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2-1-1 is a multilingual, and confidential community helpline available 24-hours and 7 days a week.   Individuals and families continue to experience both the health and economic effects of COVID-19. Calls to NJ 2-1-1 continue to come in for housing…
Our Benefit Enrollers have been on the front lines of the crisis. Virtually assisting families and individuals, especially those who are unemployed, connecting them to life-saving federal resources like NJ SNAP (food stamps), health benefits,…
During times of uncertainty and crisis, people come together to support one another. We’re partnering to make sure basic needs are met.   Partner, Kimberly-Clark’s Cottonelle, generously committed to making sure toilet paper is accessible to our…
At United Way, LIVE UNITED has always been our core value. We must ALL do our part, working together, to make our communities the places that we need them to be: equitable, respectful, and opportunity-filled. Dear Mercer County Friends &…
During times of uncertainty and crisis, people come together to support one another. We’re partnering to keep our community safe.     Firmenich made hand sanitizer available to United Way of Greater Mercer County. Freeholder Sam Frisby, and Board…
2-1-1 is a multilingual, and confidential community helpline available 24-hours and 7 days a week. Today, and in the months to come, individuals and families are experiencing both the health and economic effects of COVID-19. Calls to NJ 2-1-1 have…
Our Benefit Enrollers are on the front lines of the crisis. Assisting families and individuals, especially those who are newly unemployed, connecting them to life-saving federal resources like NJ SNAP (food stamps), health benefits, utility, and…
Dear Mercer County Friends & Community Partners,   We hope everyone is safe and in good health.   During these past few weeks, we have seen an increase in the need for food, housing, and more. Stress, anxiety, and other mental health issues are…
There is a new financial incentive for Americans to give generously to qualifying charities. The new universal tax break for charitable donations was included in the CARES Act and will go into effect starting with the 2020 tax year.   The measure…
Whatever your mission, it's safe to say your organization has never faced a situation like the one we are all dealing with right now.  The scale of the coronavirus pandemic – the magnitude of its impact and the uncertainty of what lies ahead – is…