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Operation Cookie Swap Spreads Holiday Cheer To Area Military Families

December 11, 2018

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The third annual Operation Cookie Swap went into full drive on December 2, mobilizing to bring holiday smiles to active and non-active military families in the area. Operation Cookie Swap is sponsored by the SSG Michael Ollis Freedom Foundation and Amici’s Bakery in Monroe Township. The yummy holiday event is organized by long time borough resident Kimberly Ollis-Loschiavo ...

Milltown's Pasquale Pizza to Host Upcoming Dine to Donate to Help Feed Middlesex County Residents

MILLTOWN, NJ - In the spirit of giving during the holiday season, Pasquale Brick Oven Pizza has partnered with Feeding Middlesex County to host a Raise the Dough fundraiser on Sunday, December 30. Fifteen percent of all take-out and dine-in orders placed between 4 p.m. and closing on December 30 will be donated to M.C.F.O.O.D.S.

"With donations they (M.C.F.O.O.D.S.) provide food and ...

N.J. Center for Non-Profits Set to Host "Raising the Voices of Our Community" Conference

SOMERSET , NJ – Over the past few years, non-profit organizations have used “creative and unique” campaigns to bring local and national attention to their cause. 

The ALS Foundation took the country and world by storm during the summer of 2014 with the Ice Bucket Challenge.  Susan G. Komen has spread the word about breast cancer by painting towns pink. The ...

4-H Gift Drive Looking for Donations

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Do you want to help a Middlesex County family have a happy holiday? Consider donating to Project GIFT!  Since 1997, Middlesex County’s 4-H’s Project GIFT has provided a free day of holiday shopping for over 140 needy families in our community.

Over 70 4-H teens assist with the fundraising and running of this event. These students also donate many ...

Sock and Mitten Drive Aims to Help Winter Warmer for Middlesex County Residents

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Friends of the Spotswood Public Library are once again holding a sock and mitten drive to help make winter a bit warmer for Middlesex County residents. The Friends are leading their second annual Sock and Mitten Drive to benefit the more than 400 families who utilize the Alice's CUP Food Pantry.

Alice's CUP, located on Main Street in the borough, assists any ...

Local Runners and Walkers Seek to Turn Black Friday into Track Friday

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - For many, Thanksgiving has become a day of heading to the mall for doorbuster deals. In Highland Park, NJ, residents will be doing a different kind of running around. On November 23, with support from the Raritan Valley Road Runners they’ll be walking and running laps around Highland Park High School’s track to raise funds for the Central Jersey Diaper Bank, ...

"People of the Book" Sale at Anshe Emeth

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Anshe Emeth Memorial Temple in New Brunswick will hold its first Used Book and Media Sale on November 18th to November 20th.  Thousands of used books of all genres and for all ages will be available to purchase at great bargain prices. Plus, we offer a collection of used DVDs and CDs for your viewing and listening pleasure. An assortment of computer games is also for ...

Help a Veteran Go Back to School When You get a Haircut at Sport Clips in East Brunswick Now through Veterans Day

East Brunswick, NJ (November 1, 2018) – Sport Clips Haircuts’ annual “Help A Hero” scholarship campaign starts today, and you can be a part of the mission to help service members and veterans take the next step toward civilian careers through education by visiting the East Brunswick location. Today through Veterans Day, November 11, you can “Help A Hero” when ...

Milltown Street Dedication Remembers St. Bart's Ariella Hopkins

MILLTOWN, NJ - On November 3, the borough unveiled a new street sign at the intersection of Herbert Avenue and East Lawrence Street. The spot was renamed Ariella Way in honor of the memory of Ariella Hopkins who died at the age of six after a sudden illness. Hopkins had just completed her kindergarten year at East Brunswick's Saint Bartholomew's school. Saturday's ceremony included a ...


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