February 2019 Newsletter

The Pulse of the Community: Resources in Your Neighborhood

Through 2-1-1, United Way has a finger on the pulse of America's financial stability. Whether it's fielding calls from people who need heating assistance during the polar vortex or connecting federal workers, contractors and others suffering from the Government Shutdown with rent and utility help, 2-1-1 is on the front lines.

The New Jersey information and referral service began in 2002 when the United Ways of New Jersey led the effort to give people an easy way to find health and human services. In 2018 alone, NJ 2-1-1 connected 7,043 individuals to financial assistance and other services in Mercer County. 2-1-1 is made possible by United Way. 

Access reources in your community with just a click to,  www.NJ211.org, or phone call to, 2-1-1.

Tax Season is Underway!

IRS Tax Volunteers at Mercer County Community College

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program assists individuals and families making less than $65,000 get their taxes filed for free by an IRS Tax Volunteer. 

1. Visit one of our free tax sites and get your taxes done for free:
2. Can you or someone you know benefit from this free service? 
  • Make an appointment at United Way of Greater Mercer County's office! Book Now
  • Go to  MyFreeTaxes  and prepare your own taxes for free!  Powered by H&R Block and United Way Partnership.
Thanks For Your Support! 

Why We Love Our Supporters

The following companies supported United Way of Greater Mercer County's mission through workplace giving,  corporate engagement or  have chosen to designate their donations to a partner non-profit:

American Water
Anne & Gerald Freedman   Foundation Inc.
Aqua America
Bank of America
BNY Mellon
Buchanan Ingersoll
Customers Bank
Enbridge and Spectra   Energy
First Baptist Church of   Princeton
First Energy Service   Company
General Motors
Hibbert Company
Ingersoll Rand
ITW Covid
Jewish Community   Foundation
John and Louise   Wellemeyer Charitable   Fund
JPMorgan Chase
Katherine Hatton &   Richard Bilotti Fund

Keurig Dr Pepper Inc.
Lincoln Financial
Mary Owen Borden   Foundation
McMaster-Carr Supply Co.
Morgan Stanley
Nationwide Foundation
New Jersey Education   Association
Pitney Bowes
Princeton HR Solutions,   LLC
Princeton Theological   Seminary
Principal Financial
Rue Insurance
Spectrix Analytical Service
Suez Water
The Penny and Ted   Thomas Fund

Thanks to our individual supporters!

A note from our President & CEO

Corporate Engagement Corner

Volunteer Corner
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