Spring Smiles with Usborne Books

*SPRING FUNDRAISER* We were thrilled to team up with Usborne Books for a Spring Fundraiser! Dana, a local mom and Usborne Book Representative, was more than generous to us with this fundraiser. Usborne Books matched 50% off all donations. Usborne Books has dozens of activity books that are PERFECT for a child spending time in

Toys of JOY 2021

It’s officially the start of our Annual Toys of Joy Toy Drive and Fundraiser and we need your support! This year we are continuing our COVID precautions by bringing the JOY safely! Last year we sent JOY through the mail to over 50 local families affected by pediatric illness and disease. This year we are

Safely Sending Smiles Through the Mail – SMILE BOX

As 2020 brought about changes to everyday life, Friends of JJ quickly pioneered initiatives to reach families in a safe and loving manner. Our Smile Boxes are a way for our organization to help families with sick children in a time when face to face outreach isn’t always the most beneficial or feasible way to

Toys of JOY 2020

It’s officially the start of our 7th Annual Toys of Joy Toy Drive! This year we have to start a bit early due to our new Covid Safe toy drive. Over the past 6 years we have worked with countless businesses, organizations, and families to bring joy to children at 25 hospitals across the tri-state

Learn About Toys of JOY!

Every holiday season Friends of JJ teams up with schools, businesses and organizations to collect presents for children and families spending their holiday season at a hospital. Throughout the festive time of year, with the help of our amazing volunteers, we pick up and deliver toys and gift cards to 25+ hospitals across NJ, NY

Friends of JJ Brings Smiles to Health Care Workers During the Covid19 Outbreak in NJ

Friends of JJ is shifting gears during the Covid19 outbreak in NJ. We have made a plan to support our wonderful healthcare workers at our local hospitals by supplying a catered dinner to them. Our first dinner was on Friday April 24th for the ER & ICU staff at Riverview Medical Center. Dinner, dessert &