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Dear Friends, The leaves are turning into a myriad of red and gold; the weather is getting chilly and Thanksgiving is coming. This is a special time; a time to enjoy the beauty of nature, to be thankful for so many things. Everyone today knows of someone who has lost their job. Everyone is talking […]
Caroline Scherrer, co-founder of People for the Poor, was recently given special recognition by Gloucester Township NJ for “unselfishly giving her time year in and year out for the betterment of our community”. She joined a select group of people honored on Gloucester Township Citizen Appreciation Day, October 14, 2017, at the Gloucester Township Citizen […]
Another SPECTACULAR golf outing! People for the Poor hosted its Annual Golf outing at the Medford Lakes Country Club on September 22. On this beautiful early Autumn afternoon 115 golfers hit the greens for a relaxing day of fun and camaraderie. Happy hour, a delicious dinner and awesome prizes added to the evening’s fun. It […]
“BINGO!” That was the cheer heard loud and clear during our Designer Bag Bingo held October 22. A great afternoon crowd showed up and had lots of happy handbag winners. Over $6,000 was raised to help those we serve – South Jersey’s Homeless and Hungry. Thanks to all who attended!
Twelve years ago Caroline Scherrer and Mike Scott founded People for the Poor. Simply put, PFTP manages fundraisers to raise as much money as possible, then give it all away to SJ homeless shelters and soup kitchens. At our recently Annual dinner, PFTP gave away $70,000 putting the organization over the $500,000 mark […]
It was a record-breaking year of gift giving for People for the Poor, the South Jersey nonprofit that manages and organizes fundraisers for the sole purpose of supporting those in need. At its recent annual Donation Dinner, People for the Poor gave out ten $6,000 checks to help support homeless shelters and soup kitchens. This […]