Friends of JJ Helps Bring Home Pediatric Patient

In early August, Friends of JJ was contacted by a staff member of at a local hospital seeking help for a critically ill 11 year old patient. The child was being treated for a degenerative neuromuscular disease at the hospitals PICU (Pediatric Intensive Care Unit). The child was staying there with their siblings and single

Bringing Sunshine to Moms & Caretakers with KEEP Collective Designer Nichole Melfi

For the past 3 years Friends of JJ has been working with Nichole Melfi of KEEP Collective on a special project dedicated to bringing Sunshine to the moms and caretakers of hospitalized children. Twice a year Nichole sets up this bracelet fundraiser and the response is incredible. So far we have collected over 100 bracelets

Brenna Messana Receives Recognition Award

Brenna Messana, President of Friends of JJ, received a Recognition Award from the Supporters of Friends of JJ at her annual Ladies Night Out event. Brenna started Friends of JJ in 2014 to honor her brother by bringing smiles to children in local hospitals. Brenna now works with over 20 hospitals impacting hundreds of children

Ladies Night Out – Shop Sip Support 2019

This year we hosted over 130 ladies for our Annual Ladies Night Out Event in Colts Neck, NJ. Our annual event is focused on raising funds for our Halloween & Holiday programs. The night features, live music, buffet dinner, shopping and MORE. This year with the help of our AMAZING supporters we raised over $10,000

Ladies Night Out – Shop, Sip, Support 2019

Friends of JJ invites you to our 4th Annual Ladies Night Out. A night to Shop, Sip & Support! Join us on May 3rd 2019 at the Colts Neck Fire Co #2 (50 Conover Rd) from 6:30pm -10:00pm. The night will include a gourmet buffet, complimentary wine, exclusive gift basket raffle, unique vendors and Pop-Up

Alfano Cares – Alfano Kitchen & Bath Renovations Sponsors Friends of JJ

Alfano Renovations is a family-owned and operated renovations, constructions and real estate consulting company with showrooms in Garwood & Eatontown NJ. They are a premiere local business that helps many charitable organizations throughout the year through their Alfano Cares program. The Alfano Family grew up just a few houses down from JJ and the Messana