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
January 2017 Charity Events
Annual Sons of Ireland Polar Bear Plunge
January 1, 2017
1300 Ocean Avenue
Asbury Park, NJ 07712
Looking for an unusual way to begin the New Year with a splash? Event features the plunge into the ocean, a Bagpipe March to Beach, Food and Entertainment. Proceeds from this event support local charities. Every year, 2 Local charities are chosen to be the sole beneficiaries of every penny raised.
Comedy Fundraiser to benefit Hometown Heroes
January 27, 2017 doors open 7pm, show starts 8pm
Pagano's Uva Ristorante and Wine Bar
800 Main St.
Bradley Beach, NJ.
Tickets are $20, reserve tickets by calling 732-473-9400.
This event features a comedy show including headliner Doug Karpf, who is a favorite among NYC clubs and performs regularly for the US Armed Forces. Also appearing are Andy Hayward, who has had the honor of performing for the NYC Friars Club, and host Mollie Sperduto, who was a finalist in the Comedy Competition at the Tropicana A.C.
All are encouraged to also stop by Uva before the show to enjoy a wonderful dinner. The bar will also continue to remain open throughout the show.
Proceeds from this event will benefit
Hometown Heroes, an organization that provides assistance to any individual or family who suddenly find themselves in a crisis.
5th Annual Hoboken Mutzfest
January 29, 2017; 2pm - 6pm
1005 Washington St.
Information and Tickets
General admission tickets are $25; VIP tickets are $50.
This years event will be benefitting the Hoboken Family Alliance and programs to support children with special needs.
There will be many familt entertainment events including; Eric DeLauro of the Rat Pack, a cannoli eating contest, and a Frank Sinatra Sing- a - Long.
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.
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.