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

October 2018 NJ Charity Non-Profit Events

 Eleventh Hour Rescue All You Can Eat Pierogi Dinner
October 13, 2018; 5pm - 9pm
Hopatcong Elks Lodge
201 Howard Blvd.
Mt. Arlington, New Jersey 07856
Web Site
Contact: Hopatcong Lodge, Email:
Event Cost: $20.00 online presale, for 5pm and 7pm seatings
Tickets include All-You-Can-Eat pierogi, kiełbasa, salad and dessert. Beer, wine and soft drinks available for additional purchase.
Proceeds from this event will beneft Eleventh Hour Rescue, a Morris County NJ, a primarily VOLUNTEER based, no kill rescue that saves animals on Death Row from high kill shelters.

Ridgefield PBA Truck-tober-Fest
October 20, 2018; 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM (Rain date 10/21/2018)
Veteran's Field
554 Shaler Blvd
Ridgefield, NJ 07657
Facebook page
Contact: Kevin Nebbia, Email:
This fundraiser event features a Truck-tober-Fest with approximately 20 gourmet food trucks all serving different style foods.
Bring lawn --- Live music starts at 11am on a huge stage with three bands: Fish Eyed Blues(11am-1pm) SPINN(1:30pm-3:30pm) & Miss
Demeanor(4pm-6pm) along with a live DJ.
Get a desiginated driver and enjoy one of four style beers:
Flying Fish IPA, New Belgium Fat Tire, Hofbrau Oktoberfest or Coors Light.
Bring the kids ---The giant field will also hold plenty of kiddie activities from jump houses, rock climbing, face painting, balloon art and much more.
There will also be a 50/50 raffle. 100% of the proceeds will go to the Special Olympics of New Jersey.

Heroes For Kids Cancer 5K Run/Walk
October 21, 2018: 9am - 12:30pm
Giralda Farms
2 Giralda Farms
Madison, New Jersey 07940
Contact: Julie Sutherland, Phone: 973-656-1111, Email:
Cost: $25.00
Be a Hero for Kids Cancer! Sign-up Today to Walk or Run!
“Heroes for Kids Cancer” 5K/Walk
Check-In: 9:00 am
Walk begins at 10:15 am
Timed & Untimed 5K begins at 10:30 am
$25 registration fee includes: race timing services, DJ, bounce house, snacks, lunch, and t-shirt* Medals for top runners, Gold Heroes Capes for all registrants raising a min of $100 for kids cancer, and prizes for top fundraisers!
Kids 10 & under: free, (but DO need to be registered)
*t-shirts only guaranteed to those registered by midnight Oct 15, 2018.
All proceeds benefit vital cure research for childhood cancer.

Freehold Food Fest
October 21, 2018; Noon until 5 p.m.
iPlay America
Parking Lot
(110 Schanck Rd.,
Freehold, NJ
This event for charity features family fun, music, a beer garden, and some of NJ's top food trucks.
Admission is FREE! Donations will be collected at the gate to support the Monmouth County SPCA

2nd Annual Maplewood Halloween Party
Saturday, October 27, 2018; 6 PM - 10 PM
The Woodland
60 Woodland Road
Maplewood, New Jersey 07040
Facebook page
This event features special fx makeup artists, DJ James Buttros, a Mummy Wrapping Contest, a Fear Factor Contest and several local bands from Maplewood. It is highly recommended that you come in a costume.
100% of the donations go toward finding a cause to end blood cancers!
Your donation to the event will provide automatic access to the event. Suggested donation is $20 per person attending. $100 donation and you become a judge for the contests!

 Donovan Delivers Halloween Trunk or Treat Fundraiser
October 28, 2018; 10am - 1pm; Rain or Shine
The Boathouse at Mercer Lake
334 S. Post Road
West Windsor, NJ
Web Site
Event Contact: Allison DeLay, Phone: 732-322-2582, Email:
Event Cost: Adults $20 - Children $10 - Under 2 Free
Donovan Delivers Halloween Trunk or Treat Fundraiser is held to raise funds for families who have lost a child at birth. Fun activities for the kids: pumpkin decorating, cupcake decorating, Color Me Mind, Steamworks, make your own stuffed animal, mini-manis for the little girls, dj, brunch and more.

November 2018 NJ Charity Non-Profit Events

Meadows Miler Trail 10K/5K/Fun Walk
November 3, 2018; 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Rosedale Park
424 Federal City Road
Pennington, NJ 08534
Web Site-race details & sign-up
Contact: Patti Gianone. Phone: 609-924-6280. Email:
Event Cost: $15- $50.
This family friendly event features a wide variety of complimentary food and fun activities for the kids!
Join in on the fun and experience the trail through the picturesque Mercer Meadows on the Lawrence Hopewell Trail. They are offering something for everyone - 10K and 5K for the avid runners and walkers and the Fun Run welcomes walkers, families and little ones! The 10K and 5K races take place on a combination of paved paths, grass meadow and hiking trails through beautiful woodlands. The Fun Run takes place on grass and pavement.
Proceeds benefit Princeton Child Development Institute (PCDI) programs for children and adults with autism. Your support helps make the accomplishments of individuals with autism possible.

Kiwimbi Karamu
November 3, 2018: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, New Jersey 07960
Web Site/Tickets
Event Contact: Salima LIHANDA, Email:
Event Cost: 0125
Kiwimbi International hosts Annual Karamu, “Karamu” is the Swahili word for a celebration or feast. THe event features an evening with the renowned Highlands Dinner Club, who are bringing together a group of chefs including HDC’s own Benjamin Walmer, Beth Herbruck (Good Folk Supper Club), Dan Lipow (The Foraged Feast), Emily Peterson (Sharp and Hot), Jenny Turner Hall and Kenya’s own Tahir Carl Kamali. These chefs are set to give you an unforgettable Kenyan-inspired culinary experience! Live music will be provided by Ugandan-born and Julliard graduate musician and author, Patrick Kabanda.
Kiwimbi International is a U.S. based non-profit organization that provides opportunity through education to underprivileged children and their families in Sub-saharan Africa. Karamu includes an auction that will raise funds for the important programs that, quite literally, are changing lives.

Breathe Deep South Jersey
Novemebr 3, 2018; 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Cooper River Park - Jack Curtis Stadium
5300 North Park Drive
Pennsauken Township, NJ 08109
Web Site
Event Contact; Phone: 312-407-6100, Email:
Event Cost: USD 0.0 - USD 25.0
Breathe Deep South Jersey was founded in 2004 and is the longest-running lung cancer walk in southern New Jersey. In its 14th year, the event continues to honor lung cancer survivors in the local community, remember loved ones lost to lung cancer, and provide hope to lung cancer patients and their families. Since its inception, Breathe Deep South Jersey has raised USD 750,000 for critical lung cancer research, education, and support.
Drourr familyAnn Drourr has served as the Event Coordinator for Breathe Deep South Jersey since 2015. She lost her husband, Bill, to lung cancer in November 2012, only two months after his diagnosis. Bill was a non-smoker and only 56 years old. Since then, Ann has been committed to raising awareness, building hope, and funding meaningful research in the fight against lung cancer.
Adult Registration, Satellite Participant: USD 25.0, Lung Cancer Survivor, Volunteer, Child Under 5: USD 0.0, Senior (60+), Student (w/Valid ID): USD 15.0, Youth (5-13 years old): USD 10.0

Susan G. Komen MORE THAN PINK Walk
November 4, 2018; 7am - 11am
Six Flags Great Adventure
1 Six Flags Blvd.
Jackson, New Jersey
Website & Registration
Contact: Meghan Coppingher, Phone: 609-896-1201, Email:
Event Cost: Free
The MORE THAN PINK Walk celebrates Komen CSNJ making an impact in central and southern New Jersey for 25 years, investing nearly $15 million in community breast health programs in our 13-county service area. We are excited for a day filled with hope, where we will honor breast cancer survivors and those living with metastatic breast cancer, remember those who have lost their lives to this disease and highlight the incredible work your support makes possible. There will be plenty of fun, food and surprises with participants walking together for the fight against breast cancer.

New Egypt Vol Fire Co. Oyster & Chicken Salad Dinner All U Can Eat
November 4, 2018; 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
New Egypt Vol Fire Co.
59 Main Street
New Egypt, NJ 08533
Web Site
Event Contact: Ken Friedrich, Phone: 609-752-2484, Email:
Event Cost: $27.00 per person
This fundraiser event features an All U Can Eat. Sit Down or Take Out
Tickets sold every thursday night at firehouse between 6-7PM
Proceeds from this event will benefit the New Egypt Vol Fire Co.

 Justice Rocks Fair Trade Market and Concert
November 16, 2018; 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
High Mountain Church
681 High Mt. Road
North Haledon, NJ 07508
Web Site
Event Contact: Susan Panzika, Phone: 973-427-2575
Event Cost: FREE
What Is A Fair Trade Market? Shoppers get quality products at great values, while ensuring equitable wages and treatment for farmers, artisans, and their communities around the world. Justice Rocks supports Fair trade as a way of helping to eradicate human trafficking and present day slavery. The Market will include a variety of excellent fair trade vendors of clothing, accessories, and household items - so plan to do your holiday shopping early!
Gift Cards for Victims of Human Trafficking During the event gift cards will be collected for rescued trafficked people in NJ and distributed to organizations who have direct relationships with victims. Please bring cards in any denomination for places such as McDonalds, Panera, Burger King or for clothing Target, Walmart, etc. These cards help meet the immediate needs of rescued victims by providing food and clothing.

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