Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey (CVCJ) received a $500 donation from Santander Bank as part of the banks “Ideas for Good” giving campaign. Bank customers voted at their local branches indicating their support for CVCJ to receive the designated donation in the Holiday City Santander Branch.
Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey (CVCJ) is a non-profit organization, dependent on donations and grants. Since 1993 CVCJ has been dedicated to assisting the frail and homebound elderly with everyday tasks enabling them to remain independent in their own homes. All services provided are free. Over 1000 volunteers assist more than 2000 senior citizens each month with transportation to medical appointments, grocery shopping, relief for Alzheimer’s disease caregivers, reassuring telephone calls, friendly/pet visits. CVCJ has two locations serving Ocean County: Toms River, 253 Chestnut Street, and Whiting, 30 Lacey Road. For more information and to learn about services and volunteer opportunities, call Mary A. Malagiere, 732-505-2273 ext. 211.