Giving Back

Millburn Children Join Hands with Hope and Joy for Children to Raise Funds for Save The Children Charity

Hope and Joy For Children Fundraiser Credits: Diana Lipps
Hope and Joy For Children Fundraiser Credits: Diana Lipps
Hope and Joy For Children Fundraiser Credits: Diana Lipps
Hope and Joy For Children Fundraiser Credits: Diana Lipps
Hope and Joy For Children Fundraiser Credits: Diana Lipps

MILLBURN, NJ - More than 100 Millburn elementary and middle schoolers came together to sell homemade food and children's items to raise thousands for Save the Children.  It began with Etasha Donthi, now a sixth-grader, who started an origami art charity called Hope and Joy For Children (HJC) with the goal of raising money for suffering children around the globe. Her friend, Rene Zhang helped her at the first event. Soon several friends started joining them. 

Disney-Youth Service America awarded Etasha Donthi a $500 grant to organize a fundraiser. Disney Summer of Service projects harness the creativity and commitment of young people to use their skills, interests, and talents to meet the needs of others. When youth find their voice and take action together, they can make a lasting, positive change in the world. The HJC team was able to inspire more than 100 children from Millburn township to set up booths and sell their own origami art, poetry, jewelry, baked goods, toys, used books, healthy food, drinks and games at Bauer center on March 25th.  For detailed information regarding the participating kids and their booths, please check the website http://23donthie.wixsi hopejoychildren

Over 350 people attended the event, raising more than $3,500 for Save the Children, a non-profit, international aid organization that supports impoverished children, refugees, and orphans. Encouraged by the success of this event, the HJC team hopes their charity will help many suffering children who deserve better.  They are very close to their goal of raising $5,000. The Hope and Joy for Children team would like to acknowledge the South Asian Council of Social Services, a NY-based non-profit, for helping them process the check from Youth Service America, and for helping them make the event a success. Kudos to all the amazing, compassionate and talented kids who participated at the event. 

Youth Service America (YSA) helps young people find their voice, take action, and make an impact on vital community issues.

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Millburn Recreation Accepting Memberships for Pool, Tennis and Golf

February 19, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn Township Recreation Department announced that it is accepting memberships for the township pool, tennis and golf facilities. The memberships are available to all Millburn Township residents and the applications are available online.

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Millburn Police Investigating Theft at Louis Vuitton Store

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On March 6, 2018 Millburn Police Officer McMillan stopped a 2003 Acura 3.2 on Parsonage Hill/Passaic for having no front plate and tinted windows. The investigation led to the arrest of 33 year old Horace Hall Jr of Newark for possession of a controlled dangerous substance (marijuana) and possession of drug paraphernalia. Mr. Hall Jr was released on a summons.

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All-Star Basketball Event Coming to Millburn

March 17, 2018

Millburn All Stars vs. Pros – Saturday March 24, 6:00 pm

Community Event at Millburn High School

On Saturday, March 24th, the Millburn High School Senior Celebration 2018 Committee is partnering with Dreams for Kids, Inc., to present Millburn All-Stars vs. Pros.

At the All-Star Basketball event, a team of NFL players will take on teams from the Millburn/Short Hills ...

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The Millburn Recreation Dept. is accepting applications for  Lifeguards andthe Assistant Manager and head Swim Coach positions at the Township Pool.  Interested persons may apply at the Recreation Dept. in Town Hall or visit to download an employment application.

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Lightbridge Academy in Millburn Hiring Assistant and Lead Teachers

If you are passionate about educating and nurturing young minds, you may fit right in with our family! Lightbridge Academy is currently hiring Assistant and Lead Teachers to join our team and grow with us!

If you would like to learn more about the positions offered, you can reach us at 973-218-1800.