Giving Back

November 9, 2018

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – As the holidays draw near, many long-standing supporters of the Middlesex County Food Organization and Outreach Distribution Services (MCFOODS) are gearing up with activities to help stock our shelves. For the fourth year in a row, multiple troops from the East Brunswick Boy ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - New or like-new winter coats (excluding leather and suede) will be collected from Nov. 5 through Nov. 15 at East Brunswick Township offices and other locations. The collection hours at the township municipal complex, 1 Jean Walling Civic Center Drive, will be Monday through ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Middlesex County police will host a benefit softball tournament Saturday, Oct. 13 at William Warren Park in Woodbridge. Entry fee is $600 per team with funds being raised for the Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. The first ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ—The East Brunswick Public Library Foundation holds its second fundraising gala on Wednesday, October 24 at the Park Chateau Estate. The program runs from 6-9 pm and includes a full cocktail hour, sit down dinner, and elaborate dessert reception.  Additionally, the Foundation will ...

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MONMOUTH, NJ - Bella Vista Country Club Marlboro, NJ MONDAY OCTOBER 1, 2018 10:30 am This year, Family First Funding LLC is honored to host a day and night on the golf course to raise money for Make-A-Wish® New Jersey. nj.wish.org Wishes are more than just a nice thing... A wish experience can ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Apple gleaning was the order of the day for members of the Middlesex County Democratic Organization this Saturday here in East Brunswick.  About 30 people gathered apples that will be sent to MCFOODS and soup kitchens like Elijah's Promise in New Brunswick.  There were four ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - New Beginnings Animal Rescue, 706R Cranbury Road, East Brunswick, will host a Giant Yard Sale on Sunday Sept. 23 from 9 AM to 1 PM.  Housewares, collectibles, small furniture, jewelry, antiques, pet supplies, bric-a-brac, so much more!  Everything must go – no reasonable ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Get the motors running this fall at the first annual Spotswood High School Car Show on Sunday, October 14 from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. at Spotswood High School. All of the proceeds from the show will go to benefit the Spotswood High School girls basketball program. Admission to this ...

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EAST BRUSNWICK, NJ - The New York Blood Center has been fighting a summer-long shortage, stressed by the recent hurricane in Hawaii. On Friday, September 7, Brunswick Square Mall will be hosting a blood drive from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. in their center court. All donors wil receive a $10 AMC Movie ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick resident Louis J. Luczu was honored by his hometown of North Brunswick under their Veteran Street Sign Program.  This program allows township residents who were Wartime Veterans to be recognized by adding their name on a secondary street sign to an existing ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - With the new school year about the start, Rutgers University is kicking off traditional events, starting with the Scarlet Day of Service, when students and alumni volunteer to assist several community organizations on Saturday, Sept. 15. One of the largest annual service events ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ:  The Central Jersey Diaper Bank has been selected as one of the Top 200 finalists in the State Farm Neighborhood Assist® grant program. The community outreach program of Congregation Anshe Emeth needs local people to rally behind the cause, by casting votes and to help them win ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Back-to-school clothes shopping can put a huge strain on many family budgets, which is why the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints holds their annual clothing swap early in September. "We set up a store at our church," explained Spotswood resident Jenalyn Engstrom.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - With an unprecedentedly high number of families seeking help, the New Brunswick Corps of the Salvation Army is making a plea for donations of back-to-school supplies. As result of the large number of requests, the Salvation Army this year has started a waiting list of family ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Middlesex County freeholders had one request of people attending stage productions during the annual Plays in the Park program: bring non-perishable foods to donate. During those performances this year, the residents responded generously, the freeholders say, bringing in more ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - It's back-to-school time whether it is the annual ritual of the school supply list hunt or clothes and shoe shopping. In honor of the usual August quest for back-to-school items, the Spotswood Shop-Rite is hosting a Back-to-School Fair on Wednesday, August 15 from 4 p.m. until 7 ...

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MONROE TOWNSHIP, NJ - Thompson Park will host the Race for Veterans 5K and one-mile run on Sunday, September 9 at 9:30 a.m. The race will be run in honor of SPC. Michael L. Gonzalez and is sponsored by the Butterfly Circle of Friends. The Butterfly Circle of Friends works to assist those in ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Collectors can own a unique piece of New York Yankees history if they attend Joe Bodnar’s Sports Memorabilia Auction this weekend and are willing to dig deep in to their pockets. A pair of cleats worn by former New York Yankees relief pitcher Sparky Lyle in the early 1970s will ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - It’s a great time to be a Girl Scout and a Girl Scout volunteer. On July 1 the Girl Scout volunteers in East Brunswick merged with volunteers in South River and Milltown to provide even more opportunities for girls. Troop leaders and other volunteers will get increased ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The borough's Polish American Club will be the site for the Fight the Fight for Janice benefit on Saturday, July 28 at 3 p.m. The event is to help Janice Cooper, a longtime kindergarten teacher at the Spotswood School District's Schoenly School, in her fight against colon ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - This summer children will once again have the chance to earn a free Slurpee while having positive interactions with law enforcement officers from the East Brunswick Police Department. Starting June 28, 2018, East Brunswick Police Officers will “ticket” juveniles by rewarding ...

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BEACH HAVEN - On August 10, the inaugural LBI Summer Soiree “Boardwalk Nights” (formerly Island Gala) will take  to the breathtaking Sea Shell Resort & Beach Club on Friday, August 10 to benefit David's Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation. The LBI Summer Soiree is brought to you by key ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Two East Brunswick residents Taryn Prince and Diya Basu have organized a donation drive to help facilities housing migrant children who have been separated from their parents at the border. The drive begins on Monday, June 25 and ends on Monday, July 9th. The VFW in East ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Just one month after flinging his mortar board into the sky with his Hillsborugh High School classmates, James Langon, Class of 1981, sat in a barber’s chair having his head shaved before he was fitted for a set of government-issue Marine fatigues. He was 18 years old, and ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick Boy Scout Troop 223 is proud to announce the advancement of Tyler Waite to the rank of Eagle Scout.  Tyler is the 76th Eagle Scout for Troop 223.  He will formally be presented with this honor at a ceremony scheduled for June 23, 2018 at the East Brunswick Elks ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - On a hot Friday morning before Memorial Day, volunteers were hard at work planting eggplant, tomatoes, beans and other veggies here in East Brunswick as part of an initiative by the activist group Farmers Against Hunger.  The plot on Fresh Ponds Road was donated by Jim ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - East Brunswick resident Lauren Spiegelhoff, 31, a breast cancer survivor, took 3rd Place in the Survivor's Division at the recent Susan G. Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure. Spiegelhoff brought home the Bronze Medal after crossing the finish line in 29 minutes and 10 seconds ...

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