NJ Heroes

  • Mary Robinson – Imagine - 2/22/17

    First Lady Mary Pat Christie honors Mary Robinson, Founder and Director of Imagine, as the 46th New Jersey Hero at Imagine in Mountainside, N.J.
    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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  • Danielle Gletow – One Simple Wish - 9/9/16

    Posted on September 09, 2016

    I am proud to name Danielle Gletow as my 43rd New Jersey Hero! Danielle is the founder of One Simple Wish, a wish granting non-profit for children who have been in and out of foster care. Danielle was inspired to start One Simple Wish while acting as a foster parent in Mercer Country with her […]

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  • Emily O’Donnell – Helen L. Diller Vacation Home for Blind Children - 8/18/16

    Emily O'Donnell
    Posted on August 18, 2016

    Today I awarded Emily O’Donnell, Camp Director of the Helen L. Diller Vacation Home for Blind Children, as my 42nd New Jersey Hero! Emily O’Donnell is the 3rd Hero to be named in 2016, and I am pleased to honor someone who is dedicated to helping visually impaired youth in Cape May County. The Helen L. […]

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