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AC Moore Craft for a Cause Campaign

Crafting a Better World 2019

From April 6-20, shop at AC Moore stores and support Easterseals New Jersey! Whatever your crafting needs might be, please visit your local AC Moore and they will have information at check-out about how your purchase can directly impact Easterseals New Jersey. Craft for a Cause!

Day of Giving

Would you live without your favorite coffee for a week if you knew that it would help someone learn a new skill for employment? Would you skip your manicure one week to help an individual living with a disability or special needs have a safe place to live? What would you give to help those that need us the most?

That’s what we’re asking you this year on our first Easterseals Day of Giving. On April 22, 2019 we will celebrate a day focused on giving the gift of inclusion … of opportunity… of accessibility and of hope.

We’re asking you to “skip” something during that week or the week prior and make a gift to Easterseals New Jersey in the equivalent amount (or more!) of your chosen “skipped” treat or activity. Perhaps it’s a lunch out, a fancy coffee, a beauty treatment or so much more. One small “skip” from you can help to change someone’s life. Stay tuned for more information on our day of giving!

Play With Purpose 2019

Play With Pupose 2019

We are proud to present our 2nd year of Play with Purpose. This ½ day of fun recreational activities is for everyone regardless of age, ability or fitness level! PLAY is important to everyone’s wellbeing and goes beyond exercise and athletics. This year we will play around with some nerf items and also feature performances from the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. Bill Spadea of NJ 101.5 and Chasing News will serve as our emcee and we are working on some special guests and ambassadors!

Play with Purpose will be held at Sportika in Manalapan, NJ – 170,000+sq ft sports facility that boasts an Olympic regulation turf field, 7 high school regulation basketball courts, academic mentoring and so much more. Not to mention –it’s all indoors and we can enjoy PLAY rain or shine!

The goal here is to PLAY while we raise funds to advance the mission of Easterseals NJ. Fundraising can be done individually or in teams.

It’s easy to share our cause with friends, family and community members – remember – sharing the message is important for us to reach our goals!

Mark your calendars for May 11, 2019 and we can’t wait to tell you more soon about how to register and make a difference.

Recent Happenings

Working Together

Working Together Invitation

Thursday, January 10th
Starting at 12pm
The Rutgers Club
85 Avenue E, 2nd Floor
Piscataway, NJ 08854

Come celebrate employment opportunities for people with disabilities and special needs. At this event we’ll be featuring vendors and guest speakers at the Rutgers Club on January 10th. It’ll be a time to listen, learn and act so that employment becomes an opportunity for all.

Deaf Connections

Deaf Connections Event Flyer

Saturday, November 17, 2018
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Kean University, Downs Hall
1000 Morris Ave. Union, NJ 07083

Come out to Kean University on November 17th to take part in our Deaf Connections event, a celebration and education about deaf culture. Matt "The Hammer" Hamill will be there as well as comedian, Keith Wann.

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Free Event! Register today:

The New Jersey Conference on Disability and Employment

Disability Employment Conference 2018

Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Raritan Valley Community College

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to hear from educators, service providers, employers, and like-minded families.
Learn from New Jersey businesses about available resources, how to find and sustain employment, and what’s new in the arena of career planning and counseling. Proudly sponsored by Easterseals New Jersey and featuring several staff experts from our organization.

*Featuring a special presentation from former Rutgers University star, Eric LeGrand.

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Contact: | 732.718.5472

20% discount for professionals, courtesy of Easterseals NJ:
Enter code ESNJ when registering online at the above address.


Manufacturing Day Open House

Manufacturing Day 2018

Tuesday, October 2nd, Millville
Thursday, October 4th, Raritan Valley Work Center
Visit our warehouses, tour our facility, learn more about our packaging abilities, and more!

NJ Disability Pride Parade, Trenton

NJ Disability Pride Parade 2018

Friday, October 5th
Hundreds of people and organizations representing a wide variety of disabilities will march and roll from the
NJ State House Annex to the celebration site at East Lafayette Street

Easterseals 4th Annual Tricky Tray

Camp Merry Heart Tricky Tray 2018

On October 13th, it's Tricky Tray time! We're hosting a tricky tray to help support our very own Camp Merry Heart where there will be a chance to win amazing prizes all while supporting an excellent cause.

$35 PRE-SALE / $15 @ DOOR
Pre-Sale Ticket Purchase Deadline: Saturday, September 29th

Buy tickets online!

100's of items + Baskets | 50/50 Raffle | 3 Tiers of Drop-Ticket Packages | Whammy Wheel | & More!

All proceeds support Easterseals Camp Merry Heart, a local camp that serves children and adults with special needs. Help us enrich the lives of people with disabilities by providing opportunities to live, learn, work, and play in their communities!

FOR QUESTIONS OR TO DONATE, CONTACT: Michelle Marzigliano - - 908-852-3896 or Caren Hric - - 908-852-3896

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Camp Merry Heart Service Club Day

Camp Merry Heart Service Day 2018

Wednesday, August 8th
21 O’Brien Road, Hackettstown, NJ 07840
Presented by Rotary Service Club District 7470 | RSVP, call 908.852.3896 or email

Play with Purpose alternative to Walk With Me

Join us April 28th at the NEW event hosted by Easterseals New Jersey!

Leveling the playing field for people of all abilities

Sportika – Manalapan, New Jersey

Play With Purpose features a series of recreational, athletic, and FUN activities suitable for individuals of all ages and abilities. We believe fun is an important part of living a full and gratifying life and that everyone should have the opportunity to experience it.

This event will take place in lieu of Walk with Me. Your support of our very first Play With Purpose event is very much appreciated.


Last updated: February 25, 2019

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