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United Ways of New Jersey

The need was great and the United Ways of New Jersey responded. Working with New Jersey's Board of Public Utilities, they secured the 2-1-1 dialing code to create an easy-to-access, statewide portal for information about health and human services, government programs and local community resources.  In 2002 the NJ 2-1-1 Partnership,  a subsidiary of United Ways of New Jersey,  was designated as the sole administrator of the three-digit dialing code. NJ 211 opened its call lines in 2005 as a result of this effort. Today, the organization responds to more than 1,000,000 requests for help annually.

United Ways Support the Building Blocks of Success

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Education
Income
Health

Believing that all children deserve a quality education and the support services that foster growth during these crucial years

Dedicated to seeing that hard-working families earn a living wage that will securely sustain them

Committed to supporting programs and services that promote healthy living and access to quality healthcare

United Way is the world's largest non-profit, but each organization listed below is working to change lives in local communities. The funds raised stay in the community and are invested in programs that impact and improve lives every day. Each supports services that build strong, independent individuals and families. Many focus their energies on resources that foster education, financial stability, and healthy lifestyles, while others focus their attention on affordable housing and other basic needs. All believe in the power of volunteers to help address the needs that challenge communities. 

Find out what is happening at your local United Way and how you can volunteer or support the efforts being made to improve communities... one life at a time.

Bergen County's United Way 
Tom Toronto, President
6 Forest Avenue, Suite 220
Paramus, NJ 07652
201.291.4050
info@bergenunitedway.org

United Way of Central Jersey
Gloria Aftanski, President & CPO
32 Ford Avenue
Milltown, NJ 08850
732.247.3727
info@uwcj.org

United Way of Delaware (Salem County)
Michelle Taylor, President and CEO
625 N Orange St,
Wilmington, DE 19801
302.573.3700

United Way of Gloucester County
Michael Gower, Executive Director
454 Crown Point Road
Thorofare, NJ 08086
856.845.4303
Contact Form

United Way of Greater Newark
Catherine Wilson, President & CEO
50 Park Place
Suite 1025
Newark, NJ 07102
973.624.8300
info@uwnewark.org

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, and Cumberland Counties)
Bill Golderer, President & CEO
1800 JFK Boulevard, Suite 1200
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215.665.2500
contact@uwgpsnj.org

Atlantic County Office
1000 W. Washington Avenue
Pleasantville, NJ 08232
215.665.2560

United Way of Greater Mercer County
Sandra Toussaint, President & CEO
3150 Brunswick Pike, Suite 230
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
609.896.1912
info@uwgmc.org

United Way of Greater Union County
Juanita Vargas, VP Programs & Operations
33 West Grand Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
908.353.7171
info@uwguc.org

United Way of Hudson County
Daniel A. Altilio, President & CPO
857 Bergen Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07306
201.434.2625

United Way of Hunterdon County
Brenda Esler, CEO
4 Walter E. Foran Boulevard, Suite 401
Flemington, NJ 08822
908.782.3414
Contact Form

United Way of Monmouth and Ocean Counties
Lori-Anne McLane, President & CEO
4814 Outlook Drive
Suite #107
Wall Township, NJ 07753
732.938.5988
info@uwmoc.org

United Way of Northern NJ 
Kiran Handa Gaudioso, CEO
973.993.1160, ext. 104
Kiran.Gaudioso@UnitedWayNNJ.org

Headquarters and Morris County
222 Ridgedale Avenue, 3rd Floor
Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927
973.993.1160
Live.United@UnitedWayNNJ.org

Somerset County
55 North Gaston Avenue
Somerville, NJ 08876

Suburban Essex County
60 South Fullerton Avenue, Suite 205
Montclair, NJ 07042
973.746.4040

Milburn Short Hills
60 East Willow Street, 2nd Floor
Millburn, NJ 07041
973.467.1170

Sussex County
NJ Herald Building
2 Spring Street, Suite 1
Newton, NJ 07860
973.579-3040

Warren County
699 Washington Street, Suite 102
Hackettstown, NJ 07840
908.835.3550

United Way of Passaic County
Mary Celis, Interim CEO
Center City Mall, Upper Level
301 Main Street
Paterson, NJ 07505
973.279.8900
Contact Form

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