Giving Back

May 2, 2021

LINDEN, NJ - A Linden Firefighter is sharing his personal heart transplant story to help raise awareness about the importance of organ and tissue donation. Aware of his family's history with heart disease, Mathew Pribish decided to take the first step and check out the condition of his heart ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Two Linden senior centers will be the pick-up locations for Union County's "Grab and Go" program for senior citizens. Beginning May 4, box-lunch will be available every Tuesday and Thursday for seniors 60 and up who reside in the County and are not receiving home delivered meals ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy signed bill A5405, which will direct $10 million from the Coronavirus Relief Fund established under the Federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to the New Jersey Department of Agriculture. This funding will be distributed to seven New ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Trinitas Health Foundation will host its Annual Gala on Thursday, May 6 recognizing Fedway Associates, Inc. and Infineum USA L.P. This year, Fedway will be honored with the Celebrating Philanthropy Award and Infineum will be honored with the Humanitarian Award. Both companies ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - From pop to blues and rap to jazz, there’s something for everyone at a virtual concert fundraiser for Community Access Unlimited this week, March 22-27. Banding Together features musical performances at 7 p.m. nightly on the CAU Facebook page. All proceeds will support programs ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — A Linden woman, joined by eight others, make up the newest class of volunteer child advocates for CASA of Union County, a nonprofit organization advocating for the best interests of Union County youth removed from home due to abuse or neglect, and placed in foster care. Lydia ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - This week, Harold Harris chose an engagement ring and picked up a red dress shirt for a celebration on Valentine’s Day. He said he can’t wait to officially propose to his girlfriend, Jennifer Brown.  Both Harris and Brown are members at Community Access Unlimited (CAU), a Union ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Linden High School Community Service Club is spreading Valentine's Day cheer to sick children this holiday. The students participating are spreading the word about sending virtual Valentine’s Day cards to patients at St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Senders can go to the website ...

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The New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund is spearheading a $2.8 million initiative to fund  small- and medium-sized food pantries and soup kitchens that face an increased surge in demand for food during the coronavirus pandemic. NJPRF, which was founded in March to marshal resources to meet critical ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Mayor Derek Armstead, the Mayor’s Youth Commission, The Kanishka Foundation, the Mayor’s Office of Constituent Services, and Advanced Greek is all set to host a meal giveaway for Linden families in need on February 8. The event will be located at the John T. Gregorio Center, 330 ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden Public Schools have teamed up with school administrators to mentor at-risk students while the district continues with virtual learning due to COVID-19 pandemic. The mentoring program, which includes more than 400 high school and middle school students, consists of each ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden Police Chief David Hart joined Linden Police Benevolent Association Local #42 President Joseph Appello and Linden Police Superior Officers Association President Joseph Birch to announce that the Department raised $5,000 in its third annual “No Shave November” & “Nails for ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Union County has welcomed five new child advocates to its team, including Janet Bou of Linden. The newly trained volunteers were sworn in just before Thanksgiving by Judge James Hely via Zoom. Bou, her daughter Melissa Andrade of ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden Police Department will build off the success of “No Shave November” & “Nails for November” by participating in “Double-Down December,” Chief David Hart, Linden Police Benevolent Association Local #42 President Joseph Appello and Linden Police Superior Officers Association ...

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LINDEN, NJ - St. Georges Family Pharmacy is having their 9th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner virtually amid COVID-19 challenges and will provide a free meal box to those in need this holiday. Below is a message to the community from the St. Georges Pharmacy Family: Dear Community Members, As ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Freeholder Board announced the County will hold an emergency drive-up and walk-up food distribution for Union County residents to aid those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic on Saturday, October 31st, beginning at 9:00 a.m. at Warinanco Park, located in ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County will hold an emergency drive-up food distribution to aid those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic on Saturday, October 17 at 9:00 a.m. The food distribution is open to all Union County residents and will be held at Union County Vocational Technical High School, ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Non-profit organizations in Union County are invited to attend a free online workshop, “Social Media Marketing for Non-Profits,” on Tuesday, October 27 from 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM. The Zoom workshop will be facilitated by Jessica Maarek, owner of the social media marketing agency ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Linden Fire Department is joining other local law enforcement agencies in supporting the TMX Intermodal “stuff a TRUCK” food and supply drive to benefit Louisiana residents impacted by Hurricane Laura. Linden F.D. is asking to drop off non-perishable food items, hygiene ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Community Access Unlimited kept up an annual walkathon tradition on Saturday, albeit in a virtual format, to support services for people with special needs. Donations are still being accepted for the Community Access Unlimited Ira Geller Walkathon and will support services as well ...

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LINDEN, NJ - A Linden woman received recognition by the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Union County for her volunteerism efforts as a child advocate. Mureen Allen started her journey as a CASA volunteer after discovering a flyer while attending jury duty.  After letting the flyer ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy announced on Sunday, May 24, via his Twitter account that New Jersey had 1,065 new confirmed positive cases of COVID19, bringing the state total to 154,154. Of those cases, 2,857 are in hospitals, 760 are in critical or intensive care, and 639 are on ventilators.The ...

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