Giving Back

April 22, 2021

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Looking to donate blood? Several locations in the area will be hosting blood drives. A drive will be taking place at the Center for Spiritual Living Morristown on May 5 from 1pm - 6pm. The Center is located at 331 Mount Kemble Avenue in Morristown. Before that a blood drive will ...

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MADISON, NJ -  Moms Helping Moms, a local baby supply and diaper bank will be hosting a collection from April 26 - May 5 8 at the Madison Area YMCA. The organization provides low income mothers and families with critical essentials for their children.  Items needed include: Diapers of all ...

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The volunteers of Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter are a wonderful group of caring individuals, and we are so grateful to have them. They devote their free time to making a positive impact in the lives of shelter pets. This is Anne Lynch’s story. After learning about Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ - Twelve year old Johnny Kinney was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, osteosarcoma, in December of 2020.  On Saturday, March 20th the East Hanover and Florham Park Football League will be hosting a fundraiser to help support Johnny and his family during this difficult ...

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HANOVER, NJ - On Sunday, March 21st, members of the Office of Emergency Management and Hanover Township PBA 128 will be sponsoring a Food Drive that will Benefit a local food pantry. They will be accepting donations from 10AM to 4pm at the Township Community Center 15 North Jefferson Road. The ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - A few years ago, the Florham Park / Madison Knights of Columbus turned a casual group of member golfers into a small event to raise funds and sponsor active armed servicemen’s travel costs to return home for the holidays. Last year they had an outing that raised enough funds ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - Florham Park residents are encouraged to join in the effort to spread love and cheer this Valentines' Day season. Residents are asked to place a heart in their window, on their door or mailbox, and write a message or kind words in the heart to help spread positivity throughout ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ — In an effort to enhance its efforts help ease social isolation within New Jersey’s assisted Livingston and long-term care (LTC) facilities during the pandemic, the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater New Jersey (AAGNJ) recently conducted a volunteer initiative within the ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - The owner of Lucy's Gift store in Florham Park came up with an idea filled with community spirit and hope, designed to help those in need.  Marisa Spagnoletti planed a hat and scarve drive to benefit Nourish NJ. Hat's and scarves can be purchased for $5.00 each.  They are then ...

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Girl Scouts are thinking outside the box - the cookie box that is – this year as they launch the 2021 Girl Scout Cookie season on Jan. 8. “We’ve Got This,” the theme for this year’s Girl Scout Cookie Program, reflects the resilience of Girl Scouts and their ability to adapt to today’s ...

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MADISON, NJ - December is here and it is cold! The Jersey Cares Coat Drive at the Madison Area YMCA collected over 1,500 coats. "While we expected our community's usual generosity, we did not expect to collect over 1,500 coats", Our collection was constantly overflowing with your generosity and ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ - The East Hanover Police Department's annual  “Shop with a Cop” event was a bit different this year but it was reported as a big success.  According to the East Hanover Police Department,  it still brought the same joy and excitement to the kids and cops alike! With the help of ...

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MADISON, NJ - The Madison Area YMCA and the American Red Cross will be hosting a Blood Drive at the YMCA’s Family Center at 111 Kings Road, Madison, on December 30 from 12noon. to 6 p.m. There is an urgent need for blood donations. Each donor will receive festive socks! To maintain proper social ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ - The East Hanover Police Department has announced that they will still work to collect toys for those children in need during this holiday season. See note below: Though COVID-19 will alter EHPD’s beloved annual holiday toy drive and drop off, the global pandemic only ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ - the owner of East Hanover's Ridgedale Diner is in need of help from the community. He has been diagnosed with cancer on top of slowing down of business at his dining establishment as the result of the COVID lockdowns. According to the GoFundMe site, which can be accessed by ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ - Residents can drop off toys for kids in need this holiday, today Sunday, December 6th at Lurker Park in the pavilion behind the Rec Center.   New unwrapped toys can be dropped off between 2 and 4pm. There are other opportunities to donate a toy.  You can also drop off at ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ - The Essential Angels Project of East Hanover is raising funds to support local East Hanover families that are experiencing hardships this holiday season. Luminary kits will be $15 per kit and contain 10 white bags, 10 candles and instructions. East Hanover residents and ...

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MORRIS PLAINS, NJ — POWER CHANGES LIVES (“POWER”) is pleased to announce OPERATION HOLIDAY 2020. This year, POWER, through donors, will sponsor twenty (20) “adopted” families, fifty (50) senior citizens, and the homeless in the Morris County area. These families have been identified by various ...

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Pictured celebrating having met an anonymous donor’s homestretch gift challenge to support the Madison Area YMCA’s Family Center Expansion campaign are Board Chair Scot Guempel, Competitive Aquatics Director and Head Coach Jon Siegel, President & CEO Diane Mann, Board Member Allie Shearman and ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - It has been two years since Harding resident and Atlantic Health EMS employee, Reid Cappel, turned to the community to ask for help in finding him a kidney donor.  As of today, Cappel is still in need of a donor. Please fill out the referral form to get started on the process ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County residents are invited to join in the 19th observance of the September 11, 201 terrorist attacks against our nation. The observance will honor all those who died in the terrorist attacks of 9/11 in New York, Pennsylvania and at the Pentagon, with a special emphasis on ...

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Need for school supplies even greater due to the pandemic United Way of Northern New Jersey is seeking help from volunteers and donations of new school supplies for its annual United Way Tools for School drive, which provides students with the basic tools needed for learning in any classroom — ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - A GoFundMe page has been set up by friends to support Florham Park resident Eric Fralley who has serious injuries as the result of a diving accident. According to the GoFundMe page, he suffered a break in his neck from an awkward jump after diving into the bay. He was ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - A program, through the Morris County Office on Aging, Disabilities and Community Program along with Jersey Cares, will now provide volunteers to grocery shop for older or disabled residents in Morris County.  "The program will keep persons most vulnerable to COVID-19 out of ...

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HANOVER, NJ - Since June has arrived, there’s only one thing on everyone’s minds: school graduation. But with the COVID-19 crisis locking down all public events, the chances of a normal graduation ceremony are almost impossible. Many will be held virtually, while a few can still be held in person ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ - The East Hanover Community Partnership is committed to the success and safety of the East Hanover business community.  To assist the businesses in navigating through this challenging time, the EHCP will be distributing complimentary PPE, Cleaning Supplies, and Social ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the lives of all children and their families in the Florham Park community. However, some families may be more impacted than others. It is because of this that the Florham Park Education Foundation (FPEF) has launched a new initiative called ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced on Sunday, May 24, via his Twitter account that New Jersey had 1,065 new confirmed positive cases of COVID19, bringing the state total to 154,154. Of those cases, 2,857 are in hospitals, 760 are in critical or intensive care, and 639 are on ventilators.The ...

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MADISON, NJ - To meet the current demand for healthy practices, Hat Shop Madison has added a series of handmade face masks to their store. Previously, the store’s lineup primarily consisted of a variety of hats and other headwear. Currently, Hat Shop Madison is providing free masks to grocery ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ - Aside from food and supply collections during the COVID-19 crisis, other individuals are making efforts to make sure their community clean. These individuals include 17-year-old Hanover Park High School juniors Brian Mullen, Ashley Alfano, Christopher Bartlett and Dominic ...

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