SUMMIT, NJ - Summit's Other Fellow First Foundation, the small but mighty group headquartered in the Summit Diner dedicated to helping families from the Hilltop City and throughout New Jersey that are in distress, is launching a special appeal to ensure that myriad Summit families who are really struggling will be able to have a proper Christmas.
In existence for over 19 years, the Other Fellow First Foundation -- thanks to the extremely generous Summit community -- has raised and given away more than $6,000,000 to the community, assisting:
- Numerous Summit families who have lost their homes to fires.
- Numerous Summit individuals who have found themselves in financial binds through no fault of their own.
- Families with not enough food.
- Families with no means to provide Christmas for their children.
Additionally, the Foundation has raised money for numerous Summit charities, including the Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad, the Summit Area YMCA, Family Promise and the Red Cross, just to name a few.
The Foundation's holiday message to the community is simple.
"We realize there are many demands on your philanthropic dollars at this time of year. Any help you would be willing to share with us would be most appreciated."