Category Archives: 2. Foundation News

The Rt. 54/40 Community Shuttle: A Great Way to Get Around

Check out this fantastic article on the community shuttle for Rt. 54/40. Many people have asked me about the “little bus” that travels throughout Buena Borough along Route 40, S. West Boulevard, Central Avenue, and Wheat Road. It’s none other than the Rt. 54/40 Community Shuttle which has been helping residents who do not have […]

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Heart of South Jersey Touch-A-Truck Event

The Touch-A-Truck event was a huge success bringing in families from all over South Jersey. This is the fourth year the Heart of South Jersey held the event and each year, it brings in more and more people.  Check out the Heart of South Jersey’s mission and the Touch-A-Truck event here.    Click here to […]

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Why Fathers Leave Their Children By David Brooks

The keynote speaker at February’s Working Together for Working Families conference, David Brooks, writes an article about fatherhood from today’s New York Times.  “Millions of poor children and teenagers grow up without their biological father, and often when you ask them about it, you hear a litany of male barbarism. You hear teens describe how their dad […]

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Community Shuttle Marks 2 Years With Week of Free Rides

Posted on May 23, 2017 at 4:21 PM on NJ.com   By Matt Gray   June will mark the two-year anniversary of the Pureland East-West Community Shuttle and operators are marking the occasion with a week of free rides June 5-9.   The shuttle — which runs across the county through Wiiliamstown, Glassboro, Mullica Hill […]

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N.J. Jail Was Only One In The State To Get Grant To Help Inmates Get Jobs

BY BILL GALLO JR. bgallo@njadvancemedia.com From NJ.com BRIDGETON — Recidivism is one of the greatest problems faced by law enforcement officials.   An inmate gets out of jail, gets back in trouble and is again behind bars.   Cumberland County has been working to stem that tide and the effort has received a major boost with […]

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Wally Kappeler, Program Director, First Star Rowan Academy on Steve Adubato

Steve Adubato speaks with special guests that work with youths and communities of Bridgeton, NJ to help get students to prepare them for college and their future. Through Give Something Back, a scholarship will be made for students to have/had an incarcerated parent in Bridgeton, NJ.  Guests Include: Jennifer Henderson, Program Henderson, CASA of Cumberland, Gloucester, and […]

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Conference pushes collaboration, family participation to lift struggling families

The message at the Working Together for Working Families conference Thursday was familiar but one organizers say needs to be reinforced. The best programs that help low-income working families are the programs those families themselves help develop to best meet their needs, they said.   And, just as important, organizers and participants said, is something […]

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Nationally-renowned panelists join discussion on strengthening working families

The Pascale Sykes Foundation’s Whole Family Approach and South Jersey Strengthening Families Initiative Grantees shined brightly when more than 325 stakeholders and experts in the field family social services gathered on Feb. 2, 2017, for Working Together For Working Families. The one-day conference, which was held at Cumberland County College, helped expand the national discussion […]

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Pascale Sykes Foundation Grantee Collaboration Honored

The Non Profit Development Center of Southern New Jersey in partnership with SNJ Business People held the Non Profit Awards Reception at Adelphia Restaurant on March 2, 2016 where the English Creek-Tilton Road Community Shuttle was honored as the Best Collaborative Effort for 2015.   The English Creek-Tilton Road Community Shuttle, a deviated fixed-route service […]

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NJCC Announces THRIVE South Jersey Grant

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 11, 2016 CONTACT: Missy Rebovich – 732-640-2061 x410 New Jersey Community Capital Announces THRIVE South Jersey Grant Opportunity New Brunswick, NJ (January 11, 2016) – New Jersey Community Capital (NJCC), through its THRIVE South Jersey initiative, will be granting up to $100,000 in 2016 to support targeted community revitalization projects that […]

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