Charity, Non-Profit Events in New Jersey

Fund Raisers for Recognized Charities

These events include exhibits, walks, performances, gala's, shows, and other charity activities.

Note: This information is provided by event sponsors as a free service to our viewers. Sometimes conditions require cancellations or changes of dates, times and location which are not reflected in the original schedule. Before planning a trip to visit one of the listed events, it is suggested that you call the event sponsor to confirm the event schedule or for additional information on the event.

Scheduled NJ Charity, Non-Profit Events

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
Rumson, NJ
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

Spring Festival
April 9th, 2017; 12 pm - 4pm
Rutgers Gardens
140 Log Cabin Rd.
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Suggested donation: $5.00 All proceeds benefit the Rutgers Gardens
Celebrate Spring at the Gardens with an afternoon of fun and fresh air for children and families! The afternoon will be filled with exciting activities that will put a "spring" in your step, and a smile on your face. Activities include; Face Painting Arts and Crafts Egg Hunt. Egg Hunts will begin at 12:30 PM, and will be held every half hour. Food, and more!

Asbury Park Music & Film Festival
April 21st - April 23rd, 2017
The Paramount Theatre
The Stone Pony
The Wonder Bar
1200 Ocean Ave
Asbury Park, NJ 07712
This event explores and celebrates a single, and perhaps the most dramatic, aspect of cinema…the role of music in film.Headliners performering will be appearing at this event including Southside Johnny Lyon on April 21st and Steven Van Zandt (Little Steven & the Disciples of Soul) on April 22nd. Other performers include The Devil & Daniel Johnston + Daniel Johnston & Summer Moon, Just Before the Dawn, Lucky Chops, Rainbow Full of Sound, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, and more.
Proceeds from this event will benefit underserved children in Asbury Park, specifically three programs including Hope Academy, The Hip Hop Institute, and the Asbury Park Summer Recreation Music Camp.

Camp Quality New Jersey 3rd Annual Gala to Benefit Kids With Cancer
April 21, 2017: 6:30 - 11:00 p.m.
The Imperia
1714 Easton Ave.
Somerset, NJ
Purchase tickets
Contact: Audra Carletta at
This event is an enjoyable night of mixing with dedicated, caring people while taking in lots of amenities including an open bar, cocktail hour, 4-Course Dinner, Basket Raffle, Silent & Live Auction & Entertainment.
Procceeds from this event will benefit Camp Quality New Jersey, a 501c non-profit, all volunteer driven organization, providing year round programs for kids with cancer. Their focus is on improving the quality of life of kids with cancer with programs designed to foster the building of new friendships, emotional strength, and life skills in a stress free environment. These programs are offered at no cost to the families of kids with cancer.

Party For The Paws
Tuesday April 25, 2017; 7PM till 9PM
Adelphia Restaurant
1750 Clements Bridge Road
Deptford Township, NJ
Tickets are $36.00 per person
Website (To Register)
Contact: Elizabeth Alexandria 862-345-0610
This event features an hors d'oeuvres buffet, house beer and wine and dessert. There will be a Petsmart $25 gift card and champagne gift basket giveaway.
Proceeds from this event will benefit Jersey State Animal Rescue, a 501c3 non profit organization that provides life-saving resources and care to homeless and neglected animals. 

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
973-535-1181 x1224
Website (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

May 2017 NJ Charity Non-Profit Events

8th Annual "Paulette's C of Blue
Sunday, May 7, 2017; 8:30 AM until 1:30 PM
Star and Barry Tobias Ambulatory Campus
Centrastate Medical Center
901 West Main Street
Freehold, NJ
Register online
This fun, family event features a 5k,1 mile, kids fun run with music, food, raffles, awards, and local vendors.
Early bird registration Adults $20 and kids under 10 $10 up to April 24th. After 4/24 and including race day Adults $25 and Kids $15. Groups of 4 kids/adults $50.
Your support of CentraState's colorectal cancer programs & services is greatly appreciated!

Family Fun at the 19th Annual Buffalo Watch Farm Open House

Saturday, May 13, 2017; 9am to 5pm (rain or shine)
Readington River Buffalo Farm
GPS Address:
937 County Road 523
Flemington, New Jersey 08822
Buffalo still roam the range at the Readington River Buffalo Farm; an historic, maintained working farm preserve. You have the rare opportunity to get a close-up and personal view of bison and their newborn calves. Throughout the farm, experience native American Indian and civil war encampments, fresh local food, plant and flower sales. blacksmith demonstration, wolf preserve, and The Pink Fire truck. Available are reasonably priced refreshments: Water, Italian Ices, Soda, BBQ, Pizza, Burgers, hot dogs, popcorn, pastries. The farm owners are again grilling buffalo burgers.
Visitors will get to enjoy farm tours, 2 live bands, displays and reenactments, Jackson Hole Gang, blacksmith demonstration, live wild west cowboy shows. Also for children and adults: pony rides, antiquers and crafters, face painters, hay wagon tour rides, all included with your on site $5 parking donation:
This year, we introduce a unique feature for those 21 and over: The "Red River Saloon". With the help of local design talent, an entire barn brings you back to a vintage Wild West saloon. Step up to our 15 foot custom designed bar to enjoy beer from a local brewery and wine from a nearby vineyard. Or sit around the many tables.
Guests are advised to wear sturdy shoes and to bring binoculars. Since this is a working farm with many animals, please do not bring your pets, Service Animals only are permitted.
All proceeds go to the local Whitehouse First Aid and Rescue Squad. Proudly serving all of Readington Township.

June 2017 NJ Charity Non-Profit Events

3-Days, 225 Mile Bike Ride to Benefit Ocean's Harbor House Homeless Youth
June 23 - 25, 2017
808 Conifer Street Toms River, NJ US 08753
Toms River, Princeton, Sour Mountains Area
Website To Register
Departing from Toms River, NJ on Day 1 and ending in Princeton; Day 2 the bike tour takes you through the Sourlands Mountain Area; and Day 3 starting in Princeton and ending back at Harbor House in Toms River, NJ. (There's also a 2-day or 1-day Bike Ride Option).
Come out and enjoy a 3-day bike tour of New Jersey, while supporting Harbor House's mission, which is to keep at-risk safe and off the streets. Join us on this ride!>
Why Ride? Ocean's Harbor House is the ONLY shelter of its kind serving homeless, abused and neglected youth, ages 10-21, in all of Ocean and Monmouth Counties in New Jersey. This annual Ride has enabled Harbor House to expand its facilities and enhance its programs.
If you're riding on the 3-day or 2-day ride, your hotel accomodations are included. Rooming will be provided at Nassau Inn, 10 Palmer Square in Princeton (Tel# 609- 921-7500).

43rd Annual Wiegand Farm Golf Classic
June 26, 2017
Wild Turkey and Crystal Springs Golf Courses
Crystal Springs Resort
1 Wild Turkey Way
Hamburg, NJ
Website - Registration
The Wiegand Farm Golf Classic is one of the largest golf outings in New Jersey. Not a golfer? Come for the dinner, stay overnight or enjoy a spa experience and/or by sponsoring, fundraising, participating in the silent auction or MEGA 50/50!
Proceeds from this event will benefit The Department for Persons with Disabilities (DPD), committed to helping individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities over 50 years ago.

August 2017 Charity Events

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.


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