Giving Back

December 10, 2018

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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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Verrilli's is inviting the entire Morristown and surrounding communities to come to the bakery/deli on Tuesday December 11 to help support a Morristown resident who recently received a bilateral lung transplant. She will likely stay in the hospital for months to recover, so the ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ — During National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month (NADAM), signed into proclamation by President Ronald Reagan in 1983, the Alzheimer’s Association aims to recognize the impact of caregiving and honor the more than 15 million Americans caring for someone with Alzheimer's ...

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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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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The season of giving continues through the end of the year, thanks to Morristown's newest dry cleaner, Plush Cleaners & Laundry Service. The company is asking the community to drop off their unwanted clothing items, including jackets and coats at the store through the end of ...

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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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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris Township will be participating in The Jersey Cares Annual Coat Drive. New and “Gently used” winter coats will be collected through December 12th at the Morris Township Municipal Building, 50 Woodland Avenue. The municipal building is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Did you know that SOCKS ARE ONE OF THE MOST REQUESTED CLOTHING ITEM AT HOMELESS SHELTERS? While many people generously donate food and other items of clothing, new socks are rarely donated to people without permanent housing.  Socks get dirty …. Fast! Handing out new socks is ...

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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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MORRIS PLAINS, NJ -  A winter wonderland walk has been scheduled to take place, rain or shine in Morris Plains, on Sunday December 2 at 12 noon. The walk will begin at the rear of Borough School. The community is invited to walk through Morris Plains Borough to benefit the Wald Family this ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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- ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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