Giving Back

May 26, 2020

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - It's not surprising that 88 year old Natalie Cahoon, a 66 year resident of Berkeley Heights, took her stimulus check received from the CARES Act and donated 125 meals from Dimaios to feed the SAGE Meals on Wheels clients. "Natalie is absolutely amazing and has been ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - A generous partnership with a new Basking Ridge nonprofit group, Feed to Give, which raised more than $1300 on Wednesday, May 15, for the new nonprofit: New Providence- Our Community For All will repeat on June 3, 2020. “The chicken was some of the best I ever tasted,” was ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - In early April, Councilwomen Nadine Geoffory and Michele Matsikoudis got together to come up with a way to help local businesses and show their gratitude to front liners and first responders. Their research led them to a great initiative in neighboring towns called FLAG (Front ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Relay for Life of Berkeley Heights, New Providence, Summit and Mountainside invites you to Light the Fight by joining them by staying home and lighting up your yard with luminarias and glowsticks on June 13th at 9pm. Celebrate survivors and caregivers, remember those we ...

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  NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Now is a great time to do some spring cleaning. Maybe there is a bike taking up space in the garage, shed or basement. Maybe it is an old model, a bit worn, in need of repair, or just something you or your kids have outgrown. Pedals for Progress (P4P) has a great ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Carys Law from FEED-to-GIVE presented a check to Mayor Al Morgan for $1,300 from the proceeds of the recent chicken sale. The donation benefits Community Service Association of New Providence for the New Providence Grotta Fund, which benefits seniors and the most vulnerable in ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Chris Tribuna and his annual “Christmas Spectacular” yard display on Shadow Lane in Berkeley Heights has helped mold the way that local Atlantic Health is conducting drive-through COVID-19 testing.  Back in March, in the “early days” of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Valerie ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Residents of New Providence are planning an art installation to begin on Flag Day, June 14, to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the town (1720-2020). Most Tricentennial events have been canceled or postponed due to virus isolation protocols. This project is a way to keep ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - A generous partnership between New Providence and a Basking Ridge based nonprofit group, Feed to Give, raised more than $1300 on Wednesday, May 13, to benefit the new nonprofit New Providence- Our Community For All. Over 200 community members purchased 10 pound bags of boneless ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Front line hero and New Providence resident, Dr. Mark Zimmerman, a pulmonologist currently working at Intensive Care Units at three local Atlantic Health locations received a birthday treat by way of two very special interstate acts of kindness. “Every year for as long as I ...

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Mothers make things happen. Whether it is a family get-together or a last-minute school project, mothers everywhere are masters of multi-tasking and getting the job done. Although we might not be able to celebrate these important family figures as we normally do, they deserve kudos for a job ...

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New Providence Presbyterian Church, in partnership with Boxes of Hope, is collecting and distributing food and supplies to anyone in the community who has been impacted by COVID-19. The contents of the boxes will vary somewhat based on the needs of the family or individual, but some basics include ...

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Girl Scout Creates an Inspirational Program for Transitioning Students BASKING RIDGE, NJ – Transitioning from elementary school to middle school can be challenging. We’ve all been there. In the blink of an eye, students go from being the top dog in their schools to being at the bottom rung of ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - 100 Blessing Bags were packed and delivered to senior citizens in Plainfield by volunteers from the Asian Indian Christian Church, located at 172 Springfield Avenue Berkeley Heights.  The Church and its parishioners pride themselves on service. On March 26th a request went ...

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When you're in the midst of a global pandemic and your job literally goes up in flames, what do you? How do you pay your bills? The staff at Prestige Diner had to face this dilemma the morning of March 23rd but what happened next was beyond their imagination.  If you're not from the area, you ...

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MANVILLE, NJ - Make your vote count! Nominate your favorite charity or non-profit to win Valairco Care's next giveaway of $500. Voting deadline April 30, 2020.  Click here to nominate your charity or nonprofit. In honor of Valairco Heating and Cooling's 50th anniversary, Valairco created ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The Community Service Association (CSA) of New Providence was established in 1954 to help families struggling in New Providence. The organization’s goal is simple, they are a “bridge over troubled waters” for residents who find themselves unable to pay rent or a utility ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - When Gov. Murphy closed "non-essential" retail stores to slow the spread of Coronavirus, many crafty business owners shifted their talents to the need of the community.  Linda's Creative Gifts, located at 1259 Springfield Avenue in the Adams Shopping Center in New ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - New Providence- Our Community For All, a new nonprofit group, recently was awarded a grant in the amount of $74,000 from The Grotta Fund for Senior Care. The new organization, working under the nonprofit umbrella of the well-established Community Service Organization, will ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - New Providence Education Foundation has teamed up with FLAG New Providence. FLAG (Front Line Appreciation Group) is an organization dedicated to helping feed our committed front line health care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, while also supporting our local ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Adams Fine Clothing in New Providence has expanded their mask-making operation by partnering with the New Providence Lions Club. While the partnership enables an increase in mask production as well as expanding the reach of the program to include healthcare workers battling the ...

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BERKEEY HEIGHTS, NJ - A virtual community of volunteer mask cutters, sewers and delivery drivers, inspired by Berkeley Heights resident Amy Rudgard and Berkeley Heights business owner JoAnn Pravata of The Tailor’s Wife has grown to over 170 members.   “The Community Mask Factory Volunteer Group” ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Jersey Sharing Network announced the New Providence 10th Annual Sharing Network 5K Celebation of Life has been rescheduled for Sunday, September 13, 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Please note: All registrations for the original date of June 7 will automatically be ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Adams Fine Clothing has converted their tailor shop to make facemasks for first responders. To do this, he is asking for the community's help. He is trying to manufacture the masks as quickly as possible and is looking for the following supplies that are specified by local ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -  Harlee's Tap and Grille, located at 1260 Springfield Avenue in New Providence, is offering family style meals at a price that anybody can afford. This is in addition to Harlee's full menu that is available for take-out service and free local delivery at 20 percent discount.

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - A very grateful and appreciative Mayor Al Morgan graciously accepted much needed N95 masks for the New Providence Rescue Squad generously donated by families and friends of the New Providence Chinese Community, Berkeley Heights Huaxia Chinese School, Berkeley Heights Chinese ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The owners of Pearly Whites & Childsmiles-Familysmiles respond to shortage of medical supplies in a big way by supplying local hospitals and police departments with medical supplies. Dr. Michael & Dr. Brooke Skolnick, owners of the family dentistry and orthodontic ...

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The COVID-19 pandemic has brought New Providence and our surrounding communities into uncharted territory as our lives and routines have been temporarily disrupted.  In our “new normal” of social distancing, please rest assured that although the New Providence Municipal Center and the DeCorso ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Cherished Creations Annual Grand Wine Tasting Fundraiser, originally scheduled for Friday, March 20 at Grand Summit Hotel, has been postponed to June 5, 2020. Visit www.cherishedcreations.org to learn more.  Cherished Creations, out of Berkeley Heights, is committed to ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Valairco Heating and Cooling established their ValaircoCares program as part of their 50th anniversary celebration.  Each quarter a charity or nonprofit organization is nominated to receive the $500 donation on Valairco’s website. This quarter, Knit Crochet With Love, a non ...

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