Giving Back

September 26, 2019

CRANFORD - She was working in a salon that valued more of a quantity over quality model. When people who needed more time and attention came in, she would be scolded for taking the extra care in making it as stress free as possible.  Fast forward a few years and she is now running her own salon.

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HOLMDEL, NJ - Lunch Break of Red Bank launched a 'Give Back to Our Community' Food Drive and a local drop off is available in Holmdel, for those who would like to participate. EXIT Realty East Coast is located at 57 East Main Street Holmdel NJ. According to the EXIT Realty East Coast FACEBOOK ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD/WESTFIELD 00 The annual Westfield Knights of Columbus Wine Tasting Event will be held on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, from 7:00 to 9:30 p.m., at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 2400 North Ave., Scotch Plains. The event benefits Knights of Columbus Charities, which helps provide ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD/WESTFIELD 00 The annual Westfield Knights of Columbus Wine Tasting Event will be held on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, from 7:00 to 9:30 p.m., at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 2400 North Ave., Scotch Plains. The event benefits Knights of Columbus Charities, which helps provide ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Many in the Morristown community and beyond knew Myles Mislavsky (Morristown High School – Class of 2013). His smile was contagious and his friendliness was well-known. To honor his life, his family – Hector Mislavsky, Judy Martinez and Jessie Mislavsky – has created a ...

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WAYNE, NJ - Joseph “Joe” Yurga, husband, father, son and brother, was also the Sons of the American Legion Commander for Post 174 in Wayne as well as serving as an American Legion County Department Executive Committeeman, and on the state-level served as Detachment Vice-Commander for the Sons of ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - The Somerset County Library System of New Jersey  (SCLSNJ) will be working in partnership with the Somerset County Commission on the Status of Women to collect winter coats for children in need from Oct.1 through Nov. 1. The donation drive, Project Warm Your Heart, will ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - A cart full of beautifully hand-crafted caps and pillows were donated Thursday morning to the Carol G. Simon Cancer Center at Morristown Medical Center. The pillows and caps, a generous donation from the Montville Women’s Club, aims to provide comfort and support to the women ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The Cedar Grove community gathered to remember one of its own on Wednesday night as the Lt. Bill Fearon Memorial was unveiled at Panther Park. More than a year in the making, the memorial at the front of Panther Park recognizes and remembers Fearon and his contributions to the ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - Seton Hall Freshman Liam Glynn has become the 50th Eagle Scout of Boy Scout Troop 309.  An Eagle Scout Court of Honor was held at 12p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14 at Wesley United Methodist Church, located at 1500 Plainfield Avenue, to honor Glynn and officially award him the rank of ...

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Ninth Annual Nikhil Run/Walk Held at West Orange High School WEST ORANGE, NJ – The ninth Annual Walk/Run for Nikhil, a popular event sponsored by the Nikhil Badlani Foundation and held at West Orange High School (WOHS), raised more than $43,000 to help promote traffic safety awareness, music ...

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Hillside, NJ- The Honorable Mayor Dahlia O. Vertreese, Mayor of Hillside, in conjunction with Celia Fernandez proprietor of Prestige Auto-Wash are pleased to announce The Second Annual Pink Shuffle on the Hillside Walk, Saturday, October 5, 2019. This event brings the Township of Hillside and ...

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Hillside, NJ- ShopRite recently wrapped up its annual participation in the 2019 Feeding America’s Great American Milk Drive with volunteer events at two food bank locations in New Jersey. ShopRite store locations owned and operated by Village Super Market, Inc. participated in the month-long milk ...

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WARREN, NJ - Warren Township Food Truck Festival hosted by the Warren PBA is set for Saturday, Oct. 5 from 11am-4pm at the Watchung Hills Elks Club at 1 Elks Trail off Bardy Rd.  The Food Truck Festival  includes several food trucks, live music by The Big Roy Band, beer garden, several blow-up ...

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The Belmar Food Pantry/Clothes Closet, located at 503 Seventh Avenue, is open from 10 a.m. to noon on Monday and Thursday. BELMAR, NJ — Although September’s observance of Hunger Action Month has come to an end, the Belmar Food Pantry always welcomes contributions to keep its shelves stocked ...

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RED BANK, NJ:  One of the most fun and enjoyable events is returning in early October.  Mark your smartphone calendars boys and girls because the 11th Annual Boozin’ for Boobs is back! The SKF Foundation is finalizing their plans for this bar crawl fundraiser where all proceeds are donated to ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The New Brunswick Ciclovia Committee was honored by the New Jersey Department of Transportation for ”Complete Streets Excellence” at a special luncheon on Tuesday. New Brunswick Ciclovia is a community-based effort to open the streets of New Brunswick so residents and ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Mayor Brad Cohen will host 480 supporters of East Brunswick at a Charity Gala to be held at the Park Chateau this Wednesday, October 2 from 6 to 10 pm.  This "first annual" night of festivity and celebration will also be the scene of honors and awards, a bit of glamour, some ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Friday night, September 20 Passaic County Court Appointed Special Advocates (Passaic County CASA) held its annual Voices for Children Gala at the Preakness Hills Country Club in Wayne. The event honored Paterson resident Karen Walker and former resident, the late Charles Walker, for ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- Thursday afternoon, the mental and behavioral non-profit health provider CBH Care was visited by special guest, Assistant Commissioner of the NJ Department of Children and Families, Mollie Greene, for an afternoon of presentations around the services and supports available to New ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Semper Fi Fund is one of America's highest rated charities and dedicated to providing urgently needed resources and support for combat wounded, critically ill and catastrophically injured members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families. To assist in their efforts, IWF roars into ...

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MADISON, NJ - The Red Cross is urging donors to give blood or platelets to help increase the diversity of the blood supply, the organization stated. Eight-year-old AJ Torres requires blood transfusions to treat complications from sickle cell disease, the most common genetic disease in the U.S, ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – 'Drive for Autism XVIII', the Drive for Autism Foundation's annual golf event, has raised $31,000, with 136 golfers enjoying a great day of golf at Royce Brook Golf Club in Hillsborough. Held since 2002, the Drive for Autism Golf Outing has now generated and distributed more ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ - Monday evening's First-Responders' Challenge at Funplex between the East Hanover and Florham Park Police departments, had a very happy ending! Even though the East Hanover team won, they decided to share their prize with the competition making everyone that left a winner! The ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh in West Orange, an Irish/American fraternal organization dedicated to serving the community, has officially achieved its goal of surpassing $1 million dollars in donations for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a volunteer-driven charity dedicated ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - In early September, Hurricane Dorian slowed to a standstill, ripping apart the lives of residents in the Bahamas and creating a problem that will require massive international assistance. This past weekend, Members of the Millburn student body, led by the Millburn High School Key ...

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RED BANK, NJ:  The Community YMCA and YMCA of Western Monmouth County will be celebrating coming together as the newly united YMCA of Greater Monmouth County at their Stronger Together Gala on Friday, Sept. 27, 6-11 p.m., at The Addison Park in Aberdeen. Gala co-chairs Irene Hall and Lauren ...

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CALDWELL, NJ — The James Caldwell High School football team recently paid a visit to the Caldwell Food Pantry to deliver items they'd collected. Prior to the start of the season, all football players and their families as well as cheerleaders and their families and coaches are invited to the ...

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Hillside, NJ- The New Jersey State Bar Association kicked off their lawyers feeding New Jersey campaign at the Community Foodbank which helps to expand the circle of advocates working towards a hunger-free Garden State. 

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NEWTON, NJ—The 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony is an annual event organized at the Sussex County Community College by members of the Sussex County PBA Local #138. This year the event was held on Wednesday, September 11 at 6 p.m. at the memorial on the campus of SCCC. The weather was hot, humid, and a ...

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