Beneficiaries

Over the past 11 years we have been fortunate to provide assistance to many different worthy causes right here in Hoboken and around the world. Below is just the beginning of what we can do when we get together to make a difference.

Local

Jin-Che-Fway Karate

Through a desire to honor his daughter Hope’s memory, Sensei Ray Rodriguez runs a karate program for the children in the Hoboken Housing Authority.  Karate is one the truest forms of self-expression and with honesty & much love for the craft a student can appreciate what he or she is given. His dream is to give the ultimate gift of love by putting on fundraising shows to donate to hospitals for sick children.
2013 – Funded competition uniforms destroyed by Sandy

In Jesus Name Charities Interfaith Food Pantry

In Jesus’ Name Charities is a collective compassionate and spiritual response to poverty in our community in which people may do small acts of kindness and sharing to comfort and help their neighbors in need. It operates an ongoing emergency food response, and verifies needs and coordinates a network of volunteers and donors to meet those needs. IJN was founded in 1981 when the Hoboken Clergy Coalition formed to respond to the various needs of the poor of Hoboken.                                                                                                                                                     2013 – Funded sandy relief efforts and Thanksgiving food restocking

Hoboken Soup Kitchen

The Hoboken Shelter, established in 1982, is owned and operated by the Communities of Faith for Housing, Inc., a non-profit housing corporation made up of ministers and laity from houses of worship, as well as several Hoboken community leaders.  They provide various programs and services to help prevent and end homelessness.                                                                                2013 – Funded soup kitchen meals

Youth Consultation Services

Each day YCS cares for approximately 1,500 children, by providing either residential care or in-community and in-home services. Some of the children are separated from their loved ones and have been affected by trauma, others are unable to live at home because of intellectual and developmental disabilities that adversely affect their behavior.                                                        2013 – Funded weekly art therapist and holiday gift program

Team Walker

Team Walker was founded in 1996 by Jersey City natives Jerry and Jasper Walker, who aspired to give Jersey City children the same after school programs they enjoyed while growing up. They knew these programs helped them mature academically, and also provided them with an athletic outlet for their basketball abilities. Their vision is to uplift and create positive alternatives for the youth of Jersey City through programs designed to enlighten participants and teach the importance of solid academics, teamwork and sportsmanship.                             2013 – Funded computer equipment

Jeremy’s Heroes

On September 11, 2001, thirty-one-year-old Jeremy Logan Glick, and his fellow passengers, sacrificed their lives to prevent terrorists from flying Flight 93 into its Washington, D.C. target.  Jeremy’s Heroes is an enduring organization that represents who Jeremy was and how he lived his life through their vision is to ensure that all children have the opportunity to improve themselves and their communities through organized sports. They pay tribute to his memory by teaching children the value of compassion and asking children to give back to their community.                                                                                                                                                                                                     2013 – Funded an intramural sports team

Wrap 4 A Smile Foundation, Inc.

The Wrap 4 A Smile Foundation Inc. was established to extend community outreach to those less fortunate, encourage youth to participate in local community service projects and to promote public healthcare programs by providing hygiene, nutrition and clothing assistance to those in need.                                                                                                                                               2013 – Funded hygiene supplies for local youth to package and distribute

HOPES CAP, Inc

HOPES CAP, Inc. (HOPES) is a Community Action Agency established in 1964 under President Lyndon B. Johnson’s administration as a result of the Economic Opportunity Act. HOPES was charged with the responsibility of combating poverty in Hudson County, New Jersey by providing a variety of social services for the community. Over the years, HOPES has remained committed to its mission of providing programs that respond to the social, educational, and training needs of low income individuals and is dedicated to the Hoboken community.                                                                                                                                                 2013 – Funded a digital media program for teens

The Boys & Girls Club of Hudson County

Located on Jackson and 2nd, The Boys & Girls Club is more than a place, it is a “movement” to inspire and enable all young people, especially those from disadvantaged circumstances, to realize their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens. PWP has been a long time sponsor providing funding and volunteers for holiday parties, extra-curricular classes, and our annual Waterfront Kids’ Fun Run.                                                                                                       2013 – Funded a computer lab instructor in Hoboken

Hoboken Historical Museum

Founded 1986, the Museum’s mission is to educate the public about Hoboken’s history, diverse culture, architecture and historic landmarks. Located in one of the oldest buildings on the waterfront, in the former Bethlehem Steel shipyard, at 1301 Hudson St., Hoboken, the Museum maintains a series of rotating exhibits, events, lectures and special children activities.                                                                                                                                                     2013 – Funded the kids ‘Map Hoboken’ program

Hoboken Family Alliance

The Hoboken Family Alliance is a volunteer-driven organization dedicated to helping Hoboken families connect with each other through activities and events for the entire family. For over 10 years, the HFA has improved the Hoboken Community by focusing its efforts on educational and parenting issues, philanthropy, open and public space concerns, children’s resources and events.

The Jubilee Center

Established as The Homework Club in 1996 , The Jubilee Center is an after school and summer safe haven for children in Hoboken’s public housing neighborhood; a neighborhood with a history of poverty and drug-related arrests.                                                                                            2013 – Funded academic support services, art programs

The Rotary Foundation

In 1917, RI President Arch C. Klumph proposed that an endowment be set up “for the purpose of doing good in the world.” Today, through donor support and Rotarian involvement worldwide, The Rotary Foundation continues its vital work for international understanding and world peace.

TRUE Mentors

TRUE Mentors stands for True Relationships Unearth Excellence. They work to bring out the potential for excellence in Hoboken teenagers by building into their lives true relationships with responsible adults.                                                                                                                                     2013 – Funded the Girls Inc. program

Regional

Emmanuel Cancer Foundation

The Emmanuel Cancer Foundation is committed to being a beacon of light for New Jersey families of children diagnosed with cancer. Through trained professionals and dedicated volunteers, our goal is to replace fear with hope and confusion with balance.                               2013 – Funded monthly groceries for 10 families for a year

National

Daxton’s Fish

Daxton’s Fish is a non-profit foundation formed in honor of Daxton Cole Blanford. His parent’s goal is to promote awareness,  financially assist families touched by Neuroblastoma and raise money for pediatric cancer research.

USO

Millions of times each year at hundreds of locations around the world, the USO lifts the spirits of America’s troops and their families. A nonprofit, congressionally chartered, private organization, the USO relies on the generosity of individuals, organizations and corporations to support its activities.

WGIRLS

Founded in 2007 by a small group of professional women in New York City, WGIRLS came together to donate their time, energy, and talents to assist disadvantaged women and children across NYC and, in times of international crisis, around the world.

International

Doctors Without Borders

Doctors Without Borders (Médecins Sans Frontières) is an international medical humanitarian organization working in nearly 70 countries to assist people whose survival is threatened by violence, neglect, or catastrophe.

Partners In Health

Partners In Health’s work as a nonprofit focusing on delivery of quality health care in poor communities benefits from longstanding ties to Harvard Medical School and one of its teaching hospitals, the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, as well as the François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights at the Harvard School of Public Health. This collaboration is a new and fruitful model for leveraging the resources of the world’s leading institutions to inspire, enlist, and train others to address the pressing health inequalities of our times.

Save the Children

Save the Children is the leading independent organization creating lasting change in the lives of children in need in the United States and around the world. When disaster strikes around the world, Save the Children is there to save lives with food, medical care and education and remains to help communities rebuild through long-term recovery programs.

UNICEF

Working in over 150 countries, UNICEF is a global humanitarian relief organization providing children with health care and immunizations, clean water, nutrition and food security, education, emergency relief and more.

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