Rutgers Football Players Assist at Operation Shoebox New Jersey Packing

February 18, 2017


MANVILLE, NJ  - More than 300 volunteers helped Operation Shoebox New Jersey commemorate its 12th anniversary Saturday by packing  1.200 personal care packages that will be shipped to United States military personnel stationed around the world.

The event was hosted by the Kavanaugh VFW Post #2290, 600 Washington Ave.

Several members of the Rutgers football team came to ...

Operation Shoebox New Jersey Commemorates 12th Anniversary, Invites Volunteers to Feb. 18 Packing Event


HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Operation Shoebox New Jersey will commemorate its 12th anniversary at the VFW, 600 Washington Ave., Manville on Feb. 18, 2017 and invites all volunteers to help assemble care packages for shipment overseas to deployed US troops around the world.

The volunteer organization, based in Hillsborough and Somerville, expects to pack 1,200 or more care ...

Hillsborough Army Vet Takes Care of His Brothers-in-Arms


SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ  - James Ball, a young Army vet who lives with his wife and 1 ½-year-old-son Mason in Hillsborough, helped to organize and coordinate a packing event Saturday with the volunteers of Operation Shoebox New Jersey Saturday at Lincoln Tech.

A group of 40 students, staff and volunteers worked to assemble 300 personal care packages for US troops deployed ...

US Veterans Town Hall Meeting and Claims Clinic Scheduled Dec. 14

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Veterans, their families, and advocates are invited to a town hall meeting and claims clinic on Dec. 14 at the Richard Hall Community Health Center at 500 North Bridge St. in Bridgewater.

The claims clinic will run from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.  The town hall meeting, hosted by Lillie Nuble, director of the Newark Regional Office, U.S.

Volunteers Join Hillsborough Rotary to Pack Holiday Treats for U.S. Troops Overseas

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The crowd filing into the Hillsborough YMCA gymnasium wasn't there for a basketball game, but they were more than ready to give their best for a great cause.

Hundreds of community members showed up Saturday, Dec. 3 to join in the annual holiday gift-packing event organized by Operation Shoebox New Jersey and the Hillsborough Rotary Club. Volunteers packed 1,199 boxes ...

Hillsborough Rotary Invites Volunteers to Assemble Care Packages for US Troops at Operation Shoebox New Jersey Packing Saturday, Dec. 3

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A package filled with favorite foods and toiletries from home is usually at the top of holiday wish lists for US troops deployed overseas.

To help make those wishes come true, The Rotary Club of Hillsborough is once again joining up with Operation Shoebox New Jersey to host the fifth annual Christmas Packing Event on Saturday, Dec. 3, from 10:30 a.m.- 2 p.m. at the ...

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