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Various Locationsin Morris, Somerset, Sussex & Warren CountiesBridgewater, NJ 08807


The United Way launched its Women's Initiative in 2000. Its intent was to explore what resources women can bring to bear, financial and non-financial, to influence issues in our community. The overall theme of the initiative is empowering women to enable them to meet their basic needs, capture by the tagline: "Women building community and empowering lives."

Efforts of the Women's Initiative are focused in three areas: volunteerism, fund raising and special events.

Volunteerism: promote opportunities for women to volunteer together and with their families. Group projects are offered including: food drives, painting at a women's health agency, sorting donated coats, yard work at a half way house for women recovering from substance abuse.

Fundraising: an annual event is held each April to raise funds to support projects in the community that support the theme of empowering women to meet their basic needs.

Special events: sponsorship of educational events featuring topics of interest to women. Recent events include: financial planning, technology and diversity.

For more information, check out our website: http://www.unitedwaynnj.org/ourwork/affinitygroups_wlc.php


  • Adult Education
  • Strategic Planning
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Fundraising
  • Mentoring
  • Public Relations

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • flexible

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