Giving Back

September 22, 2019

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The 14th annual tricky tray fundraiser and super 50/50 sponsored by West Paterson Volunteer Fire Department Co. 3, serving the Borough of Woodland Park, will be held on Friday, Sept. 27 at the Boys & Girls Club of Clifton, 822 Clifton Ave., Clifton. Doors open at 6:30 ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Entering its 53rd year of providing holiday joy to more than 400 low-income families and seniors from Summit and neighboring communities, The Santa Claus Shop is busy making preparations to once again open its doors. The Shop's 'elves' are also asking for local / area individuals ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – As a show of ‘thanks’ for their service to the community, the Piscataway Applebee’s restaurant honored area police officers, firefighters and EMS personnel treating them to a complimentary entrée on First Responders Day on Sunday. Active, reserve, retired, career and volunteer ...

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STAFFORD - The Tenth Annual Walk The Causeway Community Bridge Walk took place on Sunday morning. This event, presented by The Causeway Family of Dealerships, benefits the future leaders in our community by distributing funds raised to our area schools.  Other key sponsors included the Van Dyk ...

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FAR HILLS, NJ _ This Tuesday, Sept. 24, is the last day for merchandise donations for the Basking Ridge-based Somerset Hills Visiting Nurse Association's upcoming giant rummage sale, which is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 4, through Sunday, Oct. 6. Drop off times and location Donations can be ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Alzheimer’s Association is inviting all Essex, Hudson and Union County residents to join the fight to end Alzheimer’s by participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s, the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support ...

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FAR HILLS, NJ _ This Tuesday, Sept. 24, is the last day for merchandise donations for the Basking Ridge-based Somerset Hills Visiting Nurse Association's upcoming giant rummage sale, which is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 4, through Sunday, Oct. 6. Drop off times and location Donations can be ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ –  If you happen to notice Cedar Grove Police Officers and High School Staffers looking a bit scruffy, no need for concern, it’s for a good cause. The Cedar Grove High School Staff and the Cedar Grove Police Department are partnering up for this year’s upcoming “No Shave ...

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FAR HILLS, NJ _ This Tuesday, Sept. 24, is the last day for merchandise donations for the Basking Ridge-based Somerset Hills Visiting Nurse Association's upcoming giant rummage sale, which is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 4, through Sunday, Oct. 6. Drop off times and location Donations can be ...

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  NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Car Nutz Car Club, celebrating its 15th Anniversary this year, is gearing up for its annual show at the inaugural North Plainfield Festival on Saturday. The North Plainfield Fall Festival is a community wide event designed to bring local organizations together with the ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss is currently seeking volunteers to serve as peer support group facilitators for children and families coping with loss due to death, and will host an upcoming training program for new volunteers October 11-14. Imagine groups are ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Friends of the Spotswood Public Library is holding a dine-to-donate at Chipotle on Tuesday, September 24 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thirty-three percent of the bill will go to support the Friends of the Spotswood Public Library. The Friends host numerous lectures and programs ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Donna M. Karlis Memorial Fund, out of Bridgewater, is hosting its first event, the Team ROAR 5K and 1-Mile Walk, Oct. 6 at Duke Island Park. The goal of the event is to raise awareness, education and money for stage IV/metastatic breast cancer research, as well as resources ...

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UNION, NJ – American Shave Classic Barber welcomed members of the 2019 Mid-Atlantic Region Championship team, the Elmora Troopers, for haircuts and breakfast at their Stuyvesant Avenue shop on Saturday morning to celebrate the team’s accomplishments. Host of “Breakfast of Champions” and American ...

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Friends of the Verona Public Library is accepting donations of gently used books in preparation for their December book sale.  Members of the community can drop off book donations by entering at the Gould entrance, take the elevator to the lower level, follow the hallway, and drop the books on the ...

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WARREN, NJ - Century for a Cure will ride again on Sunday, Sept. 22  Warren’s Camp Riverbend has hosted and supported Century for the Cure for all 15 years of their epic ride. Scott Glickman, a former Camp Riverbend parent, started the charity bike ride after surviving a Stage-4 Non-Hodgkin's ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – Shortly after the West Orange Scholarship Fund (WOSF) announced that a scholarship and a challenge grant would be made in Cadet Christopher Morgan's name, the Christopher 'CJ' Morgan Memorial Golf Outing was also established in order raise money for students who wish to pursue ...

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FRANKLIN, NJ -Gabriella Novoa scored two goals to lead Watchung Hills over Franklin on Friday, 3-0. Jadyn Fleischhacker added a goal, and Lauren Dolce and Sara Sifert each added an assist for Watchung Hills. Isabella DeGiovann and Rebecca Schell combined for the shutout for Watchung ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Moms Helping Moms Foundation, a baby supply and diaper bank will be recognizing 'National Diaper Need Awareness Week' (DNAW) September 23 - 29 with its first annual DNAW Volunteer Session on September 25, from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Folks are encouraged to bring a pack of wipes or ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The team at the Overlook Ostomy Center at Overlook Medical Center was recently honored with a 'Gift of Gratitude' from a longtime patient and ostomy advocate. Ellyn Mantell made the Gift in recognition of the ostomy team’s excellence in ostomy care as well as support for ostomy ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - TAPinto Nutley is joining the fun at today's Old Canal Inn Oktoberfest Food Drive Festival with Philly Pretzel Factory pretzels. Pretzels pair perfectly with the spirit of Oktoberfest, and all proceeds from pretzel sales will get feed right back into the community with a donation to ...

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UNION, NJ – Some shoppers at the ShopRite of Union on Wednesday evening were surprised to see New York Jets running back Le’Veon Bell bagging groceries at the store's “Help Bag Hunger” event. Bell joined ShopRite associates to Help Bag Hunger by bagging groceries for customers in recognition of ...

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OLEAN, NY – The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Cattaraugus County will hold a fundraiser called Rock-n-Roll for Rescues on Saturday at the Pulaski Club at 1140 N. Union St. The doors will open at 6 p.m., and the event runs from 7 to 10. Tickets are $20 per person and ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — If you’ve got children’s books to offload and are seeking some fresh reads for your kids, you may want to visit the Westfield Memorial Library next week. The Friends of the Westfield Memorial Library announced its volunteers will be accepting book donations then selling them ...

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SPARTA, NJ- The back patio of the Mohawk House was crowded with Sussex County law enforcement officers and friends for the Sussex County Chiefs’ Association Annual Bocce and Brew.  Approximately 100 people attended the outdoor event, despite threatening skies. They enjoyed good food, drink and ...

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ROSELAND, NJ — More than 100 volunteers of all ages joined Mayor James Spango and the Borough of Roseland Department Public Works last weekend at the 2019 Roseland Clean Community Day at Lester C. Noecker School.  Spango said that thanks to the great turnout, the volunteers were able to ...

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SPARTA, NJ- The back patio of the Mohawk House was crowded with Sussex County law enforcement officers and friends for the Sussex County Chiefs’ Association Annual Bocce and Brew.  Approximately 100 people attended the outdoor event, despite threatening skies. They enjoyed good food, drink and ...

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The Madison Area YMCA is excited to announce that the Madison Rotary Club Board of Directors pledged an exceptionally generous $50,000 gift to the Madison Area YMCA’s multi-million-dollar Family Center expansion. “We are deeply grateful for our Rotary-YMCA partnership,” said Madison Area YMCA ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — St. Peter’s Thrift Shop, which officially re-opened this month for its 64th season in Livingston, is "a true emporium of wonder and treasure,” according to volunteer JoAnn Rella. The mini department store, composed of bargain items for home and school, is open on Tuesdays with a ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Youth Council will hold a Silent Auction on Sunday in conjunction with East Brunswick Day 2019.    On Sunday look for the Silent Auction tent near the food trucks. Sunday, September 22nd: Prize Viewing/Bidding;  12-4:30pm Winners Announced:  ...

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