Giving Back

May 20, 2020

MILLBURN, NJ — For a pair of brothers and Millburn High School students, the break in activities as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic was a chance for them to give back to an organization that cares for children with developmental disabilities and mental health challenges. When Vishal ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — Over the past month in Millburn, as the COVID-19 pandemic has ramped up, members of the community have stepped up in a series of charitable endeavors. Each step of the way, TAPinto Millburn/Short Hills has been there to cover it. Check out some of the ways Millburn residents have ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — As the COVID-19 pandemic continues on, charitable groups  and individuals in town have continued to work their hardest to provide for first responders, medical personnel and local businesses. One of those groups is Millburn Front Line Appreciation Group (FLAG). Since being covered ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — In an effort to help provide some comfort to those helping to treat the COVID-19 pandemic, a family of Millburn residents has been working to put together care packages to frontline medical workers. For Saina Balasara who is a sixth grader at the middle school and her brother ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — When it comes to charitable efforts in Millburn, there are a number of programs and groups that have started up. Whether it be a new food pantry in town, or the recent slate of mask making, donation collection and other projects, the charitable sprit of Millburn Township shines ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — In an effort to help fund the Community Foodbank of New Jersey at a time when its services are needed more than ever before, Millburn students are spearheading a project with a delicious reward for those who donate. Millburn students Sydney Rosenberg and Andrew Kay, both ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — A local charity group that works as part of a network of 70 loosely-affiliated groups across the country is looking to help out both local first responders here in Millburn, and hospital workers in Essex County. Front-Line Appreciation Group (FLAG) of Millburn/Short Hills Director ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — For Carisa Reilly, the project started with a conversation on an email chain. "In Millburn and Short Hills, we have an email group called WorkMom, run by three residents," Reilly said. "And so we were all chatting with each other and somebody said, 'Somebody should make these ...

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When the Bubble Duckies Patrol of Scouts BSA Troop 19 – St. Rose of Lima Church met for the first time virtually last weekend due to social distancing mandates, they entertained possibilities of helping the community. But like so many others, they didn’t know what exactly to do. But a short ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — In a time when more residents than ever before may soon need a helping hand, a new food pantry in town will look to provide some of that needed help. The pantry, which is jointly run by the township and a group of volunteers under the administration of Millburn's Human Services ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — Looking for ways to help healthcare workers treating COVID-19 in a local hospital, several restaurants in Millburn's business community have partnered together to provide food for them. The program, which Millburn's business will fully join this week, was planned out by Sejal ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — As coronavirus cases mount, first responders in the Millburn community are in need of medical supplies, such as masks and coveralls. Tuesday afternoon, representatives from the Millburn/Short Hills Chinese Association (MSHCA) presented a generous gift meant to alleviate some of that ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — While the Millburn Schools Rock event will not be going this weekend as planned, the Millburn Education Foundation (MEF) is still raising money for school programs through its silent auction, which will be going live today at noon. According to a press release sent out by the MEF, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — For the third year in a row Millburn Residents came out in force to support the efforts of March Fourth, a charity event dedicated to raising funds for the colorectal cancer alliance. Sunday's event was held on the campus of Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School/Joseph Kushner Hebrew ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — For her environmental work across a span of two decades in town, Jennifer Duckworth was honored with a proclamation at Tuesday's Millburn Township Committee meeting. Duckworth, who has a master's degree in environmental engineering and policy has been a resident of Millburn since ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - What does it take to stomp out bullying? The Millburn Board of Education (BOE) heard that answer from two middle school students at last night's meting, as part of a presentation on the Stomp Out Bullying program at the school. Sixth graders Tom Bredlau and Seth Eilenberg were on ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — For the ninth year in a row, members of Caring Kids, a Millburn-based charity group got together at Hartshorn Elementary School over the weekend to wrap gifts. But the twist of the event was that none of the people in attendance would get even one of those gifts on Christmas ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — A group of Millburn High School students led by Marisa Noble participated in the inaugural Habitat Turkey Bowl in Summit this past week. 30 students from Delbarton, Morristown Beard and Millburn staged a flag football game benefiting Habitat for Humanity of greater Newark. “I was ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — In the sprit of the holiday season, the Millburn Police Department is collecting new, unwrapped toy donations for Toys for Tots. The drive will run until Thursday, Dec. 12. Toys may be dropped off at the following locations:   Millburn Township Schools  Millburn Public ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — A new tradition kicked off yesterday at Millburn High School, as a dozen flag football teams came together to play for the memory of a beloved former coach in the district. Coach Carmen Guarino died in June from a rare form of pancreatic cancer. Over his 12 years in the Millburn ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — After being honored at the most recent Millburn Township Committee meeting, Caring Kids was also recognized at Monday's Board of Education (BOE) meeting for their work in helping those less fortunate. The group of women—Dorothy Kelley, Kim Moore and Sharon Cohen—work together on ...

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Short Hills, NJ -- Students of Glenwood Elementary raised close to $6,500 for the homeless in the school’s annual Walk-a-Thon held in October this year. The Glenwood Walk-a-thon is a special tradition at the K-4 school, aimed at teaching children the importance of helping others and making a ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - With the holiday season approaching, local groups are now ramping up their efforts to give back to the community. One such group was honored with a proclamation at Tuesday night's township committee meeting. Caring Kids, an organization designed to 'teach Millburn School District ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Last year Millburn teens Sammie Haber, Grace Varnish and Taylor Cook hosted the Chariots of Fire walk at Millburn’s Taylor Park, a charity event that raised $25,000 in donations benefitting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. This past spring, St. Jude's national fundraising team ...

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MILLBURN, NJ —With winter fast approaching, the Millburn Fire Department is holding a Winter Coat Drive on Saturday, Nov. 2 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Drop-off will be located at the Millburn Fire Department Station No. 2 at 315 White Oak Ridge Road. Residents are asked kindly donate only ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Over the past few decades, the Liu family has been exceptionally generous in their support of Millburn High School. Now the family is drawing on their connection to help pave the way for the next generation of students. Having sent two boys through the shool system, Peter Liu was ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - In early September, Hurricane Dorian slowed to a standstill, ripping apart the lives of residents in the Bahamas and creating a problem that will require massive international assistance. This past weekend, Members of the Millburn student body, led by the Millburn High School Key ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Over the summer, one recently-graduated Millburn High School student received an award for her work in trying to combat human trafficking in the state of New Jersey. Seo Yun (Stephanie) Hwang, now attending the University of Pennsylvania, was the recipient of the New Jersey ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - With Hurricane Dorian making landfall this week, the Millburn Fire Department is working to collect vital supplies for those who need it the most. Partnering with St. Barnabas Medical Center, the fire department will serve as a drop point for donations toward the Boots on the ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Amidst the ongoing water crisis in Essex County's largest city, residents from all over are banding together to help its residents. Sunday morning in Millburn, that effort continued with a water collection drive. From 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, about a dozen residents came ...

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