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Giving Back Top Stories

June 24, 2022

CAMDEN, NJ — The Camden Schools Foundation has awarded $2,500 scholarships to 30 promising city high school scholars to help them pay for their college expenses. “These students are our heroes. They represent all five public high schools,” said Jack Tarditi, the foundation’s board president. “We ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Anna Marie Mayer-Wright, Camden County’s purchasing director, has received the 2022 Paul Porado Humanitarian Award for her tireless, longtime volunteer service to the Larc School in Bellmawr, NJ. The nonprofit special-needs school recently honored Wright, a county employee since ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Ten local students are each to receive $1,000 scholarships from the Battleship New Jersey at its annual awards ceremony and dinner on Thursday aboard the memorial museum, berthed on the city’s waterfront. This is the 10th year that the Battleship New Jersey Museum & Memorial is ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — The Joseph Fund of Camden has been named “Nonprofit of the Year,” by the Nonprofit Development Center of Southern New Jersey, a regional umbrella group that helps nonprofits network and accomplish good works in their various communities. The “Nonprofit of the Year” award comes as ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Even in death, Amadeus Brevard-Hall—who killed himself in 2012 at the age of 23—is changing lives. A balloon release at the city's waterfront on June 1, in memory of the Delaware Valley University graduate who was playing football on the Philadelphia Soul’s practice squad and ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Homeowners sometimes need a helping hand. Senior citizens, people with disabilities and struggling families can have trouble keeping their properties shipshape. Mayor Vic Carstarphen gets it. As a result, their lawns and shrubs grow wild. Broken windows and doors get patched with ...

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CAMDEN, NJ – Hundreds of talented New Jersey youngsters and teens will compete today in the Salvation Army’s annual “Star Search” at the Kroc Corps Community Center. Young performers – who participate throughout the year in the Salvation Army NJ Corps Music & Creative Arts programs – are ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Six city-based nonprofits are among 42 organizations nationwide to receive $1 million in new community impact grants from the Campbell Soup Company and its charitable foundation. The latest round of Campbell grants brings its 2022 charitable awards to over $2 million. The funds help ...

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