Nutley’s Casino Night Raises $18,000 for Community Programs

Nutley’s Casino Night united the community, raising over $18,000 to directly aid over 2,500 in need.

In the heart of northern New Jersey stands an organization that wholeheartedly supports individuals and families navigating the complexities of modern life.

What does the Nutley Family Service Bureau do?

The Nutley Family Services has been at the forefront of providing essential mental health counseling, social services, and community outreach initiatives to individuals and families in New Jersey for more than 100 years. Let’s explore their invaluable contributions and the recent successful fundraising event that will motivate its mission even further.

Strengthening Emotional and Social Well-being

At its core, Nutley Family Services (NFS) is dedicated to the emotional and social well-being of everyone it serves. With a wide array of services ranging from affordable counseling to basic needs assistance and outpatient services, NFS ensures that no individual or family is left behind. Their mission is clear: to offer psychotherapy and support to the broadest population, including those in dire need, thereby fostering a healthier, stronger community.

The Inaugural Casino Night Fundraiser

The power of community was in full display during NFS’s Inaugural Casino Night fundraiser held on March 23, 2024. In addition to being a night of fun and games, the event highlighted the spirit of generosity that thrives within the community. 

Thanks to the overwhelming support from attendees, sponsors, and volunteers, NFS raised over $18,000 in one evening. These funds are earmarked for crucial services such as Mental Health, Food Pantry, and Case Management, directly impacting the lives of more than 2,500 NFS clients.

A special shoutout goes to the Development Committee, including co-chairs Marla Hunter and Rob Frannicola, and all committee members for their dedication and hard work. Their efforts have truly made a significant difference in the lives of many. As one attender said, the event was “The greatest time!” 

Keep reading: Nutley Family Service Bureau’s Commitment To Mental Health Support

The Greater Newark Holiday Fund

Supporting organizations like NFS, the Greater Newark Holiday Fund plays a pivotal role in enhancing the ability of nonprofits to effect meaningful change in the Greater Newark community. By providing additional resources, the fund ensures that organizations can continue to deliver and even expand their vital services. It’s a partnership that exemplifies how collaboration and shared goals can lead to greater impact and positive outcomes for the community.

A Future Bright with Promise

The success of the Inaugural Casino Night and the ongoing support from the community and partners like the Greater Newark Holiday Fund highlight the potential for even greater achievements. 

NFS’s commitment to improving the well-being of individuals and families remains unwavering, and with continued support, the future looks bright.

As we move forward, let us continue to support and amplify the work of organizations like NFS. Donate today to the Holiday Fund.

Together, let’s ensure that every individual and family has the opportunity to thrive. 

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