Giving Back

August 9, 2018

KENILWORTH, N.J.– The JPs, an island-Infused duo, comprising “Kenilworth’s own” renowned singer-songwriter Jimi Pappas on guitar and John Patti on steel drums, will be flying in from Florida for an “End-of-Summer” Caribbean-Style Dinner Party to be presented by the Kenilworth Historical Society on ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Future Business Leaders of America at Jonathan Dayton are holding a shoe drive the next two Saturdays. It will be Saturday, February 3 and Saturday, February 10 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m..  The drop off for shoes will be by the main gym doors at Jonathan Dayton High School ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The K of C Msgr. Loreti Council #3240 will host their 6th Annual “Best Pizza Around” tasting and competition on Saturday, January 20 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 per person. Children ages 3 and under are free. Admission includes blind pizza tasting from area ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – David Brearley’s Middle School Student Council and Peer Leaders donated holiday toys to twelve children in need from Union County. The students held a “Bagel & Bake” sale on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving to raise money, which was used to contribute to the Union County ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – The Kenilworth Fire Department will hold its annual Santa’s Express next month. Kenilworth parents and guardians should drop off their child’s gift at the Kenilworth Fire Department between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Dec. 16 and 17. The gift will be delivered to the participating ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – The Kenilworth Public Library will host a Toys for Tots drop box this season. Toys for Tots, founded in 1947 by Major Bill Hendricks of the U.S. Marine Corps., provides toys to children who normally go without during Christmas. “It is the season of giving, and what better way ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – The Kenilworth Boy Scout Troop 83 has two fundraisers planned to honor veterans and active military. On Saturday, Nov. 25, the troop will hold its 2nd Annual Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser to thank the Kenilworth veterans. The boys will cook and serve pancakes from 8:30 a.m. to 11 ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Two classes at Harding School worked together to deliver two boxes of school supplies to a school in need in Houston, TX. The fundraiser was set up after the school met a Houston teacher on Pinterest. “When the hurricane hit Houston, students in Mrs. Jernigan’s class and Mrs.

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Cut and Curls by Claudia will host its 10th Annual Cut-A-Thon on Sunday, Oct. 15. On that day, the hair stylists of the business, along with hair dressers from Kenilworth’s The Colour Room, will do $25 haircuts with all proceeds donated to St. Jude’s Children’s Research ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Kenilworth Boy Scout David Villafranca of Troop 83 plans to reach the Eagle Rank by giving back to Borough Hall. Villafranca, 15, wants to replace the carpeting in the municipal building’s Court Room and Chambers Room which he estimates will cost $3,500. “In the past, my ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – The Kenilworth Public Library will celebrate its Friends of the Library group during National Friends of Libraries Week from Oct. 15 through Oct. 21. National Friends of Libraries Week is coordinated by United for Libraries, a division of the American Library Association.

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Following the death of Mason Stein last December, members of the Kenilworth community have come together to fundraise for a memorial in his memory. Stein, a young student at Harding Elementary School, loved baseball and firetrucks, according to multiple sources. In his honor, ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced that 61 artists, historians and local non-profit organizations will receive funding through the 2017 Union County HEART (History, Education, Arts Reaching Thousands) Grant Program, including Saint Theresa School and the ...

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