Giving Back

August 10, 2018

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Jayden Perez, 9, who last year organized a toy drive that garnered over 1,100 toys and $10,000 for those affected by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, is working to continue his charitable endeavors. He has been selected to serve on the 2018 kids board of directors for Kid Box, ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Giselle Mongiello and her husband Joe were terrified when Mongiello went into labor with their twin girls 12 weeks early in July 2015. After a scary and nerve-wracking 78 days in the Hackensack University Medical Center NICU, twin girls Mia and Mikayla, now 3, survived and are ...

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VERONA, NJ - Did you know that many Verona families will struggle to provide school supplies for their children this Fall? The Junior Woman’s Club of Verona is determined to ease this burden through its “Packs with Purpose” fundraiser and school supply collection. Last Fall, due to the ...

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Get to know the Junior Woman’s Club of Verona at our New Member Social, taking place at a Member’s House in Verona on Thursday, August 30that 8pm. Celebrate the last week of summer vacation with the Juniors and enjoy cocktails, appetizers, and desserts while we introduce our wonderful club to new ...

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VERONA, NJ - A Verona resident is taking on a tough challenge and biking almost 200 miles to raise money for a good cause. Rich Watts, 31, of Verona, is excited to be participating in the Pan-Mass Challenge August 4 and August 5 in Massachusetts to help raise money for the Dana-Farber Cancer ...

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VERONA, NJ - The Team Zoey Golf Outing is Sept. 24 at the Preakness Hills Country Club.  Golfers can register online as a single golfer or a group by clicking here -- raffle tickets can also be purchased online or people can make donations.  Zoey Penny of Verona was diagnosed with progeria as an ...

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VERONA, NJ - Verona’s highly successful sports and instrument swap returns this month, and is expanding to baby gear. The swap meet benefits the Verona Children’s Fund. To participate, donate your outgrown or gently used sports equipment, athletic uniforms, musical instruments and baby gear to ...

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The Cedar Grove Historical Society is happy to announce that Nick Marzullo of Cedar Grove’s Boy Scout Troop 65 has completed his Eagle Scout project, renovation of the Society’s apiary.  Over the past two months Nick and members of his troop built and installed six ten-foot platforms as well as ...

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Pictured is the Cedar Grove Elks' newly installed member Christina Corbosiero (Center) with fellow member and District Deputy Sue Dupas and Exalted Ruler Mike Corbosiero (her father). Mike happily mentioned that Christina has been involved with me and the Elks her whole life, now she's a member. 

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CEDAR GROVE SWIM A THON 2018 The Cedar Grove Swim Team will be holding its annual Swim-A-Thon on Monday, July 9th from 8-10pm. This year the team will be swimming for Alison Walton and her family. Participation in the Swim-A-Thon is for members of the Cedar Grove Panthers swim team only and will ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - Verona High School senior Cianna Winkler was recognized for her commitment and dedication to improving life for others.  Winker was presented with Nancy and Robert Eskow NCJW/Essex Volunteer Award, which is give to select high school seniors from Essex County.   Winkler is an ...

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VERONA, NJ – Hundreds of runners and walkers descended on Verona Park for thirteenth annual Valerie Fund Walk & JAG Physical Therapy 5K Run.  Teams from all over Essex County and beyond came together to support the good works of The Valerie Fund and to recognize children with cancer and blood ...

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LONG BRANCH, NJ - NJ Sharing Network's Annual 5K Celebration of Life occurred on May 20 in Long Branch. The 5K Celebration of Life brings together thousands of walkers, runners and volunteers to honor those who gave the gift of organ or tissue, pay tribute to those who have a received a ...

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VERONA, NJ - The Verona Lions Club has once again mailed its White Cane appeal to Verona residents.  This appeal is to seek assistance in helping us continue our service to the needs of our township and support other local organizations. The Verona Lions Club is totally dedicated to servicing ...

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VERONA, NJ - This month members of the Verona Lions traveled to Camp Marcella with Boys Scouts from Troop 5032 to clean the buildings, repair benches, doors and floors at the camp to make it safe for upcoming visually impaired children attending the camp.   Camp Marcella is New Jersey’s premier ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - William Clyde Schneider, a retired police chief from Cedar Grove was recognized with an Essex County Legends Award at the Annual Essex County Older Americans Heritage Month Celebration on May 9. Held at the Robert O'Toole Community Center in Cedar Grove, the even was hosted by ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Despite the cloudy morning, Jersey City's Liberty State Park was blooming in pink as hundreds of survivors, friends, families, and sponsors attended Susan G. Komen of North Jersey's Race for the Cure.  The explosion of color represented the hope and determination to celebrate ...

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VERONA, NJ - The Junior Woman’s Club of Verona proudly announces its $5,000 donation to the Verona Foundation for Educational Excellence (VFEE.)  Erika Grothues, President of the Verona Juniors presented the donation at the VFEE Annual Soiree on April 20, 2018. VFEE is a non-profit organization ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — In support of the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Go Red for Women campaign, a lifesaving movement that raises funding for cutting-edge research focused on cardiovascular health and celebrates women’s ability to inspire others to fight heart disease and stroke, hundreds of ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ — After months of anticipation, young gymnasts from Tumble Techs Gymnastics Academy of Fairfield had the opportunity to meet, "strike a pose," Snapchat and more with New Jersey native and Olympic Gold Medalist Laurie Hernandez to help raise money and awareness for Progeria, a rare and ...

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VERONA, NJ - The Verona Lions Club is seeking applications from students who are Verona residents who actively participated in valuable services to the community. The Lions may present up to three cash awards of $1,500 to graduating High School seniors who best exhibit service to their school, ...

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VERONA/CEDAR GROVE, NJ - TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove invites local civic, non-profit, and school groups to list their upcoming events on the TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove Community Calendar. You can submit content through our website by clicking on fhe "Submit Content" button located in the upper right ...

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VERONA, NJ - Thanks to the support of the community over the past year, the Junior Woman’s Club of Verona will again be able to award three scholarships to deserving high school seniors. Each scholarship is worth $1,000.  The three scholarships are:   • The John T. Riesenman Scholarship- ...

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CEDAR GROVE,NJ - Cedar Grove High School is the place to be on Thursday night as the CGHS sport management class hosts the 2nd  Annual Orange Invitational Volleyball Tournament with all proceeds going to Verona's Team Zoey. In its second year, the college credit Sport Management class through ...

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VERONA, NJ - On Friday, March 23 from 5:30-7 pm, Holy Spirit Verona will host a Fish (or Chicken) and Chips Dinner (prepared by Argyle Restaurant of Kearny) with the proceeds to benefit the Holy Spirit Verona Food Pantry.  For reservations email office@holyspiritverona.org or call (973) ...

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VERONA/CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove team invites local civic, non-profit, and school groups to list their upcoming events on the TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove Community Calendar. You can submit content through our website by clicking on fhe "Submit Content" button located in the ...

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VERONA, NJ - The 1st Annual Verona Charity Cornhole Tournament was held on Saturday in Verona, raising more than $10,000 on behalf of TeamZoey, a foundation that raises money for progeria research and is named after Verona second-grader Zoey Penny.  Please enjoy this photo gallery of what we hope ...

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VERONA, NJ - It began as a conversation at the gym and escalated to a charitable tournament that sold out in under two hours.  One of the organizers, Shawn Luftglass describes the event as a "true team effort" from both the residents and the business community, noting that he was amazed at the ...

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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Fifteen volunteers joined a community of advocates dedicated to speaking up on behalf of Essex County's foster children with CASA for Children of Essex County. The latest class of advocates gathered at the Wilentz Court Complex in Newark on Tuesday, February 13 as they as they ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Eight-year-old Jayden Perez has completed a mission helping those affected by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico by personally delivering over 1,100 toys to children there. After their initial flight had been canceled due to snow, Jayden, his mother Ana Rosado and father Javier ...

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