Giving Back

October 15, 2019

HILLSIDE,NJ- This Hillside Community Food Bank hosted a "Student Change Hunger Radio Day, to highlight youth programs, fundraising, operations, and more on our annual broadcasts with 105.5 WDHA, Magic 98.3, and WMTR AM-1250 . The Federation of New Jersey Food Banks challenges all students, ...

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HILLSIDE, NJ- The state of New Jersey brothers of Phi Beta Sigma inc provided the Newark and Hillside residents affected by the water lead crisis. This event was organized by George Darby, Jenabu C. Williams, MPA, M.Ed, Councilman Craig Epps, Anthony Salters, along with the support of other Greek ...

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HILLSIDE,NJ- Hillside Community member is still looking for her cat Frosty.  " Frosty has a very bad infection in the uterus, she will not live long without proper medical care." Theresa Paradlise  Please contact Theresa for more information: (973)-897-3923

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HILLSIDE, NJ- "The grant is the 2019 Union County Library Grant for Children’s Programming and Materials. It is to be used for library programs, equipment and/or materials for school age residents. All public libraries in Union County had the opportunity to apply for this grant."   "We ...

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HILLSIDE,NJ- The Peter D.Corvelli hosted their annual Health fair. Community members had the opportunity to learn more information about various organizations within the Hillside Community. In addition, to educating the community on how to live a healthier lifestyle.  " It's important to have ...

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HILLSIDE,NJ- The Portuguese community started a new club in Hillside, NJ. It is called the Portuguese American Association of Hillside (P.A.A.H.). They started off by introducing the first annual Portugal day in Hillside and now are having their first event on November 9th at 7:00pm. This event is ...

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HILLSIDE, NJ - Elena Dejesus of the Paint and Chill Art Studio in Hillside, NJ was among the others interviewed during Rutgers Avenue Park’s clean-up. She emotionally expressed that as a mother, she doesn’t want to leave behind a community that will hinder her children in the future. She also ...

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HILLSIDE, NJ - As part of an initiative to make Hillside a safer environment, the NJ Climate Save Movement has spearheaded efforts to clean up local New Jersey Communities. In a recent interview with Representative Armando Cruz; he explains that the NJ Climate Save Movement is a grassroots ...

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  Hillside, NJ- Hillside Paint & Chill and New Jersey Climate Save united to help clean Rutgers Avenue Park. Local residents, Community leaders, Youth made this event possible by doing the part to clean up the park community.   

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Hillside, NJ-  As part of an initiative to provide diapers to families in need and in recognition of Diaper Need Awareness Week, ShopRite and Huggies donated $250,000 diapers to the Community FoodBank of New Jersey on Thursday, Sept. 26. The donation is part of a larger No Baby Unhugged effort ...

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Hillside, NJ- The Honorable Mayor Dahlia O. Vertreese, Mayor of Hillside, in conjunction with Celia Fernandez proprietor of Prestige Auto-Wash are pleased to announce The Second Annual Pink Shuffle on the Hillside Walk, Saturday, October 5, 2019. This event brings the Township of Hillside and ...

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Hillside, NJ- ShopRite recently wrapped up its annual participation in the 2019 Feeding America’s Great American Milk Drive with volunteer events at two food bank locations in New Jersey. ShopRite store locations owned and operated by Village Super Market, Inc. participated in the month-long milk ...

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Hillside, NJ- The New Jersey State Bar Association kicked off their lawyers feeding New Jersey campaign at the Community Foodbank which helps to expand the circle of advocates working towards a hunger-free Garden State. 

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Hillside NJ-  The Hillside Family Success center hosted a financial literacy workshop to discuss with the community how to Budget, Save, Money Management and Setting Financial goals. 

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  Hillside, NJ - Together with Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey and CareFinders Total Care, our SNAP-Ed and FSTA teams provided nutrition education and culinary tips as local home health aides and their clients competed in a healthy cooking challenge at the FoodBank this week! They ...

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Hillside, NJ- On September 29, 2019, Local Business Paint and Chill Art Studio will host a community cleanup to help engage the community and to keep it clean.   "I started the clean up to involve the community in a worthy activity, to be outside, to get to know each other, to clean our park, ...

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Hillside NJ- Shoprite, Kimberly-Clark and the Alliance for Period Supplies joined together at the With U She Can event to discuss period-poverty-the lack of access to essential hygiene supplies - and to pack menstrual supply kits for the women and girls that the Community Food Bank ...

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Hillside, NJ- Local Mcdonald Owners visited the Community food bank to donate water to the city of Newark. From support from local government, companies and community members the food bank has received 17,500 cases of donated water to help assist residents who were impacted by the lead service ...

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  Hillside, N.J-  The Community FoodBank of New Jersey will be hosting its annual Teen Leadership Institute on July 23, 2019 and July 24, 2019. Students will attend leadership-building workshops on how to translate service into action, build effective communication skills and use social media ...

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The Community FoodBank of New Jersey today announced a $50,000 grant from the Morgan Stanley Foundation to fund its Family Pack Program, which provides nutritious and easy-to-prepare food for children to take home on weekends and school vacations when school breakfasts and lunches are not ...

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Hillside N.J-  Two High School Seniors from Hillside High School Shadon Willis and Abigail Pereira were awarded $1,000 each in scholarship money for their dedication to the community and to make a difference.         

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  Hillside, NJ- Fifteen students from  Mrs. Sala Della Cuna's advanced TV class attended the NJ High School Film Challenge and brought home two trophies. The students had to create a three-minute film using a given prompt and they only had 5 days to produce these films. Aboubakar Diaby, Justice ...

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Hillside N.J- Union County Freeholder Chair Bette Jane Kowalski and Freeholders Angela Garretson, Andrea Staten and Rebecca Williams joined Hillside officials, including Councilman George Cook, and Board of Ed members, Kimberly Cook and Joel Chapman, in cutting the ribbon on a new, expanded ...

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Hillside N.J- The Patrick School inducted four new members: Dana Hill, Daejah Hooker, Bradley Adeeko ,Miles Crystian and Olanrewaju Olamuyiwa ​​​​​​. Students discussed the importance of leadership, scholarship, service, and character.   "I am beyond blessed to be inducted in this prestigious ...

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Hillside N.J- A Mother's Day High Tea Honoring all Mother's, Grandmother's and Mother Figures in the community.  

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HILLSIDE, NJ—   The Community FoodBank of New Jersey will add 16 new professionals to its ranks of Food Service Training Academy graduates, with New Jersey Department of Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson in attendance as the ceremony’s guest speaker. The graduation will take place at ...

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Hillside N.J-  Hillside JROTC students at 2019 stunning Military Ball. The Gowns were donated by SYSTAS 4 SYSTAS, Inc. Prom Princess Pop-Up shop located at the Hillside community center. 

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HILLSIDE, NJ – What makes a good leader?   That was the main topic of discussion when Hillside Mayor Dahlia Vertreese partnered with the Hillside Recreation Center to hold an inaugural Women’s Day, celebrating women on the move.   “Being able to serve, you're never going to be a good ...

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Hillside, NJ- Hillside Public Schools has partnered with the United Way of Greater Union County to provide employment and career planning services to twenty (20) Hillside High School students ages 14-21 years old. Participants of the Youth Employment Pathways Program (YEPP) at Hillside High School ...

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Hillside-N.J  The Third Annual Senior's Valentine's day Lunch & Dance.  

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