United Way of Greater Mercer County (UWGMC) continues to increase access to valuable resources to help Mercer County residents. UWGMC partnered with the Diabetes Foundation to host an inaugural Spring into Health event at The Capital Area YMCA in Trenton. More than 60 families received A1C testing, visual and blood pressure screenings, and bags of fresh produced along with tips on healthy eating. UWGMC staff also assisted Trenton residents with NJ SNAP applications, which provides monthly food assistance to families.

“The community event was a success. Eight (8) individuals found out through screenings they had diabetes or were at risk. These individuals will now be able to identify solutions and access the care they need. This is why UWGMC does this work. We want to ensure a healthier community by removing barriers to equitable access to diabetes prevention, care, and management,” said Sandra Toussaint, President & CEO of United Way of Greater Mercer County.

Other community organizations and healthcare providers that helped make Spring into Health event possible included Arm In Arm, Capital Health, Henry J. Austin, Isles, HomeFront, Isles, Millhill Child & Family Development, Salvation Army and the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen.


About United Way of Greater Mercer County: We connect people with resources propelling individuals and families to reach their fullest potential creating a thriving community. Our vision is a vibrant and inclusive greater Mercer County whereby all can thrive. We invest in programs, community partnerships, and volunteer engagement in youth and family success, economic vitality and health and wellness. To learn more about United Way of Greater Mercer County visit www.uwgmc.org

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