MANVILLE, NJ - During the course of the last year, Valairco Heating & Cooling has made a $500 donation each quarter to a charity or nonprofit from nominations by their customers, friends and the general public.

The most recent winner is Leah’s Lemonade, who is a 9-year-old young lady who has been raising money for the Berkeley Heights Volunteer Rescue Squad -- having donated approximately $1,200.00 during 2018 as a result of her efforts. In addition, Valairco has made donations to Relay for Life, St. Josephs Service Center, Moms Helping Moms and The Berkeley Heights Education Foundation.

"The amazing thing to us is the number of organizations and individuals that are dedicating their time free of charge to helping make the world we live in a better place," said Valairco founder Richard Valenti. 

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This originally was going to be a one-year project. "As a result of our experience Kevin McHugh, Owner and myself have elected to continue the Valairco Cares program of donating $500 every 3 months," said Valenti.  

"Special thanks to all the people who have made nominations as well as to the charities and nonprofits that are doing such good work," said Valenti. If your charity or nonprofit has not received a donation, nominate them in the future.  

Click here to nominate your charity or nonprofit.

The following is a list of all of the organizations beside the recipients who have received nominations.

Nominated Charities or Non Profits

  • Rise Up Chorus
  • Sister2Sister
  • Franklin Township Dr. Martin Luther King Foundation
  • Warrior For Life Scholarship Foundation
  • John. F. Kennedy School PTSO
  • Diabetes Research Foundation
  • Brook Healy Foundation
  • GiGi’s Playhouse Hillsborough
  • Grow it Greet Morristown
  • Anchor House
  • RVCC Foundation
  • Steeplechase Cancer Center
  • The Center for Great Expectations
  • Summit Speech School
  • SAGE Eldercare
  • Home for Good Dogs
  • Friends of the Great Swamp Wildlife Refuge
  • The Silver Liming
  • The Paul Jackson Fund
  • Walk in Sunshine Charity
  • Manville Arts Council
  • Alzheimer's Association
  • Friends of Somerset Regional Animal Shelter
  • Plainfield Area Humane Society
  • Karna Charities, Inc.
  • New Providence EMS
  • Berkeley Heights Innovation and Sustainability Alliance
  • Imagine
  • Good Vibes and Easy Living Foundation
  • Franklin Food Bank
  • CAPIC Cats in Raritan
  • Pastoral Care Paterson
  • Fighting Children’s Cancer Foundation
  • PadPaws Animal Rescue in Jersey City
  • Greater Plainfield & Middlesex Habitat for Humanity
  • United Family & Children’s Society
  • Habitat for Humanity Greater Plainfield & Middlesex
  • New City Kids
  • United Family and Children's Society
  • Loyola Jesuit Retreat Center in Morristown
  • Community Foodbank
  • Manville First Aid & Rescue Squad
  • Community Service Association
  • Somerset Regional Animal Shelter
  • Grace Hope
  • Myocarditis Foundation
  • RC Little Flower Church in Berkeley Heights
  • Cedar Hill Prep Education Foundation
  • New Providence Education Foundation
  • Governor Livingston Highland Marching Bank
  • Occupy Lafayette Park
  • New Providence Rescue Squad
  • Community Action Reaches Everyone (C.A.R.E.) Edison
  • The Franklin Township Food Bank
  • Operation Chillout
  • Feeding Hands
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation
  • Churches of Christ Disaster Relief Effort Inc.
  • Community Service Associates of New Providence
  • Farmstead Arts
  • Jackson Connor Silva Trust
  • Cancer Hope Network
  • Feeding America
  • Community FoodBank
  • The Somerset Community Action Program
  • Juvenile Diabetes Cure Alliance
  • Bichon Frise Rescue of Northern New Jersey
  • Raphael’s House in Newark

To learn more about Valairco Heating and Cooling and the Valairco Cares program, visit their website Click here to cast your vote for your favorite charity to be the next recipient of the Valairco Cares program.