By: Vanessa Martinez, Service Events Manager, Jersey Cares Bag pipes, names, fathers, daughters, planes. Towers, sons, mothers, pain. If you ask me what I recall during the attacks of 9/11, I’d respond this way. As if recalling a memory, I intend on forgetting, but keep recalling anyway – a nightmare. I grew up in […]
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Meet Kathleen, or Kat, for short. She is one of the newest members of the Corporate Service team at Jersey Cares, but after getting to know her, you wouldn’t think it. When she’s not coordinating volunteer events, Kat enjoys painting (she’s good too—check her out here), trivia, and spending time with her family and her […]
By: Jadea Asante, Ready Corps With the temperatures steadily increasing and the smell of barbeque in the air, it’s safe to say that summer is here. It’s easy for millennials, like myself, to get wrapped up in the same mundane routine. Going to work, looking for work, taking a summer class, and being glued to […]
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 […]