Giving Back

May 12, 2020

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — For nurses on the front lines fighting COVID-19, nights spent in hospitals away from their friends and family have become the norm. But at one hotel in Springfield, those nurses are the beneficiary of a project designed to provided them some comforts to make their home away ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — A donation from the Springfield Rotary Club, made yesterday, should help keep the first aid squad supplied as the deal with potential cases of COVID-19 in the field. Yesterday afternoon, several members from the rotary club donated over 5300 latex and nitrile gloves, along with ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — For Springfield Resident Samantha Kestin, a chance connection through social media has turned into a project to help medical workers on the front lines battling COVID-19. Kestin spoke with TAPinto Springfield, and talked about her efforts to provide for medical workers have ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — In a time of year marked by good will charitable deeds, Springfield's came together on Thursday night to do one such deed. Rise Against Hunger, a charity that uses volunteer help to pack and ship meals overseas to those less fortunate came back for what has become an annual ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — In the spirit of Thanksgiving, members of the Springfield Rotary Club were on hand earlier this week to help make the holiday more special for those less fortunate. The annual donation program was run in conjunction with Springfield H.O.P.E., a local charity that works to ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — John McElroy, Saint James Class of 2016, always wanted to give back to his alma mater. When it came time for John to plan and develop his Eagle Scout Service Project, the senior at Union Catholic and member of Boy Scout Troop 73 in Springfield, had an idea to build an outdoor ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - For the third straight year, the festivities at the Springfield Fall Street Fair and Carnival kicked off with a charitable endeavor that brought runners together for a great cause. The proceeds from the race, now in its third year, were split evenly between Temple Sha'arey ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Sunday afternoon, several young Springfield residents took it upon themselves to do something charitable and spread a little joy as well. Adalynn Giudice was joined by her brother Jack and sister Lilah, as well as fellow Brook Street kids Robin and Meysam Jansen in setting up a ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - In the second of two monthly meetings, the Springfield Seniors Club was treated to a full buffet luncheon yesterday afternoon at the Chisholm Community Center. The senior club meets bi-monthly in the Chisholm building. the first meeting each month is to take care of ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Not even the sweltering summer heatwave could deter the crowd. On Sunday afternoon, participants came out to pie members of the Springfield Pool staff, and all for a great cause. The event, called pie for a cause celebrated its fifth year in 2019. People looking to shove ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - After starting almost a month ago, in early June, Nate Kolmodin is nearing completion on his Eagle Scout project. Kolmodin, a Mountainside resident, is a member of Sha'arey Shalom, and a Boy Scout in Troop 368, based in Berkely Heights. Over the past few weeks, Kolmodin ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - At Tuesday's meeting of the Springfield Rotary Club, the group provided scholarship money to winners of the awards. 2019 Jonathan Dayton High School Graduates Sophia Ritter and Destini Stewart were on hand to receive their checks from the club. A third unnamed student was not ...

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SPRINGFIELD NJ - For his Bar Mitzvah project, Nate Goldman is looking to give donated athletic equipment a new life. The Springfield resident and middle school student is approaching his Bar Mitzvah, a Jewish ceremony traditionally performed around the age of 13, signifying the participant is ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Tuesday morning, pre-school students at Sha'arey Shalom got a first-hand look at what it takes to raise money for causes they are passionate about. For pre-school director Mindy Rossman, the idea to run the event came as a natural extension of the curriculum. "Every year, we ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Sunday afternoon, Nate Kolmodin was hard at work. Kolmodin and his friends were set up in the front of Temple Sha'arey Shalom, working on his Eagle Scout project. "We're working on the entrance part where the sign is," Kolmodin said. "So we're just cleaning up the plants and ...

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