Giving Back

June 1, 2021

BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ The Liberty Corner Fire Company coordinated Monday morning's return of Bernards Township's Memorial Day ceremony by combining an in-person gathering by the Liberty Corner green and a livestream on the fire company's website that was still available for viewing afterward. The ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ — After the 2020 parade was called off while the state was still in the throes of stringent crowd limitations due to COVID, the Bedminster-Far Hills Memorial Day Parade is coming back on Monday. Sponsored by the Far Hills-Bedminster Fire Department, the parade will take place on ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — The long-awaited unveiling of the mural on the Mt. Airy Road overpass near the entrance to the borough will occur at 12 noon on Memorial Day, the showcase event of the holiday's events in town. A ceremony for the veterans at Borough Hall will launch the day's activities at 10 ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ – The Fellowship Cultural Arts Center, home of the Mitchell and Ann Sieminski Theater, is proud to announce a generous gift from Trilogy Repertory, our local community theater company-in-residence.   Hank and Jaye Barre, Treasurer and President respectively of the Board of ...

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MANVILLE, NJ - Make your vote count! Nominate your favorite charity or non-profit to win Valairco Care's next giveaway of $500. Voting deadline April 30, 2021.  Click here to nominate your charity or nonprofit. In honor of Valairco Heating and Cooling's 50th anniversary, Valairco created ...

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MANVILLE, NJ - Independence for Veterans, Inc. is the recipient of a $500 donation from the Valairco Cares program. Kevin McHugh, Owner of Valairco Heating and Cooling, and company's founder Richard Valenti recently presented a check to Stacia McDonough and volunteers from Independence for Veterans ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- Motherhood was one of the greatest joys for Debra Kaufman. Her pregnancy resulted in having a son, Bryan, now in his 30s. However, the pregnancy at the time also resulted in preeclampsia, a pregnancy complication characterized by high blood pressure and signs of damage to another ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ — Bedminster Township has set up a special account to accept donations of cash or checks on behalf of the victims of last weekend's fire on Larkspur Court.   Gift cards are also being accepted. (Amazon, food stores, Visa, etc.) Checks can be made out to Bedminster Township with a ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- Booking an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccination is fraught with roadblocks for everyone. Enter Kristof Slevens, who was born and raised in Berkeley Heights. His mother, Wendy, said he told her he had seen “many seniors on the forums who were having trouble making an ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ A group of devoted volunteers, working with the local Independence for Veterans nonprofit organization, recently delivered more than $45,000 worth of food along with new winter clothing and other necessities to fill the pantries and closets of homeless veterans in transitional ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — The Bernardsville Police Department has partnered with the Matheny School and Hospital in Peapack in support of the “Brave Bag” Project, Bernardsville Police Chief Kevin Valentine announced this week. Officers recently met via Zoom with residents and staff at Matheny to ...

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MANVILLE, NJ - Make your vote count! Nominate your favorite charity or non-profit to win Valairco Care's next giveaway of $500. Voting deadline January 31, 2021.  Click here to nominate your charity or nonprofit. In honor of Valairco Heating and Cooling's 50th anniversary, Valairco created ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ — This past Saturday, local non-profit Sup Bro, had the pleasure of spending time with the family of fallen Bedminster Township Police Department's Sergeant AlTerek “Terek” Patterson at Tons Of Toys in Madison, NJ along with members of the Bedminster and Madison police ...

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NEW JERSEY -- A new program called Sustain and Serve NJ has been launched by the NJEDA that enables New Jersey restaurants to prepare meals that would be distributed to nonprofit organizations to feed for needy residents. Sustain and Serve NJ is a COVID-19 relief effort that helps families that ...

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BEDMINSTER TWP., NJ _ All in-person Colonial Christmas activities at the Jacobus Vanderveer House and Museum scheduled for this Saturday, Dec. 5, on have been canceled due to forecasted storms this weekend coupled with the worsening pandemic conditions, the Friends of the Jacobus Vanderveer House ...

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MANVILLE, NJ - Rise Up Chorus is the recipient of a $500 donation from the Valairco Cares program. Kevin McHugh, Owner of Valairco Heating and Cooling, recently presented a check to Rise Up Chorus Founder and Artistic Director Matthew LaPine, Maryanne McGuire and Angela Dohl.  Valairco Heating ...

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BEDMINSTER TWP., NJ _ Colonial Christmas at the Jacobus Vanderveer House in Bedminster is planning an exciting all-outdoors event from noon to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5. Attendees are invited to show off their festive holiday masks. In a year when many loved community events have been ...

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BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ -- Liberty Corner Fire Department is hosting their Annual Spaghetti Dinner this Saturday, Nov. 21 from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.   In 2020 fashion, this year, the event is ‘’take out only’’ due to rising cases of COVID-19.  “Treat yourself to a night off from cooking and help ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ — When Paul Yannuzzi, a 95-year-old World War II Veteran and current Bedminster resident, was growing up in Newark, he and his family lived in a cold-water flat using the stove as their only source of heat.   “When we went to sleep they had to throw blankets on us.  We were three ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Valairco Heating and Cooling presented SAGE Eldercare a $500 donation as part of their Valairco Cares program. Valairco President Kevin McHugh and founder Richard Valenti presented their 9th Valairco Cares giveaway to Marianne Kranz, Meals On Wheels Director and Amy Stuart, Community ...

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BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ — Help Vets Pets is in dire need of monetary donations to cover the costs of emergency veterinary costs incurred over the past few weeks. The program, facilitated by Friends of Valley Brook, provides food and veterinary care for the dogs and cats of veterans living at Valley ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ — Bedminster resident Stacia McDonough, the widow of a decorated U.S. Air Force Vietnam veteran, Sgt. John E. McDonough, has launched “Independence for Veterans, Inc.” a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. The organization is aptly named, as Sgt. McDonough’s birth date was July ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — Make-A-Wish New Jersey, in partnership with the Bernardsville Police Department, Fire Department and the entire borough and surrounding communities, will host a surprise car parade in honor of a 10-year-old Bernardsville resident. The youngster, Neil, will be surprised at ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The 12th annual Steeplechase Distance Run will be held virtually Sept. 27 to Oct. 4 to raise funds for the Steeplechase Cancer Center at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset, an RWJBarnabas Health facility. Participants can choose to walk, run, bike or swim during ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — The Bernardsville Borough Council heard and viewed a presentation by Kyle Morris, a freshman at Bernards High School and a Life Scout who has just completed his Eagle project. Morris, who gave his presentation at the council's virtual meeting Tuesday night, undertook the task ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ On a mild, seasonable Sept. 11 as it was 19 years ago, a crowd of residents, officials, Boy Scouts, family members and many first responders gathered briefly on Friday evening to pay homage to Bernards Township residents who lost their lives in the tragedy that unfolded on ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - On Monday, August 24th, Confirmation students from the Somerset Hills Lutheran Church in Basking Ridge presented residents of Ridge Oak Senior Housing with homemade bookmarks to help raise their spirits during this time of isolation due to the COVID-19 pandemic.    The 2020 ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Back in March the knitters and crocheters from the local organization, Knit Crochet With Love, put down their knitting needles and sat down to cut and sew fabric masks for front line health care workers.   Over 100 volunteers from multiple New Jersey towns rallied to fill the ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - On Friday, July 31, 2020 Fellowship Senior Living was presented with a check for $110,107.00 from the Fellowship Foundation, the total raised from the recent Healthcare Heroes Program campaign.  The Healthcare Heroes Program was launched in March of this year in response to the ...

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MANVILLE, NJ  - Valairco Heating and Cooling presented a $500 check to Jan Homstrup, Executive Director of Raritan Valley Habitat for Humanity as the recipient of the seventh Valairco Cares giveaway. "We are honored, and we think what you're doing for the community [through Valairco Cares] is just ...

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