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With Fundraiser, Westfield Community Rallies Around Mom, 46, Taken By Cancer

October 17, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ – With four children and a husband who coaches youth athletics, Jeannie Dillon cheered on local youth sports teams religiously on weekend mornings, her older sister said.

As can happen in youth sports, parents would sometimes become overly engaged, but Dillon had a way to quell the crowd, the sister, Anne Dillon, said on Tuesday.

“In the middle of some of ...

Piscataway Library Blood Drive Draws 34 Pints for Cancer Patients

PISCATAWAY, NJ – The Piscataway Library’s Kennedy branch was open for blood donations on Monday, where technicians from the New York Blood Services collected 34 pints of blood from community supporters.

“Blood donations support breast cancer warriors and survivors,” said account manager, Lynne Ross. “Cancer patients are the number one users of ...

Middlesex County Police Host Charity Softball Tourney

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Middlesex County police will host a benefit softball tournament Saturday, Oct. 13 at William Warren Park in Woodbridge.

Entry fee is $600 per team with funds being raised for the Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital.

The first game will start at 8 a.m., even before the 9 a.m. opening ceremony, to get all the games ...

Piscataway’s Malcolm Jenkins Awarded Key to the City of Camden for Philanthropic Work

CAMDEN, NJ— The Philadelphia Eagles fight song “Fly Eagles Fly” rang throughout the Camden City Council’s chambers on Monday afternoon.

Those wishing the Eagles along the “road to victory” were gathered at Camden’s City Hall to watch as Mayor Frank Moran honored the philanthropic work of Philadelphia Eagles Safety Malcolm Jenkins by awarding him with a ...

Family First Funding to Host 'Golf For A Cause' Event for Make a Wish Foundation: Sponsorships Still Available!

MONMOUTH, NJ - Bella Vista Country Club Marlboro, NJ MONDAY OCTOBER 1, 2018 10:30 am

This year, Family First Funding LLC is honored to host a day and night on the golf course to raise money for Make-A-Wish® New Jersey. Wishes are more than just a nice thing... A wish experience can be a game-changer for a child with a critical illness. ​ Each day, Make-A-Wish® New Jersey ...

Australian Toddler Needs Helping Hand on Journey to Boston Hospital

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Tilly Mahon is flying from Melbourne, Australia to the United States in less than a month to meet her grandfather, Colin Driver, a long awaited event filled with anticipation but fraught with anxiety and angst.

Two-year-old Matilda, aka Tilly, her mom, Jane, father, Matthew and 5-year-old brother James are flying 10,318 miles from "Down Under" because Tilly needs ...


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Statewide Conference will Convene over 550 Leaders from Non-Profits, Business and Philanthropy

October 16, 2018

The Center for Non-Profits, New Jersey’s umbrella organization for the charitable community will convene over 550 attendees for the largest annual gathering of non-profit leaders and allies, at its 2018 New Jersey Non-Profit Conference, Raising the Voices of Our Communities, Wednesday, December 5 at The Palace at Somerset Park, Somerset, New Jersey.

This ...