PEAC Health & Fitness, based on Lower Ferry Road in Ewing, is collecting used bikes on behalf of the Boys and Girls Club of Trenton and Mercer County (BGC) between Saturday, May 7, and Saturday, May 14. The bikes will be reconditioned and sold through BGC’s Bike Exchange store in the Capitol Plaza Shopping Center in Ewing. All proceeds from the sale of bikes benefit the Boys and Girls Club, and for every $1,000 collected, one area child will receive after-school care for an entire school year. Call 609-571-9476, or visit BikeExchangeNJ.org.
NRG Energy, based at 211 Carnegie Center, recently gave nearly $300,000 for Japan Disaster Relief. The company’s employees raised $73,000, which NRG triple-matched through its NRG Global Giving program, bringing the total contribution to $292,000.
Financial giant Bloomberg, which has offices at 100 Business Park Drive, is sponsoring the building of a new, single family home in Trenton on behalf of Habitat for Humanity. Volunteers from the company will be supplied to build the house on-site on North Clinton Avenue.
Bristol-Myers Squibb recently gave $50,000 to the Capital Health Foundation to continue the hospital’s colorectal cancer screening program. Capital Health’s Regional Cancer Center in Trenton will use the funds to provide free colonoscopies to medically underserved patients in Trenton communities.