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Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Eight hundred million people fight hunger, worldwide. Forty-one million are Americans.  By Aditi Deshmukh Hunger is a worldwide crisis in desperate need of attention. For people in the U.S. and other first world countries, hunger is an issue that is often overlooked, especially in high income areas, since the suffering of those who struggle with hunger is rarely witnessed. Year round, these people have very little to eat. Enter United Way, an...
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
There is still time to make a tax-deductible gift to the United Way of Central Jersey. Your investment in United Way will help to provide shelter to homeless families, quality pre-school to promote early literacy and help to achieve healthy birth outcomes for high-risk mothers.  We all benefit when our most vulerable neighbors get a helping hand. You can make an immediate credit card gift by going to our Donate page. You can make a planned gift...
Friday, October 20, 2017
The American spirit of generosity and community is unique.  In the wake of the natural disasters in Texas, Florida, the Caribbean and Mexico, the horrific shooting in Las Vegas and the California wildfires, the outpouring of support has been immediate.  Your generosity is deeply appreciated by all who will benefit. But the everyday tragedies that occur here in Central Jersey have not gone away.  Organizations like United Way and our community...
Thursday, October 19, 2017
When it helps to provide books for children who are learning to read!   Nothing is more frustrating than trying to learn to read and not being able to.  Combine this with decades of research that many children experience the “summer slide”, up to two months of learning loss while they are out of school, and you have the potential for future academic disaster. That’s why United Way of Central Jersey partnered for a second year with JFK Elementary...