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Shawls4Shelters Donates 500 Masks to FISH Hospitality Program in Piscataway

June 5, 2020

PISCATAWAY, NJ — To help to facilitate the scarcity of medical resources due to the recent coronavirus pandemic, Shawls4Shelters Nonprofit Foundation recently donated 500 masks to Fish Hospitality Program, an organization assisting the local homeless population.    

On Monday, June 1, Agni from the Shawls4Shelters Nonprofit Foundation delivered the masks to ...

Morristown's Fraternal Order of Eagles Hosting Drive for Visions and Pathways This Weekend

MORRISTOWN, NJ - To help homeless youth in our community, the Fraternal Order of Eagles at 13 Market Street is hosting a drive with Visions and Pathways. The drive will take place on Saturday June 6 and Saturday June 13 from 10am - 6pm. 

Visions and pathways, according to their mission statement, provides abused, neglected and homeless youth with housing, a stable environment and ...

Peaceful Rally in Spring Lake Park Organized by South Plainfield High School Freshman Calls for Justice, Awareness and Unity

SOUTH PLAINFIELD – On the afternoon of June 4, over 50 people gathered at the gazebo at Spring Lake Park in South Plainfield to kneel in solidarity for George Floyd and all those who have lost their lives unjustly.  The event was organized by South Plainfield High School Freshman Olivia Payne, who initiated the demonstration on social media.  At 3:15p.m., the crowd ...

Roxbury Student Receives Caring Student Award

ROXBURY, NJ - Victoria Gonzalez was recently selected as the recipient of the Morris County Caring Student Award (MCPCA) for Roxbury High School.

The MCPCA presents the award annually to one senior from each Morris County high school who has given selflessly to others, often being unrecognized.

Prior to COVID-19, students were awarded with this recognition at a luncheon with their family ...

Food Pantry Demand has Doubled and These Scouts Made a Huge Donation

MONTVILLE, NJ – Jonathan Goldstein got the green light from his Boy Scoutmaster and took off with an idea to conduct a food pantry drive that was wildly successful for the Montville charity.

When Jonathan saw that free and reduced-fee meals were not being provided to school children as needed and that so many had lost their jobs, he knew that the Montville Kiwanis Food Pantry needed a ...

Helmetta Students Invited To Enjoy An Ice Cream To Celebrate Last Day Of School

HELMETTA, NJ - The final day of remote learning for Spotswood School District students is Wednesday, June 17. Helmetta Mayor Chris Slavicek is inviting borough students to stop by the Maple Street Pavilion on June 17 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for a grab-and-go ice cream treat to celebrate the end of the 2019-20 school year. The mayor reminds students stopping by for their ice cream treat on June ...

Salermo Furniture Donates Food to Local Families and First Responders

ELIZABETH, NJ - Elizabeth Avenue furniture store owners Manny and Lourdes Salermo were in the giving spirit recently as they donated more than 250 meals to local families, residents and first responders to assist those affected by COVID-19 and thank those on the front lines. The event was held in front of Salermo Furniture, 913 Elizabeth Avenue, and was attended by Mayor Chris Bollwage, ...

Peaceful Rally in Spring Lake Park Organized by South Plainfield High School Freshman Calls for Justice, Awareness and Unity

SOUTH PLAINFIELD – On the afternoon of June 4, over 50 people gathered at the gazebo at Spring Lake Park in South Plainfield to kneel in solidarity for George Floyd and all those who have lost their lives unjustly.  The event was organized by South Plainfield High School Freshman Olivia Payne, who initiated the demonstration on social media.  At 3:15p.m., the crowd ...

Positively SPF: Scotch Plains Food Drive for Veterans and Kids with Cancer

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Anushka Dalal has partnered with the Township of Scotch Plains in creating a food drive to benefit the Emmanuel Cancer Foundation and the Lyons VA Housing for Veterans. 

Simply drop off non-perishable foods and kid-friendly foods, such as individual snacks, at 27 Winchester Drive, Scotch Plains. Feminine hygiene items are also being collected. 

The drive runs ...

Piscataway Residents Stand for Racial Justice at Community Vigil

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Over 1,000 Piscataway residents of various ages, races and religious backgrounds raised candles and signs with messages that Black lives matter in an almost nine-minute moment of silence. It was a stance for racial justice and honored the memory of George Floyd, a Minnesota man who was recently killed after a Minneapolis police officer compressed his neck with his knee ...

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Point View, Summit YMCA Partner to Host Free, Live Webinar June 10

June 4, 2020

"Make Your Charitable Dollars Go Further" - Join us on Wednesday, June 10 at 1 p.m. ET for a live webinar.

Summit Area YMCA and Point View Wealth Management invite you to learn how to benefit your favorite charity while reducing your own tax bill. Point View's David Dietze and Claire Toth will share strategies to do good and save money. Paul Kieltyka, the Summit Y's ...

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Heal the World & Bring Peace

June 4, 2020

Hammering hatred happens and heals the world when you hug, happy, and hopeful humans.

Fighting cannot force out violence but understanding each other will form friendships and unite.

The process of promises and positivity can achieve peace.

Creating peace through communication and compromise can collectively accept people's contributions to create a world of comfort.

Love is life ...

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