NJ Heroes

  • 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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  • Kerry Magro – KFM Making a Difference - 4/11/17

    Posted on April 11, 2017

    I am so proud to name Kerry Magro as my 47th New Jersey Hero! Kerry is the founder of KFM Making a Difference; a non-profit focused on spreading disability awareness and giving scholarships for students with autism to pursue a post-secondary education. Kerry was diagnosed with autism at the age of four, and underwent countless […]

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  • Mary Robinson – Imagine - 2/22/17

    Posted on February 22, 2017

    Today, I was thrilled to announce Mary Robinson, founder and Executive Director of Imagine, a grief support center, as my 46th New Hersey Hero and first NJ Hero of 2017! I am so excited to honor someone who is dedicated to helping children and adults cope with the losses of a loved one in Union […]

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  • Danielle Bracco – Bonds of Courage - 11/14/16

    Posted on November 14, 2016

    Today, I am excited to announce Danielle Bracco, Executive Director of Bonds of Courage, as my 45th New Jersey Hero. Her efforts to support troops, veterans and their families, and our  brave armed service personnel who serve across the world in times of peace and war is so admirable, and I am pleased to honor […]

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  • Jane Latini – Interfaith Caregivers of Greater Mercer County - 10/6/16

    Posted on October 06, 2016

    Jane Latini’s dedication to the homebound elderly and disabled has left a lasting mark on the community in the great state of New Jersey. That is why I am thrilled to announce Jane Latini, Executive Director of Interfaith Caregivers of Greater Mercer County, as my 44th New Jersey Hero. Jane has served homebound men and […]

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