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Giving Back

January 31, 2023

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — The college commencement ceremony is the culmination of years of hard-work, sacrifice, and commitment for graduates. But, for some students, the traditional graduation robe required for the ceremony can be an expense that just doesn't fit into their budget after the cost of ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — Mount Laurel's Laurel Brook Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center will be hosting a Red Cross blood drive next month and is looking for donors.  The blood drive is taking place on Wednesday, February 15 from 11AM to 4PM at the Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, which is ...

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MEDFORD, NJ — The Lenape District Support Services Association (LDSSA) has been honored for their dedication to a South Jersey organization that benefits United States military forces serving in the Middle East. The LDSSA was recognized for their work on a collection drive for Operation Yellow ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — The Mount Laurel community has an extra-sweet reason to purchase Girl Scout cookies this season. Mount Laurel Girl Scout Troop 28146 has partnered with two groups dedicated to children fighting cancer — #MightyAaron and Kisses for Kyle Foundation — to donate boxes of Girl ...

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WESTAMPTON, NJ — Were you lucky enough to receive a new computer or laptop for a holiday gift? Or maybe you’ve decided to treat yourself to some new technology as you start the New Year. If so, you may be looking to get rid of your old computer. Before you discard it, or put it in the back of ...

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MOORESTOWN, NJ — The office of State Senator Troy Singleton is helping to combat "period poverty" by hosting a feminine hygiene products drive.  "Period poverty" refers to the fact that women and girls who are living in poverty are not always able to afford menstruation products, and may miss ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — Lenape High School students recently gave residents of Laurel Brook Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center 300 reasons to smile.  Residents of the care facility were surprised with over 300 letters from students at Lenape as part of the Letters for Rose program, an ...

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MOUNT HOLLY, NJ – The Burlington County Commissioners are collecting canned food now through the end of the month in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his call to service. Collection boxes will be in the lobbies of the County Administration Building at 49 Rancocas Road and other County ...

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BURLINGTON COUNTY, NJ — Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a day to celebrate the birth of the civil rights giant. It is also the only federal holiday designated as a "national day of service" to encourage all Americans to volunteer to improve their communities, engage in public service and promote ...

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CINNAMINSON, NJ — Assemblywoman Carol Murphy (D- Mount Laurel) has kicked off her annual "Socks for the Homeless" donation drive.  Running through Tuesday, February 14, Murphy's office is collecting any type of sock donations in women's, men's and children's sizes.  After collecting over ...

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MOUNT HOLLY, NJ — Burlington County will be hosting an upcoming blood drive in partnership with the American Red Cross to start off the new year.  The blood drive will take place on Wednesday, January 4, 2023 from 9:30AM to 2:30PM at the County's Human Services Building, located at 795 Woodlane ...

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PATERSON, NJ – New York Giant great, and Super Bowl winner, Victor Cruz, took 25 students from Public School 21, his alma mater, on a shopping spree at Foot Locker on 34th Street in New York. Each student was given a gift card with about $300 on it and was allowed to get anything they wanted from ...

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MAPLE SHADE, NJ — Senator Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) is beginning the sixth year of his community service program that works in various Burlington County communities each month. "I am excited to kick-off the 6th year of our 'Serve with Senator Singleton' community service projects," said ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — Give the gift of reading this holiday season! The Mount Laurel Library's 2022 Books for Kids Donation Drive is currently ongoing and will run until Sunday, December 18. The Library is collecting new, unwrapped books for children ages 6 months through 18 years old, which will ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — Help give Burlington County children in need a great holiday by donating to the Burlington County Toys for Tots program. The annual program will serve 58,000 kids, but it needs the community's help. According to State Senator Troy Singleton, who is driving donations through ...

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MOORESTOWN, NJ — State Senator Troy Singleton will partner with Wreaths Across America for his December "Serve with Senator Singleton" event, and he is looking for volunteers to assist with the project.  The monthly community service event will be held on Saturday, December 17, 2022 from 11:45 ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — Give the gift of reading this holiday season! The Mount Laurel Library's 2022 Books for Kids Donation Drive is currently ongoing and will run until Sunday, December 18. The Library is collecting new, unwrapped books for children ages 6 months through 18 years old, which will ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — The Burlington County Sheriff’s Department is collecting toys for children in need again this season. The Sheriff’s Department 27th Annual Toy Drive features donation boxes at 41 locations across Burlington County, including in Mount Laurel. Donation sites include multiple ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — The Mount Laurel Police FOP Lodge #191 is currently holding its annual holiday coat drive.  The FOP will be collecting coats, jackets, hats, scarves and gloves between now and Wednesday, December 21.  Those who would like to donate items can drop them off in the lobby of ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — The Mount Laurel Rotary will be hosting its annual holiday food drive and gift distribution this year with assistance from the Kiwanis Club of Greater Mount Laurel. The drive benefits families in need in Mount Laurel.  To sign up for a dessert or gift donation, CLICK ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — The Burlington County Sheriff’s Department is collecting toys for children in need again this season. The Sheriff’s Department 27th Annual Toy Drive features donation boxes at 41 locations across Burlington County, including in Mount Laurel. Donation sites include multiple ...

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WESTAMPTON, NJ — Senator Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) is partnering with the Food Bank of South Jersey and the Burlington County Commissioners for a Thanksgiving holiday food distribution event and needs a group of volunteers to help with the program.  "For more than two years, the Burlington ...

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MAPLE SHADE, NJ — The Lenape Regional High School District (LRHSD) is continuing to run a seven-week GIVE TO GOODWILL clothing drive that started on October 4 and runs through November 18. In keeping with the "better together" theme, Cherokee, Lenape, Shawnee and Seneca High Schools will try to ...

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MOUNT LAUREL — A food drive to re-stock the Caring Corner Food Pantry at Masonville-Rancocas United Methodist Church will be taking place on Saturday, October 29 from 11AM to 1PM. The weekly food pantry, which has been organized by Pastor Karen Murray since the beginning of the pandemic, serves ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — A community walk organized by a Mount Laurel resident has raised not only funds, but also critical awareness for suicide prevention.  Saturday's "Out of the Darkness" walk, which took place at Laurel Acres Park in Mount Laurel, sought to provide community, connection, healing ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — After a three-year hiatus, Rowan College at Burlington County (RCBC) will be hosting the Third Annual "Bolt for Becky 5K" this weekend to honor the life of an RCBC alumna who passed away from breast cancer.  Rebecca "Becky" Scott was a firefighter, EMT and Paramedic who was ...

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WESTAMPTON, NJ — Are you interested in volunteering for a local organization in your free time, but don't know where to start? The Burlington County Library System's (BCLS) main branch in Westampton is playing host to an event this weekend that may be helpful to you.  The BCLS, in participation ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — As the school year gears up next week, have you done some closet clean outs to start the year fresh? Help give any gently-worn and unwanted shoes a new lease on life by bringing them to the Mount Laurel Farmers Market this Sunday.  The Farmers Market has teamed up with the ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — A food drive to re-stock the Caring Corner Food Pantry at Masonville-Rancocas United Methodist Church will be taking place on Saturday, August 20 from 11AM to 1PM. The weekly food pantry, which has been organized by Pastor Karen Murray since the beginning of the pandemic, ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — A Mount Laurel Girl Scout's Silver Award project is aimed at helping area students and educators, and she can use the community's help.  Emma Rossetter is collecting new and/or gently used children's books, as well as books for adults, for donation to the organization ...

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