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Giving Back

May 16, 2022

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — There’s still time left to give where you live. The Hudson County Chamber Foundation’s annual #HudsonGives online fundraiser campaign is off to a strong start, having brought in more than $687,400 since its initial 24-hour push on May 12. “We’re very pleased with this ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — The Hudson County Chamber Foundation’s annual #HudsonGives 24-hour online fundraising campaign is set to kick off at midnight May 12. This year, more than 100 charities are registered in the campaign, including arts organizations, animal rescue groups, environmental entities ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ – As part of an ongoing effort to support the good work being done by local non-profit organizations, the Hudson County Chamber Foundation is set to kick off its annual #HudsonGives campaign. This year, the 24-hour online fundraiser has more than 100 charities registered, ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Since the start of the Russian invasion on Feb. 24, an estimated 3.7 million Ukrainians have fled to other countries and many have found ways to bring cherished members of the family — their pets. But, there are an untold number of animal companions who haven’t been so lucky, ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The Polish American Home in Bayonne is receiving donations from those seeking to help refugees fleeing from Ukraine. The center is located on West 22nd Street between Broadway and Avenue C. The organizers from the Polish Community Circle of Bayonne are looking for first aid ...

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HUDSON COUNTY — Do you enjoy spending time in the kitchen? Are you looking for a way to help members of the community who may be facing emotional or financial struggles, especially in these uncertain times? The organization "Lasagna Love" may be for you.  Lasagna Love was founded at the ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - While hardly the subject of any Christmas carol, residents of the First Ward may be excited to find pretzels in their holiday stockings this year. The locally baked twisted treats were given out to residents in the First Street area by Councilman Neil Carroll III, along with Jimmy ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - When Ed Broderick rode up to the newly opened Fitzpatrick Park on Dec. 6, few, if any recognized him – of if any did, it was in his role as supervisor of Bayonne Recreation Ability Day Camp, providing programs for the handicapped where he worked since 2000. An employee of the city ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Knowing that there is never enough to feed all the hungry, especially around the holidays, members of International Longshoreman’s Association (ILA) teamed up with local officials and businesses last month to provide the fixings for a Thanksgiving meal. Two days before the holiday, ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Long a tradition in Bayonne, St Henry’s Church teamed up with Mayor Jimmy Davis and the City Council to distribute turkeys to needy families. Thanksgiving is one of the nation’s oldest holidays, and one that has always been associated with the gathering of families. Old mythology ...

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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. “We are hoping to beat last year’s number where over 400 coats were donated to Homeless Veterans and our school ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - City officials may consider using one of three sites currently used by the BEOF to provide a new home for Hunger Free Bayonne, officials have said. Although the all volunteer program has been operating since 2014 as Hunger Free Bayonne through the Bayonne Economic Opportunity ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Iglesia Ni Cristo (Church of Christ) will be distributing food on Oct. 30 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in front of the 27th Street Firehouse in Bayonne. As part of a worldwide community service campaign, the Iglesia Ni Cristo (Church Of Christ) New Jersey Congregations will be ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Frank Siller, CEO of Tunnel to Towers Foundation, received a hero’s welcome when he arrived in Bayonne on Wednesday. Siller has been walking since Aug. 1, on a journey that has taken him from the Pentagon in Washington DC, through Shanksville, PA, and eventually to the site of the ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - At 90 years old, Willie Stewart may be Bayonne's oldest living African American Air Force veteran. Born and raised locally, Stewart, who enlisted in the military at just 17 years old, was celebrated Monday, with friends and family, including his grandnephew Will Sampson III, a US Navy ...

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