Charities & Organizations

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Description of Organization 

                                                                       Contact Phone Number                                                                                                

                Email Address  
Amandla Crossing Transitional housing program for homeless single parent families on public assistance; addresses social, economic, and academic needs of the families; adult basic education aimed at helping clients obtain their GED. On-site childcare and afterschool care is proveded so clients are able to participate in the program   732-729-7770                 www.miphnj.org 
American-Irish Association of Central Jersey  provides community service and scholarships and attracting new members.  Presient, Joan McNichol-732744-4153
VP, John Blaney-(908)255-8393
jeightisenough@aol.com 
Barbara E Cheung Memorial Hospice Hospice Services Available 24-7, certified home ain, nutritional services Frank Damiani
732-321-6800
frank.damiani@roosevelthealth.org
Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) Helps families, women and children in local communities. Praful Raja
732-572-1234 X1001 
 
Buddy Ball Inc. Provides sports & recreational programs for special needs children Ellis Motin
732-549-2961 
www.buddyballofedison.com
Cerebral Palsy Association of Middlesex Co. Offers an array of services including assistive technology for a child who can neither walk nor speak and intervention program for fragile infants Venus Majeski venus.majeski@cpamc.org
www.cpamc.org 
C.A.R.E The people involved in C.A.R.E.'s work have been helping families for over 10 years. In cooperation wth school, business, and community members, C.A.R.E. hopes to reach as many families as possible. With the support of numerous companies and the success of the annual fall walk, C.A.R.E. has been able to provide help to over 300 families with their specific needs, and provides resources for families to successfully navigate through both school and life  Dora Ramos  www.edisoncares.com 
Cars to Cure Breast Cancer Accepts donated vehicles & either recycles or auctions them off. Earned proceeds from the sale of the vehicle benefit The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. All donations help to fund breast cancer research so that we can one day see a cure for breast cancer. Donations Dept.
1-855-450-2873 
www.carstocurebreastcancer.org/new-jersey
Congregation Beth-El Has men's, woman's & youth groups Rabbi Dr. Bernhard Rosenberg
732-985-7272 
EJCCBETHEL@aol.com
www.betheledison.org
 
Congregation of Neve Shalom Social outreach component includes kosher food drive, blood drive & a mother's day project for women in need. Jayne Sklon
732-548-2238 X12 
www.neveshalom.net
Cub Scouts Pack 12                                    serves boys entering grades 1-5. It was rounded in 1941 in Edison and is charteered by the St. Matthew's Father's Club. Pack 12 focuses on fun activities that build character, improve physical fitness, teach practical skills, and develop a spirit of community service.  Peggy Oliveira
866-363-7009 
www.pack12edisonnj.myscoutlink.com
pack12scouts@gmail.com 
Domestic Violence Response Team Helps victims as well as their families involved in domestic violnce; takes men and women volunteers and provides 40 hours of training  Barbara A. Turanicza
732-248-7375
732-248-7412 
 
Edison Angels Softball league ages 5-18 John Szilagyi
732-501-9223
Mark Hunt
732-261-6046 
szilagyi@hotmail.com
jersey46@gmail.com 
Edison Boys Boys & Girls baseball ages 4-18  Rich Pychewicz
732-287-6836
Bob Ryan
732-985-71635 
rickpychewicz@msn.com
edisonallstars@verizon.com
Edison Community Response Team-Edison Cert  Citizens donate about two hours per monthto help the community in times of disaster or emergencies  volunteers from all walks of life will obtain specialized training to assistth ePolice Dept., Fire Dept., Emergency Medical Services & other First Responders during times of crisis.  Bob Tomasqewski
732-404-8681 
oem@edisonnj.org
Edison Greenways Group Inc. Helps find ways to alleviate traffic, passage was for bicycles  Robert Takash
732-985-7071 
info@edisonnj.org
Edison Jets Football & Cheerleading ages 5-15  Jim Cooper
732-248-7590 
www.edisonjets.com 
Edison Job Corps  Mission is to provide disadvantaged young adults with opportunity to be responsible and productive members of today's workforce through a rigorous educational and training program  732985-5170 www.edisonjobcorps.com 
Edison Memorial Tower Organization works to preserve and rehabilitate the Edison Memorial Tower while continuing to educate public about Thomas Edison  732-549-3299  www.menloparkmuseum.com 
Edison Moose Lodge, 1978  Helps needy children, seniors, and community, part of Edison workshop 

Donald Mason
732-287-1978
732-407-2175

 

 
Edison Police Auxilliary  Volunteer officers assist and augment Edison's paid police force 

Chief Kashyab Saraiya
732-248-7519 

www.edisonpoliceaux.com 
Edison Senior Outreach Service   Designed to build a strong and ongoing relationship with men and women aged 60 and older living in Edison the goal is to identify and offer assistance and support services to family members, caregivers and older adults with a special emphasis on the chronically ill and homebound 

Judy Gillingham
732-248-7344 

jgillingham@edisonnj.org 
Edison Shamrocks  Football & Cheerleading 

Jeff Ricigliano
732-767-0199
Joshua Hale
732-494-3565 

jeffricig9@aol.com


joshuahale524@gmail.com

Edison Sheltered Workshop  provides vocational rehabilitation services including occupaional training and remunerative employment for adults with devevlopmental disabilities 

Veronica Velez
732-985-8834 

www.eswnj.org 
Edison United Soccer Association  Provides soccer opportunities from 2 1/2 years old and up for Recreational, Inter-County & Travel Soccer training   Angie M. Tarighi
908-217-4502 
www.edisonunitedsoccer.com 
Edison Volunteer Fire. Dept.  Volunteer firefighters augment and support township's paid firefighters 

Walt Boychick
732-548-9631

 
Edison Youth Basketball  Boys & Girls Basketball  

Joe Dunn
908-668-132
Don Zalk
732-494-2396 

jdunneconsult@aol.com

dzalk@aol.com
www.edisonetyb.org

Elks BPOE Lodge 2487 Raises money to help disabled children and young adults; monthly bingo with the veterans; breakfasts and parties for the veterans, scholarships for high school students; and a peer leadership drug awareness program.   732-985-2487 www.elks.org 
Fords Clara Barton Baseball League  Boys & Girls Baseball ages 5-16 

Scott Schnee
732-661-0279 

schnee13@comcast.net  
Friends of the Library Promotes use of libraries, sponsors programs, and raises money for the library

Graham Gudgin
732-738-4586 

graham.gudgin@verizon.net
www.foledisonnj.org 

Imani Park Transitional Housing  Facility that provides housing and support services specifically geared towards the needs of homeless individuals and families where on emember is living with HIV/AIDS 

Phillip Webb
732-572-3585 

aabner@miph.net
www.miph.net 
Jewish Family & Vocational Service of Middlesex Co. Offers wide array of services for family, children, elder adults, disabled, immigrants and refugees.  Also offers career, vocational, business consultation and training services 732-777-1940  www.jfvs.org 
Kids Need Support 2 A charity for children offering health education. wellness resources, recreational activies, mentoring, after-school tutoring, Get Fit programs, Healing Grardens, and community service programs.  Services are offered to all children with low income households, special needs children and youth.

908-754-0241

kns2nj@gmail.com
Lainie's Angels Creates family support groups in institutions that treat children with cancer and blood disorders; also dedicated to speaking out publicly on behalf of families of children with cancer and blood disorders. 

Kaplan S. Jones
732-906-7887

www.lainiesangels.com
Lifeline Mentoring Group  Helps children with problems at home and in school. 

George Bowen
848-248-3616 

kahbem12@msn.com 
Making it Possible to End Homelessness Works with family and community to provide housing opportunities.  732-729-7770 X101 www.miphnj.org 
Metuchen-Edison Historical Society  Sponsors programs on local history and maintains an archive on Metuchen and Edison history  Nancy Zerbe
732-549-6798
www.metuchen-edisonhistsoc.org 
Middlesex County Food Bank They have a summer Food Service Program which ensures that low-inclome children continue to recieve nutrituous meals when shcool is not in session,  This summer, USDA plans to serve more than 200 million free meals to cvhildren 18 yeras and under at apporved SFSP sites.

Summer Food Service Program-609-292-4498
Jennifer Apostol
MCIA Project Manager
609-409-5033

www.fns.usda.gov/sfsp/summer-food-service-program-sfsp

Midtown Edison Little League Boys and girls baseball league ages 5-18.

Hank Ungerleider
732-985-5471
Ken Stevenson
732-516-1388

hungerle@cswg.com


kstevenson@gmail.com

MOMS club of Edison Moms (and their children) meet during the day at local parks, indoor play areas, malls, businesses geared toward children, and at each others' home. They meet each month at The Hertiage at Clara Barton to conduct club business.

Alexis Pellek
732.664.4258

www.momsclubofedison.org
New Jersey Veteran Memorial Home  Nursing home for military veterans,m and their spouses. Visits are great and the need is for chaperoneson day trips 

Ed Weisanhorn
732-452-4100 

 
North Edison Baseball & Softball League  Town Recreation league ages 5-16

William Giordano
732-207-4832
Anne Marie Elko
732-549-2643 

rvswg@aol.com

elkofam@optonline.net

Ohr Torah Congregation An orthodox synagogue serving the Edison and Higland Park communities in Cenral New Jersey  732-777-6843  www.ohrtorah.net 
Ozanam Family Shelter Provides emergency shelter services to homeless families and single woman

Maria Hemerick
732-257-6100

mhemerick@ccdom.org
Roosevelt Care Center  Long Term Care, subacute care, Medicare & Medicaid accepted

Frank Daminai

732-321-6800

frank.damiani@roosevelthealth.org
Spectrum for Living Offers an array of services including barrier free residences, social activities and day work shops for adult living with developmental disabilities.

Kerry McConway
732-248-8639

kmcconway@spectrumforliving.com
St. Francis Cathedral Social Concerns OUtreach-to assist the needy in parish and community, food pantry.

Rosemarie Gazaleh
732-548-0100

www.stfranciscathedral.org
St. Helena Roman Catholic Church Various service work in the parish. 

732-494-3399

 
St. James Episcopal Church Has soup kitchen & food pantry . 

Jackie Godesky
732-236-3330

jgoedesky@earthlink.net 
St. Matthew Roman Catholic Church Various service work in parish. Kelly Luckenbach
732-985-5063
kelly@stmatthewtheapostle.com 
United Way of Central Jersey Raises money and funds programs for senior citizens, and disabled children.  732-247-3727 

Info@uwcj.org

www.uwcj.org

Wheels for Wishes A car donation program benefiting Make-A-Wish New Jersey.  They are proud to offer an easy way to recycle or donate unwanted cars, trucks, motorcycles, SUV, RVs, or even boats, by turning them into a wish for a local child

Donations Dept.
1-877-712-9474

www.newjersey.wheelsforwishes.org
YMCA Volunteer driven organizations serves more than 37,000 people with various programs, such as child car, enrichment programs, fitness classes and more

Kathy Minaeff
732-516-9200 

www.ymcaofmewsa.org