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Charity, Non-Profit Events in New Jersey

Discover Fund Raising Charity and Non-Profit Events for Recognized Charities in New Jersey

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

Note: 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. Sometimes conditions require cancellations or changes of dates, times and location.

2021  NJ Charity Non-Profit Events

Cabaret 4 A Cure Fundraiser
August 15, 2021: 12:30pm - 4:30pm
Valley Regency
1129 Valley Road
Clifton, NJ 07013
Web Site
Event Cost: $55 in advance or $60 day at the door
The Cabaret 4 A Cure is a dinner-show with fabulous tricky tray raffles.  Admission tickets include full, sit-down dinner and show as well as a Tier 2 raffle sheet and door prize ticket.
Proceeds from the event will benefit local, Diana Maksymowicz, a single mom of 2 young girls, battling both breast cancer and leukemia.

Knights of Columbus Comedy Night
August 20, 2021; 7pm - 10pm
St. Mary's Elementary School
538 Church St.
Middletown, NJ 07748
Web Site
Tickets/Information: Contact Vaughn Kuhlmeier at 732-978-3768 or
Event Cost: $45 per person, $75 per couple
The Vincent T Lombardi Knights of Columbus have put together a dinner and comedy night to support an active member of the community undergoing hardship.  The comedy show features Last Comic Standing's Joseph Anthony, alongside other local professional entertainment.
Doors open at 7PM for dinner, with the show to follow. Please be advised that the show may contain language and content appropriate for PG-13 audiences only.

Gold Wellness Alzheimer’s Awareness Fair
August 21, 2021; 8:30am - 11:30am
Lackawanna Plaza (parking lot behind TD bank)
1 Lackawanna Plaza
Montclair, NJ
Web Site
Event Cost: $20.00
This event will be Live and with an Online version ffeaturing resources for caregivers, Zumba class, Vendors, healthy treats, children's games, face painting, and more!
This Fair is in honor of Allean 'Tootie" White, Gold Wellness Circle’s Founder, Debra Dixon-Anderson’s late mother and other Alzheimer/Dementia sufferers.  Tootie was diagnosed with Alzheimer's 6 years ago.
Everyone is welcomed to attend and participate in the event!
If you are interested in attending or even being a sponsor, partner, volunteer, or Zumba instructor, feel free to reach out to us at the website above. There is a form in the link for your participation. 
Proceeds from this event will benefit the Alzheimer's Association to support wellness, brain health, self-care while caregiving, and much more!

Downbeach Seafood Festival
September 18 & 19, 2021
Ski Beach
Dorset & Burk Ave
Ventnor, NJ
With most of the restaurants attending as brick and mortar Atlantic County restaurants, the Downbeach Seafood festival will allow attendees to experience this seaside community as a culinary destination. It is also an excellent opportunity for foodies and food seekers to meet some of Atlantic County's most unique chefs and restaurateurs, all while eating their tasty creations. This event also features. Jersey made craft beers, cooking with local chefs, shopping unique exhibitors, children's activities and amusements, live Sand Sculpting/ Kids Sand Sculpting area, Live Music, Complimentary Demos, and Seminars.This venue has unobstructed bay views and allows for our guests to get creative with their transportation modes, welcoming non-motorized water vessels to dock on it's shores. 
The Downbeach Seafood Festival will support the Community Food Bank of New Jersey through the widely-popular Chowder Cook-Offin.

4th Annual Rock for Awareness Festival
October 2, 2021; 11:30 am - 6pm
Community Park
2255 Bridge Ave
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ
This event features music all day, food trucks, crafts, kids activities, and more. The music headliner will be the Nerds. Bill Spadea of radio 101.5 will also be appearing.
Proceeds from the event will benefit the Nicholas Hudanish Foundation whose mission is to raise awareness and improve the understanding of the epidemic of addiction; to strive to develop substance abuse prevention and behavioral health co-educational programs and outreaches and to seek to empower teens to lead drug-free lives.

The Fifth Annual Bridgewater Beerfest & Wine Tasting
October 10, 2021; 12pm - 5pm.
Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center (JCC)
775 Talamini Road
Bridgewater, NJ
Cost: $15.00 – $75.00
This event features over 50 Beers, Wine Tastings, Live Music, Food Trucks, and an afternoon outside on their beautiful Campgrounds!
The VIP tasting experience from 12:00 TO 1:00 PM at a cost of $75, will be an exclusive one hour early admission, first access to all beers and wines, with exclusive pours of select brewers choice taps and wines, and an opportunity to speak with representatives from the breweries and Pacific Highway Wines and Spirits, and a swag item.
Proceeds from this event will benefit JCC Special Needs programs for children and adults.

Monmouth Day Care Center’s Oktoberfest
Friday, October 22, 2021: 6pm - 9pm
Navesink Country Club
Middletown, NJ
Contact: Christina Caccamo at or 732.741.4313
MDCC’s Oktoberfest will feature live music by Frank Crow and entertainment by Hilby the Skinny German Juggle Boy as well as a silent auction.
Proceeds from this event will benefit Monmouth Day Care Center to continue to provide families with a safe, stable environment that allows caretakers to work while knowing their children are well cared for.  
Tickets to this event can be purchased for $125 and sponsorship packages are available at

Shore Comedy Show
October 29, 2021; 7pm - 10pm
VFW Post 2179
1 Veterans Lane
Port Monmouth, NJ 07758
Web Site/Tickets
Event Cost: $60 per person, $100 per couple
This fundraiser event for the The Monmouth Council BSA is their second annual dinner and comedy show, featuring local professional entertainment from around the state.
Doors open at 7PM for dinner, with the show to follow.  Admission is $60 per person, $100 per couple, and $450 for a table of 10, which includes dinner, show and a complimentary drink.  This is a 21+ event.