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Giving Back

June 30, 2022

Thank you from the Red Bank Family YMCA: CHEERS to all YMCA Togetherhood® volunteers, supporters and Y Team runners of the Red Bank Classic 5K! Our community was thrilled to see this fun run for all ages return to downtown Red Bank, and they ...

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Red Bank, NJ: The Red Bank Classic 5K kicks off this Saturday and the YMCA is looking for a few good men and women volunteers. The Red Bank 5K benefits much-needed youth programs at the Y. Volunteers are needed to support packet pick up on June 17, and as Course Marshals at the event on June ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY—  Lunch Break, is once again sponsoring its annual Back to School Drive, benefiting hundreds of schoolchildren and their families who rely on the social service resource center for life’s basic necessities, including school supplies. Having the required school supplies not only ...

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Molnar, pictured above, sadly leaves behind Johnny, age 16, Sarah, age 12, and Gianna, age 2. Johnny and Sarah's mom Bridget passed away almost six years ago, also unexpectedly, leaving these two children without their biological parents. Gianna's mom, Carla, was set to marry John this summer ...

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Join Collier Youth Services for their Summer Social, a Great Way To Celebrate the Work Collier Has Been Doing For Over 90 Years!   June 9, 2022 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, at Collier Youth Services, ...

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Monmouth Park Charity Fund - Community Giving Since 1947.  MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ -- The May 7, 2022 Monmouth Park Charity Fund 17th Annual Kentucky Derby Celebration, was once again a sold-out-success. Referred to by many supporters as "The Charity Event of the Year" the 2022's Derby ...

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MAY 22 • 3PM BUY TICKETS Tickets: $35, $25 | Limit 8 tickets per mailing address DOORS 2PM • SHOWTIME 3PM The Vogel • Basie Center Campus • 99 Monmouth Street, Red Bank Join the Zzak G. Applaud Our Kids Foundation as they celebrate five years of connecting children to the ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ:  Some of the greatest lessons learning are through helping and connecting with others. The French Honor Society (FHS) of Holmdel High School recently has raised enough money to finance two projects for their sister school Fond Jean Noel located in the district of Jacmel in ...

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RUMSON, NJ - Reserve today for Butterfllies for Maddy!  the 2nd Annual Fashion Show to benefit DontShockMe.org. The event is on Wednesday, May 18, from 6pm-10pm, at Windows on the Water, at Surfrider Beach Club, Sea Bright, NJ. The fashion designs are made possible by community partner: ...

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Red Bank, NJ: The HABcore board members are proud to announce honorees for the 2022 Springtime in Paris Event: BBB for Life Foundation, Inc., Asbury Park; Mr. & Mrs. David and Sarah Fischell, Fair Haven; and The Pascale Sykes Foundation, Red Bank. These extraordinary individuals and ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ - Jersey Rocks for Ukraine and you are invited! There is nothing like great music to bring people together for a great cause. The charity organization, Hope For Ukraine and Rockit Academy have partnered with a lot of great community leaders to host a benefit concert on ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ: Sign up today for the June 18, HFEE 6th Annual 5K/Fun Run at Bell Works!  Join in running to benefit the Holmdel Foundation for Educational Excellence (HFFE). This year's race is sure to be another fun community event, with 100% of entries going towards a major annual project, to ...

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Jersey Central Power and Light (JCP&L), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has donated 110 fruit trees to Fulfill Food Bank in Neptune. JCP&L staff members volunteered to plant them at Fulfill’s Garden, as well as at schools and community centers in Monmouth and Ocean Counties — ...

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NEW JERSEY — NJ native and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Jon Bon Jovi is teaming with Gov. Phil Murphy to help raise money to feed Ukrainians displaced by Russia's war on Ukraine. Bon Jovi and Murphy hope to raise $2 million in total. Bon Jovi and his wife, Dorothea, have committed $500,000 to ...

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Volunteering for Debbie McMerty Brew goes back... Above is a 1984 Photo from the Holmdel Happenings: Debbie McMerty, a senior at Holmdel High School, Receives the Congressional Medal for Community Service, from Congressman John Howard.  Now, let's fast-forward to today:  HOLMDEL, NJ ...

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NEW JERSEY -  A grandmother is encouraging all residents to become an organ and tissue donor in memory of her 20-month-old grandson that tragically passed away in 2011. Jonathan Kuzminski sustained a head injury after falling in a bathtub. The toddler was in the care of a babysitter at the ...

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"Hope is powerful, and can move mountains... Infusing hope in our children can be sparked by one simple little word - 'we'. The minute a child shares something that is perhaps hopeless to them, and you say 'we' you can make them feel they are not alone, and you can give them hope." Susan Tellone, ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Since February 24, Russia's invasion of Ukraine has dominated adult news feeds. The conflict though has not gone unnoticed by children. Appleby School third-grader Ellie Lui had heard about the invasion from her father and saw snippets on the news. Her dad provided her with an ...

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Monmouth Park Charity Fund - Community Giving Since 1947.  MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: Don't miss what many refer to locally as: "The Charity Event of the Year!" 🎉Reserve now: Get your derby hats and festive-wear ready for The 17th Annual Monmouth Park Charity, Kentucky Derby Party. The celebration ...

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“Find a need and fill it.”  The Jersey Shore Dream Center, a volunteer-driven non-profit organization that serves the needs of homeless individuals and families in Jersey Central Power & Light’s (JCP&L) Monmouth County service territory, has been living that motto since its founding in ...

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NEW JERSEY: - NJ Sharing Network, the non-profit, federally designated organ procurement organization responsible for the recovery of organs and tissue in the state, announced that Carolyn M. Welsh has been appointed to the role of Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective January 1, 2022. Welsh, ...

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STATEN ISLAND, NY - On Valentine's Day the first new Staten Island Ferry made its maiden voyage. This state-of-the-art ferry is special in many ways, but it's the name which makes the Staten Island Ferry Service's newest member so noteworthy. The ferry bears the name SSG Michael H. Ollis. Ollis is ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - NJ Sharing Network, a statewide nonprofit organization responsible for aiding in donated organ and tissue donations, is reflecting on some of their organ donor heroes that have gone on to save lives throughout the Garden State for Black History Month. The organization shared the ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY,  NJ: The Irish Business Association (IBA) of New Jersey has donated $500 to JAR of Hope of Asbury Park, a nonprofit that supports children and youth with Duchenne muscular dystrophy and their families to contribute to JAR’s fundraiser to purchase a wheelchair accessible van for a ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: Founders of Impact 100 Jersey Coast, Deirdre Spiropoulos and Heather Burke have definitely made in an impact in the world of non-profits and charitable giving, in Monmouth County. The impact in fact now stands 400-women strong, granting $2 million to 18 local non-profits, in ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ - On December 20, the Little Silver Volunteer Fire Company No. 1 (LSVFC) generously donated $16,326.00 to the Brookdale Community College Foundation T. J. Bruno Memorial Scholarship for students with disabilities. Tony and Claudia Bruno and family friends Eleanor and Roger Dolan ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: Project Mrs. Claus, sponsored by the Coconuts Kid Fit Foundation, a Middletown based organization, was able to fulfill hundreds of wishes to local families and children who are experiencing financial hardship during this holiday season. Project Mrs. Claus has been a Middletown ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: Youth come to Collier Youth Services with an array of trauma and mental health challenges that many of us will never begin to fathom. But through love, their healing process begins. Collier Youth Services staff works with each individual to show them that ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ – 'Tis the Season of Giving! The holidays are brighter for 700 children from financially struggling families in Monmouth and Ocean counties, thanks to the work of Family & Children’s Service (FCS) and scores of local residents, businesses and schools, including Holmdel ...

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This video captures Santa's 2021 visit to Fanwood's Famous Christmas House: FANWOOD, NJ -- Santa came early to Fanwood's Famous Christmas House on Saturday, Dec. 4.  Hundreds of families stood in a line that wound around the block for a chance to meet St. Nick. Santa's scheduled ...

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