Giving Back

Millburn Resident Embarks on 2,200 Mile Hike for Charity

Harris Goldstein Credits: Harris Goldstein Go Fund Me Page

MILLBURN, NJ - Harris Goldstein, 20, of Millburn is planning a solo thru hike of the Appalachian Trail to raise money $10,000 for Joy House Education Center in the Mukuru slum in Nairobi, Kenya. Beginning in  Springer Mountain, Georgia and ending in Mt. Katahdin, Maine, the nearly 2,200-mile journey is his most ambitious goal to date. 

A sophomore at Tulane University studying International Development, Goldstein has a large interest in helping those in need throughout the globe. Through his extensive travel, he has encountered the real-world struggles that face many people around he globe.

During the summer of 2014, Goldstein spent a month in Tanzania where he volunteered at an orphanage called the Living Water Children Centre. Located in Arusha, a city in the northern portion of the country, this orphanage was started by the Kimaro family in 2003. The orphanage now houses over 50 children, whose parents have either passed away, are currently sick, or are unfit to raise children. 

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In 2016, Goldstein competed in an Ironman distance triathlon to raise money for the Living Water Children Centre Fund, a 501c3 organization created in 2008 with intentions to benefit the orphanage. Nearly ten years later this organization funds projects in Tanzania, Kenya, and Haiti, impacting hundreds of children across multiple continents. 

Goldstein is the youngest board member ever elected to the Board of Directors for the Living Water Children Centre’s Fund. The Joy House Education Center oversees three Mukuru-based schools, with over 600 kids attending these schools. The Mukuru slum is among the poorest slums in all of Kenya, with crime, drugs, and prostitution seen daily throughout the region. Like the children at the LWCC, many of Joy House’s students are orphans as well. Despite limited access to water, sanitation, and healthcare these children remain resilient and excited to learn.

Over the past several years Joy House has been successful in educating its students, with several students attending some of the top high schools in the region. Recently, though, the school has struggled to yield positive results, due largely to under funding. Many qualified teachers have left Joy House to teach elsewhere due to their low wages. A lack of school supplies (desks, books….) is also to blame for the center’s current struggles. 

Every donation is tax deductible, as LWCCF has 501c3 (tax exempt) status. If you are unable to donate I urge you to spread the word about this fantastic organization.

For additional information on Goldstein's journey or to donate, please click here.

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Millburn/Short Hills

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.

The membership application can be accessed at or go ...

Millburn Police Investigating Theft at Louis Vuitton Store

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Sat, March 17, 10:00 AM

The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary, Short Hills

Summer Nature Discovery Camp Open House - ...



Sat, March 17, 11:00 AM

PetSmart, Millburn

Dog Adoption Event



Wed, March 21, 8:30 AM

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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 ...

Millburn Summer Pool Employment

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.

Email inquiries to or call 973-564-7064 for further ...

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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.