Saturday, February 23, 2013
Use the hashtag #PatchRandomActs on Facebook or Twitter to spread the word about a selfless act you witnessed or experienced in your town.
Have you noticed your friends or neighbors making a difference in the township? Patch wants to know about it! Whether it's taking a stray dog to a shelter, taking out trash for a sick neighbor, making a contribution to the local Girl Scout troop or helping out in a community garden, every random act of kindness is appreciated by the community. We want to see how many random acts we can inspire across the United States in the 905 communities Patch covers. If you know of someone who has done a good deed in or near Parsippany, tell their story in the comments section below. Also, be sure to spread the word on Facebook and Twitter by using the hashtag #PatchRandomActs. To keep the momentum going and it pay it forward yourself, here are some …
Thursday, June 7, 2012
Campaign runs from June 7 through July 1.
Thursday, June 7, 2012
Starting Thursday, Parsippany-area HomeGoods shoppers will have an opportunity to support cancer care and research while shopping at the off-price home fashions retailer. More than 200 HomeGoods stores nationwide will participate in the 12th annual HomeGoods “Helps Families Fight Cancer” campaign. The effort benefits the Jimmy Fund, which supports pediatric and adult cancer care and research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Mass. Parsippany's HomeGoods store is at 3101 Route 46. HomeGoods customers can participate by making a $1, $5, or $10 contribution at the register. All of the proceeds will go to the Dana-Farber Institute. The campaign runs through July 1. New to this year’s program, customers also can buy a reusable shopping…
Sunday, May 20, 2012
Nonprofit serving seniors in Parsippany and northwest New Jersey are honored by Freeholder board.
May is Older Americans Month, and to mark the occasion, the Morris County Board of Chosen Freeholder last week honored Senior Corps. Senior Corps, a branch of the Corporation for National and Community Service, taps the skills, talents and experience of nearly 500,000 Americans age 55 and over to meet a wide range of community challenges through three programs: RSVP, the Foster Grandparent Program and the Senior Companion Program. "RSVP is a government-funded volunteer resource center for non-profit agencies in Morris County, and [through this effort] we operate our own non-profit programs in Parsippany," said township resident Stan Gabay, RSVP volunteer coordinator. "For example, at the Parsippany Community Center, we run a program for …