Archives 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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The Uncomfortable Truth, a report from the Anti-Poverty Network of New Jersey

Arm In Arm's People, Power, and the Power to Overcome featured an outstanding panel of speakers, including the Rev. Karen Hernandez-Granzen. During her remarks, Karen shared a brief excerpt from The Uncomfortable Truth, the recent report on race and poverty by the Anti-Poverty Network of New Jersey. The Rev. Karen Hernandez-Granzen, Pastor of Westminster Presbyterian Church: "The report covers ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Sarah Unger, 609-396-9355, ext. 15; UPDATE: Due to a snowy forecast, Arm In Arm has postponed a ribbon cutting originally planned for February 9 at 11:30 a.m. NEW DATE AND TIME: Thursday, February 16, at 1 p.m., at 48 Hudson St. All are invited. Light refreshments and brief tours will be provided. Located at the corner of Hudson and Tyl...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Sarah Unger, 609-396-9355, ext. 15; 2017 VALENTINES FOR FOOD DRIVE FEEDS HUNGRY FAMILIES     Arm In Arm’s annual Valentines for Food is underway, continuing through February 14. The community-wide food and fundraising drive is aimed at keeping the organization’s food shelves filled while raising awareness of hunger in Mercer County. “Fa...
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Crisis Ministry of Mercer County gets new name, but keeps mission

Arm in Arm Garden Party
Sometimes, all it takes is a steady arm around you to get you through a crisis. We're thinking of the manager of a telecommunications firm who found herself out of work after decades on the job, leaving her frantic over where her next meal was coming from and how she and her children could afford to stay in their apartment. Or the former U.S. Marine, temporarily down on his luck, who needed ...
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LOOSE ENDS: Arm in Arm makes a name for itself

Carolyn Biondi Headhsot
As Shakespeare noted, a good name — meaning a good reputation — is priceless. However in some instances a better name can better communicate that good reputation.    This was the logic behind the Crisis Ministry’s decision to attach a new name to its indisputably good reputation of providing life-sustaining services to the needy of Mercer County. On Sept. 22, the Crisis Ministry of Mercer...
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