NJ Heroes

  • Jordyn Cascone – Jordyn’s Cause 4 Paws - 9/26/17

    Posted on September 26, 2017

    I am thrilled to announce  sixteen-year old Jordyn Cascone, founder of Jordyn’s Cause 4 Paws, as our  49th New Jersey Hero! Jordyn is the 4th Hero to be named in 2017, and I am excited to award someone who, at such a young age, has dedicated so much of her time to meeting the needs of […]

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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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  • 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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