Giving Back

February 18, 2021

TRENTON, NJ -- This weekend individuals who want to join the fight against life-threatening blood cancers and other blood illnesses can get onto the field at a Be The Match event held in conjunction with The Trenton Thunder and the Icla da Silva Foundation. A donor event like this can save the life ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ – Next time you have a craving to purchase a sweet treat, make it go towards a good cause. Girl Scout Troop 24126 is currently collecting boxes of Girl Scout cookies to give to the Bordentown City and Bordentown Township Police Departments. This is the first year that the Troop ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ -- It all started when Girl Scout Kara Parker wanted to give something back to her teachers at Bordentown Regional Middle School. Recognizing the hard work and extra hours that the faculty, staff and custodians had been putting in since March due to COVID, Kara decided to purchase ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ -- There is no doubt that this school year, and last year's as well, has been hard on students. However, teachers and staff have also been faced with the difficulties of these unprecedented times, especially with their own transitions into virtual and hybrid learning. A group of ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ -- Stuck inside because of the snow storm and looking for something to do? Why not help Christ Church and the Bordentown Rotary Club spread some kindness and love to members of the Bordentown community this Valentine's Day by baking some sweet treats and making greeting ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -- 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 ...

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BURLINGTON COUNTY, NJ -- Burlington County is putting out a call to volunteers to grow its Domestic Violence Response Team. The Domestic Violence Response Team (DVRT) is made up of dedicated and caring volunteers who work with Providence House as well as local police departments to help people ...

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WESTAMPTON, NJ-- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a day to celebrate the birth of the civil rights giant. It is also the only federal holiday designated as a "national day of service" to encourage all Americans to volunteer to improve their communities, engage in public service and promote peaceful ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ-- Help Christ Church and the Bordentown Rotary Club spread some kindness and love to members of the Bordentown community this Valentine's Day. The Church and the business organization will be collecting Valentine's Day goodies for troops at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, ...

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WESTAMPTON, NJ—Were you lucky enough to receive a new computer or laptop for a holiday gift this year? Or maybe you’ve decided to treat yourself to some new technology as you start the New Year. If so, you may be looking to get rid of your old computer. Before you discard it, or put it in the ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ-- Being away from their families at the holidays is always tough for the men and women serving in the Armed Forces. However, due to the ongoing pandemic, this year is especially difficult. The Burlington County Regional Chamber of Commerce is trying to make the season a little ...

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MOUNT HOLLY, NJ – This year’s 25th Annual Burlington County Sheriff’s Department Holiday Toy Drive is already the largest in the Department’s history and it just received another big donation from a community partner. Marine Toys for Tots of Burlington County, a Mount Laurel-based nonprofit that ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ-- In a busy holiday season which included events like Fill Father Matt’s Truck, which helped restocked the community food pantry, as well as coordinating the making and preparing of 500 Thanksgiving meals for Bordentown area families, Christ Church is continuing its 2020 ...

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MAPLE SHADE, NJ – Burlington County is getting some extra help in its coronavirus fight from Habitat for Humanity of Burlington and Mercer Counties. The Maple Shade-based nonprofit donated 7,000 N95 masks to the Burlington County Office of Emergency Management to use or distribute as part of the ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ-- Bordentown Elks Lodge 2085 will be holding a holiday food drive this Saturday, December 12 from 10am to 11am. The donations will help stock St. Mary's Community Food Pantry and provided needed holiday groceries and personal items for distribution to the Bordentown ...

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BURLINGTON, NJ – The 25th annual Burlington County Sheriff’s Department Holiday Toy Drive is getting a huge assist from Amazon and its Burlington Fulfillment Center this year. Amazon’s ACY2 Fulfillment Center in Burlington made a $26,000 donation of toys, sporting equipment, electronics, ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ-- The weather on Saturday will be cold and wet, so why not use the time indoors to spread some holiday cheer to our troops? Christ Church of Bordentown City is once again organizing its annual holiday Operation Cookie Drop, which seeks to spread joy to our service members at ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ-- You may have noticed that officers from the Bordentown City and Bordentown Township Police Departments looked a little scruffier in the month of November. It was all for a wonderful cause. The officers were raising money as part of "No Shave November" for Bordentown City ...

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HAMILTON-BORDENTOWN, NJ-- With the financial impact of the ongoing pandemic, many families have been unable to support their favorite non-profit or community organization.  While shopping for holiday gifts for friends and family, don’t forget Giving Tuesday as a great opportunity to give a gift of ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ— Bordentown may be small in size compared to many other towns in Burlington County, but that does not mean that community members do not have some of the biggest hearts around.  Despite the many challenges faced due to the ongoing pandemic, businesses, groups and churches have ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ-- As you are doing your holiday shopping, don't forget to add some extra items to your cart to donate to local charity drives this year.  The Bordentown Rotary Club is currently in the middle of a busy holiday season focused on giving back despite the challenges faced due to ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ-- The Bordentown community is rallying tonight behind a local teen who is fighting cancer. Brianna Lemmo, a 16 year-old from Bordentown City, is battling Hodgkin's Lymphoma, a cancer of the lymphatic system. Four local restaurants-- Jimmy's American Grill, Old Town Pub, Chickie's ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ-- If you've noticed a scruffier look on Bordentown City and Bordentown Township police officers, it's all for a good cause.  For the third year in a row, officers from the City and Township Police Departments are participating in No Shave November to help raise money for a local ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ -- The school grounds of Peter Muschal Elementary School just got a little greener thanks to the generosity of one local Bordentown family. Kostas Petris from PLH Landscaping, and a parent of a Mushcal Elementary student, recently donated and planted arborvitae to the school ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ-- The Bordentown community is once again coming together to help an area teen with his fight against a rare condition. Daniel Applegate was diagnosed with Evans Syndrome/ALPS at the age of 9. Evans Sydrome is a rare autoimmune disorder in which the body makes antibodies ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ— The Bordentown Rotary Club hosted its third annual “Rotary 4 Recovery” event at Bordentown Beach on Thursday evening with the goal of starting a conversation about addiction and breaking the stigma of the disease. Despite the rain, a crowd came out to show their support and ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ-- The Burlington County Women's Advisory Council, in partnership with Providence House, is continuing to collect art supplies for those battling domestic violence throughout the month of November. “Supporting agencies that help victims of abuse is an important first step in ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ—The Bordentown Rotary Club is currently in the middle of a busy holiday season focused on giving back despite the challenges faced due to the ongoing pandemic.  Right now, they are running two efforts that will benefit local families in need as well as one of Bordentown ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ-- Christ Church Bordentown will once again be holding its "Fill Father Matt's Truck" holiday food drive on Tuesday, November 17 from 4pm to 7pm.  This year's event will be held in the parking lot between Bordentown Home for Funerals and Consolidated Fire Association, at 40 ...

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MOUNT HOLLY, NJ-- The Burlington County Sheriff’s Department is once again collecting toys for children in need this holiday season at 32 drop-off locations across the county. The 25th Annual Toy Drive will benefit local agencies including the New Jersey Division of Child Protection and ...

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