiative for 2012. … Continue reading


Celebrity Read Initiative

December 28, 2011

Celebrity Read 2012 Kick Off Breakfast – January 26. Register Here to attend. Become a Celebrity Reader If you are interested in becoming a Celebrity Reader, Click here to volunteer! Celebrity Read is a “local legacy” initiative that recruits volunteers to model their love … Continue reading


UNITED WAY OF ESSEX AND WEST HUDSON LAUNCHES ALTERNATIVE WINTER BREAK 2012

December 19, 2011

DECEMBER 19, 2011 UNITED WAY OF ESSEX AND WEST HUDSON LAUNCHES ALTERNATIVE WINTER BREAK 2012 Newark, NJ (December 19, 2011) — Each year thousands of college students make a commitment to make a difference in communities nation wide by participating … Continue reading


ALTERNATIVE WINTER BREAK

December 19, 2011

United Way Alternative Winter Break 2012 January 1st – 7th, 8th- 14th & 15th – 21st Newark, New Jersey Each year thousands of college students make a commitment to make a difference in communities nation wide by participating in Alternative … Continue reading


UNITED WAY OF ESSEX AND WEST HUDSON REACHES OUT TO COMMUNITY TO “HAVE A HEART” BY CONTRIBUTING TO ANNUAL HOLIDAY TOY DRIVE

December 13, 2011

Newark, NJ (November 30, 2011) — For the tenth consecutive year, The United Way of Essex and West Hudson (UWEWH) is conducting a holiday toy drive to help families in need. UWEWH is asking for those that can to “Have … Continue reading


PSEG/UWEWH AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAMMING INNOVATORS COLLABORATIVE

December 29, 2010

Enhancing the learning environments of our youth, supporting cutting-edge and exciting educational initiatives and partnering with expert educational programs is at the heart of the United Way of Essex and West Hudson’s (UWEWH) commitment to advancing the common good of … Continue reading


AURORA FOUNDATION

December 29, 2010

Realizing that a new century requires new paths to success in serving unmet social needs, The Aurora Foundation was created in the year 2000 as an initiative of the United Way of Essex and West Hudson. Aurora’s approach, based on … Continue reading


CENTER FOR EXCELLENCE

December 29, 2010

Here’s what people are saying about recent CFE sessions: “I had absolutely no knowledge about fundraising! I am excited to share this information with my organization and look forward to implementing the learned information. Because of these sessions I am … Continue reading


YOUNG PROFESSIONALS UNITED

December 29, 2010

Young Professionals United are professionals from all industries and backgrounds who are committed to improving the quality of life of children and adults in the community. United Way realizes that it takes individuals working in solidarity to advance our communities … Continue reading


WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP INITIATIVES

December 29, 2010

The mission of the United Way of Essex and West Hudson Women’s Leadership Initiatives is to improve people’s lives by mobilizing the caring power of women in our communities, by increasing women’s involvement and leadership in philanthropic and volunteer efforts. … Continue reading


EDUCATION POLICY ADVISORY COUNCIL

December 29, 2010

The Education Policy Advisory Council (EPAC) is comprised of various stakeholders who are committed to improving educational opportunities for individuals in UWEWH’s 13 municipality service area. The primary function of the EPAC is to help to draft and advance federal, … Continue reading


PSEG/UW AFTER SCHOOL COLLABORATIVE

December 29, 2010

UWEWH is honored to work with PSEG and its after school partners to ensure student success through extended learning opportunities (ELO) as part of the PSEG/United Way After School Collaborative. UWEWH knows that traditional public schools that have adopted ELO … Continue reading


UNITED WAY OF ESSEX AND WEST HUDSON HOSTS COMMUNITY SCREENING OF WAITING FOR “SUPERMAN”

November 2, 2010

Free screenings and discussions to kick off Education Social Action Campaign NEWARK, N.J., Nov. 2 2010 – On Wednesday, November 3, at 6:00 p.m., United Way of Essex and West Hudson (UWEWH) will be kicking off its Education Social Action … Continue reading


UNITED WAY OF ESSEX AND WEST HUDSON RECEIVES $280,000 PSEG FOUNDATION AWARD

October 6, 2010

Funding will help support eight organizations that provide essential learning services to over 1,000 youth in Essex and Hudson Counties NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 6, 2010 . United Way of Essex and West Hudson (UWEWH) is proud to announce that they were … Continue reading


WORLDWIDE DAY OF ACTION – JUNE 21st, 2010

June 21, 2010

Please LIVE UNITED with United Way communities and supporters around the world by taking action on important EDUCATION, INCOME and HEALTH issues! Here’s a menu of ways you can be engaged, on your favorite issue (or ALL of them!) without … Continue reading


UNITED WAY OF ESSEX AND WEST HUDSON (UWEWH) COMMITS TO A $2 MILLION DOLLAR INVESTMENT IN FINANCIAL STABILITY THROUGH INDIVIDUAL DEVELOPMENT ACCOUNTS (IDA)

February 22, 2010

NEWARK, NJ February 22 UWEWH is pleased to announce the launch of the United Lives IDA program. In 2009, UWEWH was awarded the largest Assets for Independence IDA grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in the … Continue reading


UNITED WAY KICKS-OFF AFRICAN COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT INITIATIVE

December 1, 2009

Newark, NJ-December 1, 2009- The United Way of Essex and West Hudson announces a new initiative to strengthen ties with the various African communities in its service area. The African Community Engagement Initiative (ACE) will have its kick-off on Thursday … Continue reading


UNITED WAY OF ESSEX AND WEST HUDSON EVOLVES FUNDING MODEL

February 6, 2009

New Model Focuses Funds On Uniting Non-Profit Organizations In Effective Collaborations NEWARK, N.J., February 6, 2009 – The United Way of Essex and West Hudson (UWEWH) (http://www.uwewh.org), which serves 13 communities, announced today that it has adopted a new funding … Continue reading


CORPORATE VOLUNTEERS “LEND A HELPING HAND” TO BUILD HOMES FOR NEWARK FAMILIES

September 18, 2007

What: Lend a Helping Hand” Week – Volunteers from United Way of Essex and West Hudson Build Homes in Newark Where: Fairmount Avenue, between 14th & 15th Streets, Newark When: Tuesday, September 18; 11:00 a.m. New Jersey is one of … Continue reading


CORPORATE VOLUNTEERS “LEND A HELPING HAND” TO BUILD HOMES FOR NEWARK FAMILIES

September 5, 2007

What: Lend a Helping Hand” Week – Volunteers from United Way of Essex and West Hudson Build Homes in Newark Where: Fairmount Avenue, between 14th & 15th Streets, Newark When: Tuesday, September 18; 11:00 a.m. New Jersey is one of … Continue reading


UNITED WAY UNVEILS RESULTS OF COMMUNITY SURVEY ESSEX AND HUDSON COUNTY NEEDS & ISSUES REVEALED

March 22, 2007

Who: Keith Green, president & CEO, United Way of Essex & West Hudson; Marijane Lundt, Executive Director, Gateway Northwest/ Maternal Child & Health Network; Leaddie Eddie, life-sized five year old boy; Sandy Accomando, CEO, Apostles’ House What: News Conference Unveils … Continue reading


UNITED WAY OF ESSEX AND WEST HUDSON KICKS OFF 2007 CELEBRITY READ PROGRAM

January 24, 2007

“HELP A CHILD EXPLORE THE WORLD THROUGH READING” The 17th season of United Way of Essex and West Hudson’s popular Celebrity Read program begins on Tuesday, February 6, and will continue through Thursday, February 28. Celebrity Read, created in 1990 … Continue reading