The New Jersey Employees Charitable Campaign (NJECC) held its 2018 Recognition Ceremony on Wednesday, April 10th.
The NJECC Chair Jared Maples, Director of Homeland Security and Preparedness, NJECC Campaign Manager Susan O’Brien, NJECC Steering Committee Chair Donna Murphy and Paula Aldarelli Executive Director of EarthShare NJ recognized the volunteers for their dedicated efforts and support. As Susan O’Brien stated; “We don’t just raise money for nonprofits, we change the world by helping these amazing nonprofits live up to their inspiring visions.”
The NJECC provides a convenient channel through which State and Local Units of Government employees may support the efforts of charitable fundraising organizations and charitable agencies.
Thanks to the generosity of state and local public employees, more than $49 million has been donated to local, national, and international charities through the NJECC. That’s the Power of Giving!
NJECC coordinators at the Labor Day Classic hosted by the NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development September 6th.
The 2018/2019 Campaign Chair, Director Jared Maples from the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness kicked off the 2018/2019 campaign at the New Jersey State Museum on September 13th. The campaign will run through December. Director Maples welcomed state and local employees and campaign coordinators. The Director spoke about how donations raised through the campaign assist those in need and the importance of giving back. NJECC Campaign Manager Susan O’Brien, NJECC Steering Committee Chair Sandra Toussaint from United Way of Greater Mercer County and Charity Representative Paula Aldarelli from EarthShare NJ were on hand to address the state and local employees.
Mayor Eric Jackson kicked off the City of Trenton’s annual NJ Employees Charitable Campaign yesterday. Campaign Coordinator Lysandra Montero, NJECC Steering Committee representative Paula Aldarelli from EarthShare NJ, Reana Barakakos from One Simple Wish, Pam Senatore from Family Guidance and Sue Dunning from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mercer County were on hand to address the employees from the City of Trenton.
The NJECC kicked off the 2017/2018 charitable campaign on Friday, September 8the at the New Jersey State Museum. The campaign will run through December. Co-Chair Dr. Harvey Kesselman, President of Stockton University welcomed state and local campaign coordinators and spoke about the importance of giving back and how beneficial the program can be for charities participating in the campaign.
The NJECC is a direct way to help those in need sustain local, national, and international health, educational, environmental and social service organizations, and make a meaningful contribution to your community.
NJ Employees Charitable Campaign co-chairs Commissioner Richard Hammer from the NJ Department of Transportation and President Harvey Kesselman of Stockton University announced the statewide campaign raised over $700,700 at the annual recognition ceremony held on March 31st at Mercer County Community College Conference Center.
The campaign which runs from September through December each year, provides state and local municipal employees with the opportunity to contribute to more than 1,100 charities through payroll deduction.
Commissioner Hammer and President Kesselman were honored for their commitment to the 2016 campaign. Their energy, dedication, and support helped increase the credibility and visibility of the campaign.
The Commissioner and President gave out the Chairperson’s award to departments that demonstrated outstanding dedication, exemplary participation, and for exceeding the previous year’s fundraising goal. The awards went to the Office of Information Technology, NJ State Commission of Investigation, the City of Trenton, The College of NJ, Stockton University, and NJ Institute of Technology.
Susan O’Brien presented the Campaign Manager Award to the following coordinators for team leadership, dedication and going above and beyond to promote the ECC. The awards went to Peter Baratta/Stockton University, Sharon Simmons/Department of Transportation, Daryl Jones and Chris Papp/Department of Education, David Zappariello and Sue Lubrano/South Jersey Transportation, John Cipriano and Gerri Greco/Office of Information Technology and Yetta Somers/Board of Public Utilities.
The Campaign also acknowledged and thanked The Credit Union of New Jersey for partnering with the NJECC. The ability to provide campaign materials for the coordinators would not be possible without the generous support from the credit union.
2015 Campaign Chair David Hespe, Commissioner of Education recognized employees at the event along with Campaign Manager Susan O’Brien and Steering Committee representative Jamie DePasquale from Community Health Charities.
State and local employees raised thousands of dollars through the NJ Employees Charitable Campaign that benefit local, national and international non-profit charitable organizations.
Thank you for your donations and support!