Giving Back

The Year in Review: Edison Cares

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Credits: Marc Krauss
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EDISON, NJ – Over the short period since TAP into Edison began in April of this year, some of the most endearing stories about the people of Edison are those gave back in one manner or another to the community in which they live or serve. Edison is a town that really cares.

There are many stories, but here are a few of those that gave back.

Many good deeds in the memory of one special young lady

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Bianca’s Kids was established by Debbie Savigliano in memory of her niece Bianca Yodice who passed away in 2010.  Bianca worked in a childcare center in Edison. It was Bianca's passion for children that inspired her aunt to create Bianca's Kids. 

Bianca's Kids made a wish come true for one little boy named…read more...

Bianca’s Kids had received a wish request from Terry Cavallarro whose son was a single dad providing for his girls. The request was for Bianca’s Kids to…read more...

Remembering loved ones

The husband and sons of Janice Lopez remember her each year by raising money during Ovarian Cancer Awareness month in September. Janice Lopez of Edison was just 59 years old when she finally succumbed to the disease that took her life after nearly…read more…

The Concert for a Cure was organized by Janice’s son Charles, a music teacher at Lincoln Elementary.  The Janice Lopez Ovarian Cancer Foundation presented…read more…

Police and Fire

Throughout the year, members of the police and fire departments participate in various activities to raise money and awareness various causes.  

Here are a few of their stories.

The Edison Police Auxiliary recently participated in 3rd Annual New Jersey Law Enforcement Paint Ball Competition, a fundraising event for Garden State C.O.P.S. ...read more...

Miss America 2014, Nina Davuluri, presented the Edison Police Benevolent Association Local 75 a plaque...read more...

Edison Police Lieutenant Sal Filannino and other members of the department rode their bikes in honor of fallen law enforcement officers as part of the Police Unity Tour. They started in NJ and ...read more...

Several Edison Police Officers ran the over six mile stretch of Route 27 in the 31st Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. ...read more...

During Breast Cancer awareness month throughout the month of October, Edison firefighters sold pink T-shirts to raise money for the Metuchen YMCA LiveStrong program in Memory of Janice Garbolino ...read more...

As part of Health and Safety Day at Middlesex County College, members of the Edison Fire Department paid a visit to the College Child Care Center. ...read more....

 

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