Members of the Jersey City community are doing amazing things not just at home but around the world. Take Joanne Simmons, a local resident for almost 20 years, who will be climbing Mount Kilimanjaro this August as part of a fundraiser for the The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. She will be joining a small group of […]
Hudson County nonprofits and donors alike can mark their calendars for May 11th, when #HudsonGives is back with its 24-hour Giving Day event. #HudsonGives, a program of the Hudson County Chamber Foundation, “is a 24-hour, online fundraising campaign and competition that unites the community in support of local causes.” This year marks the fifth annual […]
Jersey City residents can make a positive impact on the community at any age. Just ask 11-year-old Emery Hofmann, a fifth-grade student at Jersey City’s Dr. Michael Conti Public School No. 5, and her two best friends, Liza Farrell and Scarlett McNamara, the young students behind the school’s Food for Love Food Drive that ran […]
Standing on the steps of 20 Greenville Avenue before press, clergy and onlookers yesterday morning, Auxiliary Bishop Gregory J. Studerus went straight to the point. “If anything is important right now it is caring for people who are out in the community but just don’t have the resources they need to be able to survive.” […]
As families make last minute trips to the grocery store in preparation for Thanksgiving, organizations around Jersey City are getting ready for one of the biggest food drives of the year with plans to feed thousands around the community. One of the organizations providing Thanksgiving dinners is Mercy Nonprofit in association with South Hudson Civic […]
Liberty Humane Society is under scrutiny once again. A group of volunteers who care for Jersey City’s stray and feral cats say that the Bergen-Lafayette animal shelter has banned individuals from using services for purported violations of unwritten “guidelines” and that the organization often fails to adequately respond when asked to assist with colonies of […]
During the past eight years, Campus Kitchen has recovered about 131,000 pounds of unused food from corporate dining halls and cafeterias that its volunteers have redistributed in the form of 110,000 meals to people in temporary or transient lodgings, according to Kitchen Director Erick Sekel.
The pantry, located at the Hoboken Community Center, but open to Jersey City residents as well, offers an array of essentials for dogs and cats.
Winning Events Group has announced that York Street Project will be this year’s beneficiary of the Exchange Place Corporate Challenge 5K race slated for Thursday, June 16 at 6 p.m. in Liberty State Park.
The New Jersey Lion’s Club yesterday broke the record for the “longest chain of spectacles” ever created by laying down 43,000 feet of eyeglasses on 2,000 pieces of carboard in Liberty State Park.