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  • ADC launches horticultural therapy program

    BRIDGEWATER – The Adult Day Center of Somerset County, a nonprofit agency committed to providing high-quality, affordable day care services to disabled and elderly residents of Somerset County, launched a horticultural therapy program last month.

  • Family Foundations Let Affluent Leave a Legacy

    The New York Times - FEB.10, 2014
    STEPHANIE Cordes, a graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara, has a present from her father, Ron, that she treasures. It’s a handmade pink scrapbook, titled, “5 Life Lessons From Dad.”

  • Gifts Surge From Rich U.S. Donors

    The Chronicle of Philanthropy - FEB.9, 2014
    America’s most generous donors are ditching the caution that marked so much of their giving as the economy stalled and are roaring back with a bevy of multimillion-dollar contributions to colleges, hospitals, and other causes.

  • Ness Fund and the Negev: A Miracle Come True

    JCF: Forward Thinking - FEB. 4, 2014
    This is a story about the afterlife. It’s been 10 years since we loss Mack Ness, a New Jersey farmer who lived so frugally that our receptionist thought he was homeless. He wanted to help Israel, and he did.