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Court Appointed Special Advocates of Union County recruits, trains, supervises and supports community volunteers to advocate for abused, neglected and abandoned children placed in foster homes or residential facilities. CASA volunteers ensure children’s best interests remain the priority while working toward establishing a safe, stable and permanent home for each child served.
The mission of The Arc of Union County is to empower and support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. This organization will utilize all of its resources to ensure our members, their families, and all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities associated with The Arc of Union County realize a full, productive, and enhanced life.
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is the leading non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide. AFSP creates a culture that’s smart about mental health by engaging in the following core strategies: Funding scientific research, Educating the public about mental health and suicide prevention, Advocating for public policies in mental health and suicide prevention, and Supporting survivors of suicide loss and those affected by suicide in our mission.
Pathways, a program of The Connection, provides support, education and wellness programs for women with cancer, creating a community in which shared experiences lead to personal growth and healing. Pathways is committed to empowering women to recognize their strengths and encouraging them to make choices that enable them to become their own self-care advocates. Pathways is one of the only local organizations that provides direct, complimentary services to women with cancer.
CPNJ is dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with disabilities and other special needs by supporting personal growth, independence and participation in the community.
Curémonos is a community-based, grassroots organization created to provide education, support and advocacy to medically underserved women affected by breast cancer. Through our Community Outreach Program, we educate underserved communities about the importance of breast health awareness and we connect uninsured women to free breast cancer screenings. We also host support programs and educational workshops for breast cancer patients and revitalize them at a time when they need it most.
ECLC serves individuals with developmental disabilities including autism and Down syndrome, as well as complicated medical issues. Our mission is to empower them to achieve their maximum potential, enhance their quality of life, and help them to live as independently as possible. We have two schools in Chatham and Ho-Ho-Kus offering education and afterschool activities, and two adult programs (CPS and PRIDE) providing opportunities for employment and activities to enhance independent living skills.
Thank you for this opportunity to help support Halos For Angels, Inc. We are comprised of volunteers with a mission to helping community families in need due to sudden tragedy. Offering temporary assistance to fulfill the sudden needs of others; offering help at a sudden time in one’s life, when one needs the help the most!
The mission of Student/Partner Alliance (S/PA) is to support motivated high school students at private high schools in New Jersey’s urban areas of Essex, Hudson and Union counties with tuition assistance and mentoring to increase their chances for college admission and scholarships, and ultimately to lead successful and productive lives.
In honor of the 30th anniversary of my liver transplant, I am establishing a foundation to provide college scholarships for organ donors and transplant recipients. As many of you are aware, I was the first 10 year old to receive a successful liver transplant. Since my surgery, I have lead an active, fulfilling life as an accomplished athlete, earned 2 graduate degrees, and most important, mother of 3 healthy, active boys.
To challenge and inspire special needs children by providing a safe, fun and engaging environment, with a focus on having the children play basketball with their peers. Wolves Basketball offers 15 special needs basketball clinics in the fall/winter on Saturday mornings. In the spring and summer Wolves offers an inclusion league for middle school and HS age children. Each team is a combination of special needs players and non special needs players.
The Brooke Healey Foundation was created to build awareness and raise funds for research Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG); to help families dealing with pediatric cancers, especially brain cancers and DIPG; to foster community relationships and to promote involvement through scholarships awarded to civically active high school seniors.
The Overlook Auxiliary, founded in 1916, is an independent, nonprofit organization whose members work to cultivate a compassionate and comforting environment throughout the entire Overlook Medical Center community. The Overlook Auxiliary and its major fundraiser, The Gift Shop & Bloom, provide much needed hands-on volunteer support and funding for programming and the purchase of specific items and services to enhance the patient experience and that of the patient’s family or caregiver.
Since 1947, the Millburn-Short Hills Scholastic Boosters, Inc. has helped local students bridge shortfalls in their college financial package by providing over $1,000,000 in direct grants. More than 1,000 deserving, eligible township students have received assistance to ease the considerable financial burdens that they—and their families— have put themselves under and that will follow them well past their college years.