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Posts Tagged With: Charity

From Roxy’s Mail Bag: NJ Charity Walk for Children in Foster Care in Newark on Saturday, October 23, 2010

By: Roxy on 10/14/10 @ 10:50 am

Hi Roxy,
Foster and Adoptive Family Services is having an NJ Charity Walk for Children in Foster Care on Saturday, October 23, 2010 on the NJIT Campus in Newark, NJ. All proceeds go to fund programs that directly impact the lives of children in foster care. If you would see fit to give this event a [...]

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New Jersey American Water Launches Virtual Food Drive

By: Roxy on 08/11/10 @ 12:56 pm

Roxy’s Best Of… is committed to blogging out hunger in New Jersey. I received the following note in my Bay Head water bill this month, and thought I’d share the info on a worthy cause:
New Jersey American Water is teaming up with other investor-owned utilities across the state to help fight hunger in New Jersey.
For its campaign, [...]

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Get Back to School and Clean Out Your Closets: It’s Time for the Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) Rummage Sale in Far Hills, NJ

By: Roxy on 08/29/09 @ 7:51 pm

Our family is down at our beach house in Bay Head, NJ until Labor Day, but when we get “back to school” at Mendham Township Elementary, it will also be time to clean out our closets for the semi-annual Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) Rummage Sale in Far Hills, NJ. Back in the Spring, our family was so busy that [...]

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The Tents Are Up… Time for the Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) Rummage Sale in Far Hills, NJ

By: Roxy on 04/27/09 @ 8:17 am

As we headed through Far Hills and down our beach house in Bay Head, NJ this weekend, Rex and I noticed that the tents were up for the semi-annual Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) Rummage Sale. The bad news is that our family has been so busy that we actually missed the spring dates to drop off donations.  [...]

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This Bank Can’t Fail: Roxy Joins Community of New Jersey Bloggers United to Fight Hunger

By: Roxy on 12/6/08 @ 12:37 am

My friend Deb over on Jersey Bites invited me to join an upcoming blogging campaign she is coordinating on behalf of the Community FoodBank of New Jersey — the largest food bank in the state.  As you are probably well aware, the Food Bank is in desperate need of donations this holiday season.  With bare shelves and demand for [...]

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Raise a Glass for a Great Cause: 56 Degree Wine Champagne Campaign on December 7th at the Bernards Inn to Benefit Grapes for Good

By: Roxy on 11/15/08 @ 8:37 pm

I just received an email from Joe Bembry at 56 Degree Wine in Bernardsville, NJ, inviting Rex and me to help kick off their second annual holiday “Champagne Campaign” on Sunday, December 7th from 3:00 to 5:00pm at the Bernards Inn.  Rex, London, Maddie and I are headed into NYC that day for our annual holiday get together with [...]

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Thanksgiving 2008 Appeal from the Community Foodbank of New Jersey

By: Roxy on 11/7/08 @ 10:44 am

Rex and I just received a note from Kathleen DiChiara, President and CEO of the Community Foodbank of New Jersey, about their 2008 Thanksgiving Appeal, one of their most important fundraising campaigns of the year.

Many people in New Jersey don’t realize the number of their neighbors who are struggling to feed themselves and their families. [...]

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A Taste of the Hills…Honoring the 20th Anniversary of the Adult Day Center of the Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills

By: Roxy on 10/1/08 @ 6:35 pm

Rex and I just received an invitation from the Friends of the Adult Day Center of the Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills to attend “A Taste of the Hills” on Sunday, November 2nd, 2008 from 6:00 to 9:00pm.  This fundraising event will be held at Fair Winds at Basking Ridge Country Club.  Guests will [...]

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