Friday, December 21, 2012
Donations total $1,500.
Two representatives from the Springfield Elks visited town hall on Dec. 17 to present the Township Committee with donations to local civic groups and charities. Elks members Brian J. Hopkins and Jennifer Hopkins addressed the Township Committee to announce the $1,500 worth of donations. Money was directed to the Fire Department for new equipment on Engine 2, the Police Department’s D.A.R.E. program, the First Aid Squad and Springfield H.O.P.E.
Friday, December 7, 2012
In wake of Sandy, doctors give $600 to local charity.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Adam Bulger
Friday, December 7, 2012
Earlier this month, Dr. Sidney Glasofer and Dr. Michael Weinrauch of Associates in Cardiovascular Disease of Springfield, NJ presented a $600 check to Dr. Gary Hecht, one of the trustees of Springfield HOPE to be used for local Sandy relief efforts. Springfield HOPE is a local charity that focuses its efforts on the residents of Springfield. To learn more about the charity, visit their website, Springfieldhope.com. Find out more about what's going on with the Springfield community by liking Springfield Patch on Facebook.
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Springfield residents have donated to a remarkable degree.
Chiropractor Gary Hecht started collecting coats at his Springfield practice in mid November. Shortly before Thanksgiving, Dr. Hecht and his staff took their first delivery of coats to the Jersey Cares collection point. Hecht told Patch that they delivered 30 women's coats, 5 men's coats and 20 children's coats. Hecht chiropractic we will be collecting coats until Dec. 15.
Thursday, May 24, 2012
In Memorial Day event, Goodwill asks for public to donate work clothes for returning vets.
In honor of Memorial Day, Goodwill of New York and New Jersey is remembering members of the armed forces who have sacrificed so much for our country by helping veterans returning to the work force. This Memorial Day weekend, Goodwill locations will provide a professional outfit to all veterans, past or present, who go to any of Goodwill’s 38 stores, show their military ID, and mention "Goodwill Suits Vets." Goodwill spokespeople said the offer was reflected the thousands of military men and women who return from abroad seek to re-join the workforce at home. Some lack clothes for work and interviews, or even a place to live. “We are committed to being a hometown resource for veterans who have served our communities and preserved our …
Monday, August 30, 2010
They will collect donations at the Rte. 22 location starting Sept. 1
Starting on Wednesday, Sept. 1, Springfield's AAA auto care center offers you the chance to help the less fortunate. Until September 30, AAA New Jersey's Springfield branch, located at 135 Route 22 East, will accept various non-perishable food items for donation to the Community Foodbank in Hillside. Sought items include infant formulas and powdered milk, packaged meals, and canned fruits, vegetables, meats and fish. The food donations will be distributed to the Community FoodBank of New Jersey in Hillside to help underprivileged families. The FoodBank, established in 1975 as part of the the Archdiocese of Newark, distributes over 23 million pounds of food and groceries a year to New Jersey non-profit programs. Donations can be made …
Monday, December 28, 2009
Places to donate outgrown household goods.
The battle against household clutter escalates at this time of year, when bulky coats are pulled out of storage, gifts arrive in the mail and colder weather keeps us indoors more often. It's a wonderful season, until the board games stacked in the hall closet fall sideways and the Monopoly pieces land in the pile of snow boots. Then it's time to look seriously at what's no longer needed and donate what's still good. What follows is a list of local non-profit thrift stores, their contact information, and a note about where the proceeds from each go. Many of these organizations have felt the recession's pinch this year, and thrift store funds are put to use almost immediately. In most cases, the proceeds stay local, and it's a good bet that …