Businesses recognize the importance of supporting the local community. If your business is seeking a way to create a positive image within the community, and among your valued customers and employees, please consider partnering with a well-respected organization such as Easterseals New Jersey.
To see how our partnerships enrich the lives of people with disabilities and special needs read our latest newsletter.
Contributions can be made through volunteerism, sponsorships, product donations, cause-related marketing, and more. Your business can be part of our family. Take a look at some of our largest partners and supporters below.
If you or your company is interested in volunteering your time or donating through fundraisers or employee contributions, please contact Michelle Kasper at mikasper@nj.Easterseals.com, or (732) 257-6662, ext. 293.
TAPinto.net is a network of more than 60 franchised online local news sites in NJ and NY with more than 5.5M readers. We are proud to sponsor Easterseals New Jersey.
Amazon has launched a new way for you to give to charity while shopping online. Called AmazonSmile, the program offers a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to your favorite charitable organization.
For every seasonal floral or treat ordered, ProFlowers will contribute $10 to Easterseals to benefit local programs in our community. NOTE: Orders must be placed through www.proflowers.com/Easterseals in order for Easterseals to benefit. Please spread the word and help raise support for Easterseals this holiday season!
LookLoveSend LLC, provides web-based customized printing and products, including seasonal greeting cards, wedding, baby, party, and stationery items – personalized items that you can use all year long. You can go online and personalize, add photos, and then order for delivery to your office or home.
LookLoveSend LLC will contribute 30% percent of all sales of personalized cards or ANY item on their site to Easterseals - but in order for Easterseals to receive these contributions, you must order through www.looklovesend.com/Easterseals. If you're planning on sending seasonal cards, invitations or personalized cards of any kind, please consider ordering from LookLoveSend!
Century 21 Real Estate LLC, the franchisor of the world’s largest residential real estate sales organization, surpassed $103 million in 2011 in lifetime contributions for Easterseals, its sole philanthropic partner since 1979.
On behalf of Easterseals New Jersey and the over 6,000 individuals and families we serve, we extend our deepest gratitude and appreciation to the many Century 21 agencies for hosting multiple fundraising events throughout the year, volunteering their time and efforts at Camp Merry Heart, and for their continued support and commitment to our mission! Read more about their efforts for Easterseals NJ here.
Rotary and Easterseals Two Friends, Two Visions that Changed Our World
Paul Harris, founder of Rotary International, the world’s first service club organization - and Edgar Allen, founder of Easterseals, came to know one another because of a shared a passion for service and volunteerism.
Since the 1920s, Rotary clubs have worked with local Easterseals organizations as volunteers and event sponsors, and by offering program support through direct grants and gifts. [See Rotary-Easterseals Timeline: Page 1 and Page 2]
Today, Rotarians nationwide continue Allen’s dedication to children with disabilities through funding and underwriting of programs that support camping and recreation programs for children, such as Easterseals Camp Merry Heart here in New Jersey. To date, Rotary International has contributed over $5 million dollars to Easterseals programs nationwide.
Easterseals’ friends at CVS/Health continue to advance ways to support children with disabilities served by Easterseals through its All Kids Can™ Program.
Since Easterseals was selected as a national partner in the CVS All Kids Can™ Program in 2006, CVS Health’s support of Easterseals has been nothing short of amazing with contributions of more nearly 10 million made by the company, its private foundation and its associates nationwide.
So, on your next trip to CVS, be sure to join Easterseals in thanking CVS Health for all it has done over the years to improve the lives of families living with disabilities.
Learn how CVS Health and Easterseals are changing lives nationwide: www.cvsallkidscan.com/partners/easter-seals
Since 1983 Amway Independent Business Owners and employees have partnered with Easterseals to support services to children and adults with disabilities and their families. During this time over $30 million has been contributed.
As part of its Crafting a Better World initiative, A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts, Inc. has teamed up with Easterseals for an in-store campaign and crafting event that asks customers to Act for Autism®. A.C. Moore customers can donate $1 to Easterseals’ Act for Autism campaign at checkout and participate in a free jigsaw puzzle making event.
The campaign coincides with National Craft Month in March and National Autism Awareness Month in April, and gives customers an opportunity to express their creativity during a free "make-and-take" event, learn about autism—its signs, symptoms and support through treatment—and help support families living with autism.
During the month of March, Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its authentic fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, invite guests to join their local Jersey Mike’s restaurant and make a donation to that location’s designated charity partner. Charities include hospitals, youth organizations, food banks and more. To date the annual program has raised more than $5 million for these organizations. Easterseals NJ is excited to be among Jersey Mike’s charitable partners beginning in 2015. To find the nearest location supporting Easterseals NJ, visit http://goo.gl/Grz3ir.
Easterseals and Robert Half International, Inc. teamed up for Robert Half International, Inc.’s “Day of Caring” where volunteers lent their time to our organization to paint the interior of one of our residential facilities in Somerset County.
It was an impressive display of teamwork and commitment to the community in which they live! Easterseals would like to thank everyone involved for helping to organize this wonderful event and we look forward to such successful collaborations in the future.
Robert Half International is the world’s first and largest specialized staffing service. For more information about Robert Half, which has more than 360 locations worldwide, please visit www.rhi.com.
Volunteers from L’Oreal have recently donated their time and supplies to help paint a local group home in Monmouth County. Having their dedicated time to update the living space in which our program participants reside is truly wonderful. L’Oreal is very supportive of Easter Seals New Jersey, and we value their partnership.
Recently, a small group of volunteers from the Ericsson office in Piscataway, New Jersey donated their time during the holidays at our Raritan Valley Workshop to prepare gifts that were being given to our program participants. Each year, this program holds an annual holiday party to celebrate with our participants. Their faces light up when they see gifts waiting for them, and to know they were put together by a great group of people makes it that much more special. We value our partnership with Ericsson and their employees, and we thank them for giving back within our organization!
Supporting Camp Merry Heart by providing employees to complete the exterior painting of our Nature and Science building, water sealing our climbing tower and porches, Roofing and painting our wood storage shed and generally cleaning up the camp property.
Providing a countless number of employees via the MVP (MARS Volunteer Program) to support in painting buildings, racking leaves, deep cleaning buildings, clearing branches and sticks, creating a nature trail and overall leaning a hand to ensure the camp looks presentable.
Award-winning singer/songwriter and philanthropist, Avril Lavigne, launched a new foundation which will partner with leading charitable organizations to raise awareness and mobilize support for children and youth with disabilities and serious illnesses...and Easterseals has been chosen as the first such organization!
“I visited with several organizations when I was developing my Foundation and I was impressed with the range of services Easterseals provides and how they really work to meet the specific needs of the communities they work with,” said Lavigne in the newly-established foundation's official press release. “I’m excited to work with Easterseals to give children and young people with disabilities the chance to have experiences they might not otherwise have.”
The Avril Lavigne Foundation and Easterseals will work to define the details of the joint collaboration in the coming months.
Britt Worldwide, a partner of Amway, and to its association of independence business owners throughout the world, provides valuable mentorship to dedicated men and women in order to help them achieve their desired level of success in their own businesses. BWW gives back to the community through their charitable giving foundation, Britt Worldwide Charities, supporting various organizations through monetary contributions, volunteerism and raising awareness for these causes. Since 2014, Britt Worldwide Charities has sponsored Walk With Me New Jersey, raising $35,000 for the nearly 9,000 individuals living with disabilities or special needs who are served by Easter Seals New Jersey. Their partnership and contributions help us to provide opportunities to these individuals so they can live the best life possible. To learn more about BWW, visit http://www.bww.com/welcome.aspx.
AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription medicines, primarily for the treatment of cardiovascular, metabolic, respiratory, inflammation, autoimmune, oncology, infection and neuroscience diseases.
AstraZeneca has been a loyal partner for over three years supporting our Health and Wellness program. For additional information additional information regarding AstraZeneca products, you can contact the AstraZeneca Information Center by phone at 1-800-236-9933 or visit their website athttp://www.astrazeneca-us.com/contact-us.
Johnson & Johnson’s Credo inspires them to advance the health of communities in which they live and work, and the world community as well. This unwavering commitment to making the world a healthier place is at the heart of their giving.
Their mission is fulfilled by developing enduring partnerships that deliver community-based solutions to health challenges. The three strategic areas of focus are: saving and improving the lives of women and children, preventing disease among the most vulnerable and strengthening the health workforce.
Together with their partners, they make life-changing, long-term differences in human health, helping families to survive and thrive. A long term partner of Easter Seals New Jersey, Johnson & Johnson recently awarded Easter Seals New Jersey a grant to support our Health and Wellness initiative in Middlesex County. For more information about Johnson & Johnson, visit www.jnj.com.
Since being founded in 1922, Magyar Bank has taken an active role in improving the quality of life for families and businesses in the communities it serves. And through the MagyarBank Charitable Foundation, the Bank has strengthened its commitment to building a long-term partnership with the community. Magyar Bank recently awarded Easter Seals New Jersey a grant to support Employment Services. For more information about the MagyarBank Charitable Foundation, please call 1-888-990- BANK or visit the website at https://www.magbank.com/About-the-Foundation.aspx.
MetLife Foundation recently awarded a VOLUNTEER VENTURES grant of $1,000 to Easterseals New Jersey’s Camp Merry Heart in support of a project proposed by Mike Bisesti, a MetLife employee who serves on Camp Merry Heart’s Advisory Board and its annual golf tournament planning committee.
The grant will provide a qualified camper who is unable to afford the camp fees with a meaningful recreation experience by funding the cost of meals, activities, staff support and accommodations for six days.
MetLife’s VOLUNTEER VENTURES Program encourages and supports employee involvement at the local level in nonprofit organizations that work to improve the quality of life for all. Grants are made for specific projects in which MetLife employees have continuing involvement as volunteers. For more information about MetLife, visit www.metlife.com.
Our employees reside in the same communities we serve. We founded the TD Charitable Foundation in 2002 to give back to the people who are more than just customers to us. We want to support and help our neighbors.
Through the TD Charitable Foundation and the financial grants it makes, they partner with area non-profit and public institutions to create meaningful change and improvement in their communities. Coupled with the commitment of their employees and the thousands of volunteer hours they donate each year, this makes a significant impact in the communities in which they live and do business. It's a tradition they hold dear. If you have questions or would like more information, please visit www.tdbank.com.
The Amboy Foundation is committed to serving the needs of its communities through strategic investments of the Foundation's resources. The Foundation will actively seek community development opportunities to support educational, civic, health, human services, social and cultural organizations that address these objectives. Additionally, the Foundation will focus on innovative programs that provide a measurable impact in the communities it serves. For additional information, you can visit their website at www.amboybank.com.
The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey, originally called The Beth Israel Foundation, was established in 1996, when Newark Beth Israel Medical Center (NBIMC) was sold to the Saint Barnabas Corporation after a proud history of providing quality care and a humanistic environment to people of all backgrounds in greater Newark who came to the hospital for treatment or for employment.
The Foundation attempts to enhance and provide a new perspective on healthcare and health-related problems and, where appropriate, seeks to provide leadership in identifying problems and in seeing that such problems are studied. We seek collaborations with organizations and institutions in both the Jewish and general communities to study problems, develop solutions, and provide funding to make those solutions a reality. For more information about The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey, visit www.hfnj.org.
The Provident Bank Foundation was established in 2003 with the intent of supporting not-for-profit groups, institutions, schools and other organizations that provide valuable services to the communities served by Provident Bank. The Provident Bank Foundation is committed to strengthening and sustaining its relationship with communities in the Bank's marketplace. The Provident Bank Foundation has supported Easter Seals New Jersey’s Transition to Work program. For more information, please call the direct line at 862-260-3990 or visit their website at www.providentnjfoundation.org.