our mission

Guided by service, compassion and fairness, UCC's mission is to assist low-income, disadvantaged and at risk individuals and families, including seniors and youth, to become self-sufficient and self supporting; while enhancing their quality of life and standard of living.

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SUPPORT

As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization providing services for over five decades, your financial support of our services helps to bring about positive change in the lives of the people we serve and in the health of our community. Donations can be earmarked for a specific program or it can be used to offset overhead costs.

INFORMATION FILED WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL CONCERNING THIS CHARITABLE SOLICITATION AND THE PERCENTAGE OF CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED BY THE CHARITY DURING THE LAST REPORTING PERIOD THAT WERE DEDICATED TO THE CHARITABLE PURPOSE MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY BY CALLING 973-504-6215 AND IS AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET AT http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/charities/Pages/charities-registration-information.aspx. REGISTRATION WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT.

First Quarter Service Update

January 2021- June 2021

(numbers represent individuals)

Food and Clothing Pantry
Youth, Family and Senior Services
Energy Assistance
Emergency Services
YouthBuild

United Community Corporation helps empower all members of our community to achieve economic self-sufficiency by providing a range of supportive services. We continue to expand and improve our services, which include; an emergency shelter with case management, a program for seniors, low-income housing, and a range of high-quality after school and summer camp programs for youth.

We are always open to new partnerships and collaborations to aid in fulfilling our mission to help lift low-income residents out of poverty and to improve the quality of their lives in every way we can.

You can also contact us if you are interested in volunteering - we welcome your help in better serving the community !

Lift Yourself Off the Street: Newark NJ Organization UCC Helps In The Fight Against Poverty

Karim Bukhadurov from Great.com interviewed United Community Corporation as part of their 'Great.com Talks With...' podcast. This series is an antidote to negative news stories that aims to shed light on organizations and experts whose work is making a positive impact on the world.

Listen to the whole interview to find out how you can help people in Newark help themselves to lift themselves out of poverty and dependency. You can also help donate to the United Community Corporation’s cause to end poverty in Newark, NJ. The fight against poverty is not so easily won, but it needs all the help it can get.

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FULTON STREET EMERGENCY SHELTER

Fulton Street is currently seeking donations

for men and women 18+.

The items need are those such as: 

Towels, Wash Cloths, Blankets, Face Mask,

Water, Socks etc.


31 Fulton Street

Newark, NJ 07102 United States

973-642-0181

 

For more information, email:

donations@uccnewark.org

 

For monetary donations to our Fulton Street Shelter,

Text UCCCARES to 44-321

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Services

Food and Clothing Pantry

Emergency Shelter

YouthBuild

Youth, Family & Senior Services

Hope Village

Design - Blum Street

HOUSING DEVELOPMENT

UCC Vacant Lots:

  • 38 Blum Street
  • 42 Blum Street 
  • 44 Blum Street
  • 491 South 10th Street
  • 493 South 10th Street
  • 497 South 10th Street
  • 503 South 10th Street
  • 505-507 South 10th Street
  • 511 South 10th Street
  • 513-515 South 10th Street

Some are being sold at market rate but others are offered at affordable prices.

**All lots are located in Newark, NJ 07103

Realtor : Michelle Burwell

michelleburwell4@gmail.com | www.burwell-enterprises.com/blueprints

A Thank You From Cory Booker

Volunteering is the ultimate exercise in democracy. You vote in elections once a year, but when you volunteer, you vote every day about the kind of community you want to live in.

-Anonymous

Thank you for your volunteering spirit. As UCC events, programming and activities arise we will reach out to volunteers who have completed this form. Hope to see you soon!! 

UCC Community Engagement 

United Community Corporation

"Moving people from dependency to self-sufficiency"