Thank you to the Moshava Ba’ir for creating beautiful new pillows for the vulnerable children and families in our care, through their 2014 Chessed Week! Check out the agency and the other local organizations they supported throughout the week.
Samsung Electronics, based in Ridgefield Park, is donating $25,000 to Children's Aid and Family Services. Samsung has been a long time supporter and friend of the agency. "It's very meaningful to give back to the community through Children's Aid and Family Services." Abby Gallo, Assistant Manager of Corporate Citizenship. "So many of us live in the communities that the organization serves and it is a great feeling to know that we can help support that effort in some small way."
Girl Scout Troop 305 hosted a book drive and helped to put together beautiful pieces for our Turrell Child Care and Early Learning Center, for their Silver Award! Here is Girl Scout Alyssa Murphy, with some pots the troop painted. Thank you Troop 305!
Join us at Macy's at the Garden State Mall in Paramus for a preview sale on Friday July 11th and a sale on Saturday July 12th to support the "Be Book Smart Campaign". If you donate $3, you will receive $10 off a $30 purchase or more, and the proceeds will help to give books to our Turrell Child Care and Early Learning Center.
Twenty KPMG International volunteers helped revitalize the Children's Garden at Turrell Child Care and Early Learning Center. Thank you for providing a safe and magical place for our students to play and to learn outside. For more information about volunteer opportunities please visit our volunteers page. For more information about corporate partnership opportunities click here.
4th graders from the Edith A. Bogert Elementary School in Upper Saddle River led a fundraiser/teddy bear drive to benefit Children’s Aid and Family Services. They delivered more than 100 teddy bears for the children in our care and raised $1,000! A big thank you to these caring kids!
In the picture: Top row (l – r:) Griffin and Brandon Bottom row (l. – r:) Sofia and Oliva.
Maxell Corporation, located in Woodland Park, recently hosted a Baby Basics Drive! Here is one of their employees Ryan with their boxes filled with formula, diapers, and more. Thank you Maxell for your generous donations!
For more information on our Baby Basics program click here.
Local Bergen County author Chris Spliedt came to read “How Do the Animals Live” and “Wishes for Fishes” to our Pre K and Kindergarten classrooms. Author Chris also provided the children with a demonstration on illustration.
Children’s Aid and Family Services Celebrates Microsoft Retail Store Grand Opening at Westfield Garden State Plaza
Volunteers, staff and clients of Children’s Aid and Family Services were thrilled to be a part of the celebration and ribbon cutting of the new Microsoft Retail Store Grand Opening at Westfield Garden State Plaza. Dozens of our supporters were in the audience to witness the unveiling of the new store! Microsoft generously donated a $650,000 software grant to us!