United in Impact Awards '23

United Way of Greater Mercer County Board of Directors, Invites You to the 3rd Annual United Impact Awards!

Join us on April 25, 2023

Social Profit Center at Mill One
1 N. Johnston Ave.
Hamilton, NJ 08609
5 PM-7:30 PM 

The annual event celebrates community champions who demonstrate leadership, passion, and a commitment to a thriving and equitable community, which aligns with UWGMC's core values.

Proceeds from the event will directly provide food, rental and utility assistance, health insurance access, tax preparation services, financial coaching, college planning, and other resources to help individuals and families get ahead. There are over 66,000 families in Mercer County struggling to make ends meet.

Meet the Mistress of Ceremony:

Verlina Reynolds-Jackson

Verlina Reynolds-Jackson, Assemblywoman
New Jersey Legislative District #15

“Life's most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others.” -Martin Luther King, Jr.

Assemblywoman Verlina Reynolds-Jackson is a product of the Trenton public school system and has obtained advanced degrees from Trenton State College/The College of New Jersey, Central Michigan University. Her career as a Social Worker coupled with a commitment to public service led her to the elected position of East Ward Councilwoman, where she became the 1st African American female to serve in that position, and Council Vice-President where she legislated laws for the City of Trenton. Assemblywoman Reynolds-Jackson proudly served 7 ½ years on City Council before being elected to fill the vacant New Jersey Assembly seat in the 15th Legislative District. Ms. Reynolds-Jackson is currently serving her 3rd term in the New Jersey Assembly. She has ascended to Senior Leadership where she serves as Constituent Outreach Chair and Vice-Chairwoman of the Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Committee. The Assemblywoman also serves as a Commissioner on the State of New Jersey Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission, the Amistad Commission, and vice chair of the New Jersey Legislative Black Caucus.

2023 Awardees:

Live United Corporate Award

  • Bristol Myers Squibb

Community Advocate Award

  • Stanley N. Katz, Director, Lecturer with rank of Professor of Public and International Affairs; Director, Center for Arts and Cultural Policy Studies at Princeton University; Awarded the National Humanities Medal by President Barack Obama

Community Quarterback Award

  • Kemi Alli, M.D. Chief Executive Officer at Henry J. Austin Health Center

Eugene Marsh Community Impact Award

  • Craig Kramer, Mental Health Ambassador and Chair (Retired), Global Campaign for Mental Health, in Neuroscience External Affairs at Janssen R&D, a Johnson & Johnson Company

 

Individual Ticket:

$75/person

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For more information please contact

Sandra Toussaint at sandra.toussaint@uwgmc.org or 609-896-1912

SPONSORS

 

PARTNER SPONSOR

Janssen

DEVOTEE SPONSORS 

Robert Half

 

Thomas Edison State University

 

Live United Corporate Award

Recognizes the corporate and/or personal commitment to building a stronger, equitable, and thriving community.

Bristol Myers Squibb

Bristol Myers Squibb

Advocate Award

Recognizes an individual that embodies UWGMC’s mission and champions equity and access in their everyday life.

Stanley Katz with Obama

Stanley N. Katz

Lecturer with rank of Professor of Public and International Affairs; Director, Center for Arts and Cultural Policy Studies at Princeton University; Awarded the National Humanities Medal by President Barack Obama

SNK is a four-time loser at Harvard:  BA, MA, Ph.D., and law school (but no degree).  Originally trained as an early American historian, his interests have turned to legal-constitutional history and, most recently, to the history of philanthropy.  He has taught History, Law, and Public Policy at Harvard, Wisconsin, Chicago, Penn, and Princeton.  He retired from what used to be the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton in July 2019, but he continues to teach and write, mainly on current events, philanthropy, and cultural policy.  He has been awarded several honorary doctorates and, in 2011, received the National Medal for the Humanities from President Barack Obama.  He and his wife have been living in Princeton since 1978.

Community Quarterback Award

Recognizes an individual who has shown true leadership, dedication, and passion for helping the community. 

Kemi Alli

Kemi Alli

M.D. Chief Executive Officer at Henry J. Austin Health Center

Dr. Alli has served the Trenton community in New Jersey for over two decades.  She has been the CEO of Henry J. Austin Health Center since 2015 where she previously served as Chief Medical Officer from 2008.  She has been a Pediatrician with Henry J. Austin for over 20 years. Dr. Alli obtained her medical degree and completed her pediatric residency at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, NJ.  

Dr. Alli has become a leader in the field of providing quality, integrated, and effective care.  She has done countless webinars, speaking engagements, and conference presentations across the country on healthcare systems improvement including topics on advanced access, integrated care, COVID, and telemedicine. She led several primary care enhancement initiatives to reduce health disparities, and improve patient health outcomes and access to care for those most underserved.  She is continuing to lead this transformative re-design of the health care delivery process at Henry J. Austin with a team of senior directors, implementing an integrated health care system including treatment for both substance use disorders and behavioral health care illnesses in the primary care medical home.  She has participated in numerous advisory panels across the country most recently serving on the Health Resources and Services Administration, Workforce Well-being Technical Advisory Panel, and the NJ Department of Health’s Coronavirus Professional Advisory Committee helping to guide the regulations for COVID testing and vaccination services for the state of New Jersey.

Dr. Alli is devoted to the Trenton community founding innovative organizations like the Trenton Health Team and serving on Boards like Thomas Edison State University, the Central Jersey Family Health Consortium, the New Jersey Primary Care Association, and the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute. Throughout the years through all her work, Dr. Alli’s sole goal has been and continues to be, to help improve the quality of life for those that are disenfranchised and too often marginalized by our healthcare system.

Eugene Marsh Community Impact Award

Recognizes an individual, group, or organization that exemplifies Eugene Marsh’s commitment to mental health, veterans, diversity, and anti-racism and who give back to the community. The awardee also personifies Eugene Marsh’s three core values: Caring, Respect, and Responsibility.

Craig Kramer

Craig Kramer

Mental Health Ambassador and Chair (Retired), Global Campaign for Mental Health, in Neuroscience External Affairs at Janssen R&D, a Johnson & Johnson Company

Craig Kramer was the Mental Health Ambassador and Chair (Retired), Global Campaign for Mental Health, in Neuroscience External Affairs at Janssen R&D, a Johnson & Johnson company. He recently retired. 

In this capacity, Craig led a Johnson & Johnson team to transform mental health care globally by raising awareness, reducing stigma, promoting research, improving access, and ensuring better patient outcomes.  Key initiatives included a global leaders’ coalition to champion proven, scalable reforms, including “next-in-class” workplace mental health practices. 

Prior to this role, Craig held a variety of positions in global corporate and government affairs at Johnson & Johnson and worked as a lawyer in the U.S. Congress, a Washington, D.C., law firm, and an international human rights organization.  

Craig is a graduate of Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs, the University of Michigan School of Law, and Harvard Business School’s General Management Program. He serves on the American Brain Coalition, mhNOW/citiesRISE, the DMAX Foundation, the Global Coalition on Youth Mental Health, the International Alliance of Mental Health Research Funders, International Schools Services, the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention, One Mind at Work, Project HEAL, Trinity Counseling Service, and United for Global Mental Health.

 

 

Live United Award

  • Jeannine Cimino, 2022
  • NJM Insurance Group- Michael Van Wagner, 2021

Community Quarterback Award

 

  • Hal English, 2022
  • Frank Lucchesi, 2021

Advocate Award

 

  • Assemblywoman Verlina Reynolds-Jackson, 2022
  • Diane Grillo, 2021

Eugene Marsh Community Impact Award

 

  • Rider University & Gregory G. Dell'Omo, 2022
  • Late Eugene Marsh, 2021

Sponsorship Opportunities 

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Gateway Sponsor $15,000

• Brief remarks during the celebration event
• Full-screen digital ad
• Inclusion in UWGMC’s social media for the event (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn)
• Recognition at sponsor level on reception signage
• Recognition at the sponsor level in UWGMC’s Annual Report
• Press release acknowledgment
• Table for ten (10) to the celebration event
• Opportunity to distribute collaterals/giveaways at two (2) UWGMC events
• Co-branding on program communications (e.g. flyers, website)
• Membership to United Way' Tocqueville Society (national benefits)
• Feature article in one (1) monthly e-newsletter
• Listing under Caring Corporations on the UWGMC website
• Logo Placement on UWGMC website (1 year)

Tocqueville Sponsor $10,000

• Full-screen digital ad
• Inclusion in UWGMC’s social media for the event (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn)
• Recognition at sponsor level on reception signage
• Recognition at the sponsor level in UWGMC’s Annual Report
• Press release acknowledgment
• Table for ten (10) to the celebration event
• Opportunity to distribute collaterals/giveaways at one (1) UWGMC event
• Co-branding on program communications (e.g. flyers, website)
• Membership to United Way' Tocqueville Society (national benefits)
• Feature article in one (1) monthly e-newsletter
• Listing under Caring Corporations on the UWGMC website
• Logo Placement on UWGMC website – one (1) year

Visionary Sponsor $7,500

• Full-screen digital ad
• Inclusion in UWGMC’s social media for the event (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn)
• Recognition at sponsor level on reception signage
• Recognition at the sponsor level in UWGMC’s Annual Report
• Press release acknowledgment
• Table for ten (10) to the celebration event
• Feature article in one (1) monthly e-newsletter
• Listing under Caring Corporations on the UWGMC website
• Logo Placement on UWGMC website – one (1) year

Champion Sponsor $5,000

• Full-screen digital ad
• Inclusion in UWGMC’s social media for the event (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn)
• Recognition at sponsor level on reception signage
• Recognition at the sponsor level in UWGMC’s Annual Report
• Press release acknowledgment
• Table for ten (10) to the celebration event
• Listing under Caring Corporations on the UWGMC website
• Logo Placement on UWGMC website – one (1) year

Partner Sponsor $2,500

• Full-screen digital ad
• Inclusion in UWGMC’s social media for the event (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn)
• Recognition at sponsor level on reception signage
• Recognition at the sponsor level in UWGMC’s Annual Report
• Five (5) complimentary tickets to the celebration event
• Listing under Caring Corporations on the UWGMC website

Devotee Sponsor $1,250

• Full-screen digital ad
• Inclusion in UWGMC’s social media for the event (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn)
• Recognition at sponsor level on reception signage
• Recognition at the sponsor level in UWGMC’s Annual Report
• Two (2) complimentary tickets to the celebration event
• Listing under Caring Corporations on the UWGMC website

Table Only $750

• Table for ten (10) to the celebration event

Individual Ticket(s)

• Cost per ticket is $75.00

Digital Advertising $220

Ads will be displayed during the event and on the UWGMC website page.

The artwork will appear as submitted. To ensure the best quality, please provide a digital file following the below guidelines: 

  • Dimensions: 7.5" wide x 4.75" tall 
  • Files should be in full-color CMYK
  • Do not include any printer marks, such as bleeds or trims, and turn all fonts into outlines
  • Press quality (300dpi) .jpg, .png, or PDF file

PLEASE SUBMIT ARTWORK TO JESSICA.FIGUEROA@UWGMC.ORG BY APRIL 17, 2023.

 

Purchase Sponsorship or Ad

For more information please contact

Sandra Toussaint at sandra.toussaint@uwgmc.org or 609-896-1912