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Volunteer Hero: Jean Robertson

“I think CVCJ may be one of the best things God ever created,” said Jean Robertson. “I can’t say enough about how great this organization is. The Volunteers and Receivers are great. The girls in the office are great,” and Jean has contributed to it all for over eighteen years....

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Volunteer Hero: Sue DeBella

Sue DeBella is 79 and has volunteered with CVCJ for 12 years. Sue was inspired to join as a way to give back and thank the people who helped her mother when she stayed in an assisted living facility. Medical transportation wasn’t managed well so they drove her to doctor…...

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Free Grocery Shopping and Delivery Service for Homebound Seniors

Toms River, NJ (July 3, 2017)-The nonprofit agency, Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey (CVCJ) offers a grocery shopping and delivery service, every two weeks and free of charge, to Ocean County seniors, veterans, elderly disabled, and those with dementia, who are at least 60 years old and no longer drive.…...

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Volunteer Hero: Alice Gutierrez

At 82 years old, Alice Gutierrez continues to provide medical transportation and grocery shopping for seniors, something she has done for twenty-four years as a CVCJ Volunteer. Alice learned about the opportunity in 1994, only months after CVCJ was formed, and remembers thinking, “I have the time, a car, and…...

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Are You a Curious Person Who Loves to Learn?

Great Listeners and Conversationalists Wanted to Spend Time with Seniors Toms River, NJ (June 26, 2017)—Everyone has a need to be heard and understood. We all want to share our thoughts and ideas, but there are times when no one’s around to listen.  This is especially true for seniors who…...

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“Creations from the Heart” – Father’s Day Poem by Estelle

HAPPY FATHER’S DAY IN 2017 Happy Father’s Day to all fathersMost Dads love the waterIt is a symbol of lifeWhether fishing in a row boatOr swimming at the beachNature’s call, the outdoors. Dads can be scholarsSports fans, innovatorsNo matter the job or hobbyDads are all connectedTo their loving families. Dad’s…...

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Dazzling Night of Dancing Helps CVCJ Support Seniors in Need

(front) JAX (American Idol Contestant and “Celebrity Judge”),  Lynette Whiteman (CVCJ Executive Director) (center) Linda Conroy, Tracey Rodriguez, Liz Altilio, Kelly Fliller, Valerie Jacoby, Malissa Smith, Patty Caneda (back) Roland Rodriguez, Dan Altilio, Phil Brilliant, Charles Benjamin, Chadd Smith, Mark Malinowski (photo: courtesy of Anthony Iarriccio) Toms River, NJ (June…...

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Aging Out Loud! CVCJ Co-hosts 95+ Luncheon

On May 3, two Toms River Family Health & Support Coalition partners, Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey (CVCJ) and Community Medical Center, joined together to host a 95+ Luncheon for local seniors. The event coincided with Older Americans Month. This year’s theme is “Age Out Loud.” The honored guests were…...

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Article Highlights CVCJ for Connecting Isolated Seniors Using the Internet

Loneliness and social isolation are recognized as a true health issue negatively impacting Seniors. The staff and volunteers at Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey, an Ocean/Monmouth nonprofit agency, strive to reduce this sad time that Seniors face. Through their one-on-one medical transportation, grocery shopping, friendly visiting, respite to caregivers, and in-home…...

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