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Party With Purpose just celebrated a big anniversary…our 15th year! Since we started in 2002, we have raised over $650,000 to date and had a great time doing it. In 2017, we aim to continue giving back in an even bigger way, and we look forward to your involvement at our upcoming events. Thank you for helping us to make such a significant contribution to the community.

Party With Purpose Partners with New York Road Runners and the TCS New York City Marathon

Party With Purpose Partners with New York Road Runners and the TCS New York City Marathon

April 5, 2016

Party With Purpose is proud to announce our fourth year as a charity partner with the New York Road Runners and The TCS New York City Marathon. We have 5 charity spots available for runners to gain eligibility to the …

Support Our 2nd Annual NYC Marathon Team

Support Our 2nd Annual NYC Marathon Team

October 30, 2014

On Sunday, November 2 the 2nd-Annual Party With Purpose Marathon Team will be participating in the New York City Marathon. The funds they’ve raised on behalf of PWP will be donated to local charities.

You can help our runners meet …

Jersey City 5K Recap

Jersey City 5K Recap

September 24, 2014

Party With Purpose is happy to announce our first-ever 5K in Jersey City on September 23. We couldn’t be happier! A HUGE thank you goes out to all of our sponsors, donors, volunteers, and board members who made it happen.…

Prime Real Estate Cocktail Party Benefits PWP

Prime Real Estate Cocktail Party Benefits PWP

August 1, 2014

Special thanks to board member Jesse Halliburton and the PRIME Real Estate Group for making PWP the beneficiary of their client happy hour last night at Batello, Jersey City! The event was sponsored in conjunction with Cortes & Hay,

Kids’ Race at Hoboken Boys & Girls Club

Kids’ Race at Hoboken Boys & Girls Club

July 15, 2014

RACE UPDATE: Since we’re expecting rain later, we’ve moved the start of our kids’ race from Pier A to the Hoboken Boys & Girls Club at 123 Jefferson Street. The start time will remain 3:30 pm. (Please arrive …

Dress Like A Tooth Fairy At Our 5K And Win Big!

Dress Like A Tooth Fairy At Our 5K And Win Big!

July 1, 2014

We’re so excited to have DenTek on board as a gold level sponsor for our 5K! Not only are they helping us make our 10th annual race possible, but they’re also adding a fun twist—if you’re up for the challenge. …

5K Happy Hour at Pier 13

5K Happy Hour at Pier 13

June 5, 2014

On Wednesday night, despite some ominous clouds, Party With Purpose hosted a happy hour at Pier 13 for runners, sponsors, volunteers, donors, and anyone else who wanted to swing by and learn more about our upcoming 5K.

Thanks to …

Boys & Girls Club Honors PWP At Annual Board of Trustees Dinner

Boys & Girls Club Honors PWP At Annual Board of Trustees Dinner

April 2, 2014

On April 1, members of the Party With Purpose board attended the Boys & Girls Clubs of Hudson County’s 121st Annual Dinner of the Board of Trustees. Team PWP was honored to attend as a Gold Table Sponsor last night …

Winter Benefit Success!

Winter Benefit Success!

February 28, 2014

Our 11th Annual Winter Benefit was another success, thanks to all of our attendees, volunteers, sponsors, and donors. Party With Purpose raised approximately $30,000 to be donated to local charities (the highest amount from our Winter Benefit EVER) and we …

PWP Takes on Jersey City

PWP Takes on Jersey City

February 15, 2014

Live or Work in Jersey City? We want YOU!

PWP is in the beginning stages of an expansion to Jersey City.  We are holding our first planning meeting on Tues 2/18 at the JC Hyatt @7:30pm. If you’re interested in …

Holiday Happy Hour & Party Recap

Holiday Happy Hour & Party Recap

December 22, 2013

Thank you to everyone who came out to support us at the Holiday Happy Hour at Madison’s on December 12th! Everyone had a fantastic time and great food thanks to the donations from The Madison Bar & Grill.

We raised …

PWP Supports Seaside’s 2nd Annual ‘Christmas on the Island’

PWP Supports Seaside’s 2nd Annual ‘Christmas on the Island’

December 15, 2013

Seaside was one of the hardest hit areas on the Jersey Shore.  And just a few weeks after the storm, so many families on the beloved island found themselves misplaced and wondering if they would even have a Christmas that …

Thanksgiving Feast at The Boys & Girls Club Recap

Thanksgiving Feast at The Boys & Girls Club Recap

November 26, 2013

The 2013 Annual Thanksgiving Feast at the Boys & Girls Club in Hoboken was a great success, thanks to YOU and the money we raised at our Happy Hour this month! On November 25th, we provided 100 children from the …

PWP Visits In Jesus Name Charities Food Pantry

PWP Visits In Jesus Name Charities Food Pantry

November 23, 2013

In Jesus Name Charities is one of the many local organizations who were hit hard by super storm Sandy.  They are an inter-faith food pantry tucked away in the basement of a building behind Our Lady of Grace (4th and …

PWP Named ‘Community Service of the Year’

PWP Named ‘Community Service of the Year’

November 23, 2013

Party With Purpose was nominated as a finalist for the second year in a row by the Hoboken Chamber of Commerce for a Hoboken Business Award.  And at the 2013 Awards Dinner on 11/14/13, named Community Service of the Year

Thanksgiving Feast Happy Hour Recap

Thanksgiving Feast Happy Hour Recap

November 20, 2013

Thank you to everyone who joined us at Hotel Victor Bar and Grill last Wednesday night! We filled the bar and collected nearly $900 for our Thanksgiving feast at the Boys and Girls Club. We are truly lucky to have …

Congratulations to our 5K Winners

Congratulations to our 5K Winners

July 23, 2013

Congrats to our 5K winners! Chris Heibell (15:15) and Jenna Pisani (18:22) were our top male and female finishers.

Get your OFFICIAL RACE TIME at compuscore.com

Check out our photos from the 5K on Facebook. Feel free to like, …

Thank You To All Our 5K Sponsors

Thank You To All Our 5K Sponsors

July 13, 2013

We’re so excited about our 5K on Tuesday. A big THANK YOU goes out to all of our sponsors. This race wouldn’t be possible without them.

From local businesses to national organizations, we’re extremely grateful for their support and we …

7 Days Left Until Our 5K!

7 Days Left Until Our 5K!

July 9, 2013

Are you getting excited for our 5K on July 16? We’re officially ONE WEEK AWAY from our 9th annual charity run in Hoboken. If you’ve run with us before, you know what a great time it was. If you haven’t, …

Volunteer At Our 5K!

Volunteer At Our 5K!

July 1, 2013

Interested in volunteering for our 5K on July 16? We have multiple positions available, so if you’re free, contact Mizanne at daniellegreece@yahoo.com for more information and to sign up.

PRE-5K VOLUNTEER AREAS

Bag Stuffing 6:00 – 9:00 pm
(Wednesday, July

5K One Month Countdown Happy Hour Celebration!

5K One Month Countdown Happy Hour Celebration!

June 16, 2013

In honor of the one month countdown to our 5K on July 16, Party With Purpose is hosting a Happy Hour for runners, volunteers, and friends. Join us as we get ready for our 9th annual 5K in Hoboken!…

5K VIP Happy Hour at Boa – 5/21

5K VIP Happy Hour at Boa – 5/21

May 20, 2013

The countdown has officially begun for Party With Purpose’s 9th annual 5K race along the Hudson River in Hoboken, NJ. We’re 2 months away from race day and have had individuals, kids, and teams sign up. We’re looking forward to …

Arts & Music Festival Recap

Arts & Music Festival Recap

May 7, 2013

Thanks to all of our visitors who stopped by our PWP tent this Sunday at the Hoboken Arts & Music Festival. We had some runners sign up for our 5K run (and one lucky participant won a free entry!) We’ll …

Lincoln Tunnel Challenge 5K – Team HobokONE Raises $5,000 for Charity

Lincoln Tunnel Challenge 5K – Team HobokONE Raises $5,000 for Charity

May 3, 2013

On Sunday, April 28, over 1,600 runners and walkers gathered in Weehawken, NJ to run in the annual Lincoln Tunnel Challenge to benefit the Special Olympics of New Jersey. Party With Purpose members joined team HobokONE—the largest group registered with …

Run For Boston – Show Your Support

Run For Boston – Show Your Support

April 22, 2013

Our thoughts are with Boston today as the nation watches the city rebuild after the heartbreaking events last week. Out of tragedy, have come stories of triumph, heroism, and the conviction of the human spirit. Running is symbolic of so …

Join Us For These Other Great Runs

Join Us For These Other Great Runs

April 21, 2013

Our 9th annual Party With Purpose run is one of many fun races coming up. Grab your friends and sign up for some of these other great races. Don’t know anyone running? We’ll be organizing teams, so feel free to …

Karate Uniform Donation

Karate Uniform Donation

April 14, 2013

After Hurricane Sandy, Party With Purpose raised over $10,000 to help people affected by the storm. We heard about a local karate program—Jin-Che-Fway Karate—in Hoboken that provided free classes to kids on the western edge of town in the Housing …

2013 Winter Benefit Success!

2013 Winter Benefit Success!

March 16, 2013

Party With Purpose celebrated our 10th Anniversary on February 21, 2013 and with it came an incredible celebration in The Chandelier Room at the W Hoboken that was not to be missed!

DJ Erik Floyd kept the party going all …

Z100 SHOUT OUT – PWP 10th Anniversary Winter Benefit

Z100 SHOUT OUT – PWP 10th Anniversary Winter Benefit

February 20, 2013

Check out Skeery Jones from Elvis Duran & the Z100 Morning Show promoting our 10th Anniversary Winter Benefit.

Listen to the Z100 clip!

The Vanity Belles to Perform at PWP’s 10th Anniversary Winter Benefit

The Vanity Belles to Perform at PWP’s 10th Anniversary Winter Benefit

February 18, 2013

We’re so excited to have The Vanity Belles performing at our 10th Anniversary Winter Benefit. They’re equally psyched about the opportunity, and can’t wait to meet all of you at the W Hoboken on February 21st.

Remember to

Hurricane Relief Funds Update

Hurricane Relief Funds Update

February 1, 2013

After Hurricane Sandy devastated our hometown of Hoboken, we created a fund to raise money for relief. To date—exactly three months after the hurricane hit—we’ve raised over $11,000…and counting. The PWP grant committee will be allocating $5,000 of …

Join Us At Our 10th Anniversary Winter Benefit!

Join Us At Our 10th Anniversary Winter Benefit!

January 31, 2013

We’ve worked hard to raise money for our 2012 beneficiaries, so now it’s time to kick back and enjoy a night of fun, brought to you by Party With Purpose. Join us at the Chandelier Room on Thursday, February 21, …

Wrap 4 A Smile Donates 750 Hygiene Bags With PWP’s Support

Wrap 4 A Smile Donates 750 Hygiene Bags With PWP’s Support

January 28, 2013

Last year one of PWP’s beneficiaries was Wrap 4 A Smile, a group dedicated to promoting youth and community awareness of local issues related to poverty. A portion of the money donated to this organization was used to create …

Holiday Party At Boys & Girls Club a Success!

Holiday Party At Boys & Girls Club a Success!

December 18, 2012

After our success at the holiday happy hour, PWP joined other volunteer groups from the Hoboken area to throw a holiday party for the kids at the Hoboken Boys & Girls Club. Children ate pizza and ice cream, courtesy of …

Happy Hour Raises Money For The Boys & Girls Club

Happy Hour Raises Money For The Boys & Girls Club

December 7, 2012

PWP returned to The Madison Bar and Grill for our annual happy hour fundraiser. Guests enjoyed half priced drinks and free passed apps all night with a $20 donation that will sponsor one child for our upcoming holiday party. 100% …

PWP “Hoboken Strong” T-Shirt Makes the NJ.com 2012 Holiday Gift Guide

PWP “Hoboken Strong” T-Shirt Makes the NJ.com 2012 Holiday Gift Guide

December 4, 2012

Hurricane Sandy’s devastation in Hoboken has inspired numerous efforts to help those who lost so much rebuild. Among the efforts are holiday gifts that give back.  NJ.com has compiled a list of such gifts featuring our PWP “Hoboken Strong” t-shirt!  …

Another Sucessful Thanksgiving Dinner

Another Sucessful Thanksgiving Dinner

November 29, 2012

Thanksgiving came a few days early for members of the Hoboken and Jersey City Boys & Girls Clubs this year. Thanks to the kindness of the Jersey City Boys & Girls Club, our local Hoboken members joined them at their …

PWP Named a Hoboken Chamber of Commerce 2012 Business Awards Finalist

PWP Named a Hoboken Chamber of Commerce 2012 Business Awards Finalist

November 29, 2012

PWP was given the great honor of being named a top three finalist for a 2012 Business Awards in the category of “Community Service of the Year” from the Hoboken Chamber of Commerce.  All finalists gathered at a fundraiser on …

Hurricane Sandy Relief: Now, We Need Your Help

November 1, 2012

Hundreds of you showed your support for the rebuilding efforts in Hoboken with our HOBOKEN STRONG t-shirts.  WE ARE NOW SOLD OUT!  Thank you for your support to help rebuild this great city.

Our community needed YOUR help and you

Get Your Official Race Time

Get Your Official Race Time

July 18, 2012

Click here or scan the QR code on the back of your race t-shirt for your official 5K time.…

Z100 Shout Out – PWP 8th Annual 5K & Kids’ Fun Run

Z100 Shout Out – PWP 8th Annual 5K & Kids’ Fun Run

July 17, 2012

Check out Skeery Jones from Elvis Duran and the Morning Show on Z100 promoting our 8th Annual 5K.

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USA TODAY – “6 Most Satisfying Summer Charity Races”

USA TODAY – “6 Most Satisfying Summer Charity Races”

July 17, 2012

The Party With Purpose 8th Annual 5K & Kids’ Fun Run was named one of the “6 Most Satisfying Summer Charity Races” throughout the country by USA TODAY.  Check out the full article here.…

7th Annual 5K and Kids’ Run

July 12, 2011

7th Annual Hoboken 5K, Kids’ Events and After Party benefited The Boys & Girls Club and Jubilee Center.  Featured over 1,500 registrants and raised close to $50,000!…

RockJazz for Japan

March 30, 2011

Party With Purpose worked in conjunction with Live Nation to put together a fantastic event – ROCKJAZZ FOR JAPAN –  that will raised money for the relief efforts in Japan.  Rockjazz Pianist ELEW brought together luminaries from the Worlds of …

Winter Benefit

February 24, 2011

As Haiti continued to need our help, Party With Purpose put together another cocktail party – the Winter Benefit – at The Chandelier Room, W Hoboken with live music, silent auction and celebrities.  100% of the proceeds went to Partners …

6th Annual 5K and Kids’ Run

July 13, 2010

Featured over 1,500 registrants and raised close to $50,000 for the Boys & Girls Club and Jubilee Center.…

The Benefit For Haiti

February 25, 2010

In response to the earthquake in Haiti, Party With Purpose put together an upscale event at The Chandelier Room at the W Hoboken with live music, a silent auction and celebrity attendance. Over $20,000 was raised and 100% of the …

Rock For Charity

October 24, 2009

Attendees toured four bars in Hoboken where four bands were featured. $3,500 was raised for Party With Purpose to aid in hosting other charitable events throughout the year.…

5th Annual 5K and Kids’ Run

July 14, 2009

Featured over 1,200 registrants and raised over $40,000 for the Boys & Girls Club and Jubilee Center. This is the first time the After Party was hosted on the pier to accommodate participants.…

“Hoboken Boys and Girls Club Celebrates Thanksgiving a Little Early” – NJ.com

November 27, 2008

Party With Purpose Serves Thanksgiving Dinner at Hoboken Boys and Girls Club.

Read the original article at NJ.com – http://www.nj.com/hobokennow/index.ssf/2008/11/hoboken_boys_and_girls_club_ce.html

4th Annual 5K and Kids’ Run

July 1, 2008

Raised $20,000 for the Hoboken Boys & Girls Club and Jubilee Center.…

2nd Annual 5K and Kids’ Run

July 1, 2006

Raised $20,000 for the Hoboken Boys & Girls Club and Jubilee Center.…

$16,500 Donation to New Orleans Boys and Girls Club

November 22, 2005

Party With Purpose donates $16,500 to New Orleans Boys and Girls Club: Check out this blog (website) journal by Scott Delea, President of PWP, as he chronicles his trip to New Orleans to survey the damage done by Katrina and …

NYC Mardi Gras Fundraiser for Hurricane Katrina Victims

September 16, 2005

This event had everything you have come to expect from Party With Purpose including great people, a lot of socializing, and great time you will have all year. This fund raiser, held at Metro 53 had a Mardi Gras theme

Hoboken Fundraiser for Hurricane Katrina Victims

September 6, 2005

PWP immediately sprung into action to raise money for victims of Hurricane Katrina. $7,000 has been raised or pledged in a matter of days. This event, held at Nine, featured an open bar, music and auction at one of the …

Miles For Smiles 5K Race and 1 Mile Fun Run

July 1, 2005

Party With Purpose took it to the streets with our first-ever 5K race along the Hoboken waterfront. This amazing event had everything! After the one mile fun run, the kids were treated to a party just for them. Medals were …

Scott Delea Receives Community Service Award

November 30, 2004

Community service award given to Scott Delea and PWP at the annual Hoboken Boys and Girls Club “Steak and Burger” Dinner. PWP sponsor dinner for five adults and five kids.…

Police Athletic League of NYC at Branch

February 6, 2004

Party With Purpose conducted our first NYC event one week prior to Valentine’s Day. It was our biggest and best event yet, raising over $13,000 for locally based charities, including the Police Athletic League of NYC.…

American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life at O’Donoghues

May 2, 2003

When: May 2nd, 2003
Where: O’Donoghues in Hoboken, NJ
Almost 250 attended and over $3,000 was raised.…

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