Monday, April 8, 2013
New Jersey law allows contributors who donate less than $300 to remain anonymous.
A published report Sunday revealed New Jersey’s current campaign donation system needs to be revised after it was disclosed politicians can receive more money while still keeping the names of their donors secret — as long as the contributions are less than $300. The NJ.com report said most states allow campaigns to keep only those donors who give $100, $50 or less private, but Garden State politicians don’t have to report any information about people who contribute less than $300. The report said because of the state’s secretive laws, candidates were able to hide about $12 million out of the $100 million donated. The state’s rule allowing campaigns to keep these donors anonymous could undergo a re-evaluation after one of the state’s most …
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Hartshorn students dressed up like their moms and dads in business attire to kick off a week long clothing drive 'Drive for Dress for Success and Career Gear.'
Tuesday, March 19
Students at the Millburn's Hartshorn Elementary School dressed up like their moms and dads in business attire on March 12 to kick off a Drive for Dress for Success and Career Gear. The collection was sponsored by the Community Outreach Committee & Hartshorn School last week from March 12 to 15. They are collected clean, gently used suits, blouses, shoes, professional overcoats, unused cosmetics and accessories for both men and women. Office supplies such as flash drives and copy paper were also accepted.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
A nearby Goodwill needs donations.
Tuesday, February 19
Goodwill asks all its customers and donors to assist with donations for the stores. The closest store to Livingston is located on Route 22. However, there are donation centers around the area, all listed here. "We're somewhat tight right now between the winter weather and donations we usually receive that were diverted to hurricane relief. At the same time, Goodwill has run a program that allows Sandy victims who lost clothing or household goods due to flooding or storm damage to "shop" in our stores for free for up to $50 per family member -- which also places demand on our supplies," explains Goodwill spokesperson in a release. "Please help us with your donations of clothing, shoes, accessories, jewelry, linens, wares and household …
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Local police are asking residents to donate unwrapped toys to help victims of Superstorm Sandy and local charities.
Millburn PBA is asking for donations for its holiday Toy Drive. The PBA is working with Red Cross Chapter, United States Marine Corps Toys-for-Tots and several local Churches and Temple to distribute the toys locally and outside the community. This year the police are also working with The Township of Union PBA to help their Toy Drive that donates toys to victims of Hurricane Sandy. "Our Toy Drive is unique as we work with numerous agencies to help a great amount of families and children in need every year," PBA recording secretary, Detective Andrew DelRusso, said. The PBA asks residents to drop off unwrapped toys. Here's where you can drop off toys: Schools (Last day 12/21): Businesses (Last day 12/22):
Thursday, October 11, 2012
The Short Hills non-profit organization is asking for residents to check for old glasses to change someone's life.
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Thursday, October 11, 2012
New Eyes for the Needy is celebrating World Sight Day on Oct. 11 asking residents to take the time to donate their unused glasses to the organization. “We encourage everyone to participate in World Sight Day in October by simply taking a look in the back of a drawer or the bottom of a purse to find a pair of used glasses that are no longer needed,” the executive director of New Eyes for the Needy, Sue Dyckman, said. “It’s an easy way to observe the day, and an easy way to make a difference in a poor person’s life.” Residents can send any used eyeglasses and sunglasses to its office at 549 Millburn Avenue in Short Hills during the month of October. “Most times, the used eyeglasses we send are the first and only pair of glasses the …
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Donations accepted gratefully throughout the week
Bring it in and bring it on! That's the word from the Turnover Sale volunteers who, at Morrow Memorial Church, are collecting and sorting up donations. They're preparing for July's Turnover Sale, a community event whose proceeds benefit numerous local organizations. Donations will be accepted until July 14. Bring them to the church during business hours, call for an appointment, or stop by in the evening and leave items in front of the Baker Street door (marked clearly) or in front of the tent. To obtain a receipt for tax purposes, ask for Mary. Donation Guidelines: We no longer accept child and infant car seats, cribs with drop-down sides, mattresses, vhs tapes and machines, magazines, encyclopedias, non-working electrical appliances, …
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Millburn's Investors Savings provided a much-needed donation toward Millburn's July Fourth celebration.
Investors Savings Bank at 249 Millburn Avenue in Millburn is once again a leading corporate sponsor of the community’s upcoming July Fourth celebration. The bank, which has a long and significant history in Millburn, continues to support and serve the community in which it was established in 1926. In the bank history written in 1978 by one of the founders, Fred Herrigel, it is noted that the bank was originally called the Washington Rock Building & Loan Association. In summing up his history of the association he helped found, Herrigel noted that “This is a business of helping people.” The mission of today’s Investors Savings Bank still reflects that objective: “Investors Savings Bank strives to provide high-quality products and services …