To invest in the under served by building stronger and healthier communities through education and economic empowerment.Through our leadership and partnerships, residents in our 13 municipalities are empowered to create healthier lives with access to quality education and opportunities for economic advancement.
United Way of Essex and West Hudson exists to improve the lives of individuals, children and families within our footprint to strengthen the collective community. Through programs and service initiatives we address the root causes of community concerns with an emphasis on:
– Education: Celebrity Read,My Very Own Library Raising a Reader.
– Financial Education: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Financial literacy workshops, Credit counseling, FAFSA prep.
– Health & Wellness: Character Playbook, Educational workshops, ACA enrollment.