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

August 2017 Charity Events

Assumption Festival
August 12, 2017: 6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Arbolino Park
Allen St
Netcong, New Jersey 07857
Contact Name: Joe Amendola
Phone: 917-612-4808, Email:
Event Cost: $4 Children under 12 FREE
This family festival features a night filled of fun with food, drinks, live music, fireworks, kids activities, a 50/50 and more.
While you're enjoying all the fabulous food, beverages, playing games, and socializing, you will be enjoying the music of "Tropical Storm" playing classic & alternative rock with a mix of R&B. A highlight of the evening is the awesome fireworks display at dusk.
Group discounts available for summer camps, schools or other organizations.
The Assumption Society is a non-profit organization. Proceeds from this event will help support many local community programs.

Vets Summer Fest
August 12th, 2017; 11 am - 8pm
Vasa Park
Wolfe Road
Budd Lake, NJ
This family event features fun with music, food, craft show, community advertisers, and car show.
100% of the money collected in donations at this event goes directly to support the homeless veterans.

Edison’s Food, Wine & Beer Festival
August 19, 2017; Noon - 7pm
Papaianni Park
Central & Linden Ave.
Edison, NJ
Cost: $5 entry free Children under 10 are free
This family friendly event will feature some of Edison's top restaurants and food trucks, New jersey craft beers and Wine, live music, craft vendors, kids activities, and more. Proceeds from this event will support the Edison animal shelter.

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 onآ 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

September 2017 NJ Charity Non-Profit Events

Comedy Night Fundraiser to Benefit Dream Factory of Jersey Shore
September 8, 2017; @ 6:30 PM
George P. Vanderveer American Legion Post 129
2025 Church Rd.
Toms River, NJ 08753
Web Site & Tickets
Contact: Mollie Sperduto
Event Cost: $50 pp for dinner and show
:Come out and support the Dream Factory of Jersey Shore at one of the hottest comedy events in Ocean County! Headlining this show is Jimmy Graham, whose credits include Comedy Central, The Laugh Factory, as well as clubs and casinos all over NYC, Las Vegas, Chicago and more! Also appearing on this show is John Poveromo, who has opened for Jimmy Fallon and featured in the NY Times and Asbury Park Press, and host Mollie Sperduto, who was a finalist in the Tropicana A.C. Comedy Competition!.
Buffet dinner beginning at 7pm with comedy show to follow.
Proceeds from this event will benefit Dream Factory of Jersey Shore, tp support the grantingof dreams to critically and chronically ill children from the ages of three through eighteen.

Riding with Heart 4th Annual Farm to Stable Fundraising Event
September 9, 2017 - 5pm to 9pm
RWH Equine Therapy Center
639 CR 513
Pittstown, NJ  08867
Contact - Chris Baxter, Executive Director
 Riding with HEART will host it's 4th Annual Farm to Stable Fundraising Event. Please join in for an exciting evening featuring program demonstrations, local vendors, beer, wine and music.  Take a chance and bid on Balloon rides, destination trips, skydiving, restaurant gift certificates and wonderful donated items from the local community during the Silent Auction!   All proceeds will help to continue the their programs, maintain the premises and of course go towards the health and happiness of our horses!
Riding with HEART is non-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to improve the quality of life for physically and cognitively challenged adults, children and their families through equine therapy.  Their horses demand a tremendous amount of care, time, management and of course they eat like horses! .Your silent auction donation or ad purchase (see website) will help keep their horses healthy and happy and the programs running smoothly

21st Annual Woofstock Festival
Saturday, September 23, 2017; 11AM to 4PM (Rain date: Saturday, October 7, 2017)
John Connolly Memorial Park
605 Centennial Boulevard
Voorhees NJ 08043
Woofstock is a huge, outdoor, family & pet friendly festival benefitting the Voorhees Animal Orphanage. There wilol be music playing throughout the day. Dog demonstrations, gourmet food trucks, a raffle basket pavilion, an alumni parade, and special guests such as the Joseph Ferko String Band, Master Chef Joe Poon and Dr. Elizabeth Severino (Animal Communicator) and much more!.

The Giant Pumpkin Carve
September 23, 2017
Salem County Fairgrounds
735 Harding Hwy.
Woodstown, NJ
Tickets are $7 for adults and free for children 5 and under.
Meals on Wheels holds this annual fundraising event that features lots of activities including high school and amateur artists who carve giant pumpkins. It attracts about 4,000 people each year and offers a pumpkin light show, free hayrides, kids crafts, straw maze, music and more family fun.

Uncorked and Uncapped: Wine, Beer, and Food Fest
Thursday, September 28, 2017; 6:30 pm
The Westminster Hotel
550 W Mt Pleasant Ave.
Livingston, NJ
Cost: $100 (Purchased through the website)
Attendees will enjoy a wide selection of fine wines, craft beers, spirit tastings, restaurant samplings, an awards program and a silent auction while supporting The Arc of Essex County and the nearly 1,500 individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and their families.

October 2017 NJ Charity Non-Profit Events

Wantage Township 10th Annual Veterans Memorial Car, Truck & Bike Show
October 8, 2017; 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Woodbourne Park
145 Sherman Ridge Road
Wantage, New Jersey 07461
Web Site
Event Contact Chris, Phone: 973-352-9203, Email:
Cost: Free Spectator Admission
This annual event features Car, Truck & Bike Shows, live music, door prizes, and a 50/50, tricky tray. Trophies awarded in multiple classes for cars, motorcycles & trucks. $15 pre-registration by 9/22/17, $20 day of show, registration from 11am to 1pm, goodie bags to first 100 registrants. Vendors wanted, registration $20.
Donations of non-perishable items for local food pantry would be greatly appreciated.
The 2017 Show proceeds will be donated to the Welcome Home Vets Fund of New Jersey, Inc. Free spectator admission, but donations of non-perishable items for local food pantry would be greatly appreciated.

Bordentown Riverfest
October 21, 2017: 1200 PM - 10:00 PM
Bordentown City Beach
100 West Park Street
Bordentown, New Jersey 08505
Web Site
Contact: Rob Curran, Phone: 609-298-0450, Email:
Cost: Free admission. Donations accepted
Hope Hose Humane Co. No. 1 in partnership with Marcello's Restaurant is throwing the biggest party in 250 years! With over 10,000 guests attending last year, this year promises to be bigger and better as we celebrate our 250th Birthday. For those of you who haven't been to our party on the beach before…. RiverFest is a family friendly event. It's a four acre beer garden with over 12 beers on tap and wine too, over 15 restaurants, live bands all day, over 24 unique vendors and a free kids area with bounce attractions, magicians and face painters.
We have everything there that you may need from onsite restrooms, free parking and shuttle services from three offsite locations, ATM machines, and over 3,600 square feet of tents to relax under.
This event is a fundraiser with proceeds going to support Hope Hose – Bordentown's oldest all volunteer fire company.
For 21+ guests: Presale drink passes are $15 in advance which includes your first three beers and souvenir mug. Day of the event drink passes are an additional $5. Extra beer tickets may be purchased as needed on site. Presale passes can be purchased at, and at our Cranberry Festival booth.

November 2017 NJ Charity Non-Profit Events

4th Annual Handmade in America Professional Craft Show
Saturday, November 18, 2017; 9 am to 3:30 pm.
Upper Township Community Center
1790 Route 50
Tuckahoe, NJ 08270
Free Admission, though donations are always welcome.
This craft show showcases many of New Jersey's top skilled crafismen --- vendors for this show are chosen by invitation only, and almost every vendor is from New Jersey. Every item in the show is made by skilled craftsmen, so everything is literally "handmade in America."
This annual fund raising event is driven by a small, hard-working local group that has awarded more than $180,000 in Scholarships to local students since 1998. The Greater Tuckahoe Area Merchants' Association is hosting the show as one of several annual fund-raising events to help raise money for their Scholarship Funds. Among the scholarships are: the James & Martha Owens Scholarship which goes to graduating local high school students, the Doris Stowell Scholarship, which is a $5,000 annual scholarship for high school Seniors, the $1,000 Alex and Virginia May Scholarship, which is awarded to a high school Senior who plans to attend a community college, the B&G Scholarship (new this year), and the GTAMA Scholarships which go to students who are already enrolled in college.


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