Our Charity Partners
AtlantiCare is an integrated system of services designed to help people achieve optimal health. It does so by focusing on customer needs and expectations to provide accessible, comprehensive services of superior quality and value. AtlantiCare includes AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center (ARMC), the AtlantiCare Foundation, AtlantiCare Health Services, AtlantiCare Health Plans and AtlantiCare Behavioral Health (ABH). The region’s largest healthcare organization and largest non-casino employer, AtlantiCare’s more than 5,000 employees and 600 physicians serve the community in over 60 locations. For more information, please visit www.atlanticare.org/giving.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Atlantic & Cape May Counties
For more than 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that inherent in every child has ability to succeed and thrive in life. Most children served by Big Brothers Big Sisters are in single-parent and low-income families or households where a parent is incarcerated. As the nation’s largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”). For more information, please visit www.bbbsatlanticcape.org.
Boys & Girls Club of Atlantic City
The mission of the Boys & Girls Club of Atlantic City is to provide the resources for the development of young people, from all backgrounds, to realize their full potential as responsible, caring, adults. For more information, please visit www.acbgc.org
Boy Scouts of America - Garden State Council
The mission of the Boy Scouts of America - Garden State Council is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. For more information, please visit www.snjscouting.org.
The First Tee of the Jersey Shore
The First Tee of the Jersey Shore was founded in 2005 as Jersey Shore Junior Golf and became a chapter of The First Tee in 2005. There are two main learning facilities – The First Tee learning facility at The William Larkin Golf Course at Colonial Terrace (Ocean Township) and the First Tee/JR Smith Learning Center at Ocean County Park. The William Larkin Golf Course learning facility includes 8 hitting stalls, a target green, a practice putting and chipping green and driving cages. The First Tee/JR Smith Learning Center at Ocean County Park is a 3-hole junior size course with yardage between 75-130. The First Tee of the Jersey Shore serves all children, ages 7-17. For more details about our facilities and programs, please contact our offices at (732) 759-2170 or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CONTACT Cape-Atlantic provides telephone reassurance and community support for the elderly and disabled. The daily calls help more than 230 clients continue their independent living. Volunteers providing this free service managed 83,431 calls in 2011. To learn more, call (609) 823-1850 or visit www.contactcapeatlantic.org.
Community FoodBank of NJ
For more than 30 years, the Community FoodBank of New Jersey has been providing food, help and hope to our neighbors in need. From its facilities in Egg Harbor Township and Hillside, the Community FoodBank distributed more than 43 million pounds of food last year, to hundreds of thousands of hungry people across the state. The organization had its humble beginnings in the back of a station wagon, from which founder, President and CEO Kathleen DiChiara started distributing groceries. Since then, it has distributed more than 600 million pounds of food through its network of more than 1,000 food pantries, soup kitchens, homeless shelters and other programs assisting children, families and seniors. You can visit their website at www.CFBNJ.org to learn more, and find out how you can help.
Susan G. Komen Central and South Jersey
Our vision is a world without breast cancer. Serving 13 counties in Central and South Jersey, the affiliate invests 75% of proceeds to support local breast cancer education and screening programs. The remaining 25% supports innovative breast cancer research to bring us closer to the cure. For more info, please visit www.komencsnj.org.
Community Services Fund
The Community Services Fund is used to finance all community events throughout Galloway Township. Thanks to local sponsors and various donations, we are able to provide free family events and recreational activities for our residents. For more information, please visit www.gallowaytwp-nj.gov/.
Girl Scouts of Central & Southern NJ
Girl Scouts of Central & Southern NJ is the place girls ages 5-17 choose to experience fun, friendship and adventure. As the premier leadership program for girls, our mission is to build girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place. For more information, please visit www.gscsnj.org.
Greater Philadelphia Junior Golf Foundation
The mission of The Greater Philadelphia Junior Golf Foundation is to raise funds that would enable the Foundation to introduce the game of golf to interested juniors who may or may not wish to participate in amateur competitions. Our aim is to benefit young adults of all ethnic and economic backgrounds who are eighteen years of age and under; we will attempt to provide financial assistance, instruction, instructional materials, mentoring, equipment, scholarships and equal affordable access to professionally run golf programs. For more information, please visit http://phillyjuniortour.com/jgfoundation/.
Let Us Eat - Please
Let Us Eat – Please is a local not-for-profit that provides food to families throughout Atlantic County during the summer months when students cannot rely on school food programs. Often these programs offer the best and only meal of the day for some of these children. This summer, Let Us Eat - Please will deliver over 2,500 boxes of food representing 60,000 meals and helping 600 families. Your $15 ticket purchase will feed a family of four for two weeks.
The mission of the HERO Campaign is to prevent drunken driving tragedies nationwide by promoting the use of safe and sober designated drivers. We work with law enforcement agencies, schools, colleges and universities, professional sports organizations and local bars and taverns. Through awareness, we will make having a designated driver be as automatic as wearing a seatbelt. For more information, visit www.herocampaign.org.
Stockton University of NJ Foundation
The Richard Stockton University of New Jersey Foundation was established to in 1972 by friends of the College and is a strong partner in Stockton College’s advancement. The Foundation enables alumni, friends and the community to financially support Stockton programs, student scholarships, and initiatives for growth. For more information, please visit www.stockton.edu.
Ronald McDonald House Southern NJ
Our Ronald House provides a Home-Away-From-Home and operates 11 Family Rooms within Hospital Pediatric Units for families of seriously ill and injured children while they are receiving medical care. For more information about our locations, please visit www.ronaldhouse-snj.org.
South Jersey Field of Dreams
The South Jersey Field of Dreams is a handicapped accessible baseball field designed to meet the needs of physically and cognitively impaired children. The field is located in the Jonathon Pitney Recreational Park in Absecon. Participation in the league is free and is open to children and young adults in South Jersey. For more information, visit www.southjerseyfieldofdreams.com.
The Sunshine Foundation’s mission is to answer the dreams of chronically ill, physically challenged and abused children aged three to eighteen. Sunshine has answered 34,500 dreams in 34 years. Since most sick children want to meet Mickey, the Sunshine Foundation sends the families to Disney World for an all expense paid five day vacation. For more information, please visit www.sunshinefoundation.org.
Operation First Response
Operation First Response supports our nation’s Wounded Heroes and their families with personal and financial needs. Services are provided from the onset of injury, throughout their recovery period and along their journey from military life into the civilian world. Financial aid varies as each case is based on individual needs ranging from rent, utilities, vehicle payments, groceries, clothing, and travel expenses. For more information please visit www.operationfirstresponse.org.
Habitat for Humanity Atlantic County
Habitat for Humanity Atlantic County, Inc. is a non-profit organization whose goal is to eliminate poverty or sub-standard housing in our community, one house at a time. We are a volunteer organization that works in partnership with carefully selected families to achieve their goal of obtaining decent, affordable housing for their family. The Habitat homeownership program is not a “give-away” program. Each adult is required to contribute 250 hours of “sweat equity” before moving into his or her home. The hours are accumulated through volunteering for other community organizations, churches, hospitals, working in the Habitat office and helping to build another family’s home. For more visit www.achabitat.org
Special Olymics NJ
Special Olympics New Jersey is an organization dedicated to bringing pride into the lives of all involved. We are a not-for-profit, 501(c)3 organization that provides sports training and athletic competition to children and adults with intellectual disabilities. The organization operates on an annual budget primarily funded through individual, corporate, civic and foundation dollars that make up more than 98% of the annual operating budget. All programs are free to registered athletes including insurance, facilities, equipment, uniforms, housing and meals for events, awards, sports, education and more. In addition to programs offered on the local, county, sectional and state levels, Special Olympics New Jersey offers athletes free participation in all activities at the Special Olympics New Jersey Sports Complex in Lawrenceville. Visit www.sonj.org for more information.
Leukemia & Lymphona Society
The mission of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS exists to find cures and ensure access to treatments for blood cancer patients. We are the voice for all blood cancer patients and we work to ensure access to treatments for all blood cancer patients. For more visit http://www.lls.org
NJ Golf Foundation
Founded in 2004, The N.J. Golf Foundation (NJGF) is the charitable arm of the New Jersey Section, PGA of America (NJPGA). The NJGF is committed to positively impacting lives and communities through the game of golf with a focus on three core pillars; youth, military and special needs. Under the guidance of PGA Professionals, programming is designed to provide individuals from all backgrounds an opportunity to experience the game of golf in a welcoming environment. Visit www.njgolffoundation.org for more information.
Egg Harbor Township P.A.L.
The Egg Harbor Township Police Activities League was established in 1989 and we serve the entire South Jersey Community. Our facilities include: Little PAL’s Preschool, serving infants to 5 years old with before and after care for grades K-4th. Ready to Ride OHV Park, a 35 acre facility, home to our home office, 8 miles of dirt bike, ATV and go-kart trails, nature trails, SHOP with a Cop, Bigger PAL’s before and after care for grades 5th- 8th, STEM workshops, our world ranked competitive robotics’ teams known as the ENFORCERS, laser tag, VR and video game room, and our series of summers camps. Horse Sanctuary and Community Farm, a 60 acre working farm with horses, goats, chickens ducks and community garden. Visit www.ehtpal.org for more information.