Children’s Aid and Family Services Celebrates 120 Years of Serving the Community

 (Paramus, NJ) April 5, 2018 – Children’s Aid and Family Services recently held its spring fundraiser, “Cheers to 120 Years,” at Seasons in Washington Township. This special anniversary event benefitted vulnerable children and families in the community.

The organization was founded in March 1899 as an adoption agency for orphaned or abandoned children. Harkening back to its roots, the agency’s featured speaker of the evening, John Morris, spoke of his experience adopting a teenager in need of a loving family.

Sponsors of the event included Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, Atlantic Stewardship Bank, Sarina and Ken Bronfin, Bergen Risk Managers, Buck Seifert & Jost, Inc., Dr. Jennifer & Timothy Cope, Rachel & Ed Diomede, Delight & Paul Dodyk, Cecily and Brian Healy, Leanne and Stuart Hinchen, Joanne Mandry & Donald Ramesdorfer, Joanne & Tyler Mathisen, McInerney Jansen Family Foundation, Mutual of America, OritaniBank Charitable Foundation, Otterstedt Insurance Agency,The Shannon Rose Irish Pub, Kathie and Wade Schwartz, Spuntino Wine Bar and Italian Tapas and TD Bank.

About Children’s Aid and Family Services

Children’s Aid and Family Services is a leading nonprofit human services organization serving northern New Jersey. The agency is fully accredited and has served the community for 120 years. Its mission is to strengthen families and empower individuals – children and adults alike – to reach their fullest potential. Motivated by compassion and in partnership with the community, we make positive lasting differences in the lives of those we serve. We provide high-quality, innovative services to children, adults, and their families that advance social, educational and emotional development and wellbeing. For more information on Children’s Aid and Family Services, call 201.261.2800 or visit