Giving Back

October 20, 2018

The Center for Non-Profits, New Jersey’s umbrella organization for the charitable community will convene over 550 attendees for the largest annual gathering of non-profit leaders and allies, at its 2018 New Jersey Non-Profit Conference, Raising the Voices of Our Communities, Wednesday, December 5 ...

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MILLBURN, NJ – Millburn High School’s Club for Causes is hosting an event for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and invites the community to come together to support a great cause.  Activities will include the “Chariots of Fire-Run/Walk. A trek from Taylor Park that continues in the ...

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LOIZA, PUERTO RICO — RWJBarnabas Health and the Lakewood BlueClaws minor league baseball team recently brought baseball back to young athletes in Puerto Rico by hosting an equipment drive at First Energy Park after collecting dozens of baseball bats, balls, gloves, helmets, hats and ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – As the official healthcare provider of the New Jersey Devils, RWJBarnabas Health will present the second annual “Running with the Devils 5K Run and Family Fun Walk,” in partnership with the National Hockey League (NHL) team on Saturday, Nov. 3 at Essex County’s South Mountain ...

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CHATHAM TOWNSHIP, NJ - Chatham Township Mayor, Curt Ritter, partnered with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, to host the "Out Of The Darkness" walk to raise funds and awareness about mental illness and suicide prevention. "Over the past three years, we've raised over $200,000, ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ - The Kapur brothers of Short Hills returned to New Jersey last week, concluding their summer trip to India. During the summer, brothers Rohan and Dhruv Kapur volunteered for Akanksha, a non-profit organization based in India whose mission is to provide children from low-income ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Members of Impact100 Essex gathered in Montclair Monday night to celebrate raising a $120,000 grant for an Essex County-based nonprofit. Impact100 Essex, now entering its second year, is a women’s philanthropic group based in Essex County. Each year, members contribute $1,000 to ...

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MILLBURN, NJ – Opportunity Project will once again join with the community for the organization’s 10th Anniversary Golf Classic on Monday, September 24, 2018 at Brooklake Country Club in Florham Park, N.J. In addition to a fun day of golf for a great cause, this year’s event will focus on the ...

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MILLBURN, NJ -   A little over two years ago, four students at Millburn High School announced the formation of a new school club to help bring greater awareness about food sensitivities.  The club's inaugural meeting was held in April of 2016. The Food Sensitivities Awareness (FSA) Club founders ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The 4th Annual Bob Miller Oysterfest for Melanoma Awareness will be held this Saturday, September 15, at The Woodland (60 Woodland Road) from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. The event was designed to raise funds for cancer research and awareness, as well as provide financial support to families ...

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On Saturday, September 15th, the New Jersey Children's Alliance, a statewide nonprofit dedicated to improving access to quality, comprehensive services to victims of child abuse, will host their 5th Annual Heroes for Children 5K and Family Fun Run/Walk at the Clipper Pavilion in the Turtleback Zoo ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — A Saint Barnabas Medical Center patient who is in renal failure and on dialysis three times a week is currently seeking a living kidney donor. Nick Sauter is a Little Falls resident who played football for Rutgers University from 1973 to 1977 and is a parishioner of the St.

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The 8th Annual Walk Against Domestic Violence will take place on September 8, 2018 in Canterbury Park, Montclair, NJ from 9:00am - 1:00pm. Organizers are requesting for participants to help raise awareness about domestic violence by either attending the 8th Annual Walk Against ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ - Elijah Goldberg left for his third trip last week to the Dominican Republic with Homerun Hopefuls. During the year he and a group of other student volunteers collect used baseball equipment from their local leagues and schools then delivers them to communities in the DR. With the ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ - Nine residents of Belleville, Maplewood, Montclair, Orange, Short Hills, South Orange, Verona, West Orange − and two from out-of-county locales Haledon and Plainfield − were sworn in as the newest Essex County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs) by Superior Court Judge ...

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SUMMIT, NJ – A team of 30 employees from Short Hills-based Dun & Bradstreet recently volunteered at SAGE Eldercare as part of a companywide annual “Do Good Week” program. This is the fourth year Dun & Bradstreet has volunteered with SAGE to help deliver Meals on Wheels and work with older ...

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BEACH HAVEN - On August 10, the inaugural LBI Summer Soiree “Boardwalk Nights” (formerly Island Gala) will take  to the breathtaking Sea Shell Resort & Beach Club on Friday, August 10 to benefit David's Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation. The LBI Summer Soiree is brought to you by key ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - What do you get when you take 6,000 cyclists from 41 states and seven countries, and put them in a two-day charity bike ride across Massachusetts? The answer is the Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC), an event that has been going on since 1980. Since its founding by Billy Starr, the ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ –Caitlynn McTernan will be a senior at Jonathan Dayton High School in September.  Right now, she is focused on completing her Girl Scout Gold Award Project.  The Girl Scout Gold Award Webpage says, “The Girl Scout Gold Award is the most prestigious award in the world for ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Tyler Barishaw, a rising senior at Millburn High School, set out to give new life to bats that are no longer allowed for use for little leagues by new USABat regulations. Millburn-Short Hills Youth Baseball can not utilize bats used before the 2018 season, but Barishaw saw an ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ - Short Hills resident Glenn Langberg was honored by the Jewish Vocational Service of MetroWest New Jersey’s (JVS) for his philanthropic efforts during their annual Taste & Toast gala. The JVS recognizes local community leaders who provide vital support that enables the ...

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HILLSIDE, NJ - Revamped, Reimagined, and Reinvigorated, the Community FoodBank of New Jersey's Gala fundraiser -- now dubbed the 'Blue Jean Ball' was held at the Central Railroad Terminal in Liberty State Park. The event, which attracted more than 450 guests, yielded donations of more than $1.1 ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn High School (MHS) Girl Up Club is making a difference as they raised awareness, and $1500, with their most recent event, hosting a walk for the Global 5K Walk. Millburn High School students came together hosting the event on June 10 at the South Mountain Recreation ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Honored for their contributions to the community over the past year, Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) and Margie Heller, administrative director of community health and outreach at SBMC, were recognized as the 2018 Business of the Year and Civic Leader of the Year at the ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Frankie Sarracino of Boy Scout Troop #73 of Springfield had an inspiration during his first camping trip.  He came with an idea for his Eagle Scout project.  It was to build a flag retirement facility at the Chisholm Community Center. Only a few organizations are allowed to ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – On Friday June 8, the 10th Annual JDHS Alumni Hockey Game will be played.  This year the game will be played at Codey Arena in West Orange from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.  For the second consecutive year, the event will honor the memory of Daniel Triano.  And for the second ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ - The Kapur Brothers of Short Hills are at it again with their mission to collect new and used school supplies for The Akanksha organization, a non-profit organization based in India whose mission is to provide children from low-income communities with a high-quality education, ...

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TINTON FALLS, NJ – A.J. Perri is back helping veterans in need – this time launching a search for veterans and their families through a partnership with ABC-TV. As part of the A.J. Perri Cares Program, a lucky New Jersey veteran and their family will receive air conditioning/heating relief this ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Krupa Sourirajan, a junior at Millburn High School, started the non-profit Help A Kid Foundation four years ago and is still going strong advocating for the enhancement of the quality of kids' life in the low-income families through access to books.  Inspired by her father's ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Officer Lester Manuyag from the Millburn Police Department was declared the Best Chef at the Battle of the Badges Cook-off challenge to raise funds for Opportunity Project, a non-profit that assists individuals recovering from brain injury. It was a fun-filled and successful event ...

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