Students 'Fill the Bus' for Hurricane Victims

September 20, 2017

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District participated in Fill the Bus!, an initiative to help the victims of hurricanes Harvey and Irma, and several students volunteered to help load the bus with lots of donations.

The state-wide effort is New Jersey’s way of giving back after all that was done during Hurricane Sandy in 2012.

Helping to load the bus from ...

BRHS Football Team, BR-TV Joining to Gather Supplies for Hurricane Victims

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan High School football team and BR-TV are teaming up to gather supplies for those affected by hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

On Sept. 22, during the football game at Basilone Field, there will be drop-off boxes for fans to donate school supplies to those in need. They can be dropped off from the moment the gates open until the end of half ...

Bridgewater Charity Teaming With Alex's Lemonade Stand to Fight Childhood Cancer

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-based Izzy's Infantry is partnering with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation to help fund childhood cancer research, with September being Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

Izzy’s Infantry, according to a release, was founded to honor Isabel “Izzy Warrior Princess” Rita and fund childhood cancer research and children’s spinal ...

BRRSD Participating in Fill the Bus Initiative to Help Hurricane Victims

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District is participating in Fill the Bus!, an initiative to help the victims of hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

Anyone looking to participate is asked to bring new packaged supplies to the Wade Administration Building, on Newmans Lane in Martinsville. Donations will be accepted Monday through Friday, Sept. 11 through Sept. 15, from 8 a.m.

Somerset Patriots To Host Free Paper Shredding Event To Benefit Hurricane Relief Efforts

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots, along with Flemington Car & Truck Family of Brands and Assure Shred, will be hosting a Free Paper Shredding Event to fundraise for the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts Sept. 7 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at TD Bank Ballpark.  

The Patriots are inviting the community to bring their documents to the Assure Shred trucks in the Red Lot of ...

Help is on the Way: Somerville Elks Seek Donations for Texas Flood Victims

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The Somerville Elks Lodge #1068 will collect donations that will be shipped to Texas later this month to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey clean up and put their lives back together.

The "Hope for Texas" collection begins Tuesday, Sept. 5 and will run through Sunday, Sept. 17 at the Elks Lodge, 375 Union Ave., Bridgewater. Donations will be accepted ...

Somerset Regional Animal Shelter Takes in 8 Dogs From Texas, Looking to Help Even More

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - With floodwaters raging through Texas following the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, people are looking for ways to help those in need with shelter, food, water and other necessities – and some are taking care of the animals.

The Somerset Regional Animal Shelter in Bridgewater was one of many that welcomed displaced dogs from Texas after they were flown into ...

Bridgewater Boy Holding Bone Marrow Drive

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - As part of Touch-A-Truck and Dog Day at the Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center, a Bridgewater resident is holding a bone marrow drive through the Gift of Life.

The drive, being run by Jacob Grabell, will be held Sept. 17 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Guests are encouraged to get swabbed to see if they could be a donor. Joining the registry just takes a swab of the ...

100 Dogs Rescued from Texas Floods Arrive in New Jersey for Adoption

MORRISTOWN, NJ - At least 100 dogs were flown into Morristown Municipal Airport on Tuesday afternoon, courtesy of St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center, as part of a Hurricane Harvey relief effort.

Tuesday’s canine transport is the first animal flight to the Northeast out of areas devastated by Hurricane Harvey, and is part of St. Hubert’s Sister Shelter WayStation ...

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