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A Gathering of Givers: New Jersey Women Making an Impact

New Jersey women give a lot, in ways that are as boundless as they are visionary. On March 8, International Women’s Day, please join us to hear inspirational stories from some of New Jersey’s most resourceful and dynamic community builders in a special conversation…

Focus on Hunger & Homelessness in Mercer County

February 6, 2019 The Community Foundation of New Jersey and many local nonprofits always make a big push to support food banks, food pantries, and other food security organizations around the holidays – but the truth is, hunger is present…

Update on Double Up Food Bucks in New Jersey

February 4, 2019 We told you last year about our partnership with the national nonprofit Fair Food Network to bring its Double Up Food Bucks healthy food incentive program to New Jersey. In 25 other states already, Double Up Food Bucks matches…

Honoring a great New Jersey philanthropist

January 25, 2019 The Community Foundation of New Jersey salutes Walter Shipley for his decades of effective philanthropy across our state and beyond, and we extend our condolences to the Shipley family on Walter’s recent passing. Walter Shipley was the…

A “Gift” to Give to the Hungry

January 24, 2019 At a certain point in many relationships, the gift-giving gets a bit stale. There are only so many bouquets of flowers or pairs of socks we can give before the charm wears off. It’s why so many…