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Montclair Group Prepares to Serve Nearly a Thousand Meals on Thanksgiving

November 20, 2017

MONTCLAIR, NJ - For the past 22 years, local Montclair residents have prepared and served nearly 5000 meals on Thanksgiving to Montclair-area seniors. 

Spearheaded by Greg Whitaker and Wally Choice, Jr. of Montclair, the two began serving meals each year after returning from the Million Man March on Washington, D.C. back in 1995. 

On Friday ...

Have a Turkey? Give a Turkey to Nutley Family Service Bureau, to help a Nutley Family in Need

NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley residents have been earning credits at the Nutley Park ShopRite for a free frozen turkey for much of the last month. Members of the community are being asked to donate those turkeys to Nutley Family Service Bureau to help Nutley families in need.

Although primarily a mental health organization, NFSB also provides social services like supplemental ...

Bederson LLP Serves as Drop Off for Nutley Family Service Bureau Food Drive

FAIRFIELD, NJ — Bederson LLP Accountants and Advisors’ West Orange and Fairfield offices were recently designated as official drop-off locations for the Essex County Bar Foundation (ECBF) Family Law Committee’s food drive, benefiting the Nutley Family Service Bureau (NFSB) Food Pantry.

Firms and companies throughout Essex County participated in the drive, which ran ...

Nutley Family Service Bureau starts Thanksgiving distribution preparations

NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley Family Service Bureau volunteers are getting ready for the annual distribution of Thanksgiving meals.

This year, nearly 100 Nutley families are expected to receive nutritional assistance from NFSB for Thanksgiving.. Clients of the food pantry include veterans, the elderly, citizens with chronic illness, and the disabled.

Although primarily a mental health ...

Union Family Meets Recipient of Son's Donated Heart

UNION, NJ – Joey Burlew was just 28-years old when he died suddenly in March 2016.  Jeffrey Blomkvist was diagnosed with a congenital heart defect at 40-years old and placed on a donor list in 2014.

On March 7, 2016, Blomkvist received Burlew’s heart during a transplant procedure at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. 

This Sunday, in an emotional meeting, ...

Nutley High Junior raises $2000, on his way toward $2500 goal with "Kisses for Cancer"

NUTLEY, NJ -- Nutley High School junior Charlie Williamson just passed the $2,000 mark and is on his way toward his goal of raising $2,500 before Thanksgiving with his “Kisses for Cancer” campaign.

Created in an NHS marketing class, the fundraiser encourages people to post a photo or video on social media being kissed by a loved one with the hashtag #kissesforcancer.

Family of RU student, suicide victim, starting ​fund for financial hardships

EDITOR’S NOTE: All photos ​are courtesy of the Selfo family.

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The family of a Rutgers student who took her own life ​in ​early November have set up a GoFundMe ​campaign ​to help weather the financial burdens ​that have followed her death.

Rutgers ​pharmacy major Irisa Selfo, age 20 of Fair Lawn, passed away on November 6. She left behind her ...

Hundreds gathered at Nanina’s for the Eighth Annual John V. Kelly Memorial Foundation Dinner

BELLEVILLE, NJ -The John V. Kelly Foundation honored  Humanitarians of the year Dr. Bonita Stanton, M.D., Dean, Seton Hall School of Medicine, Seton Hall University; David Infusino, Owner, Nutley Park Shoprite and Vincent Locurcio, Owner, Nutley Park Shoprite at the annual foundation dinner at Nanina's in the Park Wednesday night. 

Attendees were welcomed to the dinner ...

Trinity Academy to Host Seventh Annual 5K Reindeer Run

CALDWELL, NJ – Trinity Academy of Caldwell is inviting the public to “come for the run and stay for holiday fun” at its seventh annual 5K Reindeer Run/Walk on Saturday, Dec. 2, beginning at 9:30 a.m. 

The USATF-NJ New Balance 500 Point Grand Prix 5K Race will offer $250 cash prize awards for first place overall female and male winners, as well as prizes ...

Nutley High School Student Raises More Than $1,800 With “Kisses for Cancer"

NUTLEY, NJ -- Nutley High School junior Charlie Williamson has already raised more than $1,800 with his “Kisses for Cancer” campaign.

Created in an NHS marketing class, the fundraiser encourages people to post a photo or video on social media being kissed by a loved one with the hashtag #kissesforcancer. Participants are also encouraged to donate to the cause and challenge at least ...

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Mon, November 20, 9:00 AM

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Donate your ShopRite Frozen Turkey to the NFSB ...

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Tue, November 21, 9:00 AM

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Annual Turkey Drive To Help Provide For New Jersey's Hungry

November 16, 2017

HILLSIDE, NJ – Close to 300,000 New Jersey children face hunger every day. Many of their families don’t have the means to enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving dinner – turkey, stuffing and all. To ensure food-insecure people across the state have what they need to share a holiday meal, the Community FoodBank of New Jersey has been purchasing thousands of turkeys and will gather even ...