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Operation Fill-A-Backpack Kicks Off July 15

2019-07-15T16:17:39-04:00July 1st, 2019|Categories: Oaks Blog, Home Page|

 Give a Child the Confidence Needed to Succeed Now - August 20 It may feel like summer just started, but ‘Back to School’ is just around the corner! Children throughout the community will pick out new pencils, notebooks, binders and more for their first day of school. When children return to school without these basic school supplies, it can have a devastating impact on their education. Unfortunately, many parents of children in Oaks Integrated Care programs cannot afford new backpacks and essential supplies for the upcoming school year. These essential items will give a child hope and the confidence needed to start the school year off on the right foot! You can help! #FillABackpack 1. Run your OWN Operation Fill-A-Backpack drive Get [...]

PTSD Awareness and Trauma Informed Care

2019-07-01T09:12:46-04:00July 1st, 2019|Categories: Oaks Blog, Home Page|

June is PTSD Awareness Month and although it is drawing to a close, being aware of trauma is not a one-month activity. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, commonly called PTSD, has in the past twenty years or so become quite familiar in the public mind. It is most often associated with veterans and their wartime service, but they are not alone in experiencing PTSD. PTSD can affect anyone who has had significant traumatic experience such as serious accident, natural disaster, sudden death of a loved one, violent personal assault, rape, or life-threatening situation. Compounding the situation may be addiction or other coping mechanisms or other underlying conditions that also require treatment. Consider these facts: Annually, PTSD will directly [...]

Be a #HungerHero This Summer

2019-06-13T14:33:02-04:00June 13th, 2019|Categories: Oaks Blog, Home Page|

For many families in our area, summer vacation means a struggle to feed their children healthy, filling meals. An estimated 39,000 children in South Jersey are at risk of malnutrition during the summer months when schools’ federal breakfast and lunch programs are not available. For families living below the poverty level, school means more than just education; it also means a dependable source of food. YOU can make a difference! Drop off donations. Monday-Friday, 9am to 5pm, at the following locations: Mt. Holly Food Pantry 770 Woodlane Road, Suite 16 Mt. Holly, NJ 08060 Berlin Food Pantry 128 Cross Keys Road Berlin, NJ 08009 Hold a drive. You can make a difference by hosting a food drive to help replenish our [...]

Check Out Photos of the 2019 Haddonfield Progressive Dinner!

2019-04-16T16:45:46-04:00April 16th, 2019|Categories: Oaks Blog, Featured|

Thank you to everyone who helped make the 10th Annual Haddonfield Progressive Dinner a success. This event would not be possible without the support of friends like you! Proceeds from the event benefit the Oaks Integrated Care Food Pantries in Berlin and Mt. Holly which serve over 800 families a month. Visit our Flickr page to see all the fantastic photos from the event! Special Thanks to  Edward and Emily Andrewes for graciously hosting the cocktail party And to our Dinner Hosts: Anita & Brad Bendesky * Sharon Dostmann & Rick DeMichele Jen & Sean Leonard * Beth & John Master Colleen & Craig McGettighan * Kathy & Lawrence Morris Kelly & Drew Smith * Barbara & Jack Tarditi And the Chefs: BRIO [...]

Register Today for the Haddonfield Progressive Dinner!

2019-04-16T12:24:13-04:00March 25th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

You're Invited! April 12, 2019 Join us for a special evening...  the Haddonfield Progressive Dinner!  Proceeds from the event benefit the Oaks Integrated Care Food Pantries which serve over 800 families a month. Cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. hosted by Edward and Emily Andrewes Gourmet Dinner and Dessert 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Share an intimate dinner with friends prepared by a fabulous area chef and served in a beautiful Haddonfield home of your choice. RSVP by April 8 Online Registration is now closed. If you are interested in attending the dinner, please contact Lawrence Schmidt at 609-267-5928 or lawrence.schmidt@oaksintcare.org. Hosts Anita & Brad Bendesky * Sharon Dostmann & Rick DeMichele Jen & Sean Leonard * Beth [...]

Oaks Integrated Care Elects New Officers

2019-02-15T10:36:37-04:00February 14th, 2019|Categories: Press Release|

MOUNT HOLLY (NJ) – At its recent annual meeting, the Board of Trustees of Oaks Integrated Care elected new officers. David Gaskin was elected as Chair of the Board. Aaron Nelson of Marlton was elected First Vice Chair and Gerard Law of Moorestown was elected Second Vice Chair. Chelsea Carter and Colleen Crandall were both re-elected to serve as Co-Secretary/Treasurer. Mr. Gaskin serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Seamen’s Society for Children and Families, based in Staten Island, New York. The Seamen's Society for Children and Families offers family foster care and adoption services, mental and behavioral health care services, a range of preventive and family treatment/rehabilitation and counseling services, domestic violence intervention, child day [...]