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

September 2019 NJ Charity Non-Profit Events

PAWS for Art
September 7, 2019; 1-am - 5pm (rain or shine)
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ 08332
Web Site
Contact: Taral Thompson, Phone: 856-825-6800, Email:
Event Cost: Free
Bring your family dogs to WheatonArts for a day of art and fun! PAWS for Art is an annual event celebrating our four-legged friends and their owners. Hosted in partnership with the South Jersey Regional Animal Shelter.
PAWS for Art highlights include: WheatonBarks Dog Show (with trophies for adult and children categories), local non-profit animal rescue groups, obedience demonstrations, animal-themed glassmaking demonstrations, personalized clay paw prints, pet-themed crafting activities for children, pet-themed retail exhibitors, and more! Pet food donations for the shelter are welcomed and encouraged.

Ridgefield PBA 2nd Annual Truck-tember-Fest
September 8, 2019; 11am - 7pm
Veterans Memorial Park
554 Shaler Blvd
Ridgefield, NJ 07657
Web Site
Contact: Kevin Nebbia, Email:
Event Cost: $5.00 (Kids under 10 free)
The Ridgefield PBA will host it's 2nd annual Truck-tember-Fest(food and music festival) with approximately 20 gourmet food trucks, 30 vendors, a large stage with 3 live bands and a DJ where ALL proceeds are donated to Special Olympics New Jersey.
But it doesn't stop there as we have a beer trailer with 4 craft beers, a 50/50 raffle, inflatable kids slides and obstacle course, facepainting, dancing and much more.
Last year we brought in over 2,500 people and are expecting over 3,500 this year.  So pack up the lawn chairs and bring the kids and your dogs and make a day of it! 

Delaware River Grand Prix and Regatta - 7 Mile and 5K Run
September 14, 2019; 9am - 2pm
Delaware River Tubing
778 Milford Frenchtown Road
Milford, NJ 08848
Web Site/Registration
Contact: William Semon, Phone: 908-399-1274, Email:
Event Cost: $31.50 - $ 60.00
Choose to run 7 Miles or 5K, or walk 1 mile, along a flat, quick, cinder course while enjoying the scenic atmosphere along the Delaware River and Canal State Park Trail.  Race day packet pick-up and registration begins at 8:00, races begin at 9:00.
After your Run or walk, you can unwind with our optional tubing down the Delaware River and BBQ with Delaware River Tubing and the Famous River Hot Dog Man!
All participants will receive an event towel, perfect for post-tubing use.
1st 200 that register will also receive a limit edition event vinyl sticker!
Proceeds from this event will benefit the non-profit orgnization, Binnacle House with tubing services provided by Delaware River Tubing. Binnacle House has been serving at risk youth from throughout the state of New Jersey for 40 years. Binnacle House is a vital resource for adolescent males who must live away from their families for a period of time due to various forms of trauma. Our Hunterdon County location provides a safe, therapeutic, healing environment for these youth.

Garden State Food Truck Fest
Saturday, September 14, 2019
Madison Police Dept.
62 Kings Road
Madison, NJ.​
Cost: Online ticket fee: $5 for adults and $2 for children under 10. Event day ticket fee at the event site: $10 for adults and $5 for children under 10. (cash only) There is no fee for children under 3 years old.
This huge food truck festival features 15-20 food trucks, a beer garden, live music, vendors and games for children. ​ Feel free to bring: lawn chairs, blankets, dogs.
The event supports Duvraska Mendoza as she courageously fights breast cancer.​ ​

Walk n' Roll for Children's Specialized Hospital
September 15, 2019: 8:30 am - 12:30pm
Johnson Park
Johnson Park Road
Piscataway, NJ
Web Site/Registration/
Contact: Sue Bender, Email:
Event Cost: Free
Join the fun! Team up with friends, family and colleagues for the 13th Annual Walk n' Roll - an easy and fun way to raise significant funds and support for the over 37,000 patients treated each year at Children's Specialized Hospital. Enjoy the beautiful scenery of Johnson Park as you walk or roll a 1-mile or 5K course followed by free carnival fun, great food, and live music!
Whether you participate as an individual, create a team, or volunteer, you're making a difference in the lives of patients and families facing special health challenges - from chronic illnesses and complex disabilities like brain and spinal cord injuries, to developmental and behavioral issues like autism and mental health. Be an active partner today and help bring Children’s Specialized Hospital one step closer to achieving their vision
- a world where ALL children can reach their full potential.

Putt an End to Bullying / Celebrity Golf Challenge
Saturday, Septemner 21, 2019
Concordia Golf Club
3 Clubhouse Dr
Monroe, NJ 08831
Web Site
Registration 0n-line or Contact: Jess Sawyer, Phone: 732-446-3636, Email:
Cost: $135.00
Can Your Foursome Knockout the Celebrity Foursomes?
Enjoy 18 rounds of golf competing for prizes and the opportunity to out score the Kickin' It celebrity supporters! Not a golfer; show your support during the Tito's After Party. Event supports BULLYING...We're Kickin' It.
12pm - Registration Opens with Lunch and Refreshments 1pm - Shotgun 5pm - Awards 5:30pm - Tito's After Party: Exclusive Tito’s Vodka Recipes, a Catered Buffet, Variety of Beer and Wines, Music, Entertainment, Elvis Tribute by Richie Santa, Gift Table, Thank You Gift

Picatinny Inflatable Race & PFD Block Party
September 21. 2019; 10am - 4pm
Picatinny Arsenal
213 NJ-15
Wharton, NJ 07885
Web Site
Contact: Bri D'Anton, Phone: 973-724-7246, Email:
Event Cost: $10 - $30 per person
Picatinny Arsenal MWR is teaming up with the Picatinny Fire Department for one Giant Block Party to celebrate their Centennial Anniversary!
Come to this family event for an inflatable race, vendors, food trucks, live music, kids area, PFD displays and MORE!
DJ NICE and Naughty Humphrey will be performing! Bring your lawn chairs and blankets! This event is open to everyone! The first 1,000 runners get a souvenir cup and merch bag from the event sponsors!
Proceeds benefit quality of life programs for Picatinny Military families.

The Beulah Murphy Foundation 5K Run /Walk for Cervical Cancer
September 22, 2019: 9am - 11am
Rahway River Park
St George Ave
Rahway, NJ 07065
Web Site
Contact: Cassandra Murphy, Email:
Event Cos*: $20 to $35
We're Back!  The Beulah Murphy Foundation 5K Run/walk for Cervical Cancer returns in 2019 after a brief, unplanned hiatus last year. New this year:  We are now part of SpectaSport's Fall Points Series! The Beulah Murphy Foundation was established in loving memory of Beulah Murphy, mother, grandmother, sister and friend to many. She enjoyed life by travelling, cooking and spending time with her family. On August 31, 2013, she lost her life to cervical cancer. The Beulah Murphy Foundations' goal is to raise awareness in hopes of saving lives.The Foundation's main objectives are to:
Provide education to women on the importance of annual pap test Provide education to young women and men on HPV shots Sponsor Health Awareness and Prevention Fairs / Seminars Assist with helping to obtain information for those that are living with cancer to get services needed.
Race Highlights:
Chip Timed with real-time Results Kiosks by SpectaSport: "Contemporary Timing for a Connected World"
Beautiful race course with water stations throughout the course Music Race T-Shirts to all entries rec'd by 11:59 pm on Sept. 6, 2019, and goody bags while supplies last Open to runners, walkers, or strollers.

The 19th Annual Epicurean Palette
September 22, 2019; 1pm - 4pm
Grounds For Sculpture
80 Sculptors Way
Hamilton, NJ 08619
Web Site
Contact: 609-249-0233, Email:
Event Cost: $125/member, $185/general
Grounds For Sculpture invites the public to their beautifully landscaped 42-acre Sculpture Park in Hamilton, New Jersey. The Epicurean Palette is a gala celebration of food and wine that helps support the exhibitions and educational initiatives at Grounds For Sculpture. Spend a glorious afternoon strolling through the park with friends while sampling extraordinary cuisine from the area’s best chefs and refreshments from the best beverage purveyors.

The Puzzle Dash
September 28, 2019
8am - 5pm
Thompson Park
1701 Perrineville Rd
Monroe, NJ 08831
Web Site
Contact: Stephen Brandenburg, Phone: 908-217-4053, Email:
Event Cost: Starts at $39.99/racer
The Puzzle Dash is a team oriented obstacle course race featuring obstacles of handpicked, professionally tested, and unquestionably fun challenges designed to help engage a racer's brain. Other obstacle courses and races test your physical strength and stamina, but THE PUZZLE DASH will go beyond that to train your body and test your mind. The obstacles will directly challenge one’s ability in the fields of critical thinking, work skills, memory, visual perception, coordination, and many more brain-building areas.
Each Registration includes a donation to a charity that focuses on helping educate and grow children & Adults with Autism and other learning disabilities. One of the core values of THE PUZZLE DASH  is being able to give back on a local level. ​A portion of all proceeds with be donated to Autism New Jersey.

10th Annual Hoboken Comedy Festival
September 29th - October 6th, 2019
Held at various locations in
Hoboken, NJ
This annual event features the celebration of Hoboken's entertainment independence. Each year theevent attracts premier talent in the comedy industry. In addition to comedy, there will be live & DJ music, food trucks, and more.
Preceeds go to support the Liberty Humane Society.

Red Bank Guinness Oyster Festival
September 29, 2019; Noon - 6 PM (rain date October 6th)
White Street Parking Lot
Red Bank, NJ
Cost: $5 for anyone over the age of 10
| This family event is a celebration of food, music & beer. It features Red Bank's excellent restaurants with continuous live music on two stages. Performers include: Brian Kirk & the Jirks, Tim McLoone & the Shirleys, Almost U2, Fish Eyed Blues Band, Atlantic Watch Pipes & Drums and Alan Chez & the Brothers of Funk! Activities for kids include games, kiddie rides, petting zoo and more!
This culinary feast is an awesome display of Guiness and fresh Oysters, plus 20 of Red Bank's favorite restaurants will be serving a variety of specialty seafood and Irish menu items. Wine and lighter beers will be available for purchase. The Guinness Oyster Festival is a fundraiser for T. Thomas Fortune Cultural Center, Monmouth Day Care & the Red Bank RiverCenter.

October 2019 NJ Charity Non-Profit Events

Autumn Toast to a Healthy Environment
October 6, 2019: 1pm - 4pm
Pine Barrens Golf Club
540 S Hope Chapel Road
Jackson, NJ 08527
Web Site/Tickets
Contact: Kiyra Ellis
Autumn Toast is a fun-filled day featuring Wine Tastings with Sommelier Louis Fontenelli Chocolate Tastings with J. Emanuel Chocolatier The Sandy Sasso Jazz Quartet Savory Hors D'oeuvres Silent, and Chance Auction, 50/50 Raffle
This Chocolate and wine fueled event will benefit Clean Water Action's local programs to protect drinking water, reduce single-use disposable plastic and foam pollution in oceans, rivers, lakes, streams and streets, counter climate change by moving aggressively towards 100% renewables, as well as address the needs of environmental justice neighborhoods who face multiple pollution impacts every day.

Mount Saint Mary Academy "Giving Through Art" Charity Art Auction

October 19, 2019; 6:30 pm - 10pm
Date Time Event Begins*: 10/19/2019 06:30 PM
Mount Saint Mary Academy
US Route 22 at Terrill Road
Watchung, New Jersey 07069
Contact: Patricia Walker, Phone: 908-757-0108, Email:
Event Cost: $15 per person/$25.00 per couple
This event features a broad variety of artists including Delacroix, Adams, Pino, Borelli, Neiman, and Brodsky. In addition there will be a professional auctioneer, and refreshments.

Donovan Delivers 5th Annual Sunday Funday Brunch - Halloween Edition
October 27, 2019; 10am - 1pm
The Boathouse at Mercer Lake
334 South Post Road
West Windsor, NJ 08550
Web Site
Contact: Allison DeLay, Phone: 732-322-2582, Email:
Event Cost: $20 Adults/$10 per child/Under 2 Free
This fundraising event will benefit families who have lost a child at birth.  This is a Halloween Trunk or Treat event with fun hands on activities for the kids including GT Artland, Candle Making, Sand Art, Mini Manicures, Cupcake Decorating, Stuff Your Own Animals, Silent Auction/ 50/50 Raffle, DJ and Brunch.  Prizes for best trunk and costume.

November 2019 NJ Charity Non-Profit Events

Meadows Miler Trail 10K/5K/Fun Walk
November 2, 2019; 9am - 11am
Rosedale Park
424 Federal City Road
Pennington, NJ 08534
Web Site/Registration
Contact: Patti Gianone, Phone: 609-924-6280, Email:
Event Cost: $15 - $55
Come on out to this family friendly event with a wide variety of complimentary food and fun activities for the kids!
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.  Last year's races had almost 600 participants, including many local Run Clubs from Mercer County. 
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.

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