Giving Back

June 23, 2020

PARAMUS, N.J. — SUEZ Water Technologies and Solutions and SUEZ North America will donate $1.75 million to charities on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic including food pantries, health care facilities, United Way, and other Covid-19 emergency response organizations. SUEZ provides water ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. -- The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 164, a labor union based in Paramus, donated $50,000 in personal protective equipment to 17 area hospitals to help them prepare for an inevitable second wave of Covid-19. The donations consisted of KN95 masks, ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. — Super Bowl Champion and former New York Giants defensive lineman Leonard Allen Marshall, Jr. has been tapped an honorary member of the CarePlus Foundation Board of Trustees.  For the past 22 years, The CarePlus Foundation has worked to support programs and services that help ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. — On International Nurses Day, which was May 12, HealthyLine -- a Manhattan-based provider of far infrared heat therapy mats made with natural hot stones -- donated hundreds of personal protective equipment (PPE) to the nurses, doctors and other hospital staff at Bergen New Bridge ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. — Planned Companies, a national real estate services provider headquartered in Parsippany, has donated Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-approved face masks to New Jersey Veterans Home at Paramus to support the staff during the COVID-19 crisis. Both the Paramus nursing ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. — An anonymous donor launched a “Push Up for CarePlus” Challenge through April, calling on members of the community to submit videos of themselves dropping down and giving them 50 (or however many they are able to!) to benefit The Care Plus Foundation in Paramus.  For each ...

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HACKENSACK N.J. — The Bergen County Sheriff's Office will offer a free, 10-week program to become a volunteer for the Bergen County Animal Response Team beginning Thursday, March 12 at 7 p.m. The team comprises certified volunteers who respond, rescue, and shelter animals in emergency situations ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. — In a world where work ethic is valued, so much that people are choosing to retire later on in their lives, many can attest that a large part of their identity comprises what they do for a living. So when Passaic’s Maria Moya, who emigrated to the United States from the ...

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PARAMUS, NJ — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, “Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?” On Martin Luther King Day — the week following what would have been the lauded civil rights activist’s 63rd birthday — more than 700 middle school students ...

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PARAMUS, NJ — Greater Alliance Hopes and Dreams Foundation partnered with the Paramus Police Department for their Toys for Tots collection. Employees of Greater Alliance Federal Credit Union donated toys while the foundation donated $300 to purchase more. Based in Bergen County, Greater Alliance ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. — In recognition of Giving Tuesday, the student government association at Bergen Community College held a soup drive during the week of December 3. Held the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, Giving Tuesday is a movement that creates an international day of charitable giving at the ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. -- A 10-year-old Paramus girl living with a life-threatening respiratory system disease who finds enjoyment in the carefree activity of being cradled in a swing was granted a wish from Make-A-Wish New Jersey for one right in her backyard.  The New Jersey chapter of the popular ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. – A World War II veteran who took to social media earlier this month asking to be mailed 102 cards for his 102nd birthday got just that and much more than anyone could ask for on their special day. Since announcing his humble request, Michael Diederich received well over 1,000 ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. — More than 20 veterans residing at Brightview Senior Living received special treatment on Veterans Day from students at Memorial Elementary School. The youngsters, who were in attendance with their educators and Mayor Richard LaBarbiera, took turns reciting a poem and sang a slew of ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- CBH Care has recently received a 3-year accreditation from Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (or CARF international), an industry-leading accreditor. From July 29 to July 31, 2019, CARF conducted an on-site survey of CBH, and determined that CBH met the ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- Thursday afternoon, the mental and behavioral non-profit health provider CBH Care was visited by special guest, Assistant Commissioner of the NJ Department of Children and Families, Mollie Greene, for an afternoon of presentations around the services and supports available to New ...

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TEANECK, NJ -- On Wednesday, September 11, 2019 “We the People,” a non-profit organization begun by Bergen County Freeholder Tracy Silna Zur, hosted an interfaith day of service at Yeshivat He’Atid in Teaneck, bringing together over 60 students from three different parochial schools: Yeshivat ...

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HACKENSACK- The John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center will host its 11th annual Celebrating Life and Liberty at MetLife Stadium on Fri., Sept. 13 at 4:30 p.m. The event celebrates survivorship and generates inspiration and support to those ...

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PARAMUS – The Care Plus Foundation, Inc. a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that supports the innovative and life-changing programs and services of Care Plus NJ, Inc. will be holding its eighth annual “Golfers Give Back” charitable Golf Outing on Mon., Sept. 16 at White Beeches Country Club in ...

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BERGEN COUNTY- The Simon Wiesenthal Center recently honored Bergen County Clerk, John S. Hogan with its “Heroes for Tolerance” award at a pre-game ceremony at the Yankee Stadium.  In presenting the award to Hogan, Michael D. Cohen, Eastern Director of the Wiesenthal Center and Englewood Council ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- CBH Care, a leading mental and behavioral healthcare non-profit that operates three facilities in Bergen County, treated their staff at all three locations to fresh ice cream from a Mr. Softee truck. The ice cream vendor visited Hackensack and Lyndhurst facilities on Tuesday and ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. – On Tuesday evening, Sheriff Anthony Cureton and officers from the Bergen County Sheriff's Office participated in National Night Out festivities across the county with a presence in 17 different municipalities. The Bergen County Sheriff Office's community outreach unit offered ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - Nearly three dozen residents from around northern New Jersey were recognized Monday morning for their contributions to the community. During the fourth annual Hometown Hero awards, which were held at Felician University in Lodi, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer honored a group that ...

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PARAMUS, NJ -  Several hand-painted, donated pianos will be popping up this week in public parks around Paramus, as part of a new initiative between the borough, school district, recreation department and shade tree commission.  Through September, Paramus’  “Pianos in the Parks” program puts ...

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