Help From an Angel

June 1, 2022

Sometimes accepting a “hand up” takes a little longer than usual. Ben’s story is one of perseverance and a testament to the dedication HSI staff has for our clients. Ben…

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Welcome Back, Dream Builders

May 1, 2022

OH, WHAT A NIGHT! 2022 marked the first year back in person post-pandemic for our Dream Builders’ Bash – and what a Comeback it was! We welcomed back familiar faces and…

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A Painful Injury Brings Joy and Second Chances

April 11, 2022

NOTE: Thank you for understanding our need to protect Ralph’s privacy with his altered photo. It was a Google search that brought Ralph to us! He struggled to find a…

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Local Candyman with a Sweet Tooth and a Big Heart

February 19, 2022

When John Tompkins, affectionally known as JT, is not cracking us up with his jokes, he is sharing clever ideas on how to help his favorite charities. His latest idea…

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An Empowering Partnership

February 4, 2022

Easy Peasy Carmel Cheesy, White Cheddar Go Getter, and Little Kettle that Could were among the witty popcorn flavors that arrived as part of an “Empower with Popcorn” campaign. We have Empower The Village…

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So Happy My Face Hurt From Smiling

January 31, 2022

The house looks like something out of a fairytale with its cobblestone walkway, ornate wood accents, and gardens. Michele describes it as her dream home, “I was so happy my face…

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Donors camp out to raise money for homeless people

January 26, 2022

Residents around Morris County pitched tents, sat around bonfires, drank hot chocolate and found other ways to bear the cold as they slept outside the night of Saturday, Dec. 4…

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‘Night in the Cold’ small discomfort for Mendham Township homeless advocate

January 20, 2022

The small, black hours of the overnight between Saturday, Dec. 4 and Sunday, Dec. 5 were freezing, damp torture Dan McGuire knew he could end simply by crawling from out…

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Helping start the school year right

December 1, 2021

When the parents in our program get the school supply list, they ask what is essential because they can’t afford to get everything on the list. The financial burden of…

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A new supporter wearing many hats

November 15, 2021

She is our “birthday fairy” and so much more! Amy Johanson became a supporter in 2020 and in just a year, has become not only a generous supporter but also…

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