Charity, Non-Profit Events in New Jersey
Fund Raisers for Recognized Charities
New Jersey scheduled fund raising charity non-profit events
These events include exhibits, walks, performances, gala's, shows, and other charity activities.
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Scheduled NJ Charity, Non-Profit Events
February 2017 Charity Events
Dinner and Comedy Night for the Sons of the American Legion
Saturday, February 11th - doors open at 6:00, with dinner being served until 7:30, and the show will start at 8.
The American Legion - George P. Vanderveer Post 129
2025 Church Rd.
Toms River, NJ.
Tickets are $40' Reserve them by contacting Kristy Mckown at 732-864-5519.
This comedy show features comedians Seymour Swan (HBO, Comedy Central), Erin Maguire (Broadway Comedy Club, Stand Up NY, FunnyFoodTV on YouTube & Game Show Network) and host Steve Schwarz (Gotham Comedy Club, Looney Bin Comedy Club)
All proceeds will be used to benefit veterans issues.
Veterans Comedy Fundraiser
Saturday, February 11, 2017; he doors open at 7pm, with the show starting at 8.
The American Legion - Clara Barton Post # 324
156 Brower Ave.
Edison, NJ (take careful note of the address, as there are multiple posts in Edison).
The tickets run $15 (which is a steal for any professional comedy show!), and you can reserve tickets by calling 732-225-9824. This show features some NJ all-stars: headliner Rich Carucci, who has been featured on MLB.com and the New York Post; Sandy Ehlers, writer of her own one-woman show, "Brassy, Sassy and Gassy"; and host Natty Bumpercar, who's a hit around New Jersey as well as NYC!
Proceeds will go to benefit the American Legion.
Valentine's Dinner and Comedy Show
Saturday, February 11, 2017; Dinner will be served from 5-7, with the show starting at 8.
The Mystic Island American Legion Post #493
420 Radio Rd.
Little Egg Harbor, NJ.
Tickets run $10 for dinner only, $20 for the show only, or $25 for the dinner and show combo. For tickets, call 609-296-9771. The comedian line-up includes headliner Jimmy Graham (The Laugh Factory, Catch a Rising Star), featuring Chip Ambrogio (contributing writer for the Friars Club Roasts) and host Jackie Byrne (Laugh It Up Comedy Club, The Punchline - Philly). The dinner menu includes Chicken Parmesan, with salad, garlic bread and dessert. With dinner wrapping up at 7 and the show starting at 8
All are welcome to the in-house bar during the free hour.
Proceeds from this event will benefit
American Legion Post #493 and
Ladies Auxiliary, SAL Squadron 493.
2017 Sea Isle City Polar Bear Weekend
Friday, February 17, until Sunday, February 19, 2017
Costume Contest and plunge registration
, or call (609) 263-3611.
Polar Bear Walk for Autism Registration
or call (609) 602-5734.
The weekend's events will begin on Friday with the crowning of the 2017 Polar Bear Royal Family. The Prince and Princess Contest (for ages 12-16) will begin at 7:30 p.m. and the King and Queen Contest (for ages 21 and over) is 9:00 p.m. at LaCosta Complex, JFK Boulevard and Landis Avenue. . On Saturday, February 18, the Polar Bear Plunge Costume Contest will start at 12:00 noon at LaCosta Complex, followed by the Plunge at 2:00 p.m. on the JFK Boulevard Beach. Come early, polar bears don't stay in the ocean very long! Afterwards, don't miss the Post-Plunge Party at 2:30 p.m. and the Costume Contest Awards Ceremony at 4:00 p.m. back at LaCosta. On Sunday, February 19, Mike's Seafood will sponsor a 5K Run and 1.5-Mile Fun Walk for Autism at 12:00 noon on the Promenade.
The Jitney will be running on Friday from 6:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m., Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 a.m. and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m
Supporting STEM Programs for Girls in Somers Point
February 11, 2017; 10:00 AM
Greate Bay Country Club
901 Mays Landing Road
Somers Point, NJ
Information & Tickets
This event features panel of seven women discussing the importance for girls to be involved in the STEM program (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). The event is open to everyone. STEM education integrates concepts that are usually taught as separate subjects in different classes and emphasizes the application of knowledge to real-life situations. A lesson or unit in a STEM class is typically based around finding a solution to a real-world problem and tends to emphasize project-based learning.
100% of the proceeds will support Stockton-AAUW STEM programs for Atlantic County GIrls. AAUW has been empowering women as individuals and as a community since 1881. For more than 130 years, they have worked together as a national grassroots organization to improve the lives of millions of women and their families.
April 2017 NJ Charity Non-Profit Events
Salt Creek Grille's Annual Wine & Martini Tasting
Thursday, April 6, 2017; from 7 to 10 pm.
4 Bingham Ave
Information & Tickets
This event features premium wines, specialty martinis, delectable hors d'oeuvres, pasta, carving stations and desserts graciously provided by Salt Creek Grille, Rumson. Artisinal cheese table compliments of Sickles Market, Little Silver. Raw Bar compliments of Lusty Lobster, Highlands. A Live auction will be held by Big Joe Henry, New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio along with live entertainment by the Bobby Boyd Trio
Proceeds from this event
will benefit 180 Turning Lives Around, Inc., a not-for-profit organization providing services to individuals and their families affected by domestic violence.
Victorious Foundation Wine & Food Tasting
April 7, 2017; 6pm - 9:30pm
Virtua's Barry D. Brown Health & Education Center
106 Carnie Blvd
Voorhees, NJ 08043
Admission: $50 per person, on-line, $60 per person* at the door
This event bfeatures a night of enjoying fine wines, craft beers, premium spirits, and delicious food! Proceeds to benefit hospitalized children with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses
19th Annual Building Tomorrows 5k Run, Family Walk, and Fun Fest
Saturday April 29, 2017; 9:00am to 1:00pm
The Clipper Pavilion at South Mountain Recreation Complex
5 Cherry Lane
West Orange, NJ, 07052
Contact: Heather Comstock firstname.lastname@example.org
(Details & Registration)
This event features a 5k Run, Family Walk, and Fun Fest. The event will once again feature games and activities, live music, character meet and greets, food trucks, and fun for the whole family. This is The Arc's largest grassroots event and funds raised will fuel vital services for The Arc of Essex County impacting children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. So come spend the day with us, and let's make a difference together!
Red Bank International Beer, Wine, and Food Fest
April 30, 2017; noon - 7pm (rain date May 7, 2017)
White Street Parking Lot
Red Bank, NJ
This family friendly event features twenty-five of Red Banks finest restaurants will be selling International favorites at the event including Korean, Thai, Italian, Chinese, All American, Mexican, Irish and More! International wine & beer!
There will be Live Music on Two Stages!
This event is a fundraiser...the proceeds will benefit Red Bank Education Foundation & Red Bank RiverCenter
August 2017 Charity Events
JDRF/FAAN Crab Race
August 26, 2017; 5 : 00 PM - 6 : 00: PM (rain date August 27th)
Infomation & Registration
or call 32-793-6488, ext. 8211
Come root your plastic crabs on as they race around the Krazy Krick.
This event features the release artificial plastic crabs into the Revolutionary River at Breakwater Beach in a race.
All proceeds support the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) and the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN)
You can purchase your "crab" for only $5. Each donation receives a Twilight Admission for the day of the crab race if purchased one week in advance of the race. If you purchase your crab within a week of the race, you will be entered to win prizes but will not receive admission to watch the race. Winning crab gets $100 and a 10 All-Day Passes to Breakwater Beach for the 2018 season.