United Way's annual recognition event was hosted on June 14th by Wegmans in Woodbridge Center. Guests enjoyed a buffet breakfast, assembled summer reading kits and received certificates for individuals and corporate partenrs. Thank you to Wegmans for sponsoring this event.
Volunteers from BMS spent an afternoon with children at a local Head Start program, assisting the classroom teachers in reading and play activities.
The pre-k classes at John F. Kennedy Elementary School learned about momentum as they built ramps to see what would make their mini UPS trucks travel faster and longer without gas or electric power. They also sang a song about momentum (to the tune of "That's Amore"), toured a real UPS truck and got to speak with the driver. Thanks...
Members of the Middlesex County Bar Association spent part of a beatuiful Cinco de Mayo morning volunteering at Johnson Park. The group cleaned up garbage and other debris along the riverfront, steams and other bodies of water throughout the park.
UWCJ's Women's Pre-K STEM Committee members spent the morning with the Pre-Schoolers at JFK Elementary School in Jamesburg. They read Harold and the Purple Crayon and discussed what Harold saw through his window. The children learned about how windows are made, how glass is made and talked about why we have windows in our houses. ...
United Way's Pre-K STEM committee members volunteered at JFK Elementary School in Jamesburg. The children covered their eyes with their "scientist goggles" and tried to identify different fruits byusing their sense of smell and taste.
Volunteers gathered at the community center near the Perth Amboy waterfront on January 15th for United Way's annual Martin Luther King Day of Action 2018. As in the past few years, the focus was on creating awaress of United Way's financial stability programs.
The day's activities consisted of assemling financial stability...
Voluteers from Duke Realty spent the day at the Veteran's Home helping to sort and package clothing, personal care and other items for residents.
Pucture 1, from the left: Santa’s helpers Nick Lam and Nichol Reinhold along with Plant Manager Harold Kirby at the DuPont Parlin main gate collecting for the company's annual United Way Adopt a Family drive!
Picture 2: Mike Gray, Safety Supervisor Nancy Uff, and Rob Flynn