About Us

Mission & History

Our mission is to equip Trenton’s children and young adults with the skills necessary for: Academic achievement Life management Spiritual growth Christian leadership. The vision to create an UrbanPromise ministry program in Trenton became a reality in 2011 when UPTrenton held its first Summer Camp on West State Street. Enthusiasm about the camp was so... Read more

Meet The Team

 Taifa Gilmer – Program Director, Camp Truth Site Director, Camp Truth, Tai Gilmer, joined our team in 2017. Tai attended Rutgers and was in the banking industry for many years, retiring early to be part of her husband’s ministry at Central Church in Ewing NJ. She began as Site Director at Camp Promise and moved to... Read more

Board Members

UrbanPromise Trenton has a hardworking dedicated Board of Directors whose diverse members represent all walks of life. The primary responsibility of any non-profit board is to safeguard the fiscal health of the organization. UPT has been blessed with amazing Board members who are deeply passionate about our mission- their enthusiasm keeps all of us fired... Read more