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.

A Very Special Outing

July 10, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
250+ attendees
Ridgewood Country Club, Paramus, NJ

Please join us for Bergen County’s United Way, 14th annual Very Special Outing, at the legendary Ridgewood Country Club. Enjoy a beautiful day on the green in support of the development of community-based affordable housing for individuals with special needs.

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Tee Yourself up for Success!
With Debbie O’Connell Golf Positive Clinic
3:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
250+ attendees
Ridgewood Country Club, Paramus, NJ

Women’s Golf Clinic with keynote speaker and LPGA instructor Debbie O’Connell. This three-hour event, will feature an inspiring talk by a celebrity women’s golf pro, Debbie O’Connell, followed by an hour-long golf clinic with talented golf-pros, closing the day with spirited cocktails and networking with the players.

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Teteboro Airport 5K

July 15, 2017
Teteboro Airport
7:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
950+ runners, spectators, and volunteers

Please join us for Bergen County’s United Way, 20th annual Teterboro 5K, this highly anticipated event, well-known as the “must-run” summer race in New Jersey, draws a crowd of nearly a 1000 runners, spectators, and volunteers.

The unique course is certified and sanctioned by the USA Track & Field Association and attracts elite runners from all over the country and benefits the Compassion Fund, helping families and individuals in financial crisis.

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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.