Nassan’s Place to host annual Holiday Party at Orange Elks Lodge 135

ORANGE, NJ — Nassan’s Place, and autism awareness and family services nonprofit organization, will host its annual Holiday Celebration on Sunday, Dec. 11, at the Orange Elks Lodge 135 on Main Street in Orange. “We partnered with the Orange Elks Lodge 135 once again,” Nadine Wright-Arbubakrr, Nassan’s Place founder and president, said Tuesday, Dec. 6. […]

Elks Lodge 135 hosts picnic fundraiser to send children with special needs to summer camp

Elks Lodge 135 hosts picnic fundraiser to send children with special needs to summer camp

ORANGE, NJ — The Orange Elks Lodge 135 members hosted their annual picnic fundraiser at the lodge‘s headquarters on Main Street on Saturday, Sept. 17. “Our main mission is on behalf of children with challenges, and veterans,” Susan Reinhardt, who serves as the chairperson for Children With Challenges at Elks Lodge 135, said Sept. 17. […]

Community Appreciation Gala a success for Nassan’s Place

Community Appreciation Gala a success for Nassan’s Place

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Fresh from their trip to the Adventure Aquarium in Camden for the HollyRod Foundation’s sensory-friendly autism event, Nadine Wright-Arbubakrr and the Nassan’s Place Board of Directors hosted their first Community Appreciation Gala at the Chateau of Spain restaurant in Newark on Thursday, Sept. 8. Billed as “An Evening of Inspiration and […]

Nassan’s Place, mayor attend autism event at Camden aquarium

Nassan’s Place, mayor attend autism event at Camden aquarium

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Nadine Wright-Arbubakrr and the Nassan’s Place autism awareness and services nonprofit organization have offered numerous events throughout the summer, but the trip to the Adventure Aquarium in Camden proved the biggest one yet. “It was an amazing night tonight being invited down to the aquarium in Camden by the HollyRod Foundation,” […]

Three doctors give back to community

Seton Hall alumni host charity walkathon in South Orange to support those who supported them

Three doctors give back to community

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Positivity and persistence were the takeaways of the day as the Three Doctors Foundation and Seton Hall University’s Educational Opportunity Fund Program hosted their 10th annual Healthy Mind and Body Charity Walkathon on the campus of Seton Hall University on Saturday, July 23. The purpose of the walkathon was to promote […]

EO community supports Nassans 5K Walk for Autism

EO community supports Nassans 5K Walk for Autism

Photo by Chris Sykes East Orange Mayor Lester Taylor, right, and his wife, Bibi Taylor, lead the way on Saturday, April 23, at the third annual Nassan’s 5K Walk for Autism in Elmwood Park, alongside Nassan’s Place founder, Nadine Wright-Arbubakrr, center, while acting Recreation Department Director Osner Charles, rear left, and Lori Williams and others […]

Comedy for a Cause raises funds for autism awareness

ORANGE/EAST ORANGE, NJ — Last week’s Comedy for a Cause fundraiser in support of Nassan’s Place was an unqualified success, thanks to comedian Talent & Friends, the members of Orange Elks Lodge 135 and all who came out to support the organization, founder Nadine Wright-Arbubakrr said on Thursday, March 31. “We had an awesome night […]