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National Stop the Violence Alliance, Inc. Hosting Free Screening of 'The Hate U Give'

January 18, 2019

CAMDEN, NJ— National Stop the Violence Alliance, Inc. will be hosting a free screening of the film “The Hate U Give” on Monday, Jan. 21 at the Camden County Conference Center at Camden County College.

The screening will be part of the Camden-based nonprofit’s Martin Luther King Day Celebration, and will be followed by a discussion. There will also be free soul food and ...

New Fund is Set Up to Help Victims of December Cedar Street Fire

CAMDEN, NJ— A new fund has been started to help five families who lost their homes in a large fire right before Christmas.

Camden Lutheran Housing, Inc. [CLHI] has started the Cedar Street Family Fund at the South Jersey Federal Credit Union to gather monetary donations for each of the families.  

The North Camden nonprofit started the fund at the request of Mayor Frank Moran, ...

Covanta Donation to Support Center for Aquatic Sciences STEM Program

CAMDEN, NJ— A program that provides mentoring, college preparation and academic training in environmental and life sciences for select students in Camden just received a holiday boost from Covanta.

Earlier this month, the sustainable waste management company donated $10,000 to the Center for Aquatic Sciences. The donation was made on behalf of its employees, in lieu of more traditional ...

Camden Firefighters, Cooper EMS Rally Around Families Who Lost Everything in Blaze

CAMDEN, NJ— Around 3 a.m. on Thursday morning, Jeannette Hernandez was woken up by a knock on her window. It was her neighbor Victor Ammanzar, and he was holding his baby. His home at 947 Cedar St. was engulfed in flames.

“I hear banging at the window, and I have to save somebody’s baby,” Hernandez said on Saturday. “The neighbors passed their two-month-old baby ...

American Water Charitable Foundation Donates $25K to LUCY Outreach

CAMDEN, NJ— The American Water Charitable Foundation [AWCF] announced that it donated $25,000 to LUCY Outreach, a Camden-based organization that provides services to underserved Camden County youth and young adults and their families.

With American Water’s move to Camden, employees were given the opportunity to make a monetary donation in return for desktop equipment from their ...

Malcolm Jenkins Foundation Surprises Camden Families with Holiday Baskets

CAMDEN, NJ— It's not every Monday you will find a two-time Super Bowl champion and his family in your living room. So when Philadelphia Eagles Safety Malcolm Jenkins showed up with his parents to Carmen Ortiz’s front door in East Camden bearing gifts, she was a little surprised — and very grateful.

On Monday morning, Jenkins, along with his mother and father, and Mayor ...

Subaru of America Donates 5,000 Science Books to Camden Schools

CAMDEN, NJ— As part of its Subaru Loves Learning initiative, the Subaru of America donated over 5,000 science books to 20 Camden schools earlier this week.

Subaru executives and employees volunteered to deliver the new books to 20 elementary, middle, and high schools across the city in honor of the automaker’s community commitment to its new home, Camden.

Since 2015, Subaru has ...

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