Popular gift requests included Skull Candy headphones, Bath and Body Works gift sets, Nike Snap Back hats, books, Nike Elite athletic socks, and drawing supplies.
|Members Barbara Weronko and Steve Gelber wrap presents|
YCS, a 501(C)3 organization, was founded in 1918 to help the women and children left alone and/or abandoned by the aftermath of World War I. Programs and services grew from this beginning and today YCS maintains programs throughout the state for children with special needs, from birth to 25 years of age. Programs include: educational, psycho-therapeutic and psychiatric services in home and in our residential facilities, crisis intervention, foster care and treatment home placements, as well as our newest in home and residential programs for youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities. If you, your company, or organization would like to make a donation to or get involved with the YCS Foundation you can contact Kathy Mongon at KMongon@ycs.org.
The Elks is a national service organization with a 140+ year history and nearly one million members in 2,000 lodges around the country. Local lodges invests in their communities through programs that help children grow up healthy and drug-free, by undertaking projects that address unmet needs, and by honoring the service and sacrifice of our veterans. The Order of Elks spends more than $80,000,000 per year in charitable programs. If you are interested in becoming an Elk you can contact the Hackensack Lodge at 201-487-0658.