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Sunnier Days: Sesame Street Partners with Morristown's Family Promise, Produces Digital Resources for Homeless Advocates and Caregivers

December 16, 2018

MORRISTOWN NJ - A collaboration with Morristown based national nonprofit Family Promise and a few other friends has resulted in Sesame Street in Communities (SSIC), a program of Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit that produces Sesame Street, creating a suite of online resources to help Family Promise and other providers better serve children experiencing homelessness.

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Union Knights of Columbus Help with Wreaths Across America

ELIZABETH, NJ – The Union Knights of Columbus, JFK Assembly #666, cosponsored a Wreaths Across America event on Saturday at the First Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Elizabeth with the Elizabeth Garden Club, members of Troop #25 Boy Scouts from Staten Island, Girl Scouts from Union’s Troop #40024, and members of the Union Township Historical Society in tribute to the lives of ...

Project Graduation To Host Dine-To-Donate

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - With only eight shopping days until the big day, what better week to skip cooking and head out to a dine-to-donate to support Project Graduation/Senior Week 2019. Diners heading to Chipotle in East Brunswick on Tuesday, December 18 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. will have 33 percent of their receipt donated to Project Graduation for the Class of 2019.

Participants can show the ...

Valairco Heating and Cooling Celebrates 50 Years by Giving Back: Moms Helping Moms Foundation Receives $250

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Kevin McHugh and Richard Valenti of Valairco Heating and Cooling recently presented a check for $250 to Jerusha Oleksiuk of Moms Helping Moms Foundation as part of their Valairco Cares program.

Valairco launched the "Valairco Cares" campaign this past spring and is committed to donate to four different charities or nonprofits throughout ...

Sunnier Days: Sesame Street Partners with Summit's Family Promise, Produces Digital Resources for Homeless Advocates and Caregivers

SUMMIT, NJ - A collaboration with Summit-based national nonprofit Family Promise and a few other friends has resulted in Sesame Street in Communities (SSIC), a program of Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit that produces Sesame Street, creating a suite of online resources to help Family Promise and other providers better serve children experiencing homelessness.

When they ...

Roxbury Veterans Remembered at Wreath Ceremony

ROXBURY, NJ - Family members and volunteers from Roxbury and surrounding communities placed wreaths on the graves of more than 600 veterans on Saturday as part of the annual Wreaths Across America ceremony.

The Roxbury event was one of more than 1,400 similar events in all 50 states, at sea and abroad. Nationally, millions of wreaths were donated, said organizers.

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Somerset Patriots Celebrate Philanthropy and Fiscal Soundness

BEDMINSTER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots Baseball Club, led by Chairman Emeritus Steve Kalafer and Co-Chairmen Jonathan Kalafer and Joshua Kalafer, presented a ceremonial check to Somerset County elected officials in the amount of $20,276,654.26 at the team’s annual Holiday Reception Dec. 4th attended by the Patriots’ marketing partners and dignitaries at Trump National Country ...

More Than Childcare: 4CS of Passaic County Opens Doors for Holiday Celebration

PATERSON, NJ- For Jashina Green Jackson, a mother or two, the help of 4CS means that her son and daughter can participate in a summer program as well as financial support for her own continued training as a certified teaching assistant.

On Saturday, the Paterson based nonprofit child-care resource and referral organization was also a conduit to a merrier Christmas season for she and her ...

Colts Neck Womans Club Enjoy Company While Helping Collier and CASA

COLTS NECK, NJ - These ladies know how to have fun while helping others.

The Woman's Club of Colt's Neck enjoyed a delicious luncheon at the American Hotel in Freehold. Aside from the comradery, friendship and love shared by all, the ongoing project of collecting pajamas, hats, gloves and scarves for both Collier School and CASA were incorporated into the festivities!

Union Knights of Columbus Help with Wreaths Across America

ELIZABETH, NJ – The Union Knights of Columbus, JFK Assembly #666, cosponsored a Wreaths Across America event on Saturday at the First Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Elizabeth with the Elizabeth Garden Club, members of Troop #25 Boy Scouts from Staten Island, Girl Scouts from Union’s Troop #40024, and members of the Union Township Historical Society in tribute to the lives of ...

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Local Blood Drive to be held on Dec. 18

December 16, 2018

This Holiday Season give the gift that people can't live without...Donate Blood.

The Greater Westfield Chapter of UNICO, Westfield Knights of Columbus and Saint Helen's Roman Catholic Church will sponsor a blood drive on Tuesday, Dec. 18, from 3 to 8 p.m. It will be held at the Westfield Knights of Columbus, 2400 North Avenue, Scotch Plains.

All donors will receive a free ...

Thanks to All Who Supported the 10th Annual Chatham Turkey Trot

December 5, 2018

Dear Editor:

I’m pleased to report that the 10th Annual Chatham Turkey Trot was our most successful race ever! The event had nearly 1,000 runners and raised more than $27,000 benefiting our first repsonders and diabetes research and education, including the Chatham Township Volunteer Fire Department, the Diabetes Research Institute, the Chatham Emergency Squad and The Barton Center for ...