Giving Back Top Stories

January 30, 2019

CAMDEN, NJ— The Camden County Library System is offering free tax return assistance and for low and moderate income residents, especially senior citizens, living in Camden County. “Preparing an income tax return can be challenging for anyone that has specific financial questions,” said ...

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CAMDEN, NJ— Camden nonprofits and community organizations could get a large boost this fall. Today, George E. Norcross, III, the executive chairman of Conner Strong & Buckelew and chairman of Cooper University Heath Care; John J. O’Donnell, CEO of The Michaels Organization; Sidney Brown, the ...

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CAMDEN, NJ— Furloughed federal workers in need of a doctor's appointment will be able to see a doctor within 24 hours of calling one of Cooper University Health Care System's primary care providers. The health care system announced today it is offering furloughed federal government employees, ...

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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, ...

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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.

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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 ...

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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,” ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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CAMDEN,NJ— Cathedral Kitchen serves over 100,000 meals to the impoverished and homeless in Camden over the course of one year. It enrolls nearly 60 students in its culinary arts and baking arts programs, which lead to 80 percent of those students finding jobs. It cooks 1,600 meals a day for ...

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