Giving Back

January 8, 2019

PATERSON, NJ — Representatives from Bederson LLP New Jersey Certified Public Accountants are supporting the mission of Eva's Village, a Paterson-based nonprofit that helps thousands of men, women and children each year by addressing basic needs of food and shelter as well as complex issues around ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ — Since October, the Fairfield Police Department has participated and/or supported several charitable causes, including a golf outing benefitting the “Cheer Me Up Foundation,” No Shave November benefitting the Pancreatic Action Network, toy and food drives and more. “I am extremely ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Any community members looking for a non-threatening but informative environment in which to improve their English-speaking skills are invited to participate in the West Essex YMCA’s expanding English as a Second Language (ESL) class, offered twice a week for free at the Livingston ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Patients and staff at the RWJBarnabas Health family of hospitals, including Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) in Livingston, were treated to a holiday-season visit by members of the New Jersey Devils National Hockey League (NHL) team. As RWJBarnabas Health is the official ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — More than 80 local business people attended the annual North Essex Chamber of Commerce (NECC) Holiday Celebration on Dec. 5 at The Manor in West Orange, where nearly a dozen vendors sold various clothing and craft items as well as holiday treats while the proceeds from a 50/50 ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ ­— The Caldwell and Fairfield communities are hoping to help their neighbors and “furry companions” during the holidays by hosting a food drive at the All Creatures Great and Small animal hospital in Fairfield. In partnership with the Caldwell Food Pantry, the animal hospital is ...

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CALDWELL, NJ - Ann Marchioni, chair of the Caldwell Environmental Commission (CEC), presented Sustainable Awards several groups and individuals during Tuesday’s borough council meeting. The CEC recently became the recipient of the coveted Blue Ribbon Award, presented by the Pennsylvania ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ — Proving that the holiday season can be both about giving and giving back, the global #GivingTuesday initiative provides a day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. In recognition of #GivingTuesday, the Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey chapter ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Members of the North Essex-area business community will join together to celebrate the holiday season on Dec. 5 at the North Essex Chamber of Commerce’s (NECC) annual Holiday Celebration and Holiday Shopping Bazaar from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Garden Room of The Manor, ...

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CALDWELL, NJ - Trinity Academy’s Builder’s Club, the Junior High School division of the Kiwanis Club Organization, recently organized a school-wide collection of food to share with local families in need.  Each class from the pre-kindergarten through eighth grades donated specific items to ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ — During National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month (NADAM), signed into proclamation by President Ronald Reagan in 1983, the Alzheimer’s Association aims to recognize the impact of caregiving and honor the more than 15 million Americans caring for someone with Alzheimer's ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - In the years since social media gave rise to the popularity of #GivingTuesday, it has been widely associated with the concept of giving directly to those in need. But one local businessman chairs an organization with a different take on what "giving" means. Louis Urban, managing ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — More than $160,000 was raised at RWJBarnabas Health’s (RWJBH) second annual Running with the Devils 5K Run and Walk in support of RWJBH and the New Jersey Devils’ collective effort to build stronger communities by promoting healthy, active lifestyles and world-class ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - The American Heart Association recently hosted the Greater Northern NJ Heart Walk, an event that has been instrumental in innovative breakthroughs over the last 25 years.  Nearly 3,000 supporters and survivors walked together, some in remembrance of loved ones, continuing the ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - More than 320 people attended the first annual Fairfield Police Foundation "Stand Up for Blue" Fundraising Gala Thursday, Oct. 25 at Il Tulipano in Cedar Grove. It raised approximately $53,000 for the Fairfield Police Department. The night included a cocktail hour, dinner and ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ - The giving season is fast approaching and students of Fairfield Adlai. Stevenson and Winston Churchill Schools are doing their part to pay it forward through charitable events. To kick things off, Adlai. Stevenson School Student Council members successfully collected more than ...

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LAVALLETTE, NJ — A New Jersey State Police helicopter flew overhead and members of the United States Coast Guard floated nearby as hundreds celebrated the grand opening of a playground recently built in Lavallette Beach in memory of Livingston resident Brendan Tevlin a little more than four years ...

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LOIZA, PUERTO RICO — RWJBarnabas Health and the Lakewood BlueClaws minor league baseball team recently brought baseball back to young athletes in Puerto Rico by hosting an equipment drive at First Energy Park after collecting dozens of baseball bats, balls, gloves, helmets, hats and ...

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ESSEX COUNTY AREA, NJ — The Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for Children of Essex County is currently seeking volunteers to help the organization serve more children throughout the county who have been removed from their homes due to abuse, neglect or abandonment. In support of this ...

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CALDWELL, NJ — The Cub Scouts of Pack 846, who are sponsored by St. Aloysius Church in Caldwell, can be seen out in the community throughout the month of October selling Trail’s End popcorn and treats in order to raise funds for their pack. The members will also accept donations to help support the ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The Fairfield Police Department Foundation (FPDF) is hosting its first annual gala later this month, featuring Goumba Johnny and John Pizzi as well as a silent auction, tricky trays, 50/50 and a wine pull. The FPDF Gala will be held on Thursday, Oct. 25 at Il Tulipano, located ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – As the official healthcare provider of the New Jersey Devils, RWJBarnabas Health will present the second annual “Running with the Devils 5K Run and Family Fun Walk,” in partnership with the National Hockey League (NHL) team on Saturday, Nov. 3 at Essex County’s South Mountain ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – Livingston’s Shining Stars program, an adaptive after-school program for individuals with special needs that is open to local families in Livingston and surrounding communities, has officially kicked off its new season. In her second year as Livingston’s first-ever full-time ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The annual Essex-Hudson-Union Walk to End Alzheimer’s doubled in size this year, as more than 1,000 people attended Saturday’s event, hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey chapter (AAGNJ) at West Orange’s South Mountain Recreation Clipper Pavilion, in support of ...

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LAVALLETTE, NJ — Firefighters from across the state are helping to keep a Livingston teen’s name alive through a memorial playground currently being built in Lavallette—the Jersey Shore town where Brendan Tevlin spent every summer of his 19 years. After members of the New Jersey Firefighters’ ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Peter Tanella, a Roseland-based attorney and Cedar Grove councilman, recently received the prestigious Kenneth A. DeGhetto Champion’s Cup at the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges’ 24th annual Kids Care Club Golf Outing held on Sept. 17. The event was held at the Montclair Golf ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Local dignitaries, including West Orange Mayor Robert Parisi, Township Council President Susan McCartney and Congressman Leonard Lance, will speak to participants of this weekend’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s event at West Orange’ s South Mountain Recreation Complex prior to cutting ...

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ROSELAND, NJ — Thomas O’Beirne of Roseland’s Thomas J O’Beirne & Co Inc was honored in two back-to-back presentations by Mayor John Duthie and the Roseland Borough Council last week for being instrumental in two projects over the last year: refurbishing a 505-foot long stone wall at the ...

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CALDWELL, NJ — After a week of overcast skies, the sun finally shone brightly on Saturday for the more than 500 runners and walkers who participated in the fifth annual Caroline Fund 5K Run/Walk for brain cancer research. The participants gathered at the St. Aloysius Church in Caldwell for the ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Following the first annual Run for North Caldwell 5K run/walk and color run hosted by the North Caldwell Recreation Foundation (NCRF) on Saturday morning, the borough celebrated its annual end-of-summer picnic at the community pool, and the cool and cloudy weather did not deter ...

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