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Kiwanis Club’s Spring Give-Away: Strengthening Community Bonds and Meeting Needs in Dover

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DOVER — The Kiwanis Club of Greater Dover coordinated a “Spring Give-Away” on Saturday, May 4, at Meridia Transit Courtyard. Volunteers offered jackets, clothing, shoes, food, and other essentials to Dover residents.

Kiwanis Club’s Spring Give-Away Provides Essential Items and Support to Dover Community

Taking part in the event were Howard’s Mission, The Gellman Foundation, and Ray of Hope Foundation, whose generous contributions have greatly benefited our Dover community. Throughout the past year, we’ve been fortunate to partner with these exceptional nonprofits, offering jackets, clothing, shoes, and other essentials to our residents.

In addition to Howard’s Foundation part of the Gellman Foundation, and Ray of Hope Foundation, the Kiwanis Club of Greater Dover was joined by partner organizations including Hope House, Morris County Organization for Hispanic Affairs, The Milestone House, Excel Treatment Center, Morris Habitat for Humanity, and The Safe Space Group. Each of these participants played a pivotal role in Saturday’s efforts.

Rows upon Rows of Shoes and Abundant Clothing Selection Awaited Visitors
Hope House Joins Kiwanis Club’s Spring Give-Away, Offering Essential Support to Dover Community

Howard’s Mission: At Howard’s Mission, their mission is clear: to provide clothing and essential items to individuals and families in need. They extend their support to those experiencing homelessness, whether they are on the streets or in shelters across New Jersey. Click here for more information.

•Ray of Hope Foundation: The Ray of Hope Foundation was established in the year 2000. It was founded to honor the Blessed Mother and the power of Her intercession for the healing of the faithful. Our mission is to reveal Our Lady’s message of praying the Rosary to the world. The rosary is a very powerful prayer that heals countless individuals all throughout the planet, both spiritually and physically. It is a true weapon against evil. Click here for more information.

•Hope House: Hope House is located at 101-103 Bassett Highway, Dover. They are a non-profit, social services agency. They are part of Catholic Charities. Click here for more information.

Morris County Organization for Hispanic Affairs: At MCOHA, the organization understands that its strength is not only in the words it stands by but also in the actions of its initiatives. That’s why MCOHA works diligently to enhance the lives of over 12,000 of Morris County’s Hispanic and low-income residents annually, offering direct social and legal services as well as client advocacy. Click here for more information.

•The Milestone House: The Milestone House has been dedicated to supporting recovery efforts since its establishment in 2002. After two decades of community service, the organization proudly transitioned into a non-profit agency with 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status. Its houses hold accreditation from the New Jersey Alliance of Recovery Residence. The Milestone House presently operates five facilities situated in historic Dover. Click here for more information.

Annika Frank, Director of Philanthropy at the Milestone House, and Chris DiLorio, Treatment Advocate at Excel Treatment Center
Morris County Organization for Hispanic Affairs Empowers Dover Residents with Information at Kiwanis Club’s Spring Give-Away Event

Excel Treatment Center: Their goal is to deliver exceptional outpatient substance abuse treatment with a primary focus on the individual client. They prioritize deep listening and engagement with each client to thoroughly comprehend their history, challenges, and issues. Together, they collaboratively develop a tailored treatment plan. They offer a comprehensive array of top-notch clinical services, psychiatric treatment options, and family support choices to promote client well-being. Their extensive aftercare services, alumni resources, sober living facilities, and vibrant recovery community, including a coffee house, equip clients and their families with the necessary tools to maintain sobriety. Click here for more information.

Morris Habitat for Humanity: Morris Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit organization and an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International headquartered in Americus, Georgia. Habitat for Humanity provides technical assistance, but each affiliate operates independently raising its funds, finding its sites, and selecting its own families. Each affiliate tithes to Habitat for Humanity to assist in building efforts worldwide. Click here for more information.

The Safe Space Group: The Safe Space Group is a nonprofit organization committed to supporting individuals of all ages within our community as they navigate the complexities of grief. From the youngest members to seniors, we provide a compassionate environment where people can find solace and support while coping with loss. Our mission is centered on promoting the well-being of our community by addressing grief and its various challenges with empathy and understanding.

Councilman AB Santana (also a member of the Kiwanis Club of Greater Dover) carries bags of clothing donated to the event

Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time.

Working together, members achieve what one person cannot accomplish alone. When you help improve a community or give a child a chance to learn, experience, dream, and succeed, great things happen!

For more information about the Kiwanis Club of Greater Dover, contact President Sergio Rodriguez at (973) 234-7099 or click here.



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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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