Giving Back

March 2, 2020

FAIR LAWN, NJ - Fair Lawn Junior Girl Scout Troop 97432 recently held a food drive and donated all collected goods to Martha’s Pantry in neighboring Hawthorne, according to the manager of the pantry.  The new food pantry, which opened in November, is located at St. Clement’s Episcopal Church in ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - Bergenfield Bloom Empowerment and CarePlus Bergen Board Member Ilya Evangelista donated new coats to Bergen New Bridge Medical Center in support of the Community Provider and Relations Committee clothing drive for the hospital, spearheaded by Committee Chair Julia Orlando. The coats ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey Troops 96841, 97655, 97888, including Fair Lawn Scouts, hosted a World Thinking Day Event at Fair Lawn High School.  World Thinking Day, which is annually held on February 22, has a different theme each year. This year’s theme ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - Wayne Paulter, a member of Fair Lawn Sunrise Rotary, spent ten days in India this January with the global nonprofit Unbound, a child sponsorship organization devoted to empowering families experiencing poverty in the developing world.   Wayne followed Unbound’s work in the ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - "Blizzard Bags" from Community Meals Inc. will provide comfort and the warmth of food this winter season when weather may inhibit the delivery of food to those in need. Community Meals Inc., a non-profit 501(c)3 with an office at the Community Church in Glen Rock, assembled ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - Ryan Greff, a Fair Lawn High School graduate, received recognition as a recipient of the Congressional Gold Medal for Young Americans as the Borough Council named November 27 Ryan Greff Day. At the November 26 council meeting, Greff was honored for his work during high school and ...

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FAIR LAWN & GLEN ROCK, NJ – Students from Glen Rock High School and Middle School are offering their babysitting services to local families on Friday, December 6 and Friday, December 13, from 6 to 9 p.m. to support the Fair Lawn and Glen Rock Relay For Life. The fee is $10 per hour, which ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - 'A Taste of Bergen', Bergen New Bridge Medical's annual fall cocktail party, attracted approximately 350 people who helped assist the Foundation’s commitment to expanding its philanthropic initiatives. On Nov. 18, the Bergen New Bridge Medical Center's Foundation held its annual ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ – What’s in a name? Quite a lot if you’re the Fair Lawn Access for All Committee. “It’s so much more positive, don’t you think?” special education teacher and co-chair of the borough committee Sharon Bragin asked. Her cohort and co-chair on the committee, Andrea Frankel, ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - A Taste of Bergen, a community cocktail party featuring fine dining and desserts from 30-plus of Bergen County’s best restaurants, is just days away on Nov. 18. Event Details: Monday, November 18, 2019 @ 6 PM @The Rockleigh, 26 Paris Avenue, Rockleigh, NJ  For tickets or ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - Lazon Paints has partnered with the Mary Ann Collura Memorial Scholarship Foundation (MAC Foundation) to help “paint bright futures” for local students. When visiting Lazon Paints, 17-12 River Road in Fair Lawn, patrons need only mention they are purchasing paint to support the ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The dreary weather did not deter bargain shoppers from supporting Esther Gabay's garage sale for her school yesterday. She raised $1,000 for her school's PTA and an additional $200 in ShopRite gift cards and a box of canned goods for the Fair Lawn food pantry. Fair Lawn First ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - Esther Gabay is one excited first grader. She's going to have a garage sale to benefit her school on Sunday, Oct. 20. Esther, who attends elementary school in Fair Lawn, said she wanted to do a garage sale because "it's fun to greet people, say hi and to meet new people." "We ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ – Applause Home Care CEO, Jim Prussak, joined thousands of marchers across the country by participating in the national, “Walk to End Alzheimer's,” on Sunday, October 12. “By 2020, nearly 14 million people will have Alzheimer’s. We wanted to help raise awareness and research ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Fair Lawn Sunrise Rotary is hosting its 6th Annual Service Above Self Awards honoring Jack Donohue and JJ's Pub. On Wednesday, Oct. 16 at 7 p.m., the Sunrise Rotary will present their honorees with a donation to a local charity in each of the recipient's honor. The event will ...

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