Giving Back

May 26, 2020

SOMERSET, NJ - The nonprofit SALT Foundation will be holding a Community Love Drive-Thru food pantry event for the needy Wednesday from 1 pm to 3 pm at the Ukrainian Cultural Center on 135 Davidson Avenue, Somerset, NJ 08873. Residents in need can drive up and volunteers will provide pre-packed ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - The nonprofit SALT Foundation will be holding a Community Love Drive-Thru food pantry event for the needy Wednesday from 1 pm to 3 pm at the Ukrainian Cultural Center on 135 Davidson Avenue, Somerset, NJ 08873. Residents in need can drive up and volunteers will provide pre-packed ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - The nonprofit SALT Foundation will be holding a Community Love Drive-Thru food pantry event for the needy Wednesday from 1 pm to 3 pm at the Ukrainian Cultural Center on 135 Davidson Avenue, Somerset, NJ 08873. Residents in need can drive up and volunteers will provide pre-packed ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Families arriving at the Franklin Food Bank Thursday afternoon to pick up groceries were treated to a fresh homemade pizza and face masks courtesy of Assemblyman Joseph Danielsen and his staff.  “These are challenging times for everyone coping day to day with the pandemic,” ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - The nonprofit SALT Foundation will be holding a “Community Love” drive-through food pantry event for the needy today from 1 pm to 3 pm at the Ukrainian Cultural Center on 135 Davidson Avenue, Somerset, NJ 08873. Residents in need can drive up and volunteers will provide pre-packed ...

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The Franklin Township community continues to leverage its diversity to help their neighbors during the COVID-19 crisis. On Saturday, May 9th at 7pm, the Township of Franklin and the Franklin Township Food Bank will offer a virtual Indian music concert to raise funds that will benefit the Food ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - As DMVs are converted into COVID-19 testing centers and college dormitories into makeshift hospitals, Franklin Township’s performance gazebo will soon be repurposed to serve the community as well. Rather than joining the ongoing fight against the virus, the gazebo will serve as a ...

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SOMERSET, NJ — Earlier this month the SALT Foundation and the Somerset Community Action Program (SCAP) partnered to deliver essential nourishment to more than 200 local residents during a drive-through food pantry event.  Tomorrow, on Earth Day the two groups will partner again to host SALT's ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - The Corner Café and Grill has proven itself to be a staple to the Franklin Township community — not only because they serve what are arguably the best sandwiches in town, but because of their willingness to give back during the COVID-19 crisis. In under two weeks, the Corner has ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - In under two weeks, a group of four local women has mobilized more than 1,200 Somerset community members to fund and deliver fresh meals for our healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic while supporting local restaurants who have been negatively impacted by the ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Members from the Somerset County Sheriff's office delivered lunch to the doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals working in the emergency room at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/Somerset Monday afternoon.  Randazzos Pastry Shop located in Raritan provided ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Hundreds of cyclists from around the area are expected to help fight hunger in the 31st edition of what has become a community tradition, the annual Tour de Franklin.  The event serves as the Franklin Food Bank's biggest fundraiser, will kick off at Franklin High School on April ...

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SOMERSET, NJ – The Franklin Township Police Department unveiled its pink patrol vehicle yesterday alongside breast cancer survivors and members of Sister2Sister to help raise money for the nonprofit during Breast Cancer Awareness month.  The bubblegum-pink wrapping on the car is a centerpiece of ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the Franklin Township Police department and Township Council will come together to recognize the initiative.  FTPD's pink patrol truck will be on display in front of police headquarters Oct. 10, at 6 pm at 495 Demott Lane.  The ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Students and faculty at Rutgers Preparatory School packed up more than 50,000 meals to benefit non-profit Rise Against Hunger, according to a news release.  “Today, over the next two hours, we’re going to come together, and I don’t want you to think that we’re just ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - St. Matthias hosted the 18th annual Franklin Township Firefighters 9/11 Memorial Ceremony Wednesday evening.  Firefighters from Community Fire Company, East Franklin Volunteer Fire Company, Elizabeth Avenue Volunteer Fire Company, Millstone Valley Fire Department, Somerset ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Come out and pick up some BBQ, and get your car washed while supporting the Franklin Middle School football team. The FMS Warriors will host a car wash at Franklin High School (500 Elizabeth Avenue) from 9 am to 1 pm to raise funds for.   It will cost $10 to wash your car and ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - The Stage House Tavern quietly kicked off its Summer Spoons program to benefit the Somerset County Food Bank Network on Saturday, July 20.  The old doctor's office has been transformed into an ice-cream shop dispensing soft serve vanilla, chocolate, and twist with a choice of ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - The Franklin Food Bank hosted a grand re-opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new location at 224 Churchill Avenue Sunday afternoon.  Public officials, business owners, law enforcement representatives, and community leaders attended the event.  The change in the ...

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The Franklin Woman’s Club (FWC) is pleased to announce the 2019 Girls Career Institute and Scholarship winners. This year’s Girls Career Institute junior high school winners, (Nina Reilly and Kachi Nwanonyiri), participated in a sample “college life” experience from June 3 to 6, 2019. These ...

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Dr. Alex Kharazi has possessed a servant’s heart for as long as he can remember. Growing up in Tabriz, in northwest Iran, his mother cooked meals for an elderly woman in their neighborhood. Kharazi, just five years old, was responsible for delivering it. He recalls with great detail the way his ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - A third grader from Franklin Township rallied her friends and family to donate $300 to help get bulletproof vests for police officers. Meghna Sankar, a 9-year-old from Franklin Township, choose to forgo presents for her birthday this year and instead asked for donations for the ...

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