Giving Back: Pink Vans Help Raise Funds For Breast Cancer

Plus: Banks support housing initiatives, groups join forces to help stroke victims, and more.

Each month, New Jersey Monthly’s Social Datebook page features photos taken at various charitable events across the Garden State. The following snapshots were featured in the April 2016 Girlfriend Getaways issue.

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1. Pink Vans For Breast Cancer

Fras Air General

Photo courtesy of Peter Wallburg.

Frank Meshach, left, and Dave Schneider, center, of Fras-Air/General in Hillsborough present Kelly Witkowski with a $7,015 check to benefit Susan G. Komen North Jersey. The nonprofit provides funding for breast-health services, breast-cancer education and outreach in northern New Jersey.

2. Housing For Everyone

TD Bank

Photo courtesy of Cooper’s Ferry Partnership.



Cooper’s Ferry Partnership and the City of Camden were awarded $100,000 through TD Charitable Foundation’s Housing for Everyone grant competition. Celebrating were, from left, Dominique Goss and Robert Curley, TD Bank; Kathy Cullen and Anthony Perno, Cooper’s Ferry; and Joe Tredinnick, TD Bank.










3. TV Honorees 


Photo courtesy of Chase Newhart Photography.

Honorees of Hometowne TV’s annual Fred Honold Awards for Community Service, were, from left, Christy Hodde, NJ Crossroads Chapter of the American Red Cross; Alan Leiber, Overlook Medical Center; Dr. Paul Carniol, Medical Society of New Jersey; and Dr. Robert Rubino, Summit City council president.

4. Help For The Homeless 


Photo courtesy of David Michael Howarth.

Celebrating the launch of the Housing First initiative to improve housing and health care for the homeless, were, from left, Debra Moran, Alfred Campanella and Christina Mattison of Virtua.

5. Bank Supports Two Causes

Roma Bank

Photo courtesy of Gary Horn.

Angela Venti, left, of Investor’s Bank, presents a $2,500 check on behalf of the Roma Bank Community Foundation to Susan Bass Levin of the Cooper Foundation and Chris Fifis of the Jim Fifis Lung Cancer Research Fund.

6. Group Rallies For Stroke Victims


Photo courtesy of charitable organization.

The National Stroke Association, AphasiaAccess and the National Aphasia Association have joined together to raise funds for stroke survivors. Marking the partnership at the Adler Aphasia Center in Maywood were, from left, Darlene Williamson, National Aphasia Association; Karen Tucker, AphasiaAccess; Matt Lopez, National Stroke Association; Elaine Adler, Aphasia Center; Barbara Kessler of National Aphasia Association and her husband, Steve; and Charles Berkowitz, Adler Aphasia Center.

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