Giving Back: AtlantiCare Young Professionals Donates $5,000 to the Stanley M. Grossman Pediatric Center

Plus: Unique Photo raises $1,000 for homeless cats and dogs, Stryker Orthopaedics makes a $20,000 donation to K9s for Warriors and more.

Each month, New Jersey Monthly’s Giving Back page features photos taken at various charitable events across the Garden State. The following snapshots were featured in the March Best Bars issue.

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1. Raising Funds for Stanley M. Grossman Pediatric Center

AtlantiCare Young Professionals present $5,000 check.

Photo courtesy of charitable organization.

AtlantiCare Young Professionals donated nearly $5,000 to the Stanley M. Grossman Pediatric Center at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Atlantic City Campus. Celebrating were, from left, Liz Readeau, Lori Herndon, Peter Fu, Kristin Neafsey, Alex Sharnoff, Julie Fink, Khristy Carney, Hak Kim, Tracey Trinwell, Mary Stapleton, Jennyfer Pati and Sandra Dietrich.

2. Finding Homes for Homeless Animals

Alexander Sweetwood of Unique Photo presents a check to Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter.

Photo courtesy of charitable organization.

Unique Photo raised $1,000 for Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter in support of finding homes for homeless cats and dogs. Marking the occasion were Christine Conte, left, of Mt. Pleasant; Alexander Sweetwood, president of Unique Photo; and Abby Berenbak of Mt. Pleasant.

3. K9s for Warriors

Bill Huffnagle, Shari Duval and James Brereton.

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Stryker Orthopaedics made a $20,000 donation to K9s for Warriors for the sponsorship of a service dog. Bill Huffnagle, left, president of Stryker’s Joint Replacement Division in Mahwah, joined Shari Duval, founder of K9s for Warriors, Army and Marine veteran James Brereton, and his service dog, Bernie, in celebrating.

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. Supporting South Jersey Volunteers

Cody Miller, Shannon Morgan-Leonen, Michele Epifani and Marguerite Stubbs holding a check.

Photo credit: Gary Horn.

The Volunteer Center of South Jersey (VCSJ) received $7,000 from the Investors Foundation and the Roma Community Bank Foundation for its Family Volunteer Program and the new SJWorks program. Celebrating were, from left, Cody Miller, board president of VCSJ; Shannon Morgan-Leonen of Investors Bank; and Michele Epifani and Marguerite Stubbs of VCSJ.

5. $100 for 100 Children in Need

People at the $100 for 100 event in Union, NJ.

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Joyal Capital Management Foundation provided gift cards to children in need at the $100 for 100 event at Dick’s Sporting Goods in Union. Clients from the Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women participated in the event. In attendance were Patty Kremen, left, of NCJW/Essex, Andrea Spielman, right, and her children, Tommy, Ava and Gianna.

 

 

 

 

 

6. Presenting the Codey Award at Carrier Clinic’s Kindred Spirit Gala

Celina Levy, Mary Jo Codey and former governor Richard J. Codey holding the Codey Award.

Photo credit: Michael Derer.

At Carrier Clinic’s Kindred Spirit Gala, Celina Levy, left, of the Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, happily accepted the Codey Award from former governor Richard J. Codey, right, and his wife, Mary Jo Codey.

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