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Jersey Cares Journal

“A Visit from Super Volunteer”

By Jersey Cares. Thu, 04 May 2017

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 […]

Forty Days of Service – One Volunteer’s Journey

By Jersey Cares. Wed, 02 Nov 2016

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 […]

It’s Alive…

By Jersey Cares. Tue, 30 Aug 2016

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 […]

Barringer High School ServiceWorks Capstone Project

By Jersey Cares. Fri, 22 Jul 2016

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 […]

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