We are proud to announce the appointment of three new members to our Board of Directors: Rabbi Marc Aaron Kline of Monmouth Reform Temple, Carrie Page of Fair Haven and Jack Weakley of Middletown.
“We are extremely pleased to have Carrie, Jack and Rabbi Kline join our board of Directors,” says FCS Board Chair Paul Stach. “Given their diverse backgrounds in finance, marketing, law and community outreach, they will be a valuable resource for the board and management as we continue to address the changing, unmet needs of our community.” Learn more
Spring is in the air, and the ladies of the Navarumsunk Auxiliary are gearing up for their 60th Annual Spring Luncheon & Fashion Show, Wednesday, May 10, at Branches in West Long Branch.
“We are especially excited to celebrate our 60th Anniversary,” says Auxiliary President Arlene Lospinoso. “Our Diamond Anniversary is a wonderful opportunity to reconnect with so many of our friends and supporters, and to recognize the important work that what we have done as women to help fulfill the Mission and Vision of FCS.”
The FCS Thrift Boutique’s new home at 604 Second Ave., Long Branch
Six months after fire damaged the building that housed the FCS (Family & Children’s Service) Thrift Boutique at 307 Branchport Avenue in Long Branch, forcing the agency to suspend business for the remainder of the year, we are proud to announce that the store will reopen on February 23rd in a new location just across town, at 604 Second Avenue in the West End Plaza.
Managers from 18 Shop & Stop grocery stores deliver toys and gifts donated by their employees.
More than 2,000 Monmouth County children and their families had a brighter holiday season this year thanks to the kindness and generosity of all those who supported FCS 2016 Operation Sleighbells. Dozens of area companies, businesses, schools and organizations participated by collecting and donating several thousand toys, books, coats, and infant necessities to help fulfill the holiday wishes of area children and families in need. Learn more
Happy Holidays! And thank you to the hundreds of individuals, families, companies, businesses and organizations throughout New Jersey whose generous donations to this year’s Operation Sleighbells enabled us to give nearly 600 area families and their children a brighter holiday season!
Nearly 200 family, friends and supporters raised a glass to FCS at the agency’s 2016 Leading Lights Gala, Saturday, October 29th, raising more than $100,000 to support critical community-based programs and services. The celebratory event, which took place at the beautiful Navesink Country Club in Middletown, marked the 107th anniversary of the agency and served as the perfect backdrop to honor three individuals for their outstanding contributions to FCS: Gloria Nilson, Bruce Thompson and Thompson Memorial Home of Red Bank, and former FCS Board President Mary Ann McDonald. Learn more