Events

  • A’Dorian Murray – She Win’s Inc. - 10/11/17

    Posted on October 11, 2017

    I am so proud to name A’Dorian Murray as my 50th New Jersey Hero! A’Dorian is the founder of SHE Wins, a non-profit organization focused on providing young women from Newark that have been affected by violence with the proper tools to become leaders in the community and prepare them for college and careers. A’Dorian overcame […]

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  • Yolanda Gadson – I Have a Dream Foundation, Newark Chapter - 5/31/17

    Posted on May 31, 2017

    Today I was honored to announce Yolanda Gadson, the Executive Director of the I Have a Dream Foundation in Essex County, as my 48th New Jersey Hero! Yolanda Gadson is the 3rd Hero to be named in 2017, and I am pleased to give this award to someone who is dedicated to helping youth succeed […]

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  • BrickStars Challenger’s 6th Annual Winter Classic - 1/23/17

    Posted on January 23, 2017

    Support BrickStar’s 6th Annual Winter Classic event to benefit BrickStars and USA Warriors, wounded veterans.  Join the fun on Sunday, February 5th at 12:00pm at Avon Pond Ice Rink. Admission and silent auction will go to benefit the Brick Stars Challenger Hockey  Program. Contact alexdepalma@comcast.net for more information.      

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  • Katelyn Darrow – Angels of God Clothing Closet - 7/27/16

    Posted on July 27, 2016

    I am excited to announce Katelyn Darrow, Founder of Angels of God Clothing Closet, as my 41st New Jersey Hero! Katelyn was chosen as a NJ Hero due to her efforts in assisting domestic violence victims and families in need. I am honored to name Katelyn the 2nd Hero of 2016. Katelyn, along with her mother […]

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  • First Lady Mary Pat Christie Unveils Inspire: Everyday People Changing New Jersey Exhibit at Drumthwacket - 10/27/15

    Posted on October 27, 2015

    New Jersey Photographers Inspired by New Jersey Heroes Recipients Trenton, NJ – Combining the homegrown talents of nine New Jersey fine arts photographers with the tireless efforts of eighteen New Jersey Heroes, First Lady Mary Pat Christie recently unveiled a new photographic exhibit that will be on display at Drumthwacket, the Governor’s Official Residence in […]

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