Giving Back

January 30, 2020

Hackensack, N.J. -- Bergen County participated in the Project Homeless Connect Point-in-Time survey Wednesday at the Bergen County Housing, Health and Human Services Center.  The annual daylong nationwide event is organized so partner agencies and volunteers can come together to help provide ...

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The Community Chest's Professional Development Workshop Series will hold four workshops during the winter and spring seasons. The following topics will be covered: communicating with adolescents, the art of "prezentation", managing the media and using social media, and human resources ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar presented a check for $108,590 to Ramon Perez, Staff Sergeant, United States Marine Corps, who accepted the donation on behalf of the Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program, the charity which distributes toys to underprivileged children ...

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PARAMUS, NJ -- We the People, a nonprofit organization started by Bergen County Freeholder Tracy Silna Zur, will hold its Fourth Annual “Martin Luther King Day of Service” in the Bergen Community College gymnasium, 400 Paramus Road, on Monday, January 20 from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.    The event ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- Bergen County Department of Human Services, division of Alternatives to Domestic Violence is currently recruiting volunteers for a regional team that will respond to victims of domestic violence at police departments located in Bergen County municipalities. Volunteers from the ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. — The mother of Christian Pacas, the 22-year-old Hackensack man who was murdered outside a Grove Street home in the city late last month, has created a GoFundMe page in hopes of raising $20,000 to offset the costs of a memorial for her late son. To date, $8,895 has been raised ...

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Maywood, N.J. — The Adler Aphasia Center, a non-profit organization that offers innovative post-rehabilitative therapeutic programming addressing the long-term needs of people with aphasia and their families, will benefit from the generosity of the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office and Benjamin Moore ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ — Holiday cheer knows no bounds. Not even behind bars. In celebration of the holidays, The Bergen County Sheriff’s Office is distributing care packages and offering free phones call to all inmates and detainees currently housed at The Bergen County Jail in Hackensack. “The ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. -- The Northern New Jersey Community Foundation announces the award of a $2,000 grant from the NNJCF's Andrea Tilbian Halejian Memorial Fund to Vitalant, one of the country's oldest and largest nonprofit transfusion medicine organizations. The NNJCF, a not-for-profit 501(c)3 ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- CBH Care leadership joined an Oradell Girl Scout Troop in donating 15 bags of children and adults' clothing to the 30th Annual Community Service Dinner at Hackensack’s Christ Episcopal Church on November 23. “My Girl Scouts are always looking for ways to help not only the ...

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BERGEN COUNTY, N.J. – On Friday, November 22, the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office hosted its 2019 BCSO Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Drive to benefit local food pantries and families in need. “Thanksgiving is not only a time to reflect on what we are thankful for, but it is also a time to give back.

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HACKENSACK, NJ — The Hackensack Jr. Basketball Team held a wildly successful Turkey Giveaway at Carver Park on Saturday, November 23, distributing a whopping 405 turkeys to residents in need.  Hosted by Deputy Mayor Dave Sims, the event, in its third year, aims to help the less fortunate in the ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. — Sheriff Anthony Cureton and the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office hosted a thank-you breakfast for veterans and active duty military personnel employed among the ranks of the Sheriff’s Office on Veterans Day. “We can never truly repay the brave individuals who have served in the ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - The Greater Bergen County YMCA is honoring local military members and veterans by inviting them to come and use the Y at no cost during the month of November. The Y will also waive the joiners fee for active military, reserve military and veterans who become new Y members at any ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. — After nearly 36 years as the pastor of Mount Olive Baptist Church, Gregory Jackson will retire at year’s end. At the Oct. 29 council meeting, the governing body bestowed Jackson with a proclamation for his service at the Central Avenue church which works to provide “meaningful ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. — With another decade behind us, a new one will soon begin, and with it, the arrival of the United States Census 2020. In just five months, the census — offered once every 10 years per a federal mandate — is a pertinent event in our nation’s history. One Hackensack woman is working ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- CBH Care has recently received a 3-year accreditation from Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (or CARF international), an industry-leading accreditor. From July 29 to July 31, 2019, CARF conducted an on-site survey of CBH, and determined that CBH met the ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- Thursday afternoon, the mental and behavioral non-profit health provider CBH Care was visited by special guest, Assistant Commissioner of the NJ Department of Children and Families, Mollie Greene, for an afternoon of presentations around the services and supports available to New ...

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