Bergen County’s United Way is building well built and very attractive, affordable housing for people with disabilities. Working hand in glove with municipal governments they have already completed Orchard Commons and Crescent Commons in Allendale. Airmont Woods, designed for persons with autism, is currently under construction in Ramsey. Fariview Crest in Fairview with 12 2 bedroom units, has just been completed. Learn more at www.bergenunitedway.org
Bergen County’s United Way also operates the 2-1-1 Compassion Phone Line. Some of the types of questions which can be answered by 2-1-1 are: Basic Human Needs Resources such as for food banks, clothing closets, shelters, rental assistance, utility assistance. Support for Seniors and Persons With Disabilities. Support for Children, Youth and Families. Physical and Mental Health Resources. Employment Support. Learn more at www.nj211.org
Sunset Rotary Club meets at 6pm every Wednesday at the BoneFish Grill, Paramus Park. 1.2 million Rotarians at 34,000 clubs in 150 countries make Rotary the largest and oldest philanthropic organization in the world. Rotarians volunteer in their home communities and abroad to support education and job training, provide clean water, combat hunger, improve health and sanitation and eradicate Polio. Are you right for Rotary? Why not call Tom Shea at 201-447-4215 or Steve Wolferman at 201-483-7193 and find out what’s involved. Giving service above self can be very rewarding.