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March 7, 2013 - Northern Valley Suburbanite - Council to purchase site for affordable housing
The borough entreated into an agreement to purchase the property on 311 Tenafly Road for $990,000...Read More.
March 6, 2013 - The Villadom Times - Borough gets two bids for special needs housing
The Borough of Franklin Lakes has received two bids from housing developers to build, maintain, and manage a special needs affordable housing project on vacant property...Read More.
January 10, 2013 - Northern Valley Suburbanite - United Water employees collect $55k for storm relief
Employees of the United Water Foundation, who raised $55,000 to support those in the local community...Read More
January 20,2013 - The Record - Fort Lee planners OK special-needs housing
The borough's first special-needs housing project was approved this week by the Planning Board...Read More.
January 28, 2013 - Herald News - Jobless support group catches on nationwide
When he created Neighbors Helping Neighbors early in 2011, John Fuggazzie wasn't hoping it would become a longstanding organization...Read More.
December 30, 2012 - Suburban Trends - Borough Council moves on adopting Highlands ordinance
In spite of the fact that the Highlands Council has not yet approved the document, members of the Borough...Read More.
December 27, 2012 - The Record - Wanaque plans more housing for disabled
The Bergen County United Way is expanding its affordable housing initiative into Passaic County next year with eight special-needs apartments in Wanaque...Read More
December 15, 2012 - Heraldnews - Sandy victims search for solutions
A Little Ferry couple came to a one-stop flood relief fair hosted by Bergen County on Friday looking for something no explicitly advertised by any of the agencies...Read More
December 5, 2012 - Suburban Trends - Borough clears way for group home on Hagstorm Boulevard
Borough officials are moving forward with plans to construct a group home for the developmentally disabled...Read More
December 2, 2012 - Heraldnews - IRS to give break to victims of Sandy
The Internal Revenue Service probably isn't the first organization that pops into mind when people think about groups known for their generosity...Read More
November 30, 2012 - Ridgewood News - Local churches join together in musical fundraiser
A trio of local churches will host a Superstorm Sandy Benefit Relief Concert...Read More
November 29, 2012 - Town Journal - New Residents to call Crescent Commons home come January
The Allendale community officially welcomed new West Crescent Avenue residents last Monday morning with the ribbon-cutting...Read More
November 28, 2012 - The Villadom Times - Officials dedicate Crescent Commons housing complex
Allendale Mayor Vince Bara was the principal speaker at the dedication of the Crescent Commons special-needs housing comples...Read More
November 22, 2012 - Northern Valley Suburbanite - A time for friends and family
Thanksgiving is a time for family and friends to gather and enjoy a good meal together...Read More
November 20, 2012 - Heraldnews - First look at special needs complex in Allendale
Two dozen adults with special needs were welcomed to the neighborhood Monday at a ribbon-cutting...Read More.
November 16, 2012 - Hackensack Chronicle - Ways to help Sandy victims
In the wake of superstorm Sandy, many of us across the tri-state area are looking for ways to help those hardest hit by the hurricane...Read More
November 13, 2012 - NJ.com - Bank of America provides additional funding to Hurricane Relief New Jersey
Bank of America today announced it will provide an additional $335,000 to support the critical needs of New Jersey communities...Read More
November 12, 2012 - The Record - How to help New Jersey neighbors recovering from the storm
Organizations ranging from the American Red Cross to local grass-roots groups have set up relief efforts...Read More.
November 12, 2012 - Heraldnews - United Way focuses on affordable housing
Zachary Hamrick completes in triathlons. But even at the age of 22 his ability to communicate with other people is extreamly limited...Read More
November 2, 2012 - Fort Lee Suburbanite - YWCA Bergen County to host annual fall benefit
The YWCA Bergen County will host "The Pwer of Us: A Celebration of Extraordinary Women" on Nov. 16 at the Stony Hill Inn...Read More
October 31, 2012 - The Record - Relief agencies jump into action
Relief agencies were mobilizing Tuesday to offer assistance to Hurricane Sandy's victims across the state...Read More
October 11, 2012 - The Chatham Courier - Special needs housing subject of Oct. 22 panel
A panel of experts will discuss housing for the special needs adult from 7 to 9 p.m...Read More
September 23, 2012 - The Record - Special-needs issues expand in complexity
In some Bergen County towns, access is viewed soley as the need for curb cuts and wheelchair ramps...Read More
September 10, 2012 - Heraldnews - In tough times, the middle class steps up
As the impact of the recession spread across the county in 2008 and 2009, millions of Americans reached out to charities for help...Read More
September 8, 2012 - Community News - Enterprise Rent-A-Car employees volunteer for a cause
Enterprise Rent-A-Car employees recently volunteered and sponsored the 15th Annual Teterboro 5k Airport Run...Read More
August 22, 2012 - The Record - Tenafly closer to building for disabled
The borough is a step closer to having affordable housing for the disabled, after a recent council vote approving construction of a facility...Read More
August 22, 2012 - 211 Public Service Announcement on YouTube
In this economic climate, it is now more important than ever that your constituents can easily locate all of the existing community resources and services they need...Read More
June 24, 2012 - NorthJersey.com - Poverty magnifies severity of setbacks
Real economic hardship may be an unfamiliar phenomenon among many of the newly poor, but it’s a way of life for many in the working class, people who’ve labored over the years as much to stay a step ahead of poverty as to achieve the middle-class dream...Read More
April 26, 2012 - South Bergenite - Boiling Springs Bank helps flood victims still suffering from storm
Boiling Springs Savings Bank has stepped forward to ensure that victims of last year's flood get the help they still need...Read More
April 26, 2012 - Community News - Celebration marks opening of Advance Auto
Music, prizes and giveaways from X96.3 FM, a display of custom motorcycles built by River Road's own Tribal Iron Choppers, plus plenty of free food...Read More
April 16, 2012 - Press Release - Boiling Springs Savings Bank Makes $5,000 gift to Bergen County's United Way Compassion Fund
Boiling Springs Savings Bank has stepped forward to ensure that victims of last year’s floods get the help they still need to regain normalcy...Read More.
April 13, 2012 - Ridgewood News - Former resident follows her dreams
Diana Stolfo is well-known in Ridgewood as someone who has not let Down Syndrome keep her from following her dreams...Read More.
April 12, 2012 - Northern Valley Suburbanite -
Borough to use housing trust funds for United Way
The allocation of money from the borough's Affordable Housing Trust Fund will help finance a group home...Read More.
March 30, 2012 - Hackensack Chronicle - Rape crisis center offers individual counseling program
The YWCA Bergen County Rape Crisis Center is now offering long-term Individual Counseling...Read More.
February 20, 2012 - The Record - Home for disabled planned for Demarest
The Madeline Corp. and Bergen County's United Way have placed a deposit on a ranch-style house...Read More.
January 1, 2012 - Colts Neck Journal - Group Home at Overbrook Farm Approved
At the November 30 township committee meeting, members of the governing body passed an ordinance providing for a group home in the township for autistic individuals...Read More.
January 1, 2012 - 201 Magazine - Four Star Rating
Bergen County's United Way is starting a new year of service with a distinction of honor: a four-Star rating by charity evaluator Charity Navigator...Read More.
December 28, 2011 - NorthJersey.com - The year in 2001 in Ramsey: Top headlines
Bergen County's United Way applied to the Planning Board in August to build a 6,000 square foot affordable housing complex...Read More.
December 22, 2011 - The Record - Housing help for disabled adults
The Christie administration announced Wednesday that it has $5.1 million in commitments for 12 municipalities around the state...Read More.
December 1, 2011 - 201 The Best of Bergen - Women United in Philanthropy
November 26, 2011 - NorthJersey.com - For New Jersey disabled adults, smaller may be better
The commissioner tried to explain why New Jersey needs to close one of its seven institutions for developmentally disabled...Read More.
October 24, 2011 - The Record - Women unite to benefit other women in need
The YWCA of Bergen County's Rape Crisis Center will have $100,000 to spend on counselling...Read More.
October 23, 2011 - HeraldNews - Seniors holding on to homes in region
North Jersey's wealthier communities are graying and more of their oldest residents are living alone...Read More.
October 15, 2011 - HeraldNews - United Way plans housing for disabled
Bergen County's United Way is hoping to build an 8 to 10 bedroom housing unit for adults with developmental disabilities...Read More.
October 9, 2011 - Suburban Trends - We're working to help keep the New Jersey economy moving forward
Bank of America is funding businesses and organizations that will leave the biggest impact on New Jersey's recovery...Read More.
September 15, 2011 - Ramsey Suburban News - Special needs housing approved
The planning board last week approved several variances, including one for square footage, in paving the way for the development of a housing complex...Read More.
September 5, 2011 - NJ Biz - To garner support, nonprofits work to reinvent missions
Tom Toronto, president of Bergen County's United Way, said the non-profit largely has reinvented itself...Read More.
August 11, 2011 - Ramsey Suburban News - Hearings on group home for disabled get under way
Developers of a proposed group home for autistic adults on Airmount Avenue are seeking several...Read More.
August 1, 2011 - HeraldNews - Towns warm to building housing for disabled
Melanie and Larry Weisberg want the same things all parents do: for their son to live independently...Read More.
July 24, 2011 - The Record - Food Pantries Warn of Dire Needs
Food pantry workers scrambling to keep their shelves stocked during the supper learned last week that their already tight budgets will be cut further...Read More.
July 24, 2011 - Suburban Trends - Teterboro 5K Run lets runners turn tarmac into racetrack
The 14th Annual Teterboro 5K Run on July 16, brought residents to a place known more for its air traffic than foot traffic...Read More.
July 14, 2011 - Ramsey Suburban News - Autistic housing application to start
An application to build a $6,000 square food affordable housing unit for autistic adults is scheduled to go before the Planning Board beginning Aug 2...Read More
May 12, 2011 - Community News - Zoe's Place offers a home for teen mothers and babies
Habitat for Humanity of Bergen County on May 9 celebrated the ribbon-cutting ceremony at Zoe's Place...Read More
May 11, 2011 - The Record - Christie plan boosts housing for disabled
The Christie administration on Tuesday announced a plan to create community residential beds...Read More
April 1, 2011 - Parent Paper - Dial 2-1-1
In New Jersey, 2-1-1 is the United Way's free 23-hour statewide services that puts people in need of assistance in touch with resources that can help...Read More
March 9, 2011 - Villadom Times - Borough announces plans to build special needs housing
Ramsey Mayor Christopher Botto has announced the first of five appointments to a citizen's advisory board...Read More
February 28, 2011 - The Record - A place for teenage mothers to call home
Garfield project getting volunteers' finishing touches...Read More
February 17, 2011 - Mahwah Suburban News - Event honors two who aid teen moms
Zoe's Place will host a cocktail reception honoring Women United in PHilantrhopy...Read More
February 10, 2011 - Ramsey Suburban News - Supportive housing in borough explored
Borough officials say they are in talks to build special needs housing in the borough in conjunction with Bergen County's United Way...Read More
January 7, 2011 - The Paramus Post - Community Forum Offers Information on Employment, Education & Health Resources in Northern, NJ
Local government, education and nonprofit leaders, including State Sen. Paul Sarlo, will headline "Making Connections," a free community forum that will provide information on...Read More
January 3, 2011 - NJ Biz - Power 50: Nonprofit board members