We are so pleased to announce that former FCS Board Chair and our current FCS Navarumsunk Auxiliary President Arlene Lospinoso was recently awarded the Junior League of Monmouth County’s 2016 Women Making a Difference Community Volunteer Award! The JLMC initiated the award three years ago “ …to recognize the many valuable contributions being made by women volunteers in our local community.” Arlene was one of 15 women nominated for the award by representatives of area nonprofit organizations. (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. (more…)
Thank you to everyone who turned out to support FCS Day at the Races! The day was a great success and helped raise critical funds to assist the vulnerable. Thank you! Enjoy our photo gallery from this year’s event.
Please join us on Sunday, July 10th at Monmouth Park Race Track in Oceanport for our annual fundraiser “Day at the Races.” Admission to this fun, family-friendly event is $50 per adult and $15 per child (ages 3-12) and includes clubhouse admission, program and a deluxe buffet lunch in a private, air conditioned Parterre Level I Turf Room. The event gets underway at noon. All money raised will help support FCS’s fourteen diverse programs and services, including homelessness prevention, home care and respite care. For tickets, contact FCS Director of Development Diane Gribbin at 732-222-9111 or email@example.com. Tickets must be purchased in advance and can be picked up near the track’s Will Call window.
You’re invited to rock out with the philanthropic “Docs of Rock” on Sunday, April 24th when the ensemble of musical physicians, veterinarians and academics takes to the stage of The Downtown in Red Bank to raise funds for Family & Children’s Service (FCS)! (more…)
It is with great pleasure that we will be honoring Susan Sorokolit, faithful volunteer, enthusiastic advocate, and gifted relationship builder, with our 2015 Lifetime Service Award at this year’s FCS Gala, “E Komo Mai o Hawaii,” or Welcome to Hawaii, Saturday, October 24 at the Navesink Country Club. (more…)
On Sunday, August 23, friends of Family & Children’s Service (FCS) gathered at Monmouth Park Racetrack for a “Day at the Races,” hosted by our treasured friend and volunteer Arlene Lospinoso. Each year, the event seems to draw more and more people and this year was no exception with 140 guests in attendance. The event attracted friends and family of FCS to support the agency. It was a fun filled day of watching the races and included a deluxe buffet lunch in a private Parterre Level 1 Turf Room. Thank you to all who attended and we hope to see everyone again at next year’s event! See more photos.