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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.

In response to this unprecedented crisis that is affecting our health concerns, all aspects of lives, and in particular with all New Jersey Leisure events and activities, we have removed events that we know have been cancelled. Our viewers are advised to check in with each of the venues, activities, and events that are listed in our webpages to ensure that they have not closed or postponed.

Please visit our coronavius update web page for the latest information on New Jersey venue and activity closings

April 2020 NJ Charity Non-Profit Events

ARC of Essex County Virtual Walk 5K Run
April 25, 2020
The Clipper Pavilion at South Mountain Recreation Complex
5 Cherry Lane
West Orange, NJ 07052
Website / Registration
We're happy to say the event is not cancelled, we're just doing it differently! Due to the ongoing pandemic, the run and walk will be held virtually and can take place anywhere! We've also added additional racing distances including a 10K and a half marathon for individuals who were in the midst of training for longer races. All 1-mile walk, 5K, 10K, and half marathon finishers will receive special 2020 swag including a custom finisher medal and completion certificate. Join us virtually on Saturday, April 25th dressed in your race day gear and hit the treadmill, streets, or trails as we join together to enhance the lives of children and adults with Autism, Down syndrome, and other intellectual and developmental disabilities and support The Arc of Essex County.

May 2020 NJ Charity Non-Profit Events

Paulette's PHYSICAL DISTANCE Virtual Run
Sunday, May 3, 2020
This year's, this annual event will be 100% virtual – Thepublic invited to join in on Sunday May 3rd,- their original date – to make the best of the Physical Distance – staying socially connected but physically apart. This run has no minimum or maximum distance – whether you want to do 1 mile, 5K or a 10k - the only requirement is that you do it alone or with members of your household!
All donations to this event will be designated to CentraState Healthcare Foundation’s Coronavirus Relief Fund to continue to provide life-saving medical equipment to our hospitals most critical areas. Anyone who is currently registered will automatically be registered for the virtual event on May 3, 2020 and for next year (2021) – at no additional cost.

August 2020 NJ Charity Non-Profit Events

Rock for the Nurses 10-Year Anniversary Fundraiser
Sunday August 30, 2020 (Rescheduled from May 31, 2020) 10am - 6pm
River Rock Restaurant and Marina Bar
1600 New Jersey Highway 70
Brick Township, NJ 08724
Web Site / Tickets
Contact Phone: 732-840-1110, Email*:
Event Cost: General Admission: $25 per person (kids 12 and under are free)
The Barbara Forfar Nursing Scholarship Fund teams-up with the River Rock Restaurant and Marina Bar to hold its "Rock for the Nurses 10-Year Anniversary Fundraiser"
The fundraiser will feature live music from Kinderhook, Trigger (featuring Richie House, Derek Remington, Billy Drew and Joe Rowley), The Ned Ryerson Band, Matt Noffsinger, Joe Faronea, 3 Daze 'Til Sunday, Jimi DeLucci, Ronnie Brooks and other special guests!
Tickets include an all you can eat hot and cold buffet, cash bar, games, give-a-ways, family friendly activities and much more! Breakfast will also be available for purchase until 12pm (guests will receive a $5 off breakfast coupon at check-in with paid event admission).
All proceeds will go to The Barbara Forfar Nursing Scholarship Fund which annually helps the nurses and nursing students of Ocean Medical Center by providing nursing scholarships to nurses and nursing students looking to further their formal education in the nursing profession.


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