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Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey Founder Barbara Devlin Receives AARP-NJ Andrus Award

Presented for Dedication and Commitment to Community Service Barbara Devlin, the co-founder of Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey, received AARP’s most distinguished award, The New Jersey Andrus Award for Community Service, at a ceremony held on October 25, 2017 at the Imperia in Somerset, NJ. Barbara and her husband, Jack,…...

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CVCJ Members Honored to Meet Alan Alda

To benefit the missions of Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey and Friends Health Connection, our community was treated to a lively and educational evening with Alan Alda on September 12, 2017. Mr. Alda appeared at the Grunin Center to speak about his new book If I Understood You, Would I…...

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Be a CVCJ Champion by wearing our new Apparel

This CVCJ Champion Project is to raise funds to Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey while you get to wear this beautiful logo apparel. You can purchase a variety of items: t-shirts, sweatshirts, jackets or other apparel and proudly wear “Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey.” Order now! First 100 people will…...

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Volunteer Hero: Charlotte Aylor-Diaz

Charlotte Aylor-Diaz has undoubtedly saved hundreds of dogs with her hard work, dedication and passion. She’s advocated for canine organizations over 30 years, working with shelters, expanding rescue initiatives through her own nonprofit, and uniting organizations with a common mission....

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An Open Letter to Our Volunteers and Community

Twenty-five years ago, Jack and Barbara Devlin had a vision to bring different faiths together to help the elderly in Ocean County.  A group of 8 interfaith clergy members believed in their vision and our agency was born. Today, our agency is made up of 58 interfaith coalition members and…...

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Dog Lovers Invited to Larson Ford’s Therapy Dog Showcase

Toms River, NJ (August 14, 2017)–Caregiver Canines® Therapy Dogs are bringing tail-wagging fun to Larson Ford customers and staff. Visit the Larson Ford showroom at 1150 Ocean Ave, Lakewood, NJ, on Sat, Aug. 19 and Mon, Aug 21, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Larson Ford will donate $5.00 for…...

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Volunteer Hero: Maryann O’Grady

Volunteer Hero, Maryann O’Grady has worked with CVCJ for over fourteen years. When she first joined the team, she was surprised to discover she was getting more out of the experience than she thought her care receivers were. That hasn’t changed. She still feels that way today....

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Volunteer Hero: Donna Demchick

This week’s Volunteer Hero, Donna Demchick, joked, “It’s all Mary’s fault. She’s the reason I’m here.” Donna was referring to long-time volunteer/former staff member, Mary Gualandi, who brought Donna on board to be a coordinator for St Justin’s Roman Catholic Church....

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CVCJ Care Receiver: Marie P

Marie and her husband Joseph both dedicated their lives to their faith and the Catholic Church.  Marie planned to enter the convent to become a nun and Joseph planned to enter the priesthood…until they met in 1955.  They married in 1956 after Joseph left the Airforce and remained married for…...

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