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Shaping Elizabeth

Shaping Eastern Union County is committed to improving the health and well-being of county residents and creating strategies to support improved health, nutrition and physical activity for all.  Shaping Eastern Union County is comprised of Shaping Elizabeth, Shaping Rahway and Shaping Union.

Shaping Elizabeth Events Calendar

Shaping Elizabeth is a collaborative of organizations and individuals committed to improving the health and well-being of the Elizabeth Community.

We are supported by various grants from NJ Healthy Communities Network, Elizabethtown Healthcare Foundation, and New Jersey Health Initiatives (NJHI), the statewide grant making program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

We work together in order to impact health across the community creating sustainable change to policies and the environment to improve health, nutrition and physical activity for all.


City of Elizabeth Food and Transit Map

Shaping Elizabeth is committed to improving access to healthy foods.  Check out the Elizabeth Food and Transit Map for food provider locations and hours of operation.


On April 1, 2020 the US will participate in a nationwide Census.  The City of Elizabeth is asking for all residents to complete the 2020 Census.  The information collected will ensure Elizabeth receives the proper funding and programming needed to serve the community.


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