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Giving Back

September 1, 2022

HILLSIDE, NJ — September is Hunger Action Month, where food banks around the nation are teaming up to end hunger. Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ) in Hillside, which is part of the Feeding America network, asks people to help raise awareness, help and support their neighbors in ...

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HILLSIDE, NJ — Hillside's Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ), the largest anti-hunger, anti-poverty organization in New Jersey, is asking for help to replace the refrigeration systems in its Community Kitchen. “Without our essential refrigeration units, our struggling neighbors could lose ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — Community Access Unlimited (CAU) is preparing for its third annual virtual fundraiser, called Banding Together. It will be held nightly at 7:00 from March 28 to April 2 on CAU's facebook page. One of the musicians participating is South Plainfield native Cory Singer. He shares ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The ongoing conflict in Ukraine has uprooted families, injured citizens, and left thousands of Ukrainian refugees without access to basic necessities. Over 2.5 million Ukrainians have fled their homes, many leaving behind necessary supplies. To support individuals in need, the ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Interfaith Coordinating Council (UCICC) will hold a Homeless Person's Memorial Vigil on Tuesday, December 21, at 7 p.m., at Westfield's Temple Emanu-El, located at 756 E. Broad Street. The UCICC "works to facilitate regular interfaith meetings in order to make ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Families in Hillside Public Schools received some generosity from the Foundation for University Hospital in Newark.  The Foundation teamed up with the hospital's Department of Community Affairs and volunteers and delivered Thanksgiving meals on November 22. The purchase of the meals ...

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HILLSIDE, NJ - Giving Tuesday is tomorrow, a day of generosity to kick off the holiday season and one of the Community FoodBank of New Jersey’s (CFBNJ) biggest fundraising days of the year. This year, with food costs on the rise, a hard winter ahead, and pandemic support measures ending, hundreds ...

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HILLSIDE, NJ - Though food insecurity has declined from where it was at the height of the pandemic, participation in charitable food assistance remains elevated, with many turning to food banks and pantries for help getting holiday meals. To ensure that every family has what they need for a happy ...

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HILLSIDE, NJ - A new branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has formed in Hillside, New Jersey. The Township of Hillside has never had an NAACP branch until now. Nicole Graves-Watson is the founder and president of the Hillside branch of the NAACP.

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