Events

Current and Upcoming

Pocono Raceway - Charity Watch Party

When: Sunday, April 28, 2019, 2:00pm-7:00pm
Where: Barley Creek Tasting Room @ The Crossings Factory Outlets (Tannersville, PA)

  • Enjoy live Nascar race broadcast from Talladega
  • Pocono Tickets & Autographed Item Raffles
  • Craft Food & Beverages
  • Games & Family Fun!

For more details visit: www.poconoraceway.com/uw

A portion of the day’s proceeds benefit Pocono Mountains United Way

Current and Upcoming

Mother's Day High Tea hosted by Sistah Chat Radio

Where: Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort, 1 River Road, Shawnee on Delaware, PA, 18356

When: May 4th, 2pm to 4pm

Join us for a Mother’s Day High Tea to benefit WOMEN UNITED at Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort! Join the ladies of Sistah Chat Radio as we celebrate all the ladies in our lives. Hats optional. High tea will be served, along with a fashion show for all ages, and an auction of fun items.

For more information email: sistahchatradio@gmail.com

Current and Upcoming

Maximize Success: Leading Relationships Workshop, United Way Celebration, and Keynote

When: June 20, 2019, 1:30pm – 7:00pm
Workshop Registration: 1:00pm
Workshop: 1:30pm-4:30pm
Evening Program Registration: 4:30pm
Evening Program: 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Where: Mount Airy Lodge

Join business and non-profit executives and managers, community leaders, and motivated employees for a 3-hour workshop facilitated by acclaimed author, speaker and facilitator, Steve McClatchy for his session: Leading Relationships. This interactive workshop has demonstrated success in motivating participants, while providing practical approaches to improved productivity.

Immediately following Steve’s program, join the new Pocono Mountains United Way for our Annual Report to the Community and Campaign Appreciation Event to honor and celebrate United Way volunteers and supporters. The event will then culminate with a Keynote Address ‘Decide!’ from Steve McClatchy.

Register For This Event & Sponsorship Details

 

Current and Upcoming

5K to Riverfest

What: 1st Annual 5K to Riverfest
When: June 23, 2019, 9:30am – 2:00pm
Where: Mountain View Vineyard in Stroudsburg

This event will be coordinated by our friends from Phoenix Athletica, Bob and Lindsay Larsen. For event info or to register contact Lindsey at 570-243-8880.

Sponsorships are available – Call Gil Coronado at 201-753-0093 or email gcoronado.cila@gmail.com

This event will help us lead up to Shawnee Riverfest VIII on July 14th!

Past Events

April 2nd: Film Screening and Panel Discussion of God Knows Where I Am

What: Pocono Mountains United Way, in partnership with WVIA and ESU, and with support from St. Luke’s Monroe Campus, invite the community to the film screening of God Knows Where I Am. The film and panel discussion raise questions of social justice and challenges the audience to think about how our community responds to mental illness and homelessness. Community members and professionals are encouraged to attend and interact with the film and panelists. Panelists will include:

  • Najma Khanani, MD, Psychiatrist/Medical Director of Partial Hospital Program St. Luke’s University Health Network
  • Leslie A. Perryman, LSW, CPRP , Director, RHD Crossroads Community Services/Street2Feet Outreach Center
  • Tina Clymer MS, LPC, Administrator, Carbon-Monroe-Pike Mental Health Developmental Services
  • Helen Kelly, MPA, Housing Coordinator, Wayne County Human Services

The event is free to attend, but we ask you to RSVP so we get a head count.

When: April 2, 2019, 6:00PM-9:00PM

Where: Beers Lecture Hall, East Stroudsburg University, 130 University Circle East Stroudsburg, PA 18301

How: Click here to RSVP (attendance is free but we ask you to let us know you are coming!)

For more info:

Click here to check out the video spot regarding our event.

Click here to check out a trailer of the film.

On April 1st, 2019, United Way of Monroe County and Pocono Alliance are formally merging to become the Pocono Mountains United Way, in an effort to better assist individuals and families in need in Monroe County through increased collaboration, efficiency and impact. This important film screening will mark the merged organization’s first major event in the community.

Past Events

Annual Campaign Report Meeting

Where: Northampton Community College, Monroe Campus, Tannersville – Keystone Room 202

When: Thursday, December 13th, 2018, 8am to 10am

Save the Date! On Thursday, December 13th, United Way of Monroe County will host our annual campaign report meeting at NCC Monroe Campus from 8am to 10am. One of our favorite meetings of the year, where individuals, businesses, and students from across the four school districts present results from their fundraising activities to support community services in Monroe County. Mark your calendars!

Past Events

Day of Caring

When:  Thursday, September 6th, 2018 – the day will kickoff at 8am

Where: all over the county (kickoff will be at Barley Creek Brewing Company, 1774 Sullivan Trail, Tannersville, PA 18372)

This year’s Day of Caring is happening on Thursday, September 6th! This annual event brings together hundreds of community members and employees from local businesses who take a day to volunteer for non-profit community service organizations who are in need of a little help.

If you are a non-profit looking for assistance with a project, or a business looking for a great team building activity for your staff, or a community member who wants to get out and help a local non-profit, and learn more about the great work our community organizations are doing in Monroe County; then Day of Caring is for you.

Click here to sign up to volunteer for a project. New projects are being added every day, so check back often!

Click here to email Michael through our contact page if you are a non-profit looking to create a project.

Past Events

2018 Campaign Kickoff

When: 8am to 9:15am, Thursday, September 6th, 2018

Where: Barley Creek Brewing Company, 1774 Sullivan Trail, Tannersville, PA 18372)

Pacesetters, Leadership Donors and Day of Caring Volunteers are invited to join us for our 2018 Campaign Kickoff and breakfast at Barley Creek on September 6th at 8am.
We’ll be releasing our first ever Community Impact Report,highlighting the results of our Impact Initiatives and our recent shift from a “fundraising organization” to an “issue-focused organization.”

 

Our 2018 campaign will help us continue to fight poverty in Monroe County and help those who are struggling to make ends meet, as we focus on three core issues: ending hunger, ensuring families have access to quality affordable child care, and connecting those who are most in need with basic services that help them get back on their feet.

 

Thank you to the Barley Creek team for their generous support for the kickoff event!

Past Events

2018 Pocono Cupcake Challenge

When: Saturday, September 16th, 12 noon to 3pm

Where: Grand Lawn, Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort, 1 River Road, Shawnee on Delaware, PA, 18356

The 2018 Pocono Cupcake Challenge is back!

Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort will again be hosting the Pocono Cupcake Challenge on their Grand Lawn on September 16th, with all proceeds going to benefit United Way of Monroe County. This year, all funds will go to support our local information and referral line, which can be reached by simply dialing 2-1-1.

If you are interested in becoming a baker or a sponsor for the event, click here to sign-up!

The Pocono Cupcake Challenge is always an awesome day, with Home Bakers, Professionals and Junior Bakers (15 and under) showing off their baking skills for the Pocono community. Come out and have a fun time, while supporting a great cause.

Click here to download a copy of the 2018 Pocono Cupcake Challenge flyer.

Past Events

7th Annual Dario Belardi Memorial Golf Tournament

POSTPONED: NEW DATE SEPTEMBER 25th!

Where: Hideaway Hills Golf Club

When: September 25th, 11am – 7pm

Join us for United Way of Monroe County’s annual golf tournament fundraiser!

Dario Belardi was a dynamic United Way supporter who embodied the spirit of giving back. Following his passing in 2010, United Way launched an annual Memorial Golf Tournament in his name in 2012 – paying tribute to Dario’s benevolence, volunteerism, and love for our community.

Fantastic Sponsorships are available!

Click here to download our registration flyer (to sponsor or to play).

Click here to register online!

Past Events

Best Auto August Fundraiser

When: Throughout the month of August, weekdays 8am to 5:30pm; Saturday 8:30am to 1:30pm.
Where: Best Auto Service Center, Route 611 in Tannersville, across from Friendly’s,
Running throughout the month of August, Best Auto Service Center in Tannersville will donate $5 to United Way of Monroe County for every oil change (includes 5 quarts of conventional oil – no coupons accepted). If you also do a tire rotation (which includes a free 24-point safety check), Best Auto Service Center will donate an additional $5.
No coupon or flyer required.
For more information, call Best Auto, at 570-688-2378

Past Events

United Way of Monroe County Annual Meeting and Report to the Community

To register, click here.

When: Thursdsay, June 28th, 9:00am to 10:30am

Where: Worthington Ballroom, Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort

Why: Join us for our annual breakfast meeting where we will be presenting this year’s Community Investments. We will also take this time to provide an update on our community’s progress related to our Impact Initiatives: Access to Healthy Food, Support for Working Families, and Help When Needed Most.

In addition, we will be presenting one of our most prestigious awards, the Dr. Joseph and Dr. Rose Mattioli Philanthropy Award to Pat Ross. We will also be presenting our Partner and Volunteer of the Year awards. A fee of $20 covers the cost of the event, including a breakfast buffet. Check out our invitation by clicking here.

How: We ask anyone planning to attend to please RSVP. You can register by clicking here, by contacting Monica or by calling our office at 570-629-5657. Payment can be made by credit card when you register online. Cash and check will be accepted at the door.

Past Events

Day of Action: Book Drive

United Way of Monroe County is partnering with Read Across Monroe to encourage summer learning for children in Monroe County this summer. There are three different ways you can get involved:

1. DONATE BOOKS: We are looking for new or gently used children’s and young adult books to be donated. The book drive will run from June 1st through June 26th. Books can be dropped off at any of the following four locations in Monroe County:

– The Mountain Center, 354 Memorial Blvd, Tobyhanna, PA, 18466, 570-894-3272, www.themountaincenter.net
– Pocono Family YMCA, 809 Main St., Stroudsburg, PA, 18360, 570-421-2525, www.poconoymca.org
– PVEN Food Pantry, 2336 Route 209, Sciota, PA, 18354, 570-992-3136, pven.net
– United Way of Monroe County, 135 Warner Road, Tannersville, PA, 18372, 570-629-5657, https://poconounitedway.org

2. VOLUNTEER: Donated books will be sorted and boxed by volunteers during our 2nd annual Day of Action on June 26 at The Mountain Center, 354 Memorial Blvd, Tobyhanna, PA 18466 from 9 am to 12 noon. To sign up, click the link below.

3. SPREAD THE WORD: We will be delivering all books to summer lunch programs across the county. Children accessing summer lunch programs will be given free books to encourage summer reading. Spread the word about these critical services!

Past Events

Legislative Breakfast - State and Federal Hunger Policies

Second Harvest Food Bank of Lehigh Valley and Northeast Pennsylvania and the Pocono Mountains Hunger Coalition

Invite you to a Legislative Breakfast with Monroe County State and Federal Elected Officials to discuss State and Federal Hunger Policies effecting our community.

Friday, June 1, 2018 10 a.m. to 11:30 am

Whispering Pines Banquet Hall
1445 Big Ridge Drive
East Stroudsburg, PA 18302

Please R.S.V.P to
Jessica Dokachev
jdokachev@caclv.org
484-287-4015

Past Events

Mother's Day High Tea hosted by Sistah Chat Radio

Where: Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort, 1 River Road, Shawnee on Delaware, PA, 18356

When: May 6th, 2pm to 4pm

Join us for a Mother’s Day High Tea to benefit WOMEN UNITED on Sunday, May 6, 2-4 pm at Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort! Join the ladies of Sistah Chat Radio as we celebrate all the ladies in our lives. Hats optional. High tea will be served, along with a fashion show for all ages, and an auction of fun items.

Advance tickets are $35 per person. Children under 10 are $20 each. To purchase a table of 8 for a discounted rate of $250, email sistahchatradio@gmail.com

Past Events

Leading Together, Uniting Monroe

Where: Desaki Restaurant, 2054 Route 611, Swiftwater, PA

When: April 25th, 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Join us at Desaki for cocktails & hors d’oeuvres! This is our annual campaign appreciation event where we celebrate and recognize United Way of Monroe County supporters who are working together to build a stronger community in Monroe County. Thank you!

The event is free to attend. Cash bar. RSVPs required.

Past Events

Women United

Where: NCC, Keystone Room 242

When: Thursday, April 19th at 4pm

Women United is a collaboration of women focused on mobilizing the power of women to create positive change in our community. Come join this exciting initiative and be a part of some of the exciting projects ongoing in our community!

Past Events

Pocono Mountains Hunger Coalition

Where: NCC, Pocono Hall

When: Thursday, April 19th, at 6pm

Hunger and Food Insecurity in our community is a multi-faceted and complex problem. No one organization, institution, business, government leader, or individual has the power to solve this problem alone. Together, we can strive to impact the lives of our neighbors struggling with hunger through our collective efforts in a meaningful way. Come join the conversation!

Past Events

WOMEN UNITED Paint and Pour

Where: Weiler Abrasives Group, Cresco, PA

When: March 20th, 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Join WOMEN UNITED for a fun Paint and Pour at Weiler Abrasives Group! We’ll be painting the beautiful, relaxing beach scene shown here. Instruction will be provided by our local WOMEN UNITED artist, Cristina Matos, with all supplies provided. We’ll also have our beautiful Liztech-designed WOMEN UNITED pins and WOMEN UNITED t-shirts available for sale, as well as basket raffles. All proceeds from the event support WOMEN UNITED, who are supporting struggling single moms in Monroe County.

Past Events

Ertle Subaru Share the Love Event

Where: Ertle Subaru in Stroudsburg

When: November 27th through January 2nd

For every new purchase or lease of a new Subaru at Ertle, Subaru will donate $250 (and Ertle will add an extra $50) to United Way of Monroe County, when customers select the donate locally option.

Past Events

The Belvin Family Christmas Charity Light Show

Where: The Belvin Family residence, 464 Cherry Lane Road, East Stroudsburg, PA

When: December 1 – January 1
5pm – 10 pm Sunday through Thursday
5pm – 11 pm Friday and Saturday

The Belvin Family Christmas Charity Light Show features over 89,000 lights synchronized to classic Christmas songs. The show is FREE, but donations are encouraged. 100% of all funds raised go to United Way of Monroe County on our Access to healthy food initiative, which aims to end hunger in Monroe County. n Fridays and Saturdays there will be free hot cocoa, cookies and soup.

Past Events

Breakfast with Santa

Where: Mount Airy Casino Resort’s Event Center

When: Sunday, December 17th, from 9 am to 11am

What could be more fun for your family during the holiday season than Breakfast with Santa? $5 per person (cash or personal checks only), with 100% of all funds going to United Way of Monroe County. Call 1-877-MTAIRY-1 for more details.

Past Events

Women United Monthly Meeting

Where: NCC, Keystone Room 242

When: Thursday, December 21st at 9am

Women United is a new initiative focused on mobilizing the power of women to create positive change in our community. The group is now actively working on a shoebox project for single mothers in Monroe County. Come join this exciting new effort!

Past Events

Hunger Coalition of Monroe County Monthly Meeting

Where: NCC, Pocono Hall

When: Thursday, December 21st at 6pm

Hunger and Food Insecurity in our community is a multi-faceted and complex problem. No one organization, institution, business, government leader, or individual has the power to solve this problem alone. Together, we can strive to impact the lives of our neighbors struggling with hunger through our collective efforts in a meaningful way. Come join the conversation!

Past Events

Women United Meeting

Where: NCC, Keystone Room 242

When: Thursday, November 16th at 9am

Women United is a new initiative focused on mobilizing the power of women to create positive change in our community. At the last Women United meeting, the group agreed that single mothers would form the focus of the group’s efforts for the immediate future.

Past Events

Hunger Coalition Meeting

Where: NCC, Pocono Hall

When: Thursday, November 16th at 6pm

Hunger and Food Insecurity in our community is a multi-faceted and complex problem. No one organization, institution, business, government leader, or individual has the power to solve this problem alone. Together, we can strive to impact the lives of our neighbors struggling with hunger through our collective efforts in a meaningful way.