Giving Back

December 14, 2018

SHORT HILLS, NJ - The Hartshorn School eagerly shared holiday spirit once again this year through the “Embrace a Child” outreach program, a collaboration with the NJ Department of Children and Families, Division of Child Protection and Permanency. The Hartshorn community provided holidays gifts ...

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Birth Haven, a shelter for homeless pregnant women and their babies, located in Newton, New Jersey, is continuing its “Journey of Hope” video series by releasing its third, and most surprising, feature of the series.  In the third part of this series, Amanda continues to prepare for her life ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The NJ Sharing Network recently held a Rose Dedication Ceremony for Jim Rhatikan of Berkeley Heights, a liver recipient, who has been selected as one of the honorees on the "Donate Life" float at the New Year's Day Rose Parade in Pasadena, CA. "Since 2004, the Donate Life ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Impact100 Essex announced the four finalist grant nominees for their 2018 grant award today. One of these nominees will be voted the recipient of the $120,000 grant at the group’s Annual Conference to be held on January 15, 2019 at the Upper Montclair Women’s Club.  “We received 49 ...

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Birth Haven, a shelter for homeless pregnant women and their babies, located in Newton, New Jersey, is continuing its “Journey of Hope” video series by releasing the second feature.  As Amanda’s journey continues, the viewer witnesses her struggle with “what will come next” after the birth of ...

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Susan G. Komen North Jersey held their first Pink Champagne Lunch & Fashion Show at Mayfair Farms in West Orange on November 7th. The event was led by Pink Champagne Lunch Committee members Sonia Best, Fine Lines Salon; Dorothy Goldberg, CWI Design; Sally Glick, Sobel & Co, LLC; Catherine ...

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Birth Haven, a shelter for homeless pregnant women and their babies, located in Newton, New Jersey, has launched a video series following the life of one expecting mother to generate awareness and donations during the holiday season. Historically, Birth Haven has had an annual large-scale fall ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - The American Red Cross will host its Annual Run for the Red 5K Race and Walk on Sunday, December 2 in Millburn, New Jersey. “The Run for the Red 5K is a wonderful event for the whole family,” said race co-chair Josh Howley of West Orange. “Competitive runners, casual joggers and ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ -  New Eyes for the Needy, a not-for-profit, is holding a community vision clinic and eyeglass fitting event, all under one roof, on December 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at New Eyes’ location in Short Hills, NJ.    Attendees who already have an eyeglass prescription can select and ...

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Birth Haven, a shelter for homeless pregnant women and their babies, located in Newton, New Jersey, has launched a video series following the life of one expecting mother to generate awareness and donations during the holiday season. Historically, Birth Haven has had an annual large-scale fall ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - The National Council of Jewish Women, Essex County Section (NCJW/Essex) honored Cathy Silverman of Roseland at a Crown Jewels Gala in recognition of her dedication and leadership during 18 years serving as Executive Director. The Crown Jewels Gala was held at the Crystal Plaza ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — More than $160,000 was raised at RWJBarnabas Health’s (RWJBH) second annual Running with the Devils 5K Run and Walk in support of RWJBH and the New Jersey Devils’ collective effort to build stronger communities by promoting healthy, active lifestyles and world-class ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Caring Kids is proud to announce its 8th annual holiday gift drive and celebration.  Once again, they have partnered with New Jersey Regional Day School in Newark.  Every child in the school has significant special needs.  Additionally, many of the families are dealing with ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - At a recent Millburn Board of Education meeting a presentation was made to share how funds were raised from the Architectural and Real Estate House Tour, an event which benefits Special Services in Millburn Township Public Schools. Proceeds from the tour enabled four individuals ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - For the sixth consecutive year, all 12 Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty (PPSIR) locations in Northern New Jersey -- including the Summit and Short Hills offices -- are once again partnering with 'Move For Hunger' to host a fall food drive through December ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn High School SAVe (Students Aiding Veterans) Club wants to personally thank each and every veteran who joined us on Friday, November 2, 2018 at Millburn High School for lunch. It was truly an honor for us to have you there and to be able to shake your hands and express ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ, October 16, 2018 – Since the Summit Area YMCA’s (SAY) founding in 1886, volunteers have been the driving force in how the SAY is able to bring meaningful programs, events and services to our community. From cheering on our Mother’s Day 5K runners and walkers; to providing ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ - Although countless girls and women around the world have periods every month, social stigmas still prevent them from receiving the care and materials that they need. Millburn High School Senior Supriya Mishra is looking to make a difference on that front. In a post on Facebook, ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - 15 Millburn dads are part of a larger 18-person contingent attempting to conquer a total of 380 miles in a series of overnight trail running events at separate locations in New Jersey and Arizona. The goal is to raise money for Memories Live, a Millburn based non profit that makes ...

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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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