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Founded in 2015, UA3 is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization driven to make lasting improvements in underserved aspects of our communities through youth empowerment, education, health and mental health awareness, socio-economic opportunities, and channeling resources to those in need. UA3 strives to accomplish these goals through partnerships with public and private sectors, educational institutions, and community service organizations. In response to the COVID - 19 pandemic, UA3 established the Community First Pantry in the Lower East Side. Since then, we have distributed more than $10 million worth of food, 400,000 hand sanitizers, and 6 million masks across all five boroughs. Please support us in combating food and PPE insecurities in our vulnerable NYC communities by...

Current Events

UA3 is excited to announce our continued partnership with Trader Joe's and an increase in the number of stores that supply UA3 with food and supplies.  UA3's reach extends across NYC from communities in South Bronx to Sunset Park. Thank you Trader Joe's!


BuzzFeed Feature

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Click on the image to read about the issues impacting Asian communities and the work UA3 has done in light of recent events.

Past Events

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Lower Manhattan State Senate Forum 

Lower Manhattan Assembly Forum 

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Join UA3 in Improving
Lives for All

Watch UA3 President Don Hong at the United Way NYC Gala

UA3 Leads the Way to Feed NYC


...with Hard Work and Compassion.

Our team is Working Day and Night to Assist Our Neighbors.


UA3 volunteers make a positive difference in our communities.

We go to where our help is needed the most.

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One Step at a Time

Nourishing our front line workers and those who work for the betterment of our city.

Join us, and be a part of the movement.


Helping Talented People Succeed

Our mission is to move our city forward in times of need and even in times of plenty.


Community First
is not just a slogan.

It's our Mission.

Our food pantry in the Lower East Side has been providing urgent food distriubtion to New York City residents in need since March 2020.

We need your support to continue.


Get in touch with UA3 to learn more about our work and how you can get involved. The form below is secure and your information will NEVER be sold or distributed. 

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