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UNITED WAY OF ESSEX AND WEST HUDSON EARNS A 4-STAR RATING FROM CHARITY NAVIGATOR

Newark, NJ, June 15, 2016 – United Way of Essex and West Hudson recently earned a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator.  The 4-star rating is a result of United Way of Essex and West Hudson … Read the rest


“MIRACLE MAKERS”, CITI AND FEDEX HONORED AT UNITED WAY NIGHT OF MIRACLES ON THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2016 

18th Year of Honoring Individuals and Organizations Who Have Made Our Communities a Better Place for Children and Families to Live and Work.  

 

Newark, NJ – May 16, 2016 – The United Way of Essex and West Hudson at … Read the rest


CATHERINE WILSON ACTING CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF UNITED WAY OF ESSEX AND WEST HUDSON NAMED PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

 

Newark, NJ – May 10, 2016 -The board of directors has appointed Catherine Wilson as the President and Chief Executive Officer of United Way of Essex and West Hudson County (UWEWH); a role she has held on an interim … Read the rest


NFL & UNITED WAY LAUNCH NATIONAL CHARACTER EDUCATION INITIATIVE

CHICAGO,April 28, 2016 PRNewswire
The NFL and United Way Worldwide today announced the national launch of Character PlaybookTM, a new national education initiative focused on youth character development and healthy relationships. The interactive digital program will be implemented … Read the rest


HOW YOU CAN HELP WITH NEWARK SCHOOLS’ WATER CRISIS

 
By Catherine Wilson,
Acting CEO United Way of Essex and West Hudson,
Star Ledger Guest Columinst
   

on April 21, 2016 at 8:15 AM

Newark, a city of almost 300,000 residents has an infrastructure crisis; a lead in the infrastructure crisis.

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THREE OUTSTANDING WOMEN HONORED BY UNITED WAY OF ESSEX AND WEST HUDSON’S WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

Nancy Cantor, Chancellor of Rutgers University, Susan M. Cleary, President for District 119J and Terri Seeney, Manager Corporate Outreach, Panasonic Corporation of NA Recognized by WLC

 

Newark, NJ (March 17, 2016): On March 10, 2016,  The 3rd Annual Women’s … Read the rest


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

3rd Annual Women’s History Month Awards Breakfast – Honoring Legends
and Legacies, to Be Held at Newark Club, Newark NJ

Newark, NJ (February 17, 2016): On March 10, 2016, The United Way of Essex and West Hudson Women’s Leadership Council … Read the rest


CELEBRITY READ, A 25 YEAR UNITED WAY TRADITION, TO REACH 8,000 STUDENTS IN 22 SCHOOLS IN 7 COMMUNITIES

Celebrity Read for website

Newark, NJ (February 2, 2016) – On Monday, February 1, United Way of Essex and West Hudson kicked off Celebrity Read 2016, a 25 year tradition of providing volunteer Celebrity Readers at 22 local community schools in East Orange, Irvington, … Read the rest


VITA PROGRAM OPEN TO PROCESS TAX RETURNS FOR AREA RESIDENTS

Beginning this month, local taxpayers can have their taxes prepared for free as United Way’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax services in the community.

Newark, NJ (January 31, 2016): United Way of Essex and West Hudson … Read the rest


UNITED WAY ACTING CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER NAMED RECIPIENT OF EMERGING NONPROFIT LEADER AWARD BY FARLEIGH DICKINSON UNIVERSITY

Newark NJ – December 3,2015 – Catherine Wilson, the Acting Chief Executive Officer of United Way of Essex and West Hudson (UWEWH), was announced as the recipient of the 2015 Farleigh Dickinson University  (FDU) Emerging Nonprofit Leader Award yesterday at … Read the rest

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