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OPSHBX NJ hosts annual Wine Reception & Fund Raising Auction Saturday, Feb. 22

Operation Shoebox New Jersey will host its annual Wine Reception & Fund Raising Auction on Saturday, Feb. 22 at The Arts Annex, 131 Washington Ave. in Dunellen, a charming Art Deco-era building with inviting stone fireplace, tin roof ceilings and chestnut trim framing the windows and heavy doors. Hors’d’oeuvres and a sumptuous buffet dinner will […]

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Shop for a Cause: Macy’s 25% discount tickets benefit Operation Shoebox New Jersey

Macy’s stores in Bridgewater, South Plainfield, Edison and all stores throughout New Jersey are helping to raise money for Operation Shoebox New Jersey. Every Macy’s store nationwide on Aug. 27, 2011 is offering a 25 percent discount to help benefit local charities, foundations and non-profit organizations. To be eligible for the discount, shoppers must purchase […]


What so proudly we hailed

“The flag is the symbol of what the people of America stand for, what we believe in, and what defines us as citizens of the greatest country in the history of the world. It is the spirit of our individual hopes and dreams and the shining light for democracy everywhere.” – Author and collector J. […]


Somerset Patriots host Operation Shoebox NJ packing event on Saturday, June 25th & “A Salute to the Flag” July 4th

          Bridgewater, NJ- The Five-Time Atlantic League Champion Somerset Patriots are hosting an Operation Shoebox New Jersey Packing Event at TD Bank Ballpark on Saturday, June 25th. Volunteers of all ages are invited to help pack care packages to ship to U.S troops serving in Afghanistan and Iraq. The event will […]


Support Victory Campaign 2011!

Bridgewater, NJ – Every time the Somerset Patriots win a game during the 2011 season they will be scoring a victory for all U.S. troops deployed overseas in Iraq and Afghanistan. Operation Shoebox New Jersey and the Somerset Patriots Baseball Club are partnering for “Victory Campaign 2011,” providing an opportunity for all fans to not […]


Volunteers Invited to Pack Boxes for US at 6th annual Christmas packing in Manville Nov. 13th

MANVILLE – Volunteers are invited to join Operation Shoebox New Jersey staff pack gift boxes and send Christmas greetings to U.S. troops deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan at its sixth annual Christmas packing and Santa’s Workshop Nov. 13. The packing and workshop will be at the Kavanaugh VFW Post #2290, 600 Washington Ave., Manville, with registration […]