Challenge Self-Sufficiency is presently looking for financial donations and present playing cards to native shops to be distributed to senior residents as a part of the company’s Earth Angels initiative. Throughout mid-December, college students within the New Jersey Youth Corps highschool diploma program at Challenge Self-Sufficiency will stuff festive luggage with the playing cards and presents; the objects will likely be delivered by volunteers and Challenge Self-Sufficiency workers to homebound seniors through the week main as much as Christmas.
Together with financial contributions, the company is looking for the donation of present playing cards from native retailers, together with Kohl’s, Store Ceremony, Cease & Store, Wal-Mart, Weis and the hair salons on the Homestead and Liberty Towers senior residences.
Newton legal professional Elenora L. Benz, Esquire, originated the Earth Angels program in 1999 by enlisting the help of her workers member Mary Jones, together with shoppers, enterprise colleagues, and neighborhood volunteers. Though most Earth Angels recipients reside in Newton’s Liberty Towers and Frankford’s Homestead, organizers hope to succeed in extra senior residents in different components of the county as this system grows.
Financial donations could be made on-line at www.projectselfsufficiency.org or by making out a verify to “Challenge Self-Sufficiency” and indicating “Earth Angels” on the memo line. Donations of checks and present playing cards could be dropped off at Challenge Self-Sufficiency, 127 Mill Avenue, Newton.
Challenge Self-Sufficiency has served households in northwestern New Jersey for greater than 30 years. The company’s mission is to offer a broad spectrum of holistic, respectful, and complete companies enabling low-income single mother and father, teen mother and father, two-parent households, and displaced homemakers to attain private and financial self-sufficiency, household stability, and to enhance their lives and the lives of their youngsters. The company gives a supportive family-centered setting the place life points are addressed by means of a mixture of particular person counseling, peer help teams, case administration companies, parenting expertise coaching, life expertise administration coaching, dwelling visits, childcare and early childhood training, household actions and well being training. For extra details about the Earth Angels initiative, or any of the opposite packages provided by Challenge Self-Sufficiency, name 973-940-3500 or 844-807-3500, or go to www.projectselfsufficiency.org.
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