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United Way of Northern New Jersey accomplishments, events, and staff are featured regularly in media outlets across the region. Here are recent examples of United Way’s work being represented in the news:

Star LedgerThe Star-Ledger
May 20, 2018

Opinion: More companies need to step up and help N.J.’s working poor

One-quarter of New Jersey households are considered ALICE, despite being one of the wealthiest states in the nation.
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May 17, 2018
41% of N.J. households among the 'working poor' and it's getting worse. Is the state too expensive?

The number of New Jersey households struggling to make ends meet…has reached 1.3 million and continues to rise, bucking the prevailing narrative of a state and national economy in recovery. 
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NJ 101.5NJ 101.5
May 17, 2018

41% of NJ Households Struggle to Afford Basic Living Expenses

More than 1.3 million households in New Jersey can't afford a basic monthly budget that includes food, housing, child care, health care, transportation and a cell phone, according to data released by the United Way ALICE Project.
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Star LedgerThe Star-Ledger
February 18, 2018

Business partnership names 2018 ‘Outstanding Citizen’

Alina Klein, chair of United Way of Northern New Jersey’s Women United, was named Outstanding Citizen of the Year by the Somerset County Business Partnership.
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