Whether it’s at a fundraiser or a volunteering event, Morris/Essex residents always show up to support their friends and neighbors.
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Congressman Payne, center, hangs out with campers at Easterseals Camp Merry Heart.


Congressman Donald Payne Jr. paid a visit to Easterseals NJ Camp Merry Heart in Hackettstown. The camp provides a wide variety of indoor and outdoor recreational activities for people of all ages with disabilities and special needs.

Congressman Payne poses with Easterseals New Jersey President and CEO Brian Fitzgerald during his visit to Camp Merry Heart.


The Allen Meisels Memorial Golf Classic, presented by Bleakley Financial Group, was held at Mountain Ridge Country Club in West Caldwell on Aug. 5. The outing raised more than $200,000 to benefit New Jersey SEEDS, a nonprofit providing educational access to high-achieving students from low-income families.

Left to right: David Jones, Craig Woolridge, James Francis

Left to right: Paul Ottens, Chris D’Andrea, Guy D’Andrea, Brian Sterling 5 Left to right: Souren Ouzounian, Lee Shavel, Kelly Deere, Seth Bergstein


Members of Mandelbaum Salsburg P.C.’s “Team Mandelbaum” charity committee joined volunteers at the National Council of Jewish Women’s (NCJW) Back to School Store in Livingston, where underprivileged Essex County children “shopped” for free clothing, shoes and school supplies. Each child also received books and personal care items. 

Left to right: Dan Gocel, Casey Gocel, Robin Lewis, marketing manager Taryn Dowling, Lisa Fox and chief marketing officer Lauren Lynch 


Over 200 volunteers built walls for Habitat for Humanity’s new homes and condominiums being constructed at 121 Main St. in Succasunna at the Park Avenue at Morris County Corporate Campus in Florham Park.

The volunteer team from Florham Park-based law firm Greenberg Traurig

The volunteer team from Florham Park-based law firm Drinker Biddle

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