denville

Giving Back

May 26, 2022

MONTVILLE, NJ – On May 16, at 12:30 a.m., Pastor Donald Kirschner of United Methodist Church in Towaco set out for the run of his life. Not just any journey, but a personal record-setting trek to raise money for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life fundraiser. The local Relay for Life ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ – A Morris County family is asking the public to help two refugees from the war in Ukraine who are now living in the area and dealing with health issues for which they have no medical insurance coverage. A GoFundMe site, set up by Maya Deutch, hopes to raise $10,000 for the ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - Former Denville Councilman Doug Gabel returned to the council chambers on Tuesday to publicize the upcoming Morris County Relay for Life. Gabel, who retired from the council after 2021, was joined at the podium by Coriann Mastropolo, a senior development manager at the American ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - Six members of the GFWC Woman's Club of Denville-Rockaway area recently joined 350 club women, from 83 clubs across the state, for the 128th Annual New Jersey State Federation of Women’s Clubs (NJSFWC) convention.  Barbara McCloskey, from Rockaway, was elected NJSFWC ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – Denville-based Vision Loss Alliance of New Jersey will be one of seven non-profit organizations honored April 28 by the Morris County Chamber of Commerce. Vision Loss Alliance will receive an award for its ARISE speaker series, according to the chamber. The award ceremony will ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - Denville's schools are conducting a fundraiser for a family that recently moved to town after being forced to relocate. The schools are accepting gift cards in any amount, preferably for use at Walmart and Shoprite. The "Starts with Charity" flier notes the family is in "dire ...

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ROCKAWAY, NJ  -- This Wednesday, March 30, Jersey Mike's Subs is giving a full day's sales — expected to approach $10 million — to charity. It is the sub company's 12th Annual Day of Giving when more than 2,000 Jersey Mike's Subs restaurants nationwide will donate their resources and 100 percent of ...

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 MONTVILLE, NJ – Woodmont Elementary School teachers Victoria Carlucci and Toni Ann Raj thought it would be a great idea to bring Hearts of Hope into the school for social emotional learning week, and so “Hope Day” was born. Hearts of Hope is an organization that collaborates with other ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- The Sunrise Rotary Club of Denville, the Denville Rotary Club, and New Jersey Blood Services are having a blood drive at the Denville Municipal Building (1 St. Mary's Place), Tuesday, March 15, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.   To sign up to donate blood, visit https://nybc.org/newjerseydrive and ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Emotional trauma is what spurred Rachel Sullivan to start the Hazel Project two years ago. The nonprofit organization brings donations to the homeless in Paterson and the Bronx; items such as socks, underwear, warm weather gear and wound care kits. Sullivan was driven to start ...

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WAYNE, NJ -- A beloved 69-year-old grandmother is in desperate need of a new kidney. Theresa LaBarck has been on dialysis for the past two years. Originally from Paterson, she has been a Wayne resident for almost 20 years. Her grandson, Thomas, Jr. "T.J." Sullivan, said he was ready to do ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - NJ Sharing Network, a statewide nonprofit organization responsible for aiding in donated organ and tissue donations, is reflecting on some of their organ donor heroes that have gone on to save lives throughout the Garden State for Black History Month. The organization shared the ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – A persistent friend and a willingness to help others helped Towaco resident Nicole Fierro save a life. Fierro’s friend Sydney Kirsch was a student at Syracuse University when Kirsch learned of the need for volunteers to swab their cheeks and possibly become stem cell or bone ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -- A free food distribution will take place in Morristown on Thursday, Jan. 13, from 1-2 p.m., at Bishop Nazery Way (59 Spring Street in Morristown). On Friday, a food distribution will take place at 299 Webro Road in Parsippany from 10:30-11:30 a.m. and then in Dover, 211 North ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ -- Montville resident, Andrea Demetriou Kalliaras, was recently diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia that can only be cured by a stem cell transplant. A match is determined by a simple cheek swab, and anyone between the ages of 18-55 can Swab to Save a Life. A Cheek Swabbing ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The family of Anthony Accola, a 25-year-old Roxbury High School graduate who died on New Year’s Day, is collecting money that will fund enrollment into a substance abuse rehabilitation program. Donations to the Anthony R. Accola Scholarship can be made with checks payable to Desert ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - An online fundraiser launched by the mother of a young child killed Dec. 23 in a Route 80 crash in Roxbury has far exceeded the goal that was set. The gofundme.com effort, which can be found here, was created on Christmas Eve by Ashley Van Dine of Mount Olive to help her pay ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Volunteers visited cemeteries across Morris County on Saturday, joining with patriots and families nationwide at 2,500 other cemeteries nationwide to honor America's veterans on National Wreaths Across America Day.  Wreaths were placed on veterans' graves under the auspices of ...

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Thrift Barns has been a frequent and generous donor to Denville Township throughout its existence, and they showed it with a check for $62,000 at the Dec. 7 town meeting. Presented by the president of Thrift Barns of Morris County Leonard DiMenna, the check will go towards the Denville Fire ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -- The Junior League of Morristown (JLM) will be accepting grant applications from community nonprofit organizations in the greater Morris and Somerset counties. Applications open Jan. 1, 2022, and will close Jan. 31, 2022. The JLM grant program provides community grant awards ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- New and unwrapped toys for children 0-13 years old can be donated through Dec. 17 at local businesses and through Dec. 19 at the Denville Municipal Building (1 Saint Mary's Place). Local drop-off locations include: Goldfish Swim School, Denville Commons 3130 Route 10 West ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - On Thanksgiving, we give thanks. On Black Friday and Cyber Monday, we shop for bargains. On Small Business Saturday, we support local businesses. Since 2012, on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, we give back on Giving Tuesday or #GivingTuesday. This year, #GivingTuesday is Nov. 30.

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DENVILLE, NJ -- The community’s effort in helping resident Chelsea Ambrosi fight breast cancer was one of the real feel-good stories in Denville, and it all came together at Denville Township Council’s meeting, Tuesday, Nov. 9. As a result of generous financial contributions, and spurred on by ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- The Sunrise Rotary Club of Denville, the Denville Rotary Club, and New Jersey Blood Services are having a blood drive at the Denville Municipal Building (1 St. Mary's Place), Wednesday, Nov. 17, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.   Everyone who donates blood at any New Jersey Blood Services sites or ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – The annual Denville food drive begins Tuesday, Nov. 2. Donations are needed to help local families in need. Requested items include the traditional Thanksgiving fixings like frozen turkeys and hams, turkey gravy, stuffing mix, canned yams and sweet potatoes, root vegetables (onions, ...

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MARLTON, NJ — A Burlington County man and his family are asking for a kind, generous and healthy person to help save his life. Mark Klayman, who lives in Marlton, New Jersey, is in desperate need to find a kidney donor, and time is literally running out. He has been diagnosed with End Stage ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – Table of Hope will hold a free backpack distribution event at County College of Morris (CCM) on Saturday, August 28, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. in Parking Lot 1 at 214 Center Grove Road, Randolph. Visitors are asked to use CCM’s Center Grove Road entrance when coming to campus. The ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – The annual School Supplies Drive, sponsored by United Way of Northern New Jersey, kicks off to help families who are struggling. The School Supplies Drive provides students with the basic tools needed to succeed in the classroom.   "As students prepare to return to in-person ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – Roots & Wings, in Denville, recently received a donation from the Montville Township Women’s Club. Roots & Wings is a charitable organization that helps young adults who are aging out of the foster care system to obtain an education and self-sufficiency. With apartments ...

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