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One Month In

Yesterday, February 14th, marked my first full month at Pass it Along…and what a month it has been! My first week, I saw two huge events that were the result of a ton of effort and planning on the staff’s part long before I arrived: Dodgeball and the National Day of Service project for Martin […]

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Hurricane Relief Helpers Still Greatly Needed

As a former part-time resident of a shore community, I watched the disaster Hurricane Sandy wrought with a heavy heart. As Sandy was happening, and the initial reports of incredible, unprecedented damages started coming in, I was across the country. My reaction to the devastation was compounded knowing there wasn’t much of a tangible impact […]

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MLK Day of Celebration and Service

Our Martin Luther King Jr. Kickoff Celebration and Day of Service were a huge success.  Our Kickoff Celebration was held on Sunday January 20th at Newton High School.  100 people gathered for music and motivation.  The night started off with guest speaker Bob Jones, Sparta high school teacher, speaking on modern day forms of successful […]

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Dodgeball: A Noob’s perspective

This past weekend, I found myself exhibiting a strange reaction. For the first time in a long time, I was genuinely excited to be spending a Saturday night indoors. Why, you ask? Because this Saturday night marked my first event with Pass it Along, and from what I had heard during the week leading up […]

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The Difference We Make

On Thanksgiving day, over 20 cars of people came out in hopes to serve meals to 90+ home bound seniors that would have been otherwise alone and meal-less for the holiday.  I receive this email, and wanted to share it with everyone, in hopes that perhaps that volunteer will get the message, and that everyone who helps […]

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Volunteer Recognition

Last night, May 30, 2012, was Pass It Along’s annual Volunteer Recognition dinner.  This is a night to celebrate everyone involved in Pass It Along and all the hard work they contribute.  Throughout the night there were several speeches made from Pass It Along staff and volunteers who gave testimonials on what Pass It Along […]

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Tilly's Kids Summer Program

Tilly’s Kids is a mentoring program with inner city children from the House of Mercy Mission in Newark, NJ. Each year these children come to Sussex County with Pass It Along for a weekly summer program.  Every Wednesday during the month of July, Pass It Along volunteers and Tilly’s Kids join together at Swartswood State […]

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Serve -A-Thon 2012 – A Day of Service

On May 12, Pass It Along had their annual Serve-A-Thon.  This is the biggest day of Pass It Along’s year and takes place at different locations all throughout Sussex County New Jersey.  These service projects include landscaping, painting, yard work, and various other projects.  At Serve-A-Thon there were 168 volunteers who accomplished 594 hours of service. […]

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