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It’s Turkey Time! Now Through November 18th

2019-11-26T12:57:03-05:00October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Oaks Blog, Home Page|Tags: , , , , , |

We’re busy gearing up for our annual Thanksgiving Turkey Drive NOW through November 18! Last year, with the help of our generous donors we distributed over 1900 turkeys with all the trimmings. This year, the need is greater than ever. Unfortunately, many families in our programs struggle to put food on the table on a daily basis and sadly, Thanksgiving dinner is no exception. Please help us make a warm, home-cooked meal accessible for the most vulnerable members of our community. Don’t miss your chance to make Thanksgiving traditions possible this year! Ways to Get Involved       1) Hold a Food Drive! Gather your friends, family or co-workers to help. Drop off food donations to an Oaks Integrated Care Food [...]

Join Our Race to 15,000 Diapers!

2019-05-20T16:31:57-04:00March 8th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Get ready for Diaper Derby March 15 – April 15! Join our race to collect diapers and other baby items for families in need. Did you know one in three families in the United States struggle to provide a basic need for their babies – clean and dry diapers? Many families in Oaks programs cannot afford to pay for necessary baby items. Although safety-net programs such as food stamps and WIC help with the cost of food, they do not cover the cost of diapers. YOU can help! Run your OWN Diaper Derby Get your classmates, co-workers or community involved. Oaks can provide you with a toolkit including collection bins, posters and email templates. *This is a great activity for [...]

700 Handmade Hats Donated

2018-01-08T23:58:59-05:00November 6th, 2015|Categories: Oaks Blog|Tags: , , , |

The ladies of Show You Care Ministry pose with the 700 hats they made by hand for Oaks Integrated Care consumers. The ladies of Show You Care Ministry, a part of Green Grove Baptist Church in Berlin, NJ, spent the last six months creating 700 handmade hats for Oaks Integrated Care consumers. The hats will go to people in need this winter. The dedicated team made hats for children and adults. The ladies met every Wednesday to crochet or loom the hats. Each hat is unique in color and shape. Some of the hats even have decorative flowers or a pom pom! While no two hats are the same, you can see the love, thought and care put into every [...]