“The entire experience felt like a once in a lifetime opportunity,” said twelve year old Justin. “I felt so special when they sent someone to escort us to the Platinum Lounge!” This past February two children in our FLEX Mentoring program attended their first professional New Jersey Devils hockey game at the Prudential Center thanks to tickets donated by Johnson Kendall Johnson, Inc. FLEX offers mentoring, counseling, one on one educational support and behavioral assistance to youth with special emotional needs.
The kids and their mentor enjoyed access to the VIP entrance, exclusive admission to the luxury Platinum Lounge and gourmet dining. Seventeen year old Kelsey exclaimed, “It was so fun watching the craziness of the game. I got to eat a big hamburger and I loved it. I also tried raspberries for the first time!” Opportunities like this make an incredible impact on children in our programs and provide a sense of hope that anything is possible.
In addition to donating the tickets, Johnson Kendall & Johnson, Inc. sponsored our three major 2017 special events at the $10,000 Diamond Level for the 7th year in a row. Proceeds from the two Progressive Dinners and Touch A Truck benefit our food pantries in Mt. Holly and Berlin which serve over 800 families a month in our community.
Thank you to our friends at Johnson, Kendall & Johnson, Inc. for your giving spirit and unwavering commitment to our organization and the community!