WEST ORANGE, NJ — To honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the entire staff and student body of Mt. Pleasant Elementary School held a “Day of Service” on Jan. 18. Orchestrated by staff and guidance counselor Lisa Struncis, students learned about King through videos, books and conversations, with a focus on King’s […]
WEST ORANGE, NJ — The second “BARKtoberfest” pet adoption event recently took place in the Berson Learning Center parking lot at Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange. The event raised funds for participating animal shelters and rescue groups, and resulted in a number of pet adoptions with additional applications pending. Donating their time to make […]
MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Give to the 22nd annual Jersey Cares coat drive from Nov. 1 through Dec. 13. New and gently used winter coats may be dropped off at the GenWealth Group, 6 Inwood Place in Place, from Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
NEWARK, NJ — As part of Gov. Chris Christie’s Season of Service Volunteer Effort, NJ Transit Executive Director Steven H. Santoro helped pack up coats for delivery to those in need of warm clothing this winter, according to a recent press release. The outerwear will be distributed to those served by Jersey Cares, an Essex […]
MAPLEWOOD, NJ — For the sixth year in a row, the GenWealth Group of Maplewood is encouraging residents to drop off clean and gently used coats for men, women and children through Dec. 7, for donation to the 21st annual Jersey Cares Coat Drive. All coats can be delivered to the box in the investment […]