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Share the Joy This Holiday Season: Now – Dec. 16

2019-11-26T13:21:08-05:00November 26th, 2019|Categories: Oaks Blog, Featured|

For many of us, the festive holiday season is full of laughter, gifts and memories with loved ones. Unfortunately, for families struggling to make ends meet, the holidays can be an especially challenging time of year. Oaks works with children unable to be with their families, individuals coping with mental illness, and seniors on a lifelong quest to rise above the limitations set by their developmental disability. Just imagine the wonderful memories your donation will bring to those who need it the most. We invite YOU to make this holiday season special for over 4,000 children, teens and adults in our community. 1. Sponsor a family or group home. When an individual, organization or group sponsors a family or a group [...]

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 [...]

Thank You and Happy Holidays!

2018-12-21T19:54:52-05:00December 21st, 2018|Categories: Featured|

THANK YOU to everyone who generously donated to our Holiday Giving Drive this year! We couldn’t have done it without YOU -  our amazing donors, volunteers and staff who made this drive the most successful yet. With your help we distributed gifts to over 5,000 children, teens and adults in our programs! The presents are sure to bring joy and wonderful holiday memories to families in our community who need it the most. Check out some of the photos from this year’s Holiday Giving drive: The Goddard School - Medford Medford Leas RCBC Workforce Development Institute Masonic Village at Burlington Burlington Stores REV Creative Group Goddard School - Delran Film & Theatre Artist’s Exchange Toys for Tots South Jersey Supreme Seva Team [...]

Share the Joy: Tom and Amber’s Story

2018-12-04T20:24:35-05:00December 4th, 2018|Categories: Oaks Blog, Featured|

This holiday season, while many of us spend time celebrating with loved ones and finishing up last minute shopping, others face much bigger challenges. You can make an impact by giving a monetary contribution, providing gifts or sponsoring a family in need. Share the joy! Just imagine the wonderful memories your donation will bring to those who need it the most... Tom lost custody of his 7-year-old daughter Amber due to his chronic drug abuse. Heartbroken and despondent, he felt without hope until a case worker in an Oaks parenting class reminded him that although he felt at the lowest point in his life, it did not make him a bad person or father. Parenting classes helped Tom think [...]