Morris County is so grateful to have an array of service organizations that contribute on a daily basis to the health, wellness, and development of our community. We send a heartfelt thank you to all!
The mission of the Jo-Ann Danzis Foundation, Inc. is to advance Pancreatic Cancer Research, Education and the Arts through charitable giving. Their first Annual Cork & Fork For A Cause raised approximately $45,000 to support the ground-breaking research of Dr. Angela Alistar of Morristown Medical Center’s Carol G. Simon Cancer Center.
Cancer Hope Network provides free one-on-one support to adult cancer patients and their loved ones. Their trained volunteers offer support from diagnosis, through treatment and into recovery. The organization has provided encouragement and emotional support for nearly 40,000 cancer patients.
Literacy Volunteers of Morris County believes that the ability to read, write, comprehend and speak English is essential for personal freedom and the sustainability of a democratic society. Their mission is to provide free instruction to Morris County adults in literacy, English fluency and American culture. In the last 5 years LVMC tutors have helped more than 150 LVMC students become US citizens. If you would like to get involved, become a tutor. Or participate in their annual Turkey Trot fundraiser on Thanksgiving morning.
The Seeing Eye is the oldest existing guide dog school in the world. Its mission is to enhance the independence, dignity and self-confidence of blind people through the use of Seeing Eye dogs. In pursuit of this mission, The Seeing Eye breeds and raises puppies to become Seeing Eye dogs, trains Seeing Eye dogs to guide blind people, instructs blind people in the proper use, handling, and care of the dogs, and conducts and supports research on canine health and development.
The Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey (VNA) has devoted more than a century to delivering home health services to residents of Morris, Hunterdon, Sussex and Warren counties and neighboring communities who want to return home safely following hospitalization or need a helping hand to remain in the comfort of home due to an illness, disability or advanced age.
The Women’s Association for Morristown Medical Center (WAMMC) is a 700 plus member volunteer organization whose mission is to support Morristown Medical Center in advancing the quality of healthcare in the community. The association fulfills this mission through fundraising endeavors and by providing caring services to patients and visitors.