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December 23, 1998.
<B>St. Francis Medical Center Foundation, based in
Trenton, has made a holiday appeal for its "Reach Out to
program. Your tax-deductible gift of $25 or more can be made payable
to St. Francis Medical Center Foundation, 601 Hamilton Avenue, Trenton
08629-9989. The program aims at improving the lives of many children
and adults in under-served neighborhoods in Trenton.
the Association for Retarded Citizens (ARC), Middlesex County is
the independance and personal growth of people with developmental
disabilities through employment and community integration by having
them help with the operation of the store.
Petfoods like Science Diet, IAMS including Eukanuba, Royal Canin,
and Sensible Choice; an assortment of unusual toys, bones, and
leashes, collars, and coats in all sizes and shapes are carried by
for the Homeless" a non-profit group to purchase and distribute
gifts of toys and clothing to children in shelters and underprivileged
neighborhoods. Last year the group reached thousands of needy children
at homeless shelters, battered women’s shelters, and through Project
The group has 12 lawyers on its advisory board and is mailing appeal
letters to lawyers throughout New Jersey. Contributions may sent to
Holidays for the Homeless Box 760, 100 West Pond Road,
1056 reached the Ton of Pennies milestone by raising $4,000 to return
the "Battleship New Jersey" to her namesake state. The money
will be used to restore the ship as an educational museum and memorial
by the Battleship New Jersey Foundation.
The 130 Elks Lodges have placed over 8,000 collection bottles
the state to raise money and awareness of Operation TOP. "We will
continue to raise funds and awareness until the Elks have their first
state meeting aboard our state’s great lady," says Ridgefield
Park’s Kevin Bramley.
You can contribute towards this effort by purchasing licence plates,
an income tax check-off on line item 56 of the resident return, and
through direct contributons. Those wishing to contribute or get more
involved can call the Battleship New Jersey Foundation at 732-671-6488
or write to 1715 Highway 35, Middletown 07748.
First Union Regional Foundation has awarded a
$200,000 grant to the New Jersey Community Loan Fund to expand
child-care services to low income families in the state. "This
grant will allow New Jersey Community Loan Fund to expand its landmark
`Building Stronger Centers’ multi-disciplinary, collaborative child
care program thereby improving the quality of life for all area
and enabling individuals to overcome barriers to
says Robert Reid, a foundation board member and head of the
General Banking Group, First Union-Atlantic. "We are pleased to
support their initiatives which result in long-term, ongoing benefit
to the community."
Building Stronger Centers child care program was launched to provide
safe, affordable, high-quality child care for low income families
throughout the state. Anne Li, the agency’s executive director
said that $150,000 of the grant will be used for the program and the
remaining $50,000 will be used to fund "Jump Start for Child
a zero interest loan pool for early stage predevelopment loans for
renovation, construction, and acquisition of physical facilities that
will be used for childcare centers.
& Raritan Greenway for land preservation in central New Jersey.
of New Jersey and young agents from the Professional Insurance
Agents presented over $1,000 to Fox Chase Cancer Center. Over
50 adults and 30 children participated in the annual softball picnic
that raised the money.
by the Middlesex County Veterans Advisory Council (MCVAC)
over six barrels of new, packaged men’s, women’s, and children’s
for distribution to the Jamesburg Veterans Project and the homeless
shelters in the country. "These are items that are sorely
freeholder Jane Z. Bradt says. For information contact Ed
Gorman of American Legion Post 71 at 609-548-5965.
YMCA $15,000 to help fund the YMCA’s summer Counseling-in-Training
(CIT) program. The CIT program is a full summer experience for 13-15
year old boys and girls. Princeton Family YMCA’s CIT program is the
only apprenticeship program for 13-25 year olds in Princeton.
$50,000 to Habitat for Humanity’s Adopt-a-Home program. More
than 200 Janssen employees who were in Scottsdale, Arizona, for a
sales meeting spent their free time doing physical labor helping
for Humanity build houses for underprivileged families.
In teaming up with Habitat for Humanity Janssen is demonstrating
in action," says David Norton, Janssen U.S. president, one
of the volunteers. "This project exemplifies the vision of our
organization. It also reinforces our ongoing commitment to developing
leadership through values."
Tasks performed by Janssen volunteers included hanging doors,
installing trim, hanging drywall, priming,s painting, and landscaping.
Ten families from the Scottsdale area are expected to benefit from
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