The public is invited to enjoy ice cream and support The Community Chest’s (The Chest) work to help people in need in eastern Bergen County. On Thursday, October 12 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m., 20% of sales at Ben & Jerry’s, located at 46 East Palisade Avenue in Englewood, New Jersey, will be contributed to The Chest.
The funds raised support area nonprofit organizations addressing a range of issues, including health and mental health, hunger, arts programming, the environment, and volunteerism for approximately 50,000 people. These organizations provide social, cultural, recreational, and educational services to local residents in need of all ages hailing from eastern Bergen County. For further information about the event or The Chest’s mission and work, call 201-568-7474.
Neighbors Helping Neighbors
With the motto “Neighbors Helping Neighbors”, The Chest’s mission is to lead initiatives and support nonprofits that make communities stronger and benefit the people of eastern Bergen County in New Jersey. Their vision was to fill a chest with individuals and businesses’ generous contributions and to empty its contents by awarding grant funds to support worthy projects led by local nonprofits in the area. Each year, The Community Chest undertakes this mission with increased generosity to help people in need in eastern Bergen County.
About The Community Chest
For nearly 85 years, The Community Chest, a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization, has supported local not-for-profit agencies. The Chest leads initiatives and supports nonprofits that make our communities stronger and benefit people in need in eastern Bergen County. Each year, The Chest raises funds and allocates them to agencies demonstrating the capacity to provide services to local citizens. The organization also provides coordinating and planning services in its communities, serving as a bridge between agencies and organizations and investing in the stability and quality of the service network.
For further information about The Chest, visit www.communitychestofenglewood.org or contact (201) 568-7474. Stay updated about the organization’s activities on Facebook and Twitter.