Having fun with a purpose!

Join us at our annual events, all of which raise critical funds for families in financial crisis and the development of community-based affordable housing for individuals with special needs. These spirited events bring our community together to make a meaningful difference in the lives of our neighbors and friends.

For more information on event registration, volunteering or sponsorship please contact Erica West, 201.291.0368 or ewest@bergenunitedway.org.

The Magic of You

September 26, 2017
Venetian, Garfield, NJ
6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
250+ guests

Believing is seeing! This very special evening celebrates the magic of individuals with special needs. Over 250 will gather at the Venetian in Garfield, New Jersey, surrounded by magic, as character actors and magicians entertain you in a turn of the century Vienna style theme. Guest will enjoy specialty cocktails and libations, unique silent auction prizes, 50/50, and a sit down dinner follow by an elaborate dessert reveal.

Proceeds benefit the development of community-based affordable housing for individuals with special needs and the ongoing support needed for our tenants.


Women United in Philanthropy Annual Fall Gathering

October 19, 2017
6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
220+ attendees
Stony Hill Inn, Hackensack, NJ

Women United in Philanthropy’s Fall Gathering is an inspiring evening of impact for women – by women. Attendees enjoy cocktail buffet, remarks from a celebrity guest speaker and the awarding of high-impact grant to a local nonprofit, changing the lives of women and girls in Bergen County.

Past celebrity speakers include, Gloria Steinem, Erin Brockovich, Kate White, Amy Dickinson, Mavis Leno, Eve Ensler, Brooke Shields, Maya Angelou, Mikki Taylor. Sponsorships are available for event or to underwrite the cost of the celebrity speaker.


Past Events

Teteboro Airport 5K

July 15, 2017
Teteboro Airport

Bergen County’s United Way would like to thank all of our runners and sponsors for making the PSEG Teterboro Airport 5K run an outstanding success!


A Very Special Outing & Women Fore Women

July 10, 2017
Ridgewood Country Club, Paramus, NJ

Bergen County’s United Way would like to thank all of our sponsors and guests for making A Very Special Outing and Women For Women an outstanding success!

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