Giving Back

April 25, 2021

MARLTON, NJ — A New Jersey man and his family are asking for the public’s help to save his life. Mark Klayman, who lives in Marlton, is in desperate need to find a kidney donor – and time is literally running out. Mark, who was diagnosed in 2009 with kidney cancer, has Stage 4 Kidney Disease.

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - While others are just out there winging it, Sarah's Vaccine Angels have been working within the system to help eligible New Jersey residents secure vaccination appointments. The technology aspect of the rollout may seem daunting to some, but Sarah's Vaccine Angels can and ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Samantha Howard has been the executive director of the Bayonne Economic Opportunity Foundation, an organization recognized numerous times by the Hudson County Commissioners as one of the most effective in the county in providing social services to area residents, since ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Councilman Neil Carroll III showed his love for First Ward residents last week through his donation of 1,200 masks set to be delivered to residents living in Bayonne Housing Authority residences.  “Each of these was individually packaged in time for St. Valentine’s Day,” Carroll ...

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The New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund is spearheading a $2.8 million initiative to fund  small- and medium-sized food pantries and soup kitchens that face an increased surge in demand for food during the coronavirus pandemic. NJPRF, which was founded in March to marshal resources to meet critical ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The Bayonne chapter of Rotary International made a donation of $5,000 to the city’s Division of Recreation Bike Club earlier this month. The donation will be used to purchase a new special needs bicycle.  Launched in July, the Youth & Family Cycling Club met twice a month ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne residents and others have until November 30 to donate used or new coats as part of the Bayonne American Legion, Post 19, annual Veterans Day coat drive. “A warm winter coat is a necessity for all. The American Legion is proud to support veterans, homeless veterans at ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - New benches in the 16th Street Park were part of an Eagle Scout Project by Bayonne resident AJ Chiaravalloti. “This project was done to commemorate the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Mayor Jimmy Davis, who expressed his admiration. “AJ honors all the vital essential workers, community ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The Hudson County Bar Foundation, the non-profit organization affiliated with the Hudson County Bar Association, has donated $2,188 to the Bayonne Food Bank, Mayor Jimmy Davis said. “The coronavirus and the 2020 recession have caused unemployment and a growing need for programs to ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne City officials joined representatives of Inserra Shop-Rite of Bayonne to help “bag hunger” earlier this week. The effort came in conjunction with the store’s food drive being held to benefit the Bayonne Food Bank. In addition to hosting the food drive as part of their ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Inserra Shop-Rite of Bayonne will be holding an in-store food drive for the Bayonne Food Bank, Mayor Jimmy Davis has announced. According to Davis the drive will begin on Saturday, September 12 and last through Friday, September 18.  Saying that coronavirus and the recession it has ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Seeking to duplicate or exceed last year’s fundraising total of $200,000, a team of 72 U.S. Navy SEALs, joined by several veterans and military supporters, swam across the Hudson River last week. Along the route, the SEALs stopped at the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island to ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Rotary International Clubs in Bayonne, Hoboken, and Jersey City saw a changing of the guard on July 1 as new presidents took control of the community service group’s local chapters.   The recently elected leaders have the next year to assess their cities’ needs and determine ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The turn out for free food in the 16th Street Park appears to have doubled since the city took over operations from Hunger Free Bayonne last month. After four and half years of helping to feed the hungry in Bayonne, Hunger Free Bayonne decided in early June to cease operations in ...

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HIGHTSTOWN, NJ - FeedNJ, an initiative by SoupKitchen411, announced the receipt of several large grants from local and national companies to help combat food insecurity while supporting local restaurants. AT&T, New Jersey Manufacturers, New Jersey Bankers Association, O’Toole Scrivo LLC, and ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - Hoboken University Medical Center was one of 17 hospitals through Hudson, Bergen, and Essex County to benefit from the generosity of IBEW Local 164, the Paramus based union that represents more than 3,000 electrical workers. In total the union donated more than $50,000 worth of ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Hundreds of people lined up in 16th Street Park on Friday waiting for the truck to deliver free food as volunteers gathered up bags to hand out. This is something of an ad hoc arrangement, said Council President Sharon Ashe-Nadrowski, who was among the many who eventually began to ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — This Thursday, May 14, the Hudson County Chamber Foundation Inc. (HCCF) kicks off its second annual #HudsonGives campaign—a 24-hour online fundraiser for nonprofits serving the local community. With an unprecedented need for community support, HCCF announced that 75 non-profit ...

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