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Want to donate to one of the many awesome local charities?
Want to donate your time or a service that you can offer?
We hope that the information below will help connect those looking to help out, with those organizations and people who really could use the help during this time.
If you are have a local charity that isn't listed on this page - please click on the "Let's Chat!" below, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can make it happen as soon as possible.
DONATE DIRECTLY TO THE VERONA FIRE DEPARTMENT
Please consider donating to help support your local volunteers
The Verona Fire Department has been serving Verona for 110 years. We are all volunteers who put our personal lives on hold to help when you need us most. We hope that we can count on your financial support this year, thank you.
STAND WITH VERONA
Welcome to the STAND WITH VERONA online store. This store has been developed by the VERONA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE to help our local businesses during the current crisis. 100% of the proceeds will go to support VERONA BUSINESSES and their employees. Please consider making a purchase and STANDING WITH VERONA.
DONATE DIRECTLY TO THE VERONA RESCUE SQUAD
The Verona Rescue Squad is now able to accept credit card donations through Paypal. To make a donation using you credit card click on the DONATE button below:
FIRST RESPONDERS PPE NEEDED
First Responder PPE Needed: Our first responders are in need of supplies to meet the ongoing demand. The needs are constantly changing so please check the Township of Verona COVID-19 Portal at www.veronanj.org/covid19 for an updated list here: https://www.veronanj.org/media/Front%20News/COVID19/First%20Responder%20Needs/Needs%204.7.20.jpg. All donations can be dropped off at the Verona Police Station, 600 Bloomfield Ave.
HOLY SPIRIT FOOD PANTRY
Holy Spirit Food Pantry: The Holy Spirit Verona Food Pantry did not accept in-person shoppers in March or April but they have always offered "home deliveries" for Verona and Cedar Grove residents, and continue to do so during this pandemic. People in need can leave a message at the Church phone (973) 239-2850 or email our Parish Office (email@example.com). Financial donations (electronic via our website, checks, etc.) and items are still being accepted; we check our 24-hour drop-off bin daily.
Here is the best link to share for the Food Pantry, and then our phone number of (973) 239-2850.
& MEDICAL PROVIDERS
Thank you for supporting our local first responders, restaurants and healthcare workers through the lawn sign sale. There are a limited number of signs left for sale, so if interested in purchasing, please reach out to Kim or Kate at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Verona Children’s Fund: Accepting Gift Card & Monetary Donations. Gift Cards can be dropped off in the drop box located in the foyer of the Community Center, 880 Bloomfield Ave. between 8:30am-4:30pm. Checks can be mailed and made out too:
ATTN Verona Children’s Fund
Verona Community Center
880 Bloomfield Ave.
Verona, NJ 07044
Health care workers are in need of small hand lotions, lip balms, and mints. A local collection for Mountainside and Saint Barnabas is underway. If you’d like to donate, you may drop off items at the Verona Community Center (look for the collection bin in the lobby) or ship them directly to:
Mountainside Medical Center
Attn: Florey Cruz-Cerpa
1 Bay Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07042
Saint Barnabas Medical Center Development Department
Attn: Elena Miklaszewski
95 Old Short Hills Road
West Orange, NJ 07052