is a non-profit, non-sectarian organization founded by Bill Keegan, a retired Port Authority Police Department Lieutenant who served as Operations Commander for the W.T.C. Rescue/Recovery Mission. The organization is composed of veteran police officers, fire fighters, construction trade union workers, surviving families of those killed on September 11, 2001, and others. They volunteer their time and labor, as well as their wealth of knowledge and experience in responding to and handling disaster situations. www.heart911.org
has distributed over $40 million in aid, primarily to the children of Marines or Federal law enforcement personnel who were killed in the line of duty. The foundation encourages the spiritual, moral, intellectual and physical development of children through education, and raises funds to provide those children with scholarships for higher education. www.mc-lef.org
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is the world’s leader in the search for a cure for cystic fibrosis. We are dedicated to attacking CF from every angle. Our focus is to support the development of new drugs to fight the disease, improve the quality of life for those with CF and — ultimately — to find a cure. www.cff.org
The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation is a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to finding the cures for Crohn’s Disease and ulcerative colitis, and to improving the quality of life of children and adults affected by these diseases.
The Foundation’s mission, now and into the future, is the care and support of members and their families who are in distress, or in harm’s way, and the continued educational development of our members and their families, as well as the members of other FBI affiliated nonprofit law enforcement associations.
To coordinate the interests of the garden clubs within the state and to bring them into closer relationship by association, conference, and correspondence. To aid in the protection and conservation of our natural resources. To cooperate with other groups furthering the interests of conservation and horticulture. To encourage civic beauty and roadside development. To study and teach the arts of flower arranging and horticulture. To raise funds to support educational, charitable, and scientific causes.
A nonprofit organization incorporated on June 14, 2011, and registered with the commonwealth of Virginia State Corporation Commission. Ultimately, we are a network for ensuring quality of life for families touched by this rare neurological condition. A parent run foundation organized and managed by volunteers.
Heroes on the Water helps our Nation’s warriors and veterans from all branches of the United States military unwind using the therapeutic qualities of fishing from kayaks. What looks like a day trip of paddling and fishing is in fact something much deeper and long-lasting.
The Meadowlands Conservation Trust was formed to acquire and preserve environmentally valuable land and to enhance the environment of the Hackensack Meadowlands District and the Hackensack River Watershed.
To promote and enhance the Image of Italian Americans; for members to be of service to the community; to promote Italian heritage and culture; to promote, support and assist charitable, scientific, cultural, educational, and literary projects; to promote members’ interest in public welfare; and, to cooperate with others in civic, social and cultural development.
The Raptor Trust is one of the premier wild bird rehabilitation centers in the United States. Located in central New Jersey, the Trust includes a hospital with state-of-the-art medical facilities, quality exterior housing for several hundred birds, and an education building. A stalwart advocate for birds of prey for three decades, it is now recognized as a national leader in the fields of raptor conservation and avian rehabilitation.
The Basilone Memorial Foundation is a non-profit organization operated exclusively for charitable purposes. Our mission is specifically to raise funds to ensure a better quality of life for veterans as well as cancer patients. Funds raised will be distributed to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset, Steeplechase Cancer Center, and the Fisher House Foundation.
Rare wildlife species live, much like New Jersey residents, in the mountains of the north, the pastoral farmland of central New Jersey, the bays and swamps along our coasts as well as on skyscrapers, bridges and at the edges of suburban subdivisions. These species live a challenged life where roads represent impenetrable obstacles, developments spell the demise of habitat and contamination in wetlands can wipe out an entire generation. It is our duty, and our privilege, to protect these species.