Homeless Solutions’ 4th Annual “A Night in the Cold” Works to Raise Funds and Awareness of Homelessness in Morris County
Homeless Solutions provides a Hand UP, not a HandOUT. We empower those who are homeless and at risk of homelessness in Morris County to attain housing stability. In the coldest months of the winter, Homeless Solutions is asking Morris County residents to give up one night of warmth and comfort to raise awareness of the growing needs of the unhoused in our community. Its 4th Annual A Night in the Cold fundraiser is on Friday, December 1st. Funds raised from this event will support the organization’s efforts to provide shelter, services, and stability to those without accommodations especially in the cold winter season. This year’s goal is to raise $250,000.
Family Promise of Morris County to host the third annual Steve Hammond Homebound Hustle 5K & 1 Mile Walk on Nov. 4
MORRIS COUNTY, NJ – On Saturday, November 4, Family Promise of Morris County is hosting its third annual Homebound Hustle 5K & 1 Mile Walk. All funds raised through the Homebound Hustle will benefit families and individuals experiencing homelessness and housing insecurity in Morris County. The agency has served this population for over three decades, as homelessness is a persistent issue in the community. “Even before the pandemic, homelessness existed in Morris County. It may not be visible, but it exists,” said Family Promise CEO Joann Bjornson, LSW.
The Atlantic Visiting Nurse Fall Rummage sale returns to Far Hills Fairground on Friday October 6, 2023. Thousands of bargain hunters, collectors and vintage lovers are expected at the event, which takes places twice a year. The rummage sale, a cornerstone event in the community, will feature an impressive selection of gently used items such as clothing, jewelry, home goods, vintage vinyl records and more. All proceeds from the sale will go directly to supporting Atlantic Visiting Nurse to provide home health and hospice care for uninsured and underinsured patients.
Soothing Paws Program Conference - "Seeing the Dog: Observation as the Key to Understanding Our Therapy Animals"
June 13, 2023 -- Morristown, NJ – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center is hosting an in-person conference to explore how we can use observational and evaluation tools and techniques to guide our therapy animals, and to support mutually beneficial human-animal interactions. Participants will learn how to determine the “right fit” for animal-assisted activities in a clinical environment.
You are invited! Don’t miss this exciting evening with leading professionals in different areas of graphic design! You’ll get inside information on their journeys to success and see current work that’s on the cutting-edge of design. It’s a must for anyone interested to this fascinating field.
MORRIS COUNTY, NJ – 9/29/2022 – On Saturday, November 5, Family Promise of Morris County is hosting its second annual Homebound Hustle 5K & 1 Mile Walk. All proceeds raised through the Homebound Hustle will benefit programs and services that support families and individuals experiencing homelessness and housing insecurity in Morris County. This year’s event has been named in honor of the late Stephen W. Hammond, a long-time advocate of helping people in need within the Morris County community. Steve Hammond was Morris County’s longtime Director of Public Works and County Engineer and later served on the Board of Family Promise of Morris County, including as its president.
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