Princeton Community Auction

  DEAR MEMBER OF THE PRINCETON COMMUNITY, In an effort to assist those most affected by COVID-19 and support our local community, we invite you to join an online auction initiative to raise proceeds for independent and small businesses in our community and their employees. Hamilton Jewelers has created and is managing this campaign. More…

Dine out and support Parkinson’s Disease in Princeton

The 7th Annual Princeton Dines Out for Parkinson’s Research begins on Friday, April 22 and will run through Thursday, April 28, 2016.  Proceeds from this annual fundraiser in Princeton, NJ will go to support Parkinson’s disease research. Parkinson’s disease is a chronic, degenerative neurological disorder that affects over one million people in the U.S. where…

The Princeton Hunger Banquet

Don’t miss the Princeton hunger banquet this Sunday from 1 to 3 PM on Hinds Plaza in Princeton, New Jersey. The Princeton Hunger Banquet, an event to support Send Hunger Packing Princeton (SHUPP) is a unique event to create awareness about children in our community who are food insecure, and raise the funds necessary to…

Non-Profit Spotlight – Christine’s Hope for Kids

In Conversation with Christine Hope for Kids’ Jean Gianacaci What is the cause/mission of your organization? Christine’s Hope for Kids is dedicated to giving hope and support to children in need in our local community. In our fifth year of being an organization, we strongly believe that all children, regardless of their life circumstances, deserve…

Non-Profit Spotlight: HiTops

PrincetonScoop’s Outstanding Non-Profits in the Greater Princeton Area: In Conversation with Elizabeth Casparian, CEO of HiTOPS 1. What is the cause/mission of your organization? HiTOPS is a health education and advocacy organization dedicated to ensuring every adolescent safe passage to adulthood by proving comprehensive sexuality education and promoting healthy relationships and supportive connections. HiTOPS accomplishes…

Non-Profit Spotlight: S.A.V.E.

PrincetonScoop’s Outstanding Non-Profits in the Greater Princeton Area: In Conversation with Piper Burrows, CEO of SAVE: A Friend to Homeless Animals 1. What is the cause/mission of your organization? S.A.V.E.  A Friend to Homeless Animals, Inc. (SAVE) is an independent nonprofit organization whose mission is to protect the health and welfare of homeless companion dogs…

10 ways to prevent LYME Disease

The CDC states that it does not know how many people contract Lyme Disease each year in the United States.  Their estimates are between 300,000 and 1 million new cases per year, the majority of which are unreported.  This makes Lyme Disease the fastest growing vector-borne infectious disease in the U.S. When you consider that…

#BringBackOurGirls

On April 14, 2014 , an estimated 276 girls between 16 and 18 years old were taken from a school in northeastern Nigeria by a group of Islamic militants called Boko Haram. That’s what we know for sure.   The girls are believed to have been taken into Sambisa forest. The forest, reportedly quite thick and…

Princeton Stream Cleanup – Join Us!

Join Mayor Liz Lempert and the Watershed Association at the 8th Annual Stream Cleanup in Princeton on April 5th from 1pm to 3pm!  The cleanup will focus on our cherished D&R canal at Turning Basin Park near 483 Alexander St. The Watershed Association has teamed up with volunteers throughout central New Jersey to pick up…

Dazzle, a benefit for Young Audiences and a DON’T MISS!

You won’t want to miss this fabulously fun benefit for Young Audiences at the Princeton Hyatt on April 5, 2014. In essence it’s a dance competition, think Dancing with the Stars, with the stars being local celebrities.  Here is the list of competitors: Barbara Coe : Barbara, a former Senior VP at Young & Rubicam, most…