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Giving Back

December 3, 2021

PATERSON, NJ – Dozens of Paterson pet owners gathered before dawn at John DeCando Park on Friday. The event, held in partnership with St Hubert's Animal Welfare Center, included 63 cats being taken to Middletown, NY, where a low-cost spay and neuter clinic called T.A.R.A. is located. “It costs a ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Members of Paterson FMBA Local 2, the union that represents Paterson firefighters, and the Bronze Heat, the organization that count's the city's Black professional firefighters as its members, joined Mayor Andre Sayegh and the Boys and Girls Club of Paterson to celebrate the highly ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Members of IBEW 827, the local union whose members work for Verizon installing and repairing phone, internet and data services (FIOS) in Bergen, Passaic and Hudson counties, donated and delivered over 18,000 pounds of food to the Father English Food Pantry earlier this week. "The ...

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PATERSON, NJ – U.S. Senator Bob Menendez and Paterson Mayor Andre Sayegh were among the elected officials to join Eva’s Village CEO Howard Haughton and other volunteers for the local non-profit's annual Thanksgiving meal service. “Thanksgiving is not just about giving thanks it’s about giving ...

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CLIFTON, NJ - As communities across New Jersey struggle with increased food insecurity brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, City Green, an urban farming and gardening organization based in Clifton, has donated over 6,800 pounds of fresh produce to community organizations across Northern New Jersey ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Oasis, a Haven for Women and Children, has opened a thrift store in its expanded community center on Mill Street. The Nest is located in a 750 square foot space on the first floor of the new two-story addition to the Oasis building. Shoppers can find gently used women’s and ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Mayor Andre Sayegh, Congressman Bill Pascrell Jr., and the Paterson Fire Department distributed free turkeys to veterans and families who live in the City of Paterson on Thursday. Over 150 turkeys were given out thanks to generous donations from ShopRite and Super ...

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PATERSON, NJ – The Military Assistance Pantry serves strictly veterans and their families that need a little bit of food on their tables. Debbie Flowers, a volunteer in the pantry, got the idea from John Walters, a veteran, and finally opened its doors in 2018 at the Gordon Canfield Center. “We ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Hundreds of Paterson residents gathered at the Community Charter School of Paterson to play games, eat food and win prizes Saturday as The New Jersey Community Development Corporation (NJCDC) held their seventh annual Great Falls Promise Neighborhood Block Party. Those in ...

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PATERSON, NJ - The New Jersey Community Development Corporation (NJCDC) continued its efforts to keep families in the Great Falls Promise Neighborhood fed with the distribution of 500 boxes of food on Saturday.  Launched in February, the effort, made possible by Community Development Block Grant ...

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PARAMUS, NJ — It was a somber occasion that brought county officials and frontline workers together to remember the 20th anniversary of the 9-11 terrorist attack. As speakers noted the attack changed America forever, they opined for September 12, 2001, when Americans forgot their differences and ...

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PATERSON, NJ - As Americans came together in communities all across the nation to honor the nearly 3,000 innocent victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, approximately 150 volunteers joined together under the NJCDC banner to turn a day of mourning into a day of service. “Twenty ...

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WAYNE, NJ — One of the largest music and food truck festivals to benefit homeless veterans is coming to Dave Waks Memorial Park on Barbour Pond Road this Sunday, September 12. The festival is happening from Noon to 7:00 p.m. and includes six “top bands” and a dozen gourmet food trucks, as well as ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Since last week, nearly 9,500 Afghan refugees have arrived safely at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. Now in need of essential items to begin resettling in the United States, regional outreach organizations are stepping up to lend a hand.  United Way of Passaic County, United Way ...

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