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The Junior League of Morristown aims to “Make Poverty Unfashionable” with 3rd Annual Little Black Dress Initiative

November 15, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Little Black Initiative, sponsored by The Junior League of Morristown aims to raise awareness to the "invisible poverty that surrounds us with the goal of raising awareness and funds to help lift the burden carried by the most vulnerable in our community". 

This week, league members throughout Morris County will wear one black dress for five ...

Morristown Area Food Pantry Awards "Golden Apple Award" to Local Business

MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - The Interfaith Food Pantry recently awarded their "Golden Apple Award" to Willis Towers Watson, a multi-national risk management company.

“The Group Golden Apple Award is reserved for the organization that goes above and beyond to embody the spirit of neighbors helping neighbors. “Willis Towers Watson has been an extraordinary partner to the ...

Fifteen Acclaimed Chefs Cooked to Fight Hunger

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Community FoodBank of New Jersey hosted its 6th Annual Chefs Tableside Dinner at The Westin Governor Morris in Morristown on Thursday, November 1. Fifteen talented chefs donated their time to create an unforgettable culinary experience for 150 attendees at the FoodBank’s most intimate annual fundraiser.

The event raised close to $130,000 for the FoodBank, enough ...

Sweating for a Cause - Morristown Mom Holds Fundraiser to Support Rare Bone Disease

On Tuesday, October 30, friends, colleagues and strangers gathered together to peddle their way to support the rare disease organization Soft Bones, Inc., whose mission is to provide valuable information, education and support for people living with a rare bone disease called hypophosphatasia (HPP), their families and caregivers. The Foundation promotes research of this rare bone disease through ...

Covenant House Morris County Auxiliary Raises $70,000 at 35th Annual Fall Benefit

MADISON, NJ - The Covenant House Auxiliary of Morris County raised $70,000 for Covenant House New Jersey at their 35th annual fall benefit, “Party at the Pond”, on Saturday, September 29th.

With a gentle fall breeze in the air, twinkling lights reflecting off Noe Pond, and towering autumnal floral centerpieces, the event attracted 150 guests to the late September gala. The familiar ...

Registration is now open for Morris County’s Annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Interfaith Food Pantry (IFP) and Literacy Volunteers of Morris County (LVMC) have announced the 12 th Annual Morris Township Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot. The event begins promptly at 8:30am on Thursday, Nov. 22, at the Ginty Field Complex in Morris Township.

The USATF- certified 5k, 1 Mile Fun Run and Kids’ Trot has become a Thanksgiving tradition for people of all ...

Exercising for a Cause at Homeless Solutions’ 11 th Annual Women’s Day

Women Come Together to Make a Difference for Homeless Families in Morris County
GLADSTONE, NJ - A drizzly morning in October, didn’t put a damper on Homeless Solutions, Inc.’s(HSI) 11 th Annual Women’s Day. Hamilton Farm Golf Club in Gladstone proved to be the perfect setting for the occasion, which has evolved into the premier charitable event for women within Morris ...

Teens Raise Funds to Benefit Morristown Children's Hospital with the Sale of Trick-or-Treat Bags

CHATHAM, NJ - To honor the loss of a cousin, two local girls are delivering more treats than tricks this Halloween season. 

Sisters, Sofia, 16, and 13-year-old Ali Dorrego of Chatham Township have created a fundraiser to benefit the Goryeb Children’s Hospital at Morristown Medical Center.

Their idea was to sell Trick-or-Treat bags to Chatham residents who had the option of ...

The Community Comes and Rides Together for Mallory

MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - Hundreds of people came out on Saturday, a beautiful crisp Fall day, to honor the legacy of Mallory Grossman at the Garden State Harley Davidson spot on Rt. 10 to begin their Rid for Mallory.  It was a ride dedicated to Mallory's Army, an organization with a mission of stamping out bullying once and for all.

The Morris Plains Fire Department was on hand to man the ...

Junior League of Morristown donates backpacks, school supplies to area students 

MORRISTOWN, NJ - On September 26th, members of the Junior League of Morristown helped to “stuff” 20 school backpacks for area students with a variety of school supplies, such as pens, pencils, notebooks, folders, and delicious snacks.

The Closet Committee of the Junior League of Morristown organized the backpack drive to support students of Morristown High School who do not have ...


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