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Meet Donna

Donna has been a dedicated volunteer with Caregiver Volunteers for over 18 years! When Superstorm Sandy hit….Donna agreed to coordinate our online shopping program and hasn’t stopped since!  She has been instrumental in getting this program off the ground. It continues to grow in number of receivers we help and volunteers…...

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Meet Grace

What would we do without Grace Otto Kurak… we hope we never have to find out!   Grace trained with Caregiver Volunteers on November 16, 2017 and has been a dedicated volunteer ever since.  Every time the Caregiver’s staff calls Grace, the phrase “I’ll do it” comes out of her mouth…...

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Meet Pat

When Pat joined Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey in 1999, she had recently retired as a social worker and counselor; she was hoping to find a volunteer opportunity in the field she loved so much.  Pat says she has always felt blessed in so many ways and was always taught…...

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Catherine and Bob Lauten – Mutual friends lead to a life together

“Catherine, Mike needs a date for a party on New Year’s Eve. Will you go with him?” her friend Annette asked....

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The Adkinsons – Their Glass is Always Full

“When are you taking me to dinner?” was the teasing question Gloria would ask Elton whenever she ran into her friend from her youth. It took Elton awhile to bite....

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Danett and Greg Cinque – The Perfect Pairing

Matchmaker, Matchmaker,Make me a match,Find me a find,Catch me a catch.(from Fiddler on the Roof) That might have been Gregory Cinque’s earworm as he consulted Compatibility Plus in the winter of 1985. Greg, 45 and a career man, wanted to meet a woman. He wasn’t interested in the bar scene,…...

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“Service” is Their Middle Name – Meet Linda and Robert Horn

Ocean County natives Linda and Robert Horn didn’t have to go far to find each other. Robert lived in Brick, and Linda lived in Toms River. They met at church over forty-five years ago, when they were both youth advisors at St. Thomas Lutheran Church in Brick. It wasn’t long…...

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The Sunny Scribellitos

Steve Scribellito was on top of the world. It was a beautiful summer day in 1951. The only thing missing was a pretty girl sitting in the passenger seat of the secondhand 1939 Plymouth he had bought for himself. As fortune would have it, a couple of girls in capri…...

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Beauty and the Geek

“Patti, I think Mikey has eyes for you.” At her father’s pronouncement, Patti Macaluso did a very unladylike thing… she spit out her food as she burst into peals of laughter....

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