Giving Back

May 11, 2021

RUMSON, NJ: Support a fundraiser in honor of Rumson's Maddy Massabni. Nineteen-year-old Maddy Massabni died tragically and suddenly, of toxic shock syndrome, in 2017. Today, her mom Dawn, brother Georgie, and many supporters are gathering to raise funds for Toxic Shock Awareness. Join the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Three staff members from Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) and RWJBarnabas Health were recently honored for their outstanding service to the Livingston community when the Livingston Committee for Diversity and Inclusion (LCDI) teamed up with the Livingston Township Council to ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The American Cancer Society (ACS) Relay For Life of Berkeley Heights invites the community to rally together and 'Light The Fight' on June 1, from 5:30 - 10 p.m., at The Grove @ Connell Park. While the Relay for Life will look different this year due to the pandemic, the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Three staff members from Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) and RWJBarnabas Health were recently honored for their outstanding service to the Livingston community when the Livingston Committee for Diversity and Inclusion (LCDI) teamed up with the Livingston Township Council to ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield Board of Education (SPBOE), at a meeting last week, voted in favor of accepting nominations from the community for the naming of its administration building and press box. Following the executive session of the meeting, the nine-member board voted ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Three staff members from Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) and RWJBarnabas Health were recently honored for their outstanding service to the Livingston community when the Livingston Committee for Diversity and Inclusion (LCDI) teamed up with the Livingston Township Council to ...

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HILLSIDE, NJ — The Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ), Mercer Street Friends, and NORWESCAP announced that the Pantry at Nutley Family Service Bureau was among the selection of 292 partner food pantries, soup kitchens, and other local food assistance charities to receive grants through a ...

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  BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. — The Woman’s Club of Berkeley Heights had its spring fundraiser meeting recently in Columbia Park Pavilion on a beautiful sunny afternoon.   The small group (only 15 members) that were in attendance enjoyed seeing friends that they hadn’t seen since October.

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WESTFIELD, NJ — With food insecurity rising because of the pandemic’s economic fallout, Westfield police, schools and community groups will again partner for an annual food drive. Officer Tiffany Kenny, who serves as a school resource officer, said last year’s food drive was a “great success,” ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Things are really buzzing at the Berkeley Heights Community Learning Garden (GHCLG), located behind the Littell-Lord Farmstead House on Horseshoe Road.  On Saturday, May 1, over 10,000 honey bees were welcomed to their new sanctuary, located at the back corner of the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — Canceled last year as COVID-19 deaths began to increase, the Roxbury Memorial Day Parade is still on the not-going-to-happen list, but the township does plan to honor its veterans with a special event. The township Memorial Day Committee and Roxbury VFW Post 2833 are planning a ...

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WOODLAND PARK, N.J. - Local scouts gave a helping hand to clean and beautify the environment. The West Paterson Boy Scouts from Troop 238 and the Webelos Cub Scouts from Pack 31 came together to pick up trash that had accumulated near the Boys and Girls Club/Senior Center, located at 8 Memorial ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morristown Ambulance Squad, Inc. (Morristown EMS) has served the Morristown community with volunteer emergency medical services since 1961. But after 58 year, Morristown EMS ceased operations on December 31, 2019 due to lack of town support, redevelopment and decline in ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - With a new task force being formed, Hunterdon County will actively explore options and ideas for the reopening of the senior center at 4 Gauntt Place, Building # 1 in Flemington, operated by the county Department of Human Services and its senior, disabilities and veterans services ...

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NEW JERSEY, NJ — Science in Donation, a nonprofit organization devoted to supporting, educating and advocating on behalf of the interests or members of the donation and transplant communities, is celebrating Gov. Phil Murphy’s signing of a new law that prohibits insurance discrimination against ...

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HILLSIDE, NJ —The Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ), Mercer Street Friends, and NORWESCAP recently announced the selection of 292 partner food pantries, soup kitchens, and other local food assistance charities to receive grants through a $3.5 million investment in network capacity. Awards ...

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Dr. Gonzalo “Zal” Valez, Deputy Mayor of West Orange to former township Mayors Sam Spina and John McKeon and current Mayor Rob Parisi, passed away on April 28. Velez, born in the Philippines, held a Doctorate in Education and served as an Education Commissioner under Ronald Reagan. He later ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Hilltop City resident Andrew Walker has developed what he and many others think is a win-win situation: align underserved students of color with the large number of nonprofits operating in local and neighboring communities through a paid internship program funded through Eleven+, ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Mother's Day is a global celebration and appreciation of mothers everywhere. Parkland, as much as anywhere, is filled with mothers that love, bless, and care for the families in our community. On this Mother's Day, local students from the Kids Care Club once again found a way to bless ...

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HILLSIDE, NJ — The Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ), Mercer Street Friends, and NORWESCAP announced that the Salvation Army Montclair Citadel was among the selection of 292 partner food pantries, soup kitchens, and other local food assistance charities to receive grants through a ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Newark’s financially burdened homeowners who face a looming eviction moratorium expected to end this June can seek help and information during a virtual seminar hosted by nonprofit United Community Corporation this month. The free virtual seminar’s goal will emphasize options ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ — Impact100 Essex has announced the availability of a $100,000 Impact Grant and kicked off its 2021 grant cycle with an information session for Essex County nonprofits. On April 20, more than 60 organizations attended to learn about the grant application process. "We were ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Newark’s financially burdened homeowners who face a looming eviction moratorium expected to end this June can seek help and information during a virtual seminar hosted by nonprofit United Community Corporation this month. The free virtual seminar’s goal will emphasize options ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — The Kiwanis Club of Greater Roxbury will be holding a free food distribution on May 15. The goal of the effort, taking place starting at 9:30 a.m. at St. Therese Parish, 151 Main Street, Succasunna​, is to help relieve “the financial strain put on families during this pandemic,” ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – In a world like ours today, where life can flip upside down in a matter of days, our family underwent an unspeakable loss. Almost nine months ago, August 20, 2020, we lost our Dad, an integral part of our family. Our party of four quickly became a party of three and this ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Every day, patients rely on blood transfusions and the transfusion of red blood cells, platelets and plasma to stay alive.  But blood and blood products cannot be manufactured; they can only come from volunteer donors.   Blood products also typically have a short shelf life ...

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Moms Helping Moms Foundation (MHM), a New Jersey Baby Supply and Diaper Bank based in Warren, NJ was recently awarded a national Funds for Change grant via a competitive application process organized by The National Diaper Bank Network (NDBN) and the Alliance for Period Supplies.  The local ...

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NEW JERSEY, NJ  – Science in Donation, a non-profit organization devoted to supporting, educating, and advocating on behalf of the interests or members of the donation and transplant communities, is celebrating Governor Phil Murphy’s signing of a new law that prohibits insurance discrimination ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – In a world like ours today, where life can flip upside down in a matter of days, our family underwent an unspeakable loss. Almost nine months ago, August 20, 2020, we lost our Dad, an integral part of our family. Our party of four quickly became a party of three and this ...

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WAYNE, NJ — Mayor Chris Vergano read aloud an official proclamation naming the Week of May 16 – May 22 as Emergency Medical Service Week during the past Town Council meeting. The honorific this year was even more meaningful as Wayne’s all-volunteer Memorial First Aid Squad had to perform their ...

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