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Summit's Vicky Demuth Among Six 'Exemplary' Women Honored with Scouts' 'Tribute to Women' Award

December 14, 2018

CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ - Vicky Demuth of Summit was one of six local women honored by the Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council, at its 18th Annual 'Tribute to Women' awards luncheon. Demuth was joined by fellow honorees Susan Head (Florham Park), Linda S. Habgood (Westfield; mother and son accepting award), Alexandra Picozzi (New Vernon), Nancy ...

JLS Thrift Shop Holiday Boutique, #GivingTuesday Yield Record Record Sales and Donations

SUMMIT, NJ - Sales from the Junior League of Summit Thrift Shop's annual Holiday Boutique topped all previous marks, bringing in more than $41,000, funds which will be reinvested back into the community through the Junior League of Summit’s (JLS) scholarships and grants programs.

“The JLS had record breaking Holiday Boutique sales this year, and it ...

Three-peat: Summit's Connection Exceeds #GivingTuesday Fundraising Goal for Third Straight Year

SUMMIT, NJ - Raising funds that will have a direct benefit to individuals through youth scholarships for the AfterSchool program, dance, gymnastic teams, supporting of special needs aquatics classes and the English as a Second Language program, the Connection raised more than $12,000 on 'Giving Tuesday' (#GivingTuesday).

By surpassing their goal for the ...

Calling All Nonprofits: Summit Library Accepting Sign-Ups for Next March's Second-Ever 'Volunteer Fair'

SUMMIT, NJ - Local nonprofits are invited to register now to Participate in the second-ever 'Volunteer Fair' at the Summit Free Public Library, an event that will be held March 9, 2019.

Last year's inaugural event was a supercharged success for nonprofits looking to recruit volunteers and for volunteers looking for opportunities to give back ...

No Tux, No Dress, No Shoes, No Problem: Overlook Auxiliary's 'Phantom Ball' Channels Spirit of Philanthropy Dec. 1

SUMMIT, NJ - Inboxes and mailboxes are filled with invitations to myriad fundraisers -- especially during the holiday season. The Overlook Auxiliary, a volunteer nonprofit whose mission is to cultivate a compassionate and comforting environment throughout the entire medical center community via active volunteering and imaginative fundraising, is taking a creative approach to ...

Compassion Takes Flight as Summit's Frozen Turkey Drive Has Big Day

SUMMIT, NJ - On a day that a late score cemented the state championship for the town's high school football team, another drive in the Hilltop City also scored big.

The annual Summit Frozen Turkey Drive, founded and administered by the Other Fellow First Foundation, collected three tons of turkey, one and a-half tons of groceries and $4,000 in cash, bringing the event's ...

SAGE Participates in 'Share The Love' Program for 11th Straight Year

SUMMIT, NJ - For the eleventh year running, SAGE Eldercare's Meals on Wheels program is participating in the Subaru 'Share the Love Event'.

Beginning today through January 2, 2019, Subaru will donate $250 for every new Subaru vehicle purchased or leased to the customer's choice of participating charities. Meals on Wheels is one of four national ...

'Thought Leader' Dr. Robert Marbut Jr. Joins Family Promise National Trustee Board

SUMMIT, NJ - Dr. Robert Marbut Jr., a pioneer in the field of homelessness and homeless transformation, has joined the Family Promise National Board of Trustees. Marbut is the embodiment of Family Promises' assertion that family homelessness is a bipartisan issue, having both served as a White House Fellow to George H.W. Bush, and also as chief of staff ...

Gobbling Up Goodness, Summit's Thanksgiving 'Frozen Turkey Drive' Set for Nov. 18

SUMMIT, NJ - For a decade, Hilltop City residents have displayed the collective heart and compassion that makes Summit unique and special by doing something special for those who are less fortunate.

Begun in 2008 by the Other Fellow First Foundation, the Summit 'Frozen Turkey Drive' collects donations of frozen turkey, non-perishable groceries, supermarket gift cards and ...

GRACE. Community FoodBank and SAPF Partner to Combat Food Insecurity During Upcoming Summit School Break

SUMMIT, NJ - Grants from the Community Food Bank of New Jersey and the Summit Area Public Foundation have enabled Summit nonprofit Giving and Receiving Assistance for Our Community's Essentials (GRACE) to deliver more than 1,500 pounds of shelf stable food from the food bank to Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School, food which will be distributed to families who ...


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Our House, Inc. Opens Fifth Group Home in Basking Ridge

December 14, 2018

 At a gathering filled with neighbors, local representatives including Bernards Township Mayor John Carpenter, Bernards Committeewoman Carol Bianchi, parents, community members and staff members, Our House, Inc. celebrated the opening of new community-supported housing with a ribbon-cutting in Basking Ridge on Thursday, December 6, 2018.

Our House, Inc., the New Providence-based nonprofit ...