Adapted from “A Visit From Saint Nicholas” by Clement Clarke Moore ‘Twas two nights before Jersey Cares Day, when all through the state, Not a volunteer was stirring, not quite this late; The supplies were delivered to the sites with great care, In hopes that the volunteers soon would be there; The children were […]
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Jersey Cares Journal
For some people, turning forty can be an impetus for change; for Nyree Anderson Miscia it was a call to action. She has committed to forty days of service leading up to her fortieth birthday and we caught her at the midway point of her journey to ask her a few questions. If you are […]
By: Samantha Castagna, Jersey Cares Corporate Service Manager Frankenstein Day, really? Who knew that there was a day celebrating Frankenstein? The author of Frankenstein, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, was born on August 30th, 1797 (which would have made her 219 this year) and so Frankenstein Day was born as well. Mixing elements of both the gothic […]
By: LaRhonda Boone, AmeriCorps VISTA As a ServiceWorks AmeriCorps VISTA, I’ve often visualized my scholars as glowing embers; a tempered heat, reserved, uncertain and at times even uninterested, but you can still see a glow, however faint. Depending on their circumstances and perspective, some are also quite charred but it never bothered me because I […]