Summer Fun in Ocean and Monmouth Counties!

by: Kelly Fliller Summer is officially here and even though it goes by in the blink of an eye, we are going to try and soak up every minute. There is so much to do at the Jersey Shore. Here are [...]


Women United Helps to Combat the Summer Slide

by: Kelly Fliller With the official start of summer a few days away, I thought this would be the perfect time to talk about the “summer slide” and the work of Women United, a [...]


Let’s talk about the biggest teen arts celebration in New Jersey!

by: Kelly Fliller Ocean County College students graduated last week, yet there is a buzzzzz around campus this week. You will see students walking quickly through the halls of the Jay and Linda [...]


The arts are as vital as math

Check out this incredible article below by one of our arts partners, Bob Morrison, director of Arts Ed NJ. “We teach our children the arts to create well-rounded citizens who may apply [...]


Come celebrate with us at Salute to Ocean County on April 19, 2018!

by: Kelly Fliller If you are looking for a fun evening full of arts and exciting performances from talented Ocean County arts students, then you definitely want to attend the 2018 Salute to Ocean [...]


MindAligned at South Toms River Elementary

by: Jeremy Grunin On March 20, I had the pleasure of being able to experience a Professional Development Day at South Toms River Elementary.  Having three kids currently in the Toms River School [...]


Heather’s Week in Review – Non-Profits of the Central Jersey Shore

Hi, everyone!  Heather here from the Jay and Linda Grunin Foundation.  Resilient, creative, encouraging, cooperative, committed, courageous, determined, grateful, imaginative, and responsive are [...]


So, what exactly is speed mentoring?

by: Kelly Fliller Heather and I recently had the opportunity to be mentors at the 100 Women Speed Mentoring Event at Ocean County College. All of the mentors were members of Ocean County College [...]


Congratulations to Kenneth Piscopo, Jr., the newest Eagle Scout!

Please join us in congratulating Kenneth Piscopo, Jr. for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. Kenneth already has an impressive resume of accomplishments and is a community leader. He was honored [...]


United Way of Monmouth and Ocean Counties Receives $1 Million Challenge Grant from Grunin Foundation

On November 2, 2017, the United Way of Monmouth and Ocean Counties along with our Foundation, officially announced a $1 Million Challenge grant. Read the exciting news, as written by Kaarina [...]