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Q1 Newsletter: March-April 2020

March 1, 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…

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Month in Review: January 2020

February 1, 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…

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Monthly Update: February 2020

February 1, 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…

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Q4 Newsletter: December 2019

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…

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Month in Review: November 2019

December 1, 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.…

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Month in Review: October 2019

November 1, 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…

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Q3 Newsletter: September 2019

October 1, 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…

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Month in Review: August 2019

September 1, 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…

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Month in Review: July 2019

August 1, 2019

A LOOK INSIDE A DIFFERENT TYPE OF CANCER RESEARCH LAB When we learned of Dana-Farber’s unique work using mathematics to help with cancer treatment, we knew we had to get involved. Thanks to some recent photos taken directly by our research team, you can get a great feel of what the JDJ research lab is like on…

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Q2 Newsletter: June 2019

June 30, 2019

WHEELCHAIRS The wheelchair recipients keep rolling in. We have granted our fourth wheelchair to a 6yr old who loves the thrill of racing. Meet Aadil, a vibrant kid who loves to be on the move. He is currently a trainee in the Rising New York Road Runners Program, and we are overjoyed to be helping him attain…

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