Grant Award Presented to Summer Camp for Bereaved Children

Grant Award Presented to Summer Camp for Bereaved Children

The Northern New Jersey Community Foundation’s The DeAnna Stark Pasciuto Memorial Fund announces its first grant award.  Atlantic Home Care and Hospice’s Camp Clover, a nonprofit based in Morristown, New Jersey, received a $2,000 grant award.

            The Fund remembers DeAnna Stark Pasciuto and contributes to qualified charitable organizations for cancer research, families touched by cancer, and scholarships for female student-athletes looking to pursue medical careers with a grant award. “I chose this organization because it serves children, like my own, whom have lost a parent.  It offers them the opportunity to meet and make connections to children in similar circumstances and also brings grieving families together.

“The camp is completely free for campers and staffed through volunteers.  I felt that the camp represents everything the Fund stands for and directly connects with both our mission and my late wife’s giving and caring nature,” said Michael Pasciuto, husband of the late DeAnna Stark Pasciuto and the NNJCF’s Fund advisor.

Atlantic Home Care and Hospice's Camp Clover receives grant award from the NNJCF's The DeAnna Stark Pasciuto Memorial Fund.

NNJCF’s The DeAnna Stark Pasciuto Memorial Fund presents its first grant award to Atlantic Home Care and Hospice’s Camp Clover.

Camp Clover is a four-day bereavement camp for children located at Camp Riverbend in Warren, New Jersey. Donations support the special camp and are offered to youngsters in the first through eighth grades. Furthermore, a supportive place is provided for children who have experienced the loss of a loved one in their lives.

Philanthropic Services

The NNJCF, a not-for-profit 501(c) 3 organization based in Hackensack, New Jersey concentrates on education, public health, civic engagement, arts, philanthropy, and the environment.Throughout its 21 year history, the Foundation continually asks, What can we do together that we can’t do alone?.  Furthermore, the NNJCF offers a comprehensive menu of philanthropic opportunities. Donor-advised funds and tax-saving annuities, provide donors with flexible, efficient ways to ensure their charitable giving has maximum impact.  Also, trust options offer tax-effective measures to contribute.

“The Northern New Jersey Community Foundation helps donors connect with issues they care about.  These committed, civic-minded donors and their charitable interests are also vital to the region.  They are important to our communities’ health and well-being,” said Danielle De Laurentis, Associate Director, Northern New Jersey Community Foundation.

Make a Donation

The public can continue DeAnna Stark Pasciuto’s legacy with a donation in her memory. Donations are tax-deductible, as permitted by law, and may be made online. Donors also make contributions by check made out to ‘The Northern N.J. Community Foundation’.  Enter ‘The DeAnna Stark Pasciuto Memorial Fund’ in the memo line. 
Send checks to the Northern New Jersey Community Foundation, 1 University Plaza, Suite 128, Hackensack, New Jersey 07601.

For further information about the Northern New Jersey Community Foundation, contact or call 201-568-5608.

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