UNITED WAY OF MONMOUTH AND OCEAN COUNTIES RECEIVES $1 MILLION CHALLENGE GRANT FROM THE JAY AND LINDA GRUNIN FOUNDATION

The Jay and Linda Grunin Foundation has awarded United Way of Monmouth and Ocean Counties (UWMOC) with a $1 Million Challenge grant to help raise funds for the community over the next four years. In order to support UWMOC’s new mission to mobilize donors, volunteers and community partners to improve the lives of youth and their families, the Grunin Foundation will match all new or increased donations dollar for dollar up to $1 million until June 30, 2021.

“United Way of Monmouth and Ocean Counties recently underwent a rigorous strategic planning process in which the organization really honed in on its mission, vision and community impact goals for the next four years,” stated Jeremy Grunin, President of the Jay and Linda Grunin Foundation and Chairman of United Way of Monmouth and Ocean Counties. “The impact work in the strategic plan targets not only the challenges of today, but prepares the youth of our community to be successful in the future.”

“The Jay and Linda Grunin Foundation uses philanthropy to increase citizen activity and economic development opportunities through the arts, healthcare and education – which fits perfectly with United Way of Monmouth and Ocean Counties’ new vision,” said Jay Grunin, Co-Founder and Co-Chair of the Jay and Linda Grunin Foundation. “The Grunin Foundation is proud to support the work of United Way and make a significant impact on our community with the $1 Million Challenge grant.”

For more information on the $1 Million Challenge Grant from the Jay and Linda Grunin Foundation or United Way of Monmouth and Ocean Counties’ strategic plan, call 732-938-5988 or visit uwmoc.org.

Left to right: Timothy Hearne, President & CEO of United Way of Monmouth and Ocean Counties; Jay Grunin, Co-Founder and Co-Chair of the Jay and Linda Grunin Foundation; and Jeremy Grunin, President of the Jay and Linda Grunin Foundation and Chairman of United Way of Monmouth and Ocean Counties at UWMOC’s Leadership Reception where the Grunin Foundation Challenge was announced on November 2, 2017.