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Local youths join Project Glow Gold to Support Children with Cancer

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MORRIS COUNTY — Jessica Bartelloni, along with Kimmy Hughes spearhead an organization called Project Glow Gold. Project Glow Gold was established to give hope, love, and strength to children fighting cancer. Items collected are sorted into small baskets and care packages.

All packages are then given to children 18 years of age or younger who are undergoing chemotherapy treatments. It is their goal to give these children something to look forward to and to brighten their days. This is the second year running this organization with a goal of 5,000 items.

Last Year, 4,287 items were collected. Bartelloni and Hughes’ goal is to get as much as the community involved as possible. Any donation either monetary or items would be greatly appreciated.

Drop off locations are at Palermo’s, 831 Route 10, Whippany and Kids World Pediatric Dentistry, 218 Ridgedale Avenue, Cedar Knolls.

There is also a GoFundMe page, which can be accessed by clicking here.

The items we are looking for are posted below:
Girls and Boys Toys
-Nail Polish
-Makeup & Cosmetic Bags
-Headbands
-Lip balms
-Barbies/Dolls
-Action Figures
-Toy Cars and Trucks
-Crayons
-Colored Pencils
-Markers
-Playdoug
-Paints
-Stickers
-Coloring Books
-Crosswords/Word Searches
-Books up to 18
-Stressballs
-Gift Cards
-Gum
-Anti-Nausea Wristbands
-Fuzzy Socks
-Card and Board Games
-Lokai Bracelets

*Please: NO jewelry, perfume/lotion, stuffed animals/dolls

Last year donations were  made to Morristown Memorial, Saint Barnabas, Hackensack Children’s Hospital, CHOP, Jersey Shore Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Saint Peter’s University Hospital and others.
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Frank Cahill
Frank Cahillhttps://www.frankcahill.com
Publisher of Parsippany Focus since 1989 and Morris Focus since January 1, 2019, both covering a wide range of events. Mr. Cahill serves as the Executive Board Member of the Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce, President Kiwanis Club of Tri-Town, and Chairman of the Parsippany-Troy Hills Economic Development Advisory Board. Owner of the Morris now app serving small business in Morris County.
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