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

June 2019 NJ Charity Non-Profit Events

Ronald House 5K - Run For A Reason
June 1, 2019; 10am - 12pm
Riverwinds Community Center
100 Riverwinds Dr.
West Deptford, New Jersey 08086
Web Site
Contact: Bailey Allen, Phone: 267-625-5619, Email:
Event Cost: $35 for 5K & 1 Mile Walk, $10 for Tot Trot
This event features their 5th Annual 5K Run For A Reason. 5K Run, 1 Mile Walk And Tot Trot For Kids. Each year you help us keep our families together while their children are receiving medical care in our local hospitals.

Annual Hop Sauce Festival
June 1, 2019 (rain or shine)
Taylor Ave,
Beach Haven, NJ
Website (tickets & event schedule)
This family friendly event features good food, 100+ hot sauces, 50+ craft beers. live band entertainment, and plenty of fun activities for kids. The Hop Sauce Festival is a gathering of craft beer and spice enthusiasts. As Jetty's largest event, always on the Saturday after Memorial Day, the focus on brew and hot sauce is also paired with local fare, original music, and cultural vendors. A portion of the proceeds are always earmarked for Jetty's nonprofit arm, the Jetty Rock Foundation, which uses funds for youth initiatives, for those in need, and to enhance the community.

ignite! a WheatonGather
June 1, 2019: 9am - 9pm
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ 08332
Contact: Taral Thompson, Phone: 856-825-6800, Email:
This fundraising event continues a time-honored tradition of championing the Glass Studio programs with a focus on the creative spark that fuels artistic vitality. Guest studio artist, Richard Royal, will be joined by Emanation 2019 artists Jesse Krimes, Tristin Lowe, Martha McDonald and Laura Baird, Karyn Olivier, Richard Torchia, Allan Wexler, and Jo Yarrington.
Event programming will include an artist panel moderated by Emanation 2019 curator Julie Courtney, studio demonstrations, an onsite and online Silent Auction, museum tours highlighted by the Emanation 2019 exhibit, and a special exhibit mounted in The Gallery of Fine Craft. Evening activities include a special Emanation 2019 Artist Reception and Fundraising Dinner, both catered by Feast Your Eyes. Ticket information and registration forms for the full "ignite!" event can be found at
Open to the Public: From 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Glass Studio, watch artist demonstrations presented by Richard Royal and Emanation 2019 artists Tristin Lowe, Richard Torchia, and Allan Wexler. (Glass Studio demonstrations during "ignite!" are included with General Admission to WheatonArts on June 1, 2019. Rest of "ignite!" event activities for registrants only.)
Proceeds from ignite! will support the Glass Studio Programs at WheatonArts, including the Creative Glass Fellowship Program and Emanation Residencies.

Bosch Bash Summer Dance Party!
June 1, 2019; 7pm - 10pm
Project for Empty Space
2 Gateway Center
Newark, New Jersey 07102
Contact: Jasmine Wahi, Phone: 973-818-2452, Email:
Event Cost: $50
This fundraiser features it's second annual dance party- an evening of drinks, contests, and dancing inspired by Hieronymus Bosch’s notoriously strange painting The Garden of Earthly Delights (1490s). Attendees are asked to get a little bit weird (aka creative) with your costumes and strike a pose with something from the gorgeous garden, the strange space of purgatory, or the stranger still depths of hilarious demons in Hieronymus Bosch’s hell (please do not harm any live animals, such as birds or unicorns, for the sake of your costume!) our illustrious judges will pick someone from each category for a special prize.
Proceeds from this loopy night do have a purpose- they go to support the Project for Empty Space annual Artist in Residency program, which supports several artists each year in their time exploring the meeting point of socially impactful discourse and art.

Boonton Arts Dog Days of Summer
June 7, 2019; 5:30pm - 7pm
Church & Main St,
Boonton, NJ
Web Site
Contact: Kristy Brucale-Jach, Phone: 862-307-5919, Email:
Event Cost: Free
Boonton Arts - Dog Days of Summer kicks off with a leash cutting in front of the Dog Days of Summer mural located at Church and Main Street. They say that every dog has it's day, in Boonton they get the whole summer!
Over 150 dog and cat sculptures will be on exhibit, up and down the entire length of Main Street, Boonton. The participating artists include past year favorites and some inspiring new talent to make this year's pack really something to see! Boonton Arts includes younger artists too, with more than
80 sculptures created by local elementary and high school students.Be sure to visit our one of a kind downtown to enjoy these incredible sculptures!
All dog sculptures are available for adoption at Boonton Arts Etsy page, for a donation benefiting Northstar Rescue, local schools, and future art projects in the community.

Hidden Gardens of Lambertville Tour
June 8, 2019; 10am - 4pm (rain or shine)
Kalmia Club
39 York Street
Lambertville, NJ
Web Site
Contact: Dawn Marie, Email:
Event Cost: Advance: $20 (For more info and tickets ($20 advance, $25 day of))
The Hidden Gardens of Lambertville Tour begins at he historic pink Kalmia Clubhouse, 39 York Street, Lambertville, NJ.
Kalmia Club's 23rd annual self-guided walking tour highlights eight of Lambertville's most elegant, glorious and elusive hidden gardens. Proceeds assist with community outreach and annual scholarship programs for local young women.

Take Steps Liberty State Park
June 9, 2019; 10am
Liberty State Park
200 Morris Pesin Dr
Jersey City, NJ 07305
Event Contact: Ashley Salmon, Phone: 732-786-9960, Email:
This event features a non-competitive walk event with routes that average two to three miles in length. Most walk routes are handicap accessible.
You have the option to register as an individual or a team. You are encouraged to form a team and invite your friends, family members, coworkers and everyone you know to join as fundraising participants. Kids can join too!
Nearly 1 in 200 Americans live each day with Crohn's disease and Ulcerative Colitis. Living with these inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) can be challenging and isolating. The Crohn's and Colitis Foundation is dedicated to curing these diseases and improving the quality of life of children and adults affected. "Take Steps" is the Foundation's largest fundraising event.  Join, Donate, Volunteer, Sponsor.

8th Annual Jersey Shore Wine Festival
June 9th & 10th, 2019; 12 - 5 PM (rain or shine)
FirstEnergy Park,
Lakewood, NJ.
(732) 946-2711
The centerpiece of the festival will be wine tasting by New Jersey wineries from around the state; the event will also feature live musical entertainment, food, crafters and the BlueClaws play area for children to enjoy!
No food or beverages allowed in the event (no coolers); bring your own chairs; designated drivers are free.
A portion of the proceeds of this event will benefit Sylvia's Children, a 501(c)3 dedicated to supporting children in Uganda.

Indoor Skydiving - Fly and help local pets
June 13, 2019; 6:30pm - 9:30pm
211 NJ-4
Paramus, NJ 07653
Web Site
Contact: Casandra Bruel, Email:
Cost: 80.00
NJ STRAYS is teaming up with iFLY for a fun-filled flight simulation experience. If you've ever wanted to skydive, now's your chance to try it AND help our pet rescue cause! Join us for a fun evening of skydiving...the safe and easy way! Got kids? This is a kid-friendly event for ages 3 and up!
2 Flights. Flight Gear Rental. Pre-Flight Training. One-on-One Flight Instruction. Personalized Flight Certificate.
Proceeds will benefit NJ STRAYS and our #nokillnj #animalwelfare mission.

July 2019 NJ Charity Non-Profit Events

Museum Stores Annual Sidewalk Sale
July 10th through 14th, 2019, 10am - 5pm
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ 08332
Web Site
Contact: Taral Thompson, Phone: 856-825-6800, Email:
Event Cost: Free.
The Annual Sidewalk Sale will take place in front of the WheatonArts' Museum Stores. The sale will feature select merchandise from the Gallery of Fine Craft, A.G. Paperweight Shop, and the General Store.
This special shopping event includes handmade items and unique merchandise at 30% to 70% OFF regular prices!
This is a FREE admission day presented by PNC Arts Alive, inviting the public to explore to the Museum of American Glass, Folklife Center, and Artist Studios at no cost!
Proceeds from the Museum Stores help support art educational programming at WheatonArts!

September 2019 NJ Charity Non-Profit Events

Putt an End to Bullying / Celebrity Golf Challenge
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

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 Cos0*: $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.

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