NJ Heroes

  • GinaMarie Raimondo – Bullying… We’re Kickin’ It! - 2/26/16

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    Posted on February 26, 2016

    I am excited to announce that today I named GinaMarie Raimondo of Bullying… We’re Kickin’ It! my 40th NJ Hero! Gina was chosen as part of our sixth online public selection process for the NJ Hero Award.  It was an very close race, showing that all three nonprofits focusing on anti-bullying had a lot of support from their […]

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  • Dave Scott – Market Street Mission - 12/2/15

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    Posted on December 02, 2015

    Today the Governor joined me at the Market Street Mission in Morristown as I named Dave Scott, the Executive Director of the Mission, my 39th New Jersey Hero! The Market Street Mission (MSM) has been helping people in need throughout Morris County since 1889. The Mission assists individuals to overcome homelessness, addiction, and poverty through a life centered on […]

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  • Cathy Stephens – Jersey Battered Women’s Service - 10/23/15

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    Posted on October 23, 2015

    Today I had the pleasure of announcing Cathy Stephens of Jersey Battered Women’s Service as the 38th New Jersey Hero! Cathy was chosen as part of our fifth online public selection process for the NJ Hero Award. I am honored to name Cathy a Hero this month, as October is recognized as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Jersey Battered […]

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  • Tricia Baker – Attitudes in Reverse - 9/30/15

    Posted on September 30, 2015

    Today I named Tricia Baker, Co-Founder of Attitudes in Reverse, my 37th New Jersey Hero! Tricia was chosen as part of our fourth online public selection process for the NJ Hero Award. Attitudes in Reverse, or, A.I.R., was started in 2010 to educate the public about mental health disorders and to prevent suicide. After losing her own […]

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  • Kristina Guttadora – Farmers Against Hunger - 8/31/15

    Rutgers Sustainable Ag students gleaning collard greens with Farmers Against Hunger (NJ Ag Society) charity program, at Jim and Sue Giamarese Farm pick-your-own and market in East Brunswick. 1,760 lb harvested, destined for Franklin Food Bank.
    Posted on August 31, 2015

    After a very close race between our most recent online hero nominees, I am proud to name Kristina Guttadora of NJ Agricultural Society’s “Farmers Against Hunger” the 36th New Jersey Hero! Kristina, the Program Director of Farmers Against Hunger and Executive Director of the New Jersey Agricultural Society, was up against two other outstanding nominees […]

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