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 September Best Places to Live issue.
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1. Supporting New Jersey’s Public Television Network
NJTV hosted its fourth annual benefit gala in support of New Jersey’s public television network. Enjoying the evening were, from left, Paulo Lima, Jamie Kern Lima, Barry H. Ostrowsky, John Servidio, Brenda Ross-Dulan, Senator Cory Booker, Neal Shapiro, Bernie Flynn, Mary Alice Williams and Michael Hill.
2. Garden Party Benefit
The Monmouth County Historical Association raised nearly $125,000 at its 42nd annual Garden Party. From left, board members Mark Gilbertson, Claire Knopf, Chuck Jones, Felicia Campanella, Elizabeth Urbanski, Mark Aikins, Vera Hough, Sean Moran and Lisa Wilson enjoy the event.
3. SEEDS Supporting Students
More than $950,000 was raised at New Jersey SEEDS’ 25th anniversary benefit in support of high-achieving students from low-income families. Amy Ziebarth, left, and SEEDS alum Soleio Cuervo were presented with Leading Change awards for their commitment to enhancing the educational opportunities of young New Jersey residents.
4. Panthers Player Mike Adams Educates Student Athletes
Carolina Panthers football player and Paterson native Mike Adams, left, hosted the Team Adams Foundation youth football camp and led a panel in conjunction with the NCAA to educate parents of student athletes about high school and college academic requirements.
5. Pink Tie Party
Susan G. Komen North Jersey celebrated its 20th anniversary and raised $570,000 at a Pink Tie Party. Enjoying the festivities were, from left, cofounders Lisa Herschli, Deborah Q. Belfatto and Kathy Hubert-McKenna, and executive director Kelly Nagle Witkowski.
6. Walk to Cure Lupus
The Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) Walk to Cure Lupus event at MetLife Stadium raised over $400,000. Enjoying the day were, from left, Ken Farber of LRA; Brian Gragnolati of Atlantic Health; Michael Sneed of Johnson & Johnson; NY Jets players David Harris, Deon Simon, Quincy Enunwa, Lachlan Edwards, Brandin Bryant and Jalin Marshall; and Adam and Jenny Blackwood and Aneta Bijak from Wells Fargo Private Bank.
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