September 2020 Q3 Newsletter

September 29, 2020

#JDJCHALLENGE SWEAT FOR GOOD RECAP We would like to give a special THANK YOU to all of our fundraisers and donors for making this one of our most successful campaigns to date. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for truly making a difference in people’s lives. YOUR IMPACT We originally planned to provide…

June 2020 Q2 Newsletter

June 30, 2020

SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS We are proud to announce the 10 winners for our 2020 JDJ Scholarship. In 2020, we had the most amount of submissions to date and were impressed by the quality of each candidate. This brings the total number of winners to 17 since we launched the program 3 short years ago. That’s $42,500…

March 2020 Q1 Newsletter

March 31, 2020

COVID-19 EFFORTS We hope this newsletter finds you healthy and safe during this extremely difficult time. As our mission at JDJ is to be a beacon of hope and positivity for our community, we hope this newsletter will brighten your day. We are sure you are tired of hearing about the coronavirus, but we would…

February 2020 Monthly Update

February 29, 2020

JDJ FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM Our scholarship program is now accepting applications. We are proud to offer a $2,500 to support high school students looking to continue their education at a four-year university in the NYC tri-state area. Submissions are due by April 27th and further details can be found on our website. MORE DETAILS WINTER LUNCH February was definitely one of…

January 2020 Monthly Update

January 31, 2020

5TH WHEELCHAIR RECIPIENT Our latest wheelchair recipient is a 22-year-old young man, named Chris. Unfortunately, after a long battle with cancer, Chris’s oncology treatments left him with limited walking and balance for standing. In response, we provided him with a manual ultra-light wight wheelchair along with a power assist system mounted to it. Chris will…

December 2019 Q4 Newsletter

December 23, 2019

Seasons Greetings. Wishing you all a blessed holiday season and happy & healthy 2020! 2020 UPCOMING EVENTS LHS WIN VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE Thurs, January 9, 2020, 3:30-6:30pm. Start the new year off right with our first LHS volunteer event of 2020. We are looking for volunteers to help serve a meal to families at a shelter…

November 2019 Monthly Update

November 30, 2019

In the spirit of this past Thanksgiving, we would like to start this monthly review by thanking all of our supporters. We are so grateful for all that you do for JDJ and all of the love you have shown us this past year. We wish you all a wonderful start to the holiday season.…

October 2019 Monthly Update

October 31, 2019

SUMBA CAMPAIGN We are still accepting donations towards our Sumba campaign. So far, we have raised ~$2,000 from generous donors and our shuffleboard fundraiser. We have already sent our grant of $24,644 to The Sumba Foundation for the renovation and construction of six health clinics in Indonesia. Phase 1 has just been completed, where the…

September 2019 Q3 Newsletter

September 30, 2019

BIG NEWS! THE SUMBA FOUNDATION PARTNERSHIP We are proud to begin this newsletter with some exciting news! A project that has been in the works for the last year and a half is finally ready to be announced. We have been looking for JDJ to make an impact abroad and have had the perfect place…

August 2019 Monthly Update

August 31, 2019

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS EVENT SPONSORSHIP We are looking forward to the happy hour we are sponsoring in Jersey City for our friends at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Essex, Hudson and Union Counties. Thursday, September 12th from 6:30-9:30PM they will be hosting a fundraiser at The Ashford in Jersey City. We will be matching all door donations to…