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Hunterdon Cares

January 9, 2022

PITTSTOWN, NJ - America’s Grow-a-Row has received a grant for $100,000 from Bayer Fund, a philanthropic arm of Bayer in the U.S., which will be used to increase access to nourishing fresh produce for people who are struggling with food insecurity in New Jersey and the surrounding region. Chip ...

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PITTSTOWN, NJ - America’s Grow-a-Row has reached the milestone of donating 15 million pounds – 60 million servings – of fresh fruits and vegetables to people experiencing food insecurity in New Jersey and beyond. America’s Grow-a-Row, which began in 2002, is a vital source of fresh produce for ...

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Oldwick, NJ – The 200 Club of Hunterdon County is holding its 5th “Night of Hockey” fundraising event at Prudential Center, as the New Jersey Devils will face-off with the defending, back-to-back Stanley Cup champions, Tampa Bay Lightning, Jan. 10. Tickets cost $85 apiece, and orders must be ...

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America's Grow-a-Row presented a series of education classes at the Michelle Obama Elementary School in Newark in October and November. Staff members presented lessons on fruit and vegetable farming, beekeeping, healthy eating, and nourishing food preparation to kindergarten through second grade ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - As part of their one-year anniversary celebration, the Flemington Pickleball Club conducted a fundraiser and provided a generous donation to America’s Grow-a-Row. This contribution helps increase access to nutritious farm-fresh produce for those facing food insecurity and helps ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Employees of AT&T New Jersey and the AT&T New Jersey Pioneers (“Pioneers”) volunteered at America’s Grow-a-Row’s farm on Oct. 8, and helped harvest more than 24,000 pounds of butternut squash, which was donated to people facing food insecurity across the region. The ...

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America’s Grow-a-Row has received a generous grant from Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey. The donation, made through The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, supports fresh produce distribution and nutrition education programs for people in Hunterdon County who are struggling with food ...

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America's Grow-a-Row hosted a group of Dietetic Interns from Rutgers University’s Individualized Supervised Practice Pathway (ISPP) program, which is housed within the Department of Nutritional Sciences, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Aug. 30. The interns volunteered in the fields ...

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Valley Bank employees volunteered at America’s Grow-a-Row in Pittstown, New Jersey on Friday, July 23, 2021 and helped harvest 16,000 pounds of corn, which was donated to the Community FoodBank of New Jersey and distributed to hunger relief agencies throughout New Jersey. Valley Bank supports ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Throughout the summer, Salvation Army of Flemington has served 150 Hunterdon County residents, including approximately 90 children and their caregivers, through their eight-week Summer Lunch Club. Participating families receive lunch deliveries three times a week based on a ...

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Northfield Bank Foundation has awarded America’s Grow-a-Row a $15,000 grant in support of hunger relief and education programs. This contribution helps increase access to nutritious farm-fresh produce for those facing food insecurity and helps provide lessons on healthy eating and hunger awareness ...

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PITTSTOWN, NJ - America’s Grow-a-Row recently installed a well for irrigation at its farm site at 131 Pittstown Road thanks to the generosity of Wm. Stothoff Co. of Flemington. This is the second well that Wm. Stothoff Co. has donated to America’s Grow-a-Row. The company also donated a well to ...

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America’s Grow-a-Row has implemented a new virtual education program at its Farm-to-Fork Kitchen. This spring, America’s Grow-a-Row is teaching elementary students about the role of bees in fruit and vegetable production, educating senior citizens about eating for cancer prevention and informing ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - America's Grow a Row was one of several non-profits receiving grant money from NBC 4 New York, Telemundo 47 and Comcast NBCUniversal through Project Innovation. According to a release, the organizations chosen are ones that address local community issues through innovative ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Flemington eighth grader Emma Stefanski, with help from her mom Krista Stefanski and many friends and family members who have contributed, has collected nearly 800 pounds of food and personal items for the Flemington Area Food Pantry over the last two months.  What began as a ...

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READINGTON, TWP, NJ - When he was 12, Arman Roy read an article about how 70% of Detroit’s school-aged children did not have access to the Internet and how local organizations were working to help provide it.  Roy loved technology, and was a gifted student whose interests ranged from computers ...

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RARITAN TWP., NJ. — Team Velvet, Inc is seeking submissions of black and white line drawings suitable for coloring for “A Horse Of A Different Color” coloring book. Team Velvet, Inc. helps children overcome trauma with the help of three therapy horses. On its website is a section “Fun Stuff For ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Imagine the show “Extreme Makeover Home Edition,” except instead of chanting “move that bus” to reveal the new home, the enthusiastic crowd cheers as truckloads of freshly picked produce that they helped to harvest are being shipped out to feed the hungry. This Extreme ...

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Tewksbury/Oldwick, NJ — Mane Stream, located at 83 Old Turnpike Road in Oldwick, NJ, invites the community to an Open House on Saturday, April 10th from 10AM – 3PM. All those who attend will learn first hand how adaptive riding and therapy services (OT, PT, SLP) can improve the quality of life ...

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RARITAN TWP., N.J. — Team Velvet, Inc. is offering unique, virtual Valentine's Day greetings from a talking horse. For a nominal donation, one of Team Velvet's three therapy horses — Velvet, Precious, and Little Annie will deliver a customized message to the recipient via video. The donor can ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Prevention Resources, Inc., the Partnership For Health Drug-Free Taskforce, Positive YOUth, and One Voice of Hunterdon, Inc. have partnered with local restaurants on a Positive Sticker Shock Campaign. This campaign aims to reach adults and provide conversation starters with teens.

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Help is a tap away for Hunterdon County youth, thanks to an innovative partnership between nonprofit organization Prevention Resources and Hunterdon Central Regional High School’s (HCRHS) Code Club. The “Help App-Prevention Resources” is now available as a free download through ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - The Hunterdon County Prosecutor's Office and the Domestic Abuse Sexual Assault Crisis Center are recruiting individuals to become Volunteer Response Team Advocates in Hunterdon and Warren counties, according to a release. Advocates, the release said, are specially trained ...

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READINGTON, NJ - The Shannon Daley Memorial Fund, a non-profit organization helping families facing financial difficulties due to a child facing serious illness, announced its plan to help those working on the front lines during the COVID-19 pandemic. The fund was founded on the premise of ...

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