Giving Back

June 5, 2021

Tuckerton, NJ - The volunteers at the Giffordtown Schoolhouse Museum is holding a fundraiser and gathering to replace lost income from the cancellation of the 2020 Ye Ole Clamtown Antique Flea Market. With the hopes that their June 26 Celebration of Tuckerton Pig Roast will help recoup those ...

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LBI Region, NJ -  The Hunger Foundation of Southern Ocean is presenting their annual fundraiser with a Taste at Home Dinner. For 2021, the non profit group is hosting a small seating at Ott's Good Earth Garden or a take home meal with virtual component to enjoy in the comfort of your own ...

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LBI Region, NJ- Unofficially marking the beginning of the summer season, Memorial Day became an official Federal holiday in 1971. With roots drawing back to the Civil War it was a day set aside to honor the men and women who died serving the US military. First recognized as Decoration Day, towns ...

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LIttle Egg Harbor/Tuckerton, NJ - With Memorial Day Weekend underway, there are several tributes happening to honor the members of military that have fallen in service. On Saturday, May 29 beginning at 830 am Local Scout troops will be assisting the LEH American Legion Post 493 mark veteran ...

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Little Egg Harbor, NJ - Family Promise of Southern Ocean County recognized Pinelands Middle School Eighth Grader Antonio Guerrero for his kindness for the homeless and at risk families enrolled in their programs.  Antonio's Birthday Pan Collection Drive raises awareness to the local need for ...

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Haddonfield, NJ: The Community Foundation of South Jersey (CFSJ) envisions an eight-county region thriving where all neighbors aspire, succeed, participate, and give. The vision is realized as CFSJ inspires generosity, manages and deploys permanent charitable assets, and exercises collaborative ...

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Little Egg Harbor, NJ -  A local non profit is assisting seven local families find temporary housing. Lack of affordable housing in the LBI Region in at a crisis level. The recent victims of the Little Egg Harbor fire are in need.  Family Promise of Southern Ocean County is assisting the  families ...

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LBI Region, NJ -  The Ocean County Board of Commissioners is providing $25 million for a grant program to help those non-profit organizations that have been assisting residents throughout the coronavirus pandemic.   Director of the Ocean County Board of Commissioners Gary Quinn announced that ...

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OCEAN COUNTY, NJ — Amid the pandemic, nonprofits throughout Ocean County acted as a tremendous resource to local residents. Now, Ocean County officials want to give back to those who helped others in need. “We have hundreds of nonprofits in this county that really take on and get involved,” said ...

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OCEAN COUNTY, NJ — The numbers are glaringly coincidental. A 5K race sponsored by Recalibrate, a group that helps vets raised just over $5K in donations. “We’d like to thank and recognize all those who supported our 5k Race for Just Believe Inc. Together, we raised awareness for the cause,” said ...

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Ocean County, NJ - At  a special “Dive By” Eagle Court of Honor to be held on May 11, 2021 at 7:30PM, in Bayville. Benjamin and William Danielak, of Bayville, will earn the highest rank a Boy Scout can achieve and two new Eagle Scouts will take flight.  This honor is but one of the many ...

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LBI Region, NJ -  The Southern Ocean Chamber of Commerce shares suggestions on how to support local businesses crucial to our tourism industry and to give a boost before a busy summer season.  The region’s chamber is comprised over 98% small businesses, which reflects the nationwide statistic of ...

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Little Egg Harbor Township, NJ -  A ribbon cutting welcoming in a Little Free library is scheduled Friday, April 23 at 4pm. Located in a popular Little Egg Harbor Township Playground, Little Treasures Park is located on Radio Road in Mystic Island.  The park was established in 2000, and is open ...

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MARLTON, NJ — A Burlington County man and his family are asking for the public’s help to save his life. Mark Klayman, who lives in Marlton, is in desperate need to find a kidney donor – and time is literally running out. Mark, who was diagnosed in 2009 with kidney cancer, has Stage 4 Kidney ...

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LBI REGION, NJ - April is set aside as a month for recognizing the efforts of volunteers as being the heart of non-profit and civic organizations. National Volunteer Month is held in April, with the week of April 18-24 spotlighted as National Volunteer Week.  During the month nonprofit groups can ...

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SOUTHERN OCEAN COUNTY —  The Hunger Foundation of Southern Ocean County is holding a Community Wide Food Drive from March 22 through April 30.  Numbers of businesses are collection food items to assist in this important outreach.   The list of locations includes Taylor Made Cabinets at 516 ...

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OCEAN COUNTY, NJ — The competition starts off fierce for nine Ocean County pooches nominated the 2021 Hero Dog Awards. They join a pack of more than 400 other heroic dogs, vying for the “top dog” crown. This year marks the eleventh annual American Humane Hero Dog Awards®, an event sponsored by ...

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LBI Region, N.J. --- The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Stockton University Manahawkin to present their annual Spring Non Profit Forum on Wednesday, April 14 at 10am. Due to Covid 19 precautions, this event will be held via zoom. With the many changes brought on by the ...

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LBI Region, NJ - Invitation to support a local nonprofit is out, and they do not want you to attend. Instead, the organization is asking for donations, so you do not have to buy raffle tickets, be outbid at an auction or sponsor a table. The Coastal Volunteers in Medicine is a free health clinic ...

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Toms River, NJ - Chefs from four Jersey Shore restaurants are whipping up tasty desserts with iconic Girl Scout Cookies for a dessert competition to raise support for leadership programs that keep local girls connected and engaged during this challenging time. Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore is ...

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LITTLE EGG HARBOR, NJ - On Saturday, February 13, the American Legion, Post 493, organized and celebrated the birthday of member Don Czekanski with a visit to his home. Carrying balloons and American flags, Post members congratulated the World War II Army Air Corps veteran on his 95th year and ...

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LITTLE EGG HARBOR, NJ - Pinelands Brewing Company is making their mark in the community with a Jenga set. Robert Shay, one of the brewery's partners, came up with the idea to help businesses and the community after purchasing a Jenga set for the customers to play with while at the brewery. He ...

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LITTLE EGG HARBOR , NJ - For those looking to bring all unwanted clothes to support Cadette Troop 518 of the Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore - Shore Pines Region the location has changed for Clothing Drive on Saturday, February 6 from 9am to noon. The drive was scheduled for Church of the Holy ...

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TUCKERTON, NJ - Bring all unwanted clothes to support Cadette Troop 518 of the Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore - Shore Pines Region as they host a Clothing Drive on Saturday, February 6 from 9am to noon. The drive will take place at the Church of the Holy Spirit located at 220 East Main Street in ...

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TUCKERTON, NJ - Appointments are being accepted for The Red Cross Blood Drive happening Wednesday, January 27 from 10am to 7:30pm at the Tuckerton Red Men Lodge. The Red Cross will have a $5 Dunkin Gift Card for all presenting donors as well as doing the COVID 19 Anti body test for all who complete ...

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SOUTH RIVER, NJ -- A GoFundMe page set up for the family of U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick has raised more that $545,000 as of Sunday evening, Jan. 10, 2021. To contribute to the page, click here.  Officer Brian D. Sicknick tragically lost his life on January 7th, 2021 following ...

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LITTLE EGG HARBOR, NJ - Jay Zimmerman, producer of the Stage Road Winter Wonderland, extended his thanks and appreciation to all who helped create and participate in this event in a video shared to the Facebook event page. In the video, Jay also shared that, due to the massive response, there ...

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STAFFORD — A heartwarming Christmas story comes from a young student in Stafford Township. Eight-year-old Lucas Johann had it on his heart to assist families in need this holiday season. Lucas gathered enough food to feed for 38 needy families in our area. Lucas attends St. Mary's Academy in ...

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  LITTLE EGG HARBOR, NJ - story provided by the NJ Sharing Network with permission from the Young family. Jessica and Jonathan Young of Little Egg Harbor have been coping with unimaginable pain since their 9-month-old son Damien tragically passed away on April 30, 2020. Their personal ...

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Little Egg Harbor, NJ   The Pinelands Girl Soccer Team has changed their clothing drive collection to Tuesday, December 22 due to winter weather advisory in place for original date of Dec 16. They will still be collecting new and gently used clothing and linens for a Drive, Drop & Go event ...

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