Ongoing Pen Pal Program with Immigrants in detention through First Friends
Donation of over 50 backpacks, school supplies and money for chrome books to GERA for immigrant children in inner cities in Northern NJ
Initiation of Pen Pal Program with Immigrants in Detention through First Friends in the Summer of 2020
Donation of stationary and writing materials to First Friends for Immigrants in Detention in July 2020
Donation of clothing to shelter for survivors of Human Trafficking in July 2020
Human Trafficking Presentation: Sunday, October 13th at the Wayne Y from 2:30 to 4:00p
First Friends Presentation: Nov 3 from 2:30-4p at the Wayne Y
ESL one-on-one (volunteers needed)
Thatcher’s Dine and Donate: Monday, Nov 12 – Thursday, Nov. 15
Thatcher 3 Location-dine and donate Nov NJIC First Annual Dinner Sept. 27, 2018
Picnic – Sunday August 26, 2018 from 1-4 p.m. at the YMCA, Wayne, NJ
Thursday July 12 – Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza – BOTH LOCATIONS: 1600 Route 23 North Wayne, NJ 07470 and 852 State Rt 3. Clifton, NJ 07012
Thursday August 16 – California Pizza Kitchen: 1400 Willowbrook Mall, Wayne New Jersey
Summer 2018 GERA’s NJ Rebuild Tutoring
Volunteers assisting with 1-on-1 tutoring of ESL graduates.
Members of NJIC showed support for the fundraising dinner sponsored by GERA on June 4th. IFTAR is the ceremonial evening meal that breaks the Ramadan fast. A goal of the event was to unite interfaith communities’ efforts to help refugees attain self-sufficiency.
Monday, 5/7/2018 – Thursday, 5/10/2018: Thatchers Dine & Donate May 7, 2018
Adult ESL Training and Homework Assistance for Children – Location: Wayne YMCA, NJ
Saturdays and Sundays 4-6 p.m.
Wednesdays 6:30-8:30 p.m.
National Volunteer Week 4/15-4/21
Syrian Mother’s Day
March 24th (for March 21)
March 2018 Gift Card Drive
February 2018 Clothing Drive and ESL Flea Market
February 2018 Christ Church Episcopal Birthday Party
Sept- December 2017
November Gift Card Drive 2017
Adult ESL Training and Homework Assistance for Children – Wayne YMCA, NJ
Graduation from ESL December 2017
Hats, Scarves, Gloves and Toy Drive, Wayne, NJ
Movie Screening: “Cries from Syria” YMCA, Wayne, NJ
Picnic and Backpack Drive, Garret Mountain, Woodland Park, NJ