Local Donation and Volunteer Opportunities

This list has been compiled by HFA members to facilitate donations and volunteer support of local organizations. To add a resource to this list, please contact  philanthropy@nullhobokenfamily.org

 

HOBOKEN PUBLIC LIBRARY
Address:  500 Park Avenue, Hoboken, NJ 07030
Phone: 201-420-2346
Website: www.hoboken.bccls.org
Accepts: 
Books.
How to donate:  Call ahead before dropping off books.

HOBOKEN BIKE CAMP
2020 Dates:  June  (Dates TBD) ; Orientation
Email: hobokenbikecamp@nullgmail.com
Website: www.hobokenfamily.org
Needs: 
Runners and walkers to help shadow riders during the week.
How to volunteer:  Sign up for one, 75-minute daily session throughout the week to help riders achieve their dream.

HOBOKEN SHELTER
Address:  300 Bloomfield Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030
Phone: 201-656-5069
Website: www.hobokenshelter.org
Focus:  Benefits homeless adult men and women in developing the skills needed to gain employment, achieve independence and re-integrate into the community.
Needs/Accepts:   http://hobokenshelter.org/items-needed/
How to donate: Contact Jaclyn Cherubini at director@nullhobokenshelter.org or via phone to arrange a drop-off.

HUDSON MILESTONES
Address:  375 Monmouth Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302
Phone: 201-792-1161
Website:  www.hudsonmilestones.org
Focus:  Benefits low income families with developmentally or physically challenged children up to 3-years old through three locations.
Needs/Accepts: Currently, no donations accepted at this time.

IN JESUS NAME CHARITIES -  EMERGENCY FOOD PANTRY
Address:  411 Clinton Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030
Phone:  201-792-2112

Hours: Call ahead
Website: www.injesusnamecharities.org
Focus: 
This Center provides food and emergency assistance to the Hoboken poor. They also offer family literacy events and support.
Needs/Accepts:
 Food pantry items are most needed, small housewares & linens.
How to volunteer: 
Contact April Harris at injesusnamecharities@nullgmail.com or via phone.

JERSEY CITY WIC PROGRAM
Address: 1 Jackson Square, Jersey City, NJ 07304
Phone: 201-547-6842
Email: help@nulljcwic.org
Focus:  New Jersey WIC Services provides supplemental nutritious foods to pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants and children up to the age of five.
Needs/Accepts:  Women's (including maternity), teen and children's clothing, bassinets, baby items - including strollers, bassinets, car seats, diapers, wipes, toys, books, etc., shoes and accessories, household items, and food is also in high demand.
How to donate:  Items can be dropped off from 7:30am-3:30pm, Monday-Friday. Contact Theresa Kelly or Nilda Figeroa via phone at 201-547-6841.  Please note: WIC cannot provide a receipt for tax purposes.

JUBILEE CENTER
Address:  601 Jackson Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030
Phone:  201-792-0340
Website:  www.jubileecenterhoboken.org
Focus: This Center, a program of All Saints Community Service & Development Corporation, provides after school academic enrichment and summer camp to kids who mainly live in the Hoboken Housing Authority.
Needs/Accepts: Volunteers to help with homework or individual tutoring 3:30-5:30 pm (Monday-Thursday), enrichment activities on Friday 3:30-5:30pm and other special events.   Accepts donations of non-perishable healthy snacks (no nuts), brand new school & art supplies (markers, pencils, paintbrushes, etc)
How to volunteer or arrange donations: Contact Andrew Hickman, ahickman@jubileecenterhoboken.org or via phone 201-792-0340 x18

SALVATION ARMY THRIFT STORE
Address:   248 Erie Street (14th St), Jersey City, NJ 07302
Phone:  201-653-3071

Hours: 7:30-6  Mon-Sat. ; 1-6pm on Sun. Donation Drop off
Website: www.salvationarmy.org
Focus: 
Benefits the volunteer efforts of the Salvation Army.
Needs/Accepts:
Men's, women's and children's clothing, shoes and accessories, books and toys, household items, furniture. Not accepted items include: No car seats, strollers or cribs.
How to donate:  
Items can be dropped off  during business hours. Call during business hours to arrange for furniture donation pick-up.

ST. MARY ADVOCATES THRIFT SHOP
Address:  536 Garden Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030
Phone: 201-795-2174
Website: www.stmaryadvocates.org
Focus:
Benefits various  health and education needs  such as nursing scholarships, American Legion, Fight for Autism, Hoboken Ambulance Corp, Wounded Warriors and many other charities
Needs/Accepts:
Men’s, women’s and children’s clothing, shoes and accessories; books and toys; small household items.
How to donate:
Call or stop by during business hours to drop-off donations.  Business hours are 10:30-2:00 on Wednesday, 12:30pm-4:30pm Thursday through Saturday.
How to volunteer: 
Contact 201-963-0743

SUITS FOR SUCCESS (formerly known as Dress for Success)
Address:  591 Summit Avenue, (corner of Newark & Summit Aves.) 5th fl. Suite: 505, Jersey City, NJ 07306
Phone: 201-395-0202
Website:  hudsoncounty.dressforsuccess.org
Focus:  Benefits men and women entering the workforce after unemployment and welfare.
Needs/Accepts: Interview- and work-appropriate men and women's clothing in excellent condition (no obvious tears, stains, missing buttons or broken zippers), dry-cleaned or laundered as appropriate, on hangers. New and nearly new shoes, scarves, purses, belts, jewelry, new nylons and unused cosmetics are also accepted.
How to donate: You may drop off donations the first Monday of the month and the third Friday of the month. Please call 48 hours in advance for any drop off of donations.  All sizes appreciated. Larger sizes are especially needed.

WOMEN RISING
Address:  270 Fairmont Avenue, Jersey City, NJ 07306
Phone: 201-333-5700
Website: www.womenrising.org
Focus:  Assists women and their families to achieve self-sufficiency and live safe fulfilling and productive lives, through social services, economic development and advocacy services.
Needs/Accepts:   
New bed linens (twin size  & crib size), diapers & sanitary products, comforters, pillows,  shower curtains, towels, throw rugs.
How to donate: 
Donations can be delivered by appointment ONLY between the hours of 9:00am-5:00pm, Monday through Friday.  Please make arrangements with an agency representative by calling 201-333-5700 or via email dtierney@nullwomenrising.org.  There are various departments with a multitude of needs.

 

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