Health

For Bouras Scholar, Service Comes First

February 21, 2018 For Melanie Tanis, there has always been one goal: to someday become a nurse. Well, sort of. As Melanie explained in her scholarship application to the Community Foundation of New Jersey, “a nurse is a person dedicated…

Partners for Health Foundation Seeking Nominations

February 12, 2018 As part of their 10-Year Anniversary celebration, our friends at the Partners for Health Foundation will recognize people and individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to health and well-being in their 15 service area communities. Up to…

Fundholder in Focus: Preventing Stillbirths

October 10, 2017 Every year in the United States, more than 25,000 babies are lost to stillbirth. Despite this staggering statistic, the topic of stillbirth remains a taboo subject. Thousands of families endure the pain and trauma of stillbirth every…

Janssen Announces HealtheVoices™ Impact Fund Recipients

September 27, 2017 Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced the recipients of the inaugural HealtheVoices™ Impact Fund grants, supporting innovative efforts by online health advocates to serve and assist patient communities. The HealtheVoices™ Impact Fund is a new offering that stems…

Find info about NJ summer meal sites!

June 29, 2017 Our friends at Advocates for Children of New Jersey (ACNJ) share that: the New Jersey Department of Agriculture has uploaded meal sites and locations to the USDA’s sitefinder at this link. People can also text the word…

Janssen Announces HealtheVoices™ Impact Fund

April 24, 2017 Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced the HealtheVoices™ Impact Fund, a new grant offering created to support innovative efforts by online health advocates to serve and assist patient communities. Established at the Community Foundation of New Jersey (CFNJ),…

Opinion: Teen dating abuse demands attention

February 14, 2017 In this morning’s Daily Record, we teamed up with our friends and partners at Jersey Battered Women’s Service to call attention to an issue that’s both overlooked and widespread: teen dating violence. February is Teen Dating Violence…