HEART 9/11

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HEART 9/11 is a non-profit, non-sectarian organization founded by Bill Keegan, a retired Port Authority Police Department Lieutenant who served as Operations Commander for the W.T.C. Rescue/Recovery Mission. The organization is composed of veteran police officers, fire fighters, construction trade union workers, surviving families of those killed on September 11, 2001, and others. They volunteer their time and labor, as well as their wealth of knowledge and experience in responding to and handling disaster situations. www.heart911.org

MEND NJ Food Pantries

2018-08-08T11:21:46-04:00

Meeting Essential Needs With Dignity (MEND) is an interfaith network of 16 food pantries located throughout Essex County, NJ. Our anti-hunger coalition, the largest in Essex County, has been providing emergency food to individuals and families in need since 1980. MEND is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. MEND works to alleviate hunger in Essex County by supporting our network of food pantries. Support includes fresh and healthy food, funds, social services referrals, volunteers, and a forum for member pantries. MEND advocates for policies to improve the quality of life for those in need in the County. www.mendnj.org

Heroes on the Water

2018-08-08T11:21:52-04:00

Heroes on the Water helps our Nation’s warriors and veterans from all branches of the United States military unwind using the therapeutic qualities of fishing from kayaks. What looks like a day trip of paddling and fishing is in fact something much deeper and long-lasting. www.heroesonthewater.org

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