Giving Back

JVS Breaks Fundraising Records at Annual Gala

a46efd49e294da444573_Goldbergs1.jpg
Terri and Michael Goldberg Credits: Turtlebox Pictures
0ccc3e037f8dffc501db_Altchulers.PNG
Jeffrey and Lynn Altschuler Credits: Turtlebox Pictures
871b16f1e29e70012e8d_Langberg_2.jpg
Glenn Langberg and Howard Jacobs Credits: Turtlebox Pictures
a46efd49e294da444573_Goldbergs1.jpg

EAST ORANGE, NJ - East Orange-based Jewish Vocational Service of MetroWest New Jersey (JVS) broke both attendance and fundraising records at its annual Taste & Toast gala held on June 20 at the Pleasantdale Chateau in West Orange. 

The event attracted more than 300 attendees and generated more than $400,000 in corporate sponsorships and charitable donations. In addition, more than $25,000 was raised during the event itself—and matched, dollar-for-dollar, by presenting sponsor Valley National Bank—to acquire and operate a van that will transport JVS clients to and from internships and volunteer positions at businesses and community-based organizations located throughout Essex County.

Taste & Toast is held annually to recognize local community leaders who provide vital support that enables JVS to fulfill its mission of “Helping People Help Themselves.” This year, the event recognized the leadership and generosity of Terri and Michael Goldberg, Lynn and Jeffrey Altschuler, and Glenn Langberg of GRL Capital Advisors (JVS Corporate Partner). 

Each year, JVS provides more than 2,000 people with the tools and training necessary to help them secure and maintain gainful employment. JVS’ diverse clientele includes immigrants and refugees; adults with physical, mental and developmental disabilities, including Autism Spectrum Disorder; military veterans; and job-seekers, including recent college graduates and adults 50+ looking to make a career transition.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

East Orange/Orange

School Crossing Guard Opportunities in Orange

July 20, 2018

ORANGE, NJ - The City of Orange Township is accepting applications for Part-Time School Crossing Guard for up to a minimum of 20 hours a week, with a starting salary of $12.02 hourly. Working under the supervision of the Police Department, duties include: facilitating safe passage of school children across high traffic streets and intersections in addition to other duties as ...

2nd Annual Love & Not Hate March Today in East Orange

July 13, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ - This morning the Rev. Al Sharpton will join East Orange Mayor Ted Green for their 2nd Annual Love & Not Hate March against gun violence at 8:00 AM. 

The March will begin at Hollywood Ave & Central Avenue in East Orange and will work its way to Oval Park. Once at the park there will be youth activities, vendors, music, school give-a-ways and much more.

How to Create a Powerful Case Study In-House

Last time, we looked at several popular niches for case studies. In this article, we want to outline a basic process for creating your own case studies using your in-house data.

1. Choose a Topic of Broad Interest

Chances are you have several projects you have worked on recently that would make a good case study. Choose one and start gathering your materials.

2. Choose a ...

Even More Valuable Case Study Topics

In the last article, we looked at finance and marketing topics that would make ideal case studies. This time, we want to continue looking at case studies that can help even complete beginners to the world of business improve their skills. We will look at customer relations, leadership and self-help topics.

Customer Relations

Customers are the lifeblood of any business, but it can be ...

More Essential Niches for Case Studies

Last time, we discussed how valuable business-related case studies can be in showing the way to success for aspiring entrepreneurs. In this article, we will be discussing two more important categories, finance and marketing. 

Finance

Finance case studies can offer valuable guidance for small businesses. Topics include:

* Budgeting

* Best accounting practices

  Automation ...