Holiday Needs

Donate Please

Participate Please

Volunteer Please

Pet Benefit

Health

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This article by Lynn Miller was prepared for the November 8, 2006

issue of U.S. 1 Newspaper. All rights reserved.

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Top Of PageHoliday Needs

HomeFront invites donations of cranberry sauce, canned vegetables, boxed mashed potatoes, fruit juice, stuffing mix, dessert items, turkey certificates, tuna, beef stew, canned or evaporated milk, dry soup mixes, hot and cold cereal, rice,

pasta, tomato sauce, macaroni and cheese, peanut butter, jelly, and canned beans. Thanksgiving baskets should be delivered to HomeFront from Tuesday to Thursday, November 14 to 16. Call Bernie at 609-989-9417, ext. 30.

Womanspace invites donations of boxed stuffing; brown and serve rolls; cake mixes; canned icing, cranberry sauce, canned ham, pudding, pumpkin, vegetables, and fruits; macaroni and cheese, pie crust mix, pretzels, rice, spaghetti and sauce,

trail mix, and gift cards for clients to buy turkeys, fresh fruits, and vegetables. Drop off at 1860 Brunswick Avenue, Lawrenceville, 9 a.m .to 4 p.m., through Friday, December 17.

Salvation Army seeks volunteers for four-hour shifts with red kettles at numerous locations throughout New Jersey. Donations are using to provide hot meals, warm clothing, and small toys for children during the holidays. During the year

they are used for soup kitchens, food pantries, shelters, emergency disaster services, youth and senior programs. Call 908-851-8207.

Top Of PageDonate Please

Middlesex 4-H Council will be collecting gifts including new clothing, toys, games, and other items suitable for children on Wednesday, November 15; Monday, December 4; and Wednesday, December 6, from 7 to 9 p.m., at 645 Cranbury Road, East

Brunswick. 732-398-5261.

Odette’s in New Hope seeks pictures or postcards from the 1960s or ’70s. Call Bob Egan at 215-794-7716. www.bobegan.com.

Princeton Elks Lodge seeks warm coats for donation to the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen. Call Anne Robotti at 609-902-3676.

Kids Can Change the World fundraiser aimed at raising funds for equipment, services, and scholarships for disadvantaged children. Donate in fishbowls at My Gym locations through Saturday, December 16. www.my-gym.com.

Top Of PageParticipate Please

Mensa Foundation is accepting applications for its annual scholarship contest requiring enrollment at an accredited college or university. Deadline is Tuesday, January 16. www.mensafoundation.org.

Smoke Free Society offers a free download of "Proven Stop Smoking Technique" at www.smokefreesociety.org on Thursday, November 16.

Top Of PageVolunteer Please

Middlesex County of Human Services offers free training for mental health, addiction, and youth services professionals on Thursday and Friday, December 14 and 15, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., in Sayreville. Register. Call Annette Dill at

732-745-4045.

Top Of Page Pet Benefit

2007 Dog Days of Lambertville Calendar is available in New Hope and Lambertville to benefit Hunterdon Humane Animal Shelter, Make Peace with Animals, and Animal Alliance. Call Adrien Gerson at 609-397-2654. www.lambertvilledogs.com. $10;

$15 with postage.

Top Of PageHealth

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton offers "Life Changes" support group to focus on helping patients retain normalcy while battling cancer. The first meeting is Friday, November 17, at 6:30 p.m., at 3100 Quakerbridge Road,

Mercerville. 609-584-5900, www.rwjhamilton.org.

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