Giving Back

October 14, 2018

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 ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  As we move into the fall and winter months, temperatures will dip, winds will whip, and people will need to bundle up to stay warm.  The woven hats and scarves left anonymously and “with love” for anyone in need of warmth, may or may not be seen this winter on the Morristown ...

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CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ - If you are looking for a flower arrangement, holiday wreath, centerpiece or bouquet, look no further than The Enchanted Florist at Allegro School.  This unique flower shop provides quality floral arrangements at an economical price using only the freshest flowers! The flower shop ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Military veterans could have a free place to work out in Morris County thanks to a non-profit organization founded by a Roxbury High School graduate. The organization, Warrior Strong, is considering a Morris Plains site for a fitness center where veterans could be members for no ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The annual Essex-Hudson-Union Walk to End Alzheimer’s doubled in size this year, as more than 1,000 people attended Saturday’s event, hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey chapter (AAGNJ) at West Orange’s South Mountain Recreation Clipper Pavilion, in support of ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Volunteers are needed to help enhance Pocahontas Park on Speedwell Avenue and Kinney Street.  There will be three gazebos with picnic tables and two benches over pavers constructed around the perimeter of the field, which is used for soccer games. The project will provide these ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – The County College of Morris (CCM) Foundation is honored to have received a generous gift from New Jersey Natural Gas (NJNG) in support of its 50th Anniversary “Forward” campaign.   Launched in May, the historic multi-million dollar capital campaign is focused on funding programs, ...

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Family Promise and the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) recently announced the launch of Keys to Good Tenancy, a responsive curriculum that provides families with the knowledge and skills to be good tenants. The curriculum prepares new renters for tenancy by addressing a broad spectrum of ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – The County College of Morris (CCM) Foundation is honored to have received a generous gift from New Jersey Natural Gas (NJNG) in support of its 50th Anniversary “Forward” campaign.   Launched in May, the historic multi-million dollar capital campaign is focused on funding programs, ...

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MADISON, NJ - A Madison family has launched a nonprofit organization called Student Wish List Project (SWLP), which is designed to help local charities increase their wish list fulfillment by tapping into student volunteers. Tania Lee, the Student Wish List Project’s cofounder and executive ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  For the 2nd consecutive year, Morristown High School is participating in the New York Jets “Upstander of the Week” Program.  In order to be chosen, students must encourage positive dialogue among their peers and work to ensure that all students are respected and valued as members ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  For the 2nd consecutive year, Morristown High School is participating in the New York Jets “Upstander of the Week” Program.  In order to be chosen, students must encourage positive dialogue among their peers and work to ensure that all students are respected and valued as members ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ -  It was the opposite weather of that fateful day seventeen years ago when our nation suffered the greatest tragedy in our history of existence.  Yet the rain couldn't keep the families and members of our nation's bravest from standing outside in the rain as speakers, singers and ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – County College of Morris (CCM) is the host training site for the Creative Positive Expression Program (CPEP) that trains volunteers to work with the drug courts in Morris and Sussex counties to assist offenders with pursuing a positive direction rather than being ...

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CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ - The Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council Scouts have begun their fundraising season with the annual popcorn sale. Across Union, Middlesex, Morris, Somerset, and Sussex counties Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Venturing Crews are selling popcorn in storefronts, festivals, ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Robert Lecky of Morristown was one of SAGE Eldercare's volunteers that were honored at their annual luncheon. “Volunteers are instrumental in helping SAGE carry out its mission to maintain the safety and independence of older adults and to support their families and ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ —Preschool Advantage, a Morristown-based non-profit organization established in 1995, that seeks to improve local communities by funding quality preschool for children of families in need, was recently awarded a $1,250 grant by The Morristown Rotary Club. Preschool Advantage’s ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown High School student, Anna Cliche has created a pamphlet to help high school girls learn self awareness and defense techniques to keep them safe. She believes that self awareness and defense techniques are important skills to learn, especially before girls head off to ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Sparky Lyle is inviting volunteers to join him at TD Bank Ballpark Saturday morning to help Operation Shoebox New Jersey assemble 1,000 personal care packages that will be shipped to US troops deployed around the world. Lyle, Manager Emeritus of the Somerset Patriots, is a ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris Township Office of Emergency Management has received a donation of Decontamination Bucket Kits from the East Hanover Home Depot. The store donated 10 Decontamination Bucket Kits which include a garden hose, nozzle, Dawn dish soap, scrub brush, spray bottle, and ...

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Morristown, NJ –​  – When guests walk through the doors of the Community Soup Kitchen & Outreach Center, they are not only welcomed with a nutritious meal, but they are also given assistance with getting their lives back on track. This help, provided through the Outreach Center right in the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ, - The Women's Association for Morristown Medical Center (WAMMC) has been recognized by the New Jersey State Governor's Jefferson Awards as an honoree in the Group Volunteer Organization category during their ceremony and celebration of volunteerism at the War Memorial in Trenton on ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown residents Gregory Elorette, David Dodd and Patrick Herbert were among the seven Eagle Scouts recently honored by the Morris County Board of Freeholders. The Eagle Scouts are from troops in Denville, Morristown, Parsippany, and Roxbury. A series of ambitious scout ...

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Morris Plains, NJ:  On Friday, June 22, Parsippany-based advisory firm, Willis Towers Watson teamed up with utility giant JCP&L/FirstEnergy to volunteer at the Interfaith Food Pantry and Resource Center, located at 2 Executive Drive, Morris Plains.  The two groups assisted the organization by ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - My Training Gym is hosting a car wash, at their facility, 1 Evergreen Place in Morristown, on Saturday June 30 from 7am - 12noon. The event will benefit Newark Explorer Post 4601. Newark Explorer Post 4601 is part of the Law Enforcement Explorer program for  kids who are ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Dr. Thomas Ombrello, Professor of Biology at Union County College, has received an Annual Award from The Friends of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum, at the organization’s annual meeting on Sunday, June 10, 2018.  The Annual Award is given to an individual who has made a significant ...

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MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - Morris Plains resident and local Eagle Scout, Matthew Enderley has completed a new sign welcoming people into Morris Plains. The Welcome to Morris Plains sign enhances the primary South entrance to Morris Plains and was part of an Enderley's Eagle Scout Project. Enderley has ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Women's Association for Morristown Medical Center presented Molly McEnroe, a senior at Ridge High School, with the Ruth Award, which is a one-time award of $500 to offset the cost of college tuition. The award is designed to recognize outstanding service to Morristown Medical ...

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MORRISTOWN, N.J.- The Community Soup Kitchen and Outreach Center recently had some 8th grade volunteers come visit.  The eighth grade students from East Hanover Middle School spent some time stocking the shelves with donations and learning how the operations of the kitchen.  "Experiences like ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council honored local community members at the annual Boy Scouts of America Union County Lifetime Achievement Awards Dinner that was held on the evening of Thursday, May 24, 2018 at Pantagis Renaissance in Scotch Plains.  This year’s ...

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