YOU MATTER, AND COMMUNITY MATTERS: Arm In Arm Launches New Event Series

TRENTON, NJ (October 15, 2019) – When Arm In Arm’s Community Engagement Coordinator Calder Burgam attended a Census-related event through the Princeton Area Community Foundation (PACF) in July 2019, he was intrigued. The statistics were staggering: Trenton was one of the hardest to count populations in 2010, with just 59% of Census forms returned. With such a poor showing, New Jersey’s last Ce...
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Arm In Arm Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

TRENTON, NJ (July 3, 2019) – Arm In Arm’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This is the 8th consecutive year Arm In Arm has earned this top distinction—an achievement realized by only 4% of the nonprofits evaluated by Charity Navigator. “Arm In Arm’s ex...
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Trenton Daily: Arm In Arm Hosting Annual Valentines for Food Drive

As we approach February 14th and we go shopping for that perfect gift for that special someone to help celebrate Valentine’s Day, Arm in Arm is helping to spread the love to those in our community in need. Valentine’s for Food is Arm in Arm’s largest annual food drive from February 1st to the 14th. Each year, businesses, community organizations, congregations, and schools across the community p...
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Tackling an oxymoron: Poverty in Princeton

It might seem like an oxymoron: poverty in Princeton. The city is home to one of the world’s most prestigious universities, but the mayor told an NJTV In Your Neighborhood forum that subsidies pay for 10 percent of the housing, and free and reduced lunch goes to 12 percent of public school students. “I think it’s especially challenging to be poor in a place like Princeton when you’r...
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Our Fall Benefit Featured in U.S. 1

US 1 at Fall Benefit
Arm In Arm, the Trenton-based nonprofit organization, raised more than $90,000 at its annual fall benefit in Princeton. The event, “Supporting Economic Mobility: The Bridge to Self-Sufficiency,” featured a cocktail reception and silent auction and convened an expert panel. Event sponsors were Johnson & Johnson, NJM, Accenture, and DiversityInc. Arm In Arm, founded in 1980 as Crisis Mini...
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Princeton YWCA to honor Carolyn Biondi at 35th annual Tribute to Women

Arm In Arm executive director Carolyn Biondi
Carolyn Biondi, Arm In Arm's Executive Director, is among eight accomplished community leaders the Princeton YWCA will honor during its 35th annual Tribute to Women. We congratulate Carolyn on this well-deserved recognition! Started in 1984, the Tribute to Women celebrates women who have positively impacted their communities and whose achievements reflect the YWCA’s mission of eliminating r...
Read More Grant helps Arm In Arm keep the heat on

TRENTON — Arm In Arm has received a grant of $10,000 from the Fred C. Rummel Foundation to support utilities assistance services offered through its Housing Stability program. With funds to help Mercer County families and individuals maintain their utilities and avoid shutoff, this ensures that the heat, lights, and water stay on. Read full article
Read More Yes We CAN! is continuing its efforts for Arm In Arm at winter farmers markets in West Windsor

By Anthony Stoeckert, For the past nine years, a group of volunteers has been helping to raise food for needy families in Mercer County. Among the relationships the groups has formed is with the West Windsor Farmers Market, creating a partnership that brings fresh produce to families dealing with food crises, both short and long term. And this year, the effort is continuing th...
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NJ Advance Media: Arm In Arm Receives Walmart Grant to Reduce Hunger

TRENTON — A grant of $50,000 by the Walmart Foundation will have a direct and positive impact on the lives of community members who turn to Arm In Arm for food. Arm In Arm's three choice-based food pantries and home delivery service constitute one of Mercer County's busiest food pantry operations. 2017 will mark the third year in a row that 4,500 households receive heart-healthy food during the co...
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