United Way of Greater Newark Releases Annual ‘Newark Free Tax Preparation’ Report, Highlighting Importance of Free Contactless Tax-Filing Services in Newark

United Way of Greater Newark Releases Annual ‘Newark Free Tax Preparation’ Report, Highlighting Importance of Free Contactless Tax-Filing Services in Newark Report details key findings from tax year 2019 and innovations in tax prep services during the COVID-19 pandemic (Newark, NJ) December 15, 2020 – Today, United Way of Greater Newark (UWGN) released its annual ‘Newark Free…

United Way of Greater Newark Releases First-Ever Report on Impact of COVID-19 on Small Businesses in Newark

United Way of Greater Newark Releases First-Ever Report on Impact of COVID-19 on Small Businesses in Newark Report details findings from Emergency Small Grant Program, highlighting next steps for rebuilding Newark’s small business economy long term (Newark, NJ) November 16, 2020 – Today, United Way of Greater Newark (UWGN) released its first-ever “COVID-19 Emergency Small Business Grants Program…

Business Owners Fear Another Wave Of Coronavirus Will Plunge Newark Into Serious Economic Crisis

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — With a growing number of coronavirus cases in New Jersey’s largest city comes the growing concern of the economic impact. The owner of Black Swan Espresso wants her 5-year-old business to be here for many years to come, but even with adding online sales, the pandemic pushed business down 75%.ADVERTISINGREAD MORE:Derek Chauvin Trial, April…

United Way: Here’s How COVID Has Impacted Newark Small Businesses

NEWARK, NJ — The following news release comes courtesy of the United Way of Greater Newark. Learn more about posting announcements or events to your local Patch site. The United Way of Greater Newark (UWGN) released its first-ever “COVID-19 Emergency Small Business Grants Program 2020 Report,” detailing the economic impacts of COVID-19 on small businesses, both nationally and…

United Way of Greater Newark releases report on COVID business downturn, including next steps

Seven in 10 Newark businesses applied for relief through the city’s COVID relief fund. And three in four Newark small business owners were unsure if they can pay their rent as the pandemic’s economic impact took a toll on small businesses in Newark and nationwide. See Full Article: https://njbiz.com/united-way-greater-newark-releases-report-covid-business-downturn-including-next-steps/

How to volunteer and donate in New Jersey during the coronavirus outbreak

As the coronavirus causes real disruption to the lives of New Jerseyans, some residents will be disproportionately affected and many service agencies will be critically impacted. The nonprofit Care Plus Foundation, which supports the programs and services of Paramus-based Care Plus NJ Inc., has received generous donations through the “Push Up for CarePlus” Challenge. Launched by an anonymous…

Newark families ‘adopt’ their fellow moms and dads with baby supply donations

Newark families are “adopting” moms and dads in need, ensuring they have diapers, formula and baby wipes through a new program facilitated by United Way of Greater Newark. Donors can either send one-time donations or opt to “adopt,” committing monthly contributions to families struggling financially during the coronavirus pandemic. The Parent Exchange Program was organized with the…