The season of giving is almost upon us. Please help us make the holidays bright for area families in need by volunteering with FCS Operation Sleighbells! Learn more
The 2016 FCS Gala Committee invites you to join them on Saturday, October 29th at Navesink Country Club in Middletown, NJ, for the 2016 Leading Lights Gala honoring former FCS Board chair Mary Ann McDonald and two long-time community partners Bruce Thompson and Thompson Memorial Home, and Gloria Nilson. Learn more
FCS Reading Buddies, an inter-generational childhood literacy program serving more than 1,600 area school children, today received a generous grant of $7,000 from the Church & Dwight Employee Giving Fund, Inc. (EGF) to enhance and expand the program. Dominic Mascolo, a senior financial analyst and the son of FCS CFO Anna DeJesus, presented the award to FCS CEO Delly Beekman today on behalf of the company. Learn more
Medicare Open Enrollment is less than a month away! That’s the period of time from October 15th to December 7th when eligible Medicare beneficiaries can make changes to their health and prescription drug coverage plans without penalty. If you or someone you know is eligible for benefits and has questions about their Medicare options for 2017, you can call our office to schedule a free, confidential appointment with a qualified State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) counselor. Learn more
Playing Bridge is a great way to stay healthy as you age. It keeps the mind sharp, enhances social life and nurtures partnerships. The American Contract Bridge League estimates the average age of today’s competitive U.S. bridge player is 71! On Wednesday, September 14th, some of the area’s premier Duplicate bridge players joined more than 100 of their colleagues at the annual Navarumsunk Auxiliary Benefit Bridge Luncheon at the Rumson Country Club. Learn more.
Calling all book lovers, nutrition buffs and fitness fans! We’re currently seeking enthusiastic, dedicated individuals for our two school-based volunteer programs designed to foster literacy skills and encourage healthy eating habits in young students. Learn more
The Plein Air Painters of the Jersey Coast (PAPJC) will host a special Art Exhibition and Sale from 5-8 pm on Sunday, August 21 at the historic Monmouth Beach Bath & Tennis Club (MBBT) to benefit FCS. “Paint It Forward” will feature more than 150 original works from 30 local artists, many of whom are nationally known for their plein air work. Learn more
The FCS Thrift Boutique in Long Branch will be closed indefinitely due to fire. The blaze, which broke out in the upstairs apartment of the building at 307 Branchport Road on July 7th, was contained to the upstairs unit and no one was injured, but the resulting smoke and water damage forced the agency to temporarily suspend business. Learn more