Close to Home: SAPF Grant Enables New Family Promise Program Designed to Help Families Move Forward

January 21, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - Hilltop City-based national nonprofit Family Promise's Union County program (FPUC) has received a $30,000 grant from the Summit Area Public Foundation (SAPF) which will support a new program aimed at sustainable prevention and rehousing.

The SAPF is a community foundation focused on identifying local needs and offering donors opportunities to make a difference ...

Student/Partner Alliance Celebrates the New Year with Students, Partners and Mentors

BAYONNE, NJ - More than 200 people, including students from seven Student / Partner Alliance (S/PA) schools -- in many cases accompanied by their parents and siblings -- spent special time with their S/PA mentors from Summit and surrounding areas as the Summit-based nonprofit held its annual Holiday Party at Marist High School in ...

Time to 'Flaunt It': Summit-Based Nonprofit Hosts Event to Celebrate Its Mission Jan. 20

SUMMIT, NJ - Non-profit 'Don’t Hide it, Flaunt It!' (DHIFI) will host a private event to showcase and celebrate the 501(c)(3) organization's mission to advance acceptance, understanding, tolerance and mutual respect for a person's blatant or invisible difference.

Founded by its president, Summit resident Meg Zucker, 'Don't Hide It, Flaunt It', ...

Summit Celebrates Mission, Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with Day of 'Justice, Equality and Service to Others'

SUMMIT, NJ - For two decades, the Summit community has made Martin Luther King Jr. Day -- a federal holiday since 1986 -- a 'Day ON and not a Day OFF' through numerous opportunities to participate in activities created and enacted to demonstrate the "interconnectivity of justice, equality and service to others."

Beginning at 7 a.m.

Summit Community Forms Effort to Help Victims of New Year's Eve Apartment Fire

Where the eyes, the eyes with the will to see
Where the hearts, that run over with mercy
We take care of our own
We take care of our own

"We Take Care of Our Own" - Bruce Springsteen

SUMMIT, NJ - New Year's Eve is supposed to be time of reflection and celebration, looking back at the year that was and ahead to the subsequent twelve months -- the next stage of ...

Summit's Fortnightly Club Gathers, Hosts Holiday Luncheon Supporting Charitable Initiatives

SUMMIT, NJ - The Fortnightly Club of Summit annual Holiday Luncheon at historic Twin Maples brought 60 attendees, who mingled, shopped, and dined as The Continuo Arts Foundation's "Senior Sings" choral group entertained with a medley of holiday songs in the estate's neoclassical ballroom. The event serves as a fundraiser benefiting the Club's ...

FirstEnergy Foundation Surprises 12 NJ Non-Profits with $1,000 'Gifts of the Season' Donations

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The FirstEnergy Foundation has presented surprise 'Gifts of the Season' donations of $1,000 each to 12 area non-profit agencies working to make lives better in communities across its Jersey Central Power & Light service areas.

“We’re pleased to provide this surprise support to so many agencies throughout New Jersey, particularly during the holidays, ...

Summit's Amanda Parrish Block, Christine Hayward Honored as Boys Scouts Salute Leading Area Women

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Hilltop City residents Amanda Parrish Block and Christine Hayward were among a group of six local women recently honored as The Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council held their 17th Annual 'Tribute to Women' Awards Luncheon.

Block and Hayward were joined by Jennifer Colamedici of Clark, Jeanne Kingsley of Berkeley Heights, Katie ...

Area's Drive for Autism Foundation Distributes Grants Totaling $40,000; Funds Benefit Educational/Social Services Organizations

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The Drive for Autism Foundation, a 501(3)(c) tax-exempt public charity that was created in the Spring of 2002 for the sole purpose of raising and distributing funds for educational facilities specializing in individuals with autism, has distributed $40,000 in the form of eight grants to school-based programs providing education and training to ...

Vineyard Vines Shopping Event Supports Summit's Fortnightly Club Dec. 17

SUMMIT, NJ - Vineyard Vines at The Mall at Short Hills will host a special shopping event benefiting The Fortnightly Club of Summit (FNS) on December 17, from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. 

During the event, all customers will receive 10% off their purchases and Vineyard Vines will donate 10% back to The FNS.

The Fortnightly Club of Summit is a women’s organization ...

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