Call for Donations

The YWCA Princeton is seeking participants for its annual St. Nicholas Project.

The project, founded by Princeton resident Jill Jachera in 2000, seeks the support of area businesses and individuals to help local families during the holiday season.

Participants will receive the holiday wish list of a family or individual to fill. The gifts of new, unwrapped toys, clothes, gift cards, and food items must be dropped off Monday, December 16, at the YWCA Princeton’s Bramwell House, 59 Paul Robeson Place, Princeton.

To receive a wish list, email contact information to by Thursday, December 5. For those wanting to contribute but lacking in time to shop, a tax deductible donation can be made to the YWCA Princeton.

Help for Residents

Mercer County Connection offers programs that help local area residents in need. On Monday, December 9, the County Connection hosts a program on “Foreclosure Counseling.” The Affordable Housing Alliance will make HUD-certified counselors available to help those having trouble paying their mortgages understand their options. To schedule an appointment call 732-389-2958.

On Thursday, December 12, the Mercer County Bar Association will hold a free legal clinic. Attorneys will be on hand to provide 15-minute consultations and answer attendees’ questions on matters such as family, real estate, landlord/tenant and personal injury law, wills and estates, bankruptcy, criminal law, and municipal court.

The County Connection is located at 957 Route 33, Suite 13, in Trenton. Programs are free, but registration is required. For more information or to register call 609-890-9800.

Call for Volunteers

The ACME Screening Room, a nonprofit organization that hosts independent and documentary films and guest speakers, is seeking volunteers ages 18 and older to become part of its team on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings to sell concessions, check-in patrons, and provide hospitality at events. Volunteers will receive free tickets to see films.

Prospective volunteers should email explaining why they are interested in volunteering. The email should include two work references and a short biography, and include the word “volunteer” in the subject line.

The ACME Screening Room is located at 25 South Union Street in Lambertville.

Job Opportunity

The Carrier Clinic will hold an open job interview day on Wednesday, December 4. Prospective employees can interview for part-time and full-time positions in patient care and support services from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Carrier Clinic’s main campus gym, located at 252 Route 601 in Montgomery. Applicants may also apply at

The Carrier Clinic provides psychiatric and addiction treatment services at their 24-hour psychiatric hospital and adolescent residential treatment center.

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