Giving Back

May 11, 2021

RUMSON, NJ: Support a fundraiser in honor of Rumson's Maddy Massabni. Nineteen-year-old Maddy Massabni died tragically and suddenly, of toxic shock syndrome, in 2017. Today, her mom Dawn, brother Georgie, and many supporters are gathering to raise funds for Toxic Shock Awareness. Join the ...

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IMA Urgent Care and Primary Care Centers are collecting and matching bottled water donations through May 15, to benefit local firefighters and first aid squads.  MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ — IMA Urgent Care Centers and Primary Care, which has doctors' offices from Hazlet to Shrewsbury, will be ...

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RED BANK, NJ: The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County joined Clean Ocean Action, over 50 YMCA Together volunteers and Girl Scout Brownie Troop 60237 picking up plastics and debris on April 17 making our beaches cleaner and safer. They did a great job, collecting hundreds of pounds of flotsam.  Click ...

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KEYPORT, NJ: The Keyport Ministerium Food Pantry, located at 42 Elizabeth St Keyport, NJ 07735, is in immediate and ongoing need of food donations. The Keyport Ministerium Food Pantry provides temporary and ongoing assistance to persons residing in the Northern Bayshore area of Monmouth County. A ...

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“I am who I am. But who do I want to be?  In short, I primarily want to be close to God, a man of great faith. I know it sounds cliché, and unreal, but I honestly want to keep my beliefs no matter who I become or how much I change. I will simply try my hardest and be happy with however I turn out ...

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Monmouth County, NJ - It's time to make your reservations for the July 19th Summer Bash! The Summer Bash is  Brookdale Community College Foundation's premier scholarship fundraiser event. Summer Bash will be held at 5:30 p.m., on July 19, 2021, the date celebrates the college’s ...

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RED BANK, NJ — In a compassionate effort to promote goodwill among the arts community and help feed hundreds of community members in need, more than 30 artists are sponsoring the second annual online mixed-media art auction, "Artists Open Hearts for Lunch Break,” April 30th through May 9th, ...

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RED BANK, NJ: The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County, the Raritan Bay Ruckers and The Phoenix have joined forces to hold a Ruck March to help stock their baby pantry with essential items. The Raritan Bay Ruckers is a group of people that like to strap on their rucks and put in some miles together ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: You can be the change you want to see in the world by joining 180’s life-changing mission today. 180’s Volunteer Domestic Violence Response Team (DVRT) Advocates are civilian members of the community who work collaboratively with law enforcement to provide confidential support, ...

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RED BANK, NJ: The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County has announced its annual Spring Golf Tournament taking place on Monday, May 17 at the Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club in Farmingdale, NJ. The Y is asking for your help to enrich their children’s summer camp experiences by participating in the ...

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Altrui Foundation, founded by former Holmdel students: Shreya Kavuru, Rahul Kavuru, and Sourish Jasti, is a nonprofit organization, dedicated to helping communities in need by closing the gaps in the healthcare and education sectors. The foundation’s main initiative, Altrui Rx, works to redirect ...

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Blessing Bags Will Be Distributed To Those Most In Need As Part Of The Lions-Created Harvest of H.O.P.E. Community Outreach Initiative  H.O.P.E. = Helping Other People Excel Middletown, N.J.  – The Middletown Lions Club is continuing to help those in need by working with The Blessing Bag ...

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💗 Dr. Denise Wunderler holds her daughter Vienna, whose life was taken without an explanation of cause.  MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ:  Brian Dragotto took on the retired Navy SEAL David Goggin’s 4x4x48 Challenge last weekend, to raise awareness and funds for SUDC, Sudden Unexplained Death in ...

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Mia Stavola stands near the tower of diapers received through her call to donate them. Stavola had them delivered to the YMCA's Bayshore Family Success Center.  MIDDLETOWN, NJ: Local teen, Mia Stavola is passionate about giving back to her local community. She realized a need, stepped up and ...

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RED BANK, NJ: The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County, the best organization on the planet, is celebrating literacy and Read Across America Month with a series of virtual events to read to a child.  They are asking for volunteers for only 15 minutes in a blocked-out time via ZOOM to read to children ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- Motherhood was one of the greatest joys for Debra Kaufman. Her pregnancy resulted in having a son, Bryan, now in his 30s. However, the pregnancy at the time also resulted in preeclampsia, a pregnancy complication characterized by high blood pressure and signs of damage to another ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Long-time Wayne resident, Harry Stricker is searching for a good Samaritan to help save his life. After a battle with kidney cancer fifteen years ago, Stricker had one kidney removed. In March of 2020, his remaining kidney began to fail and now a living kidney donation may be his only ...

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RED BANK, NJ: The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County, is the glue that holds our community together in so many ways. “It's incredible to think we've been navigating through the COVID-19 pandemic for an entire year now. I don't think we could have imagined how different our YMCA would become, ...

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RED BANK, NJ:  The American Heart Association is asking for blood donations that are critically needed for heart patients, cancer patients, trauma victims and many others. When: Sunday, February 7 from 9:00am – 3:00pm Where: Congregation B’nai Israel, 171 Ridge Rd., Rumson Appointments ...

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Saying goodbye to 2020 and welcoming 2021 certainly deserves a Celebration honoring our Mental Health Heroes! The month of February is a great time to show your love for five amazing local non-profit ...

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Note: You can spin on any indoor or outdoor bike! You do not need a Peloton, however if you have a Peloton, there are special hashtags, etc. Keep scrolling down the article for details. Everyone can participate, YOU DO NOT NEED TO RIDE TO HELP! MIDDLETOWN, NJ: MIddletown mom Andrea Verdone ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: Although the holiday season seemed very different this year, one thing remained the same… the philanthropic spirit of our Monmouth County Neighbors. Twenty-twenty was a difficult year, especially for fundraising, yet that didn’t stop Holmdel based, Hope for Children Foundation, ...

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  Because of you, thousands of our neighbors impacted by the pandemic in 2020 received groceries, meals, clothing, job coaching, tutoring, mentoring, emergency funding, holiday meals, backpacks, holiday gift cards, care packages, food ...

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     Altrui Foundation with roots going back to Holmdel High School student founders, started 2021 with a generous donation from Aurobindo Pharmaceuticals USA  Inc., setting a solid foundation and high hopes for the Foundation’s upcoming endeavors in the new year.      On Tuesday, January 4, ...

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MONMOUTH, NJ: December 16th brought the first snowstorm of the season, but that did not slow down Atria of Tinton Falls and Comfort Keepers In Home Care to proudly host the Toys for Tots Holiday Toy Drive!  The show went on!  Community members, friends and business associates braved the storm and ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: During the pandemic we have seen the good shine through as giving back in many ways continues. In Monmouth County, 20% – 27% of households earn less than $35,000 annually, and the average rent for a 2-bedroom apartment at $1,500 or more a month. One in every four families must pay ...

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    LUNCH BREAK If you or someone you know needs assistance please contact us at 732-747-8577. There is never a fee for the services we ...

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Pictured above is Melissa Daza and her husband James.  KEYPORT, NJ: The past ten months have been challenging for nearly everyone. Then there are the families who faced unimaginable tragedy, during a pandemic. For the Daza family, 2020 brought heartbreak and despair. Melissa Daza was ...

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KEYPORT, NJ - The 'Friends of the Bayshore' is once again adopting families in need of Christmas presents for their children. Santa's helpers have been pulling together in a big way this year for towns along the Bayshore. They are ready to help pack the sleighs and will be delivering a joyous ...

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