KIRKLAND, Wash. — Bill and Melinda Gates, as the world’s top philanthropists, are rethinking their work in America as they confront what they consider their unsatisfactory track record on schools, the country’s growing inequity and a president they disagree with more than any other.
Some South Jersey residents have not forgotten about the suffering people in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Island even as the headlines about the disaster there have given way to new calamities.
Eli Gbayee, now an Atlantic City resident, left the continent of Africa at age 14 in 1999, but has not forgotten where he came from.
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — Jeff Hyman cares enough about children in need having food to eat this summer that he rallied his employees and customers to help the Community FoodBank of New Jersey.
WILDWOOD — The city wants to step up its beach concert game in a big way.
MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — Seventh-grader Ariel Caro received a thundering ovation from her classmates Friday morning at Middle Township Middle School.
It’s a different sort of St. Patrick’s Day celebration.
Kay Vigue, of Pleasantville, honed the skill of explaining things in a simple manner when she raised five children and worked as preschool instructor for 15 years.
Eric Reich, of Seaville, says his work as a Big Brother helps to remind him to mentor his own children. That’s just one of the things he’s learned by volunteering as a mentor to Seamus McIntyre, of Somers Point, through Big Brothers Big Sisters of Atlantic & Cape May Counties.
Jacquelyn M. Henkel never knew how to make candles before her involvement with The Arc’s AnGels candle program, but she finds it is not that hard to do.
For decades, two South Jersey organizations have worked together to provide support for cancer patients, survivors and their families.
ATLANTIC CITY — Four local schools will benefit from a total of $6,000 in six grants announced Thursday by Tanger Outlets The Walk, the outlet mall in the city.
10 N Main St., Cape May Court House, NJ 08210 | PHONE: 609-465-7382
6735 Black Horse Pike, Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234 | PHONE: 609-383-8843 | WEB: www.njfoodbank.org
Ocean City, NJ 08226 | PHONE: 800-745-4693
822 Delsea Dr., South Dennis, NJ 08245 | PHONE: 609-861-7100 | WEB: www.arcofcapemay.org
Delilah Rd & Franklin, Pleasantville, NJ 08232 | PHONE: 609-646-8330
Atlantic City, NJ 08401 | PHONE: 800-255-8986
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