Giving Back

June 15, 2021

NEW JERSEY — On World Blood Donor Day on June 14, Vitalant — which supplies donated blood to more than 900 hospitals across the United States, including 21 in the New Jersey/New York area — announced that it has a critical blood shortage. The nonprofit organization urges all eligible donors to make ...

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NEW JERSEY — 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 living ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Although the annual Polar Bear Plunge in Seaside Heights went virtual this year, it didn’t stop the Friendly Sons of Shillelagh of the Jersey Shore from making a real splash of their own on Saturday, right here at home. Led by its own Pipes and Drums of the Jersey Shore and under ...

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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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One executive fears a ‘perfect storm’ with higher demand amid possibility of more business closures, job losses. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, ...

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