Press Releases

Stay updated on Bergen Volunteers with our press releases we share with the media involving our important community programs, events, and civic engagement initiatives.

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Friday Forum: Women in COVID

Bergen Volunteers announces the first in-person Friday Forum of 2021 to take place on June 18, 2021 at the Stony Hill Inn.

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The Essentials of Volunteer Management

Bergen Volunteers announces the return of their flagship training program, “The Essentials of Volunteer Management.” The workshop is available to Bergen Volunteers nonprofit agency members and the general public.

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Rotary Club of Englewood Partners to Support 

Bergen Volunteers’ Mentoring Program

“The Rotary Club of Englewood is delighted to support the Mentoring Program to meet the needs of individuals who do not have the support, education, or resources to become self-advocates,” shared Dr. Lisa Wisotsky, Rotary Club President.

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Blame it on Bergen LEADS: worldFlats

Nvair Beylerian, resident of Upper Saddle River, attributes her new culinary enterprise, worldFlats, to leadership skills gained while participating in the Bergen LEADS Program.

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Donate Don't Dispose

Four rising seniors at Bergen County Technical High School in Teterboro are working with local community partners to help battle food insecurity in Bergen County.

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April is National Volunteer Month

Learn how to use the Get Connected Database. Each year the organization’s volunteer database hosts over 100,000 visitors looking for a way to contribute and serve the community. In-person and virtual options are available to best fit the volunteers’ comfort levels.

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Friday Forum 2021

Bergen Volunteers announces their first Friday Forum of 2021, "Mission Possible: Getting Your COVID-19 Vaccine." The Friday Forum will take place virtually on Friday, April 23, at 11:00 am. 

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Cross River Bank

Cross River Bank joins Bergen Volunteers as a corporate partner. Cross River Bank will help the organization fulfill its mission of serving as a social-safety net for youth, families, senior citizens, veterans, and those who are economically disadvantaged.

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Greater Bergen Realtors

The Greater Bergen Realtors (GBR) held their annual Clean Homes, Clean Families collection drive for 2021. Dozens of real estate offices across Bergen County worked together with the goal of collecting cleaning supplies and toiletries for Bergen Volunteers’s clients.

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Bergen LEADS 

Bergen Volunteers is accepting applications for the Bergen LEADS Class of 2022.

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Bank of Hope

Bergen Volunteers announced today that it has entered into a collaborative partnership with Bank of Hope. Joining the robust Bergen Volunteers matrix of community partners, Bank of Hope will help the organization fulfill its mission of being a social safety net for Bergen County residents.

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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program

Bergen Volunteers’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program is in full swing for the 2021 tax season. The program will be delivered in-person and virtually. 

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Mentoring

Bergen Volunteers, the longtime hub for community connection building, revealed its newly re-envisioned Mentoring Program, to coincide with January’s National Mentoring Month.