Bancroft is a leading regional nonprofit provider of specialized services for individuals with autism, other intellectual or developmental disabilities and those in need of neurological rehabilitation. Through its innovative programs supporting people throughout different stages in life, Bancroft offers a comprehensive range of services aimed at unlocking the full potential in each person and meeting his or her changing needs. Programming includes special education, vocational training and supported employment, structured day programs, residential treatment programs, community living programs, and behavioral supports. In 2018, Bancroft opened the Raymond & Joanne Welsh Campus in Mt. Laurel, NJ, for children’s services, featuring the flagship Bancroft School and Lindens Center for Autism. The campus is the most progressive and expansive campus for children with special needs in the region.
Founded by husband and wife team, Brian Wallach and Sandra Abrevaya, I AM ALS is revolutionizing how we find treatments and cures for ALS.
The patient-led community provides critical support and resources to people with ALS, caregivers and loved ones. We empower advocates to raise awareness and lead the movement against ALS to accelerate an end to the fatal disease.
For nearly 100 years the American Cancer Society has been saving lives and easing suffering caused by cancer. ACS funds research into treatment, prevention, and early detection, and provides a range of social services to patients and their families. The Society is proud to have contributed to the work that has resulted in a 27% drop in the overall cancer death rate in the United States. That drop equates to 2.6 million fewer cancer deaths between 1991 and 2016. WCRE is proud to support the mission of helping people stay well, get well, find cures, and fight back against cancer.
WCRE is also a proud supporter of The Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey. The Federation encompasses Camden, Burlington, and Gloucester Counties, and is the third largest Federation in the state of New Jersey. It serves a Jewish population of approximately 50,000 through a network of local,national and international agencies, and provides or supports a wide range of social services to people of all backgrounds. These services include housing, food assistance, counseling, and support for seniorcitizens and those with disabilities. The Federation is also a leader in Jewish culture and education.
Following the founding of the first Ronald McDonald House in Philadelphia in 1974, the first House in New Jersey open in 1983 in a small Victorian row house behind Cooper Hospital. After the Eagles Football team partnered with McDonald’s to help create the first House, other NFL teams in large cities across the USA partnered with their local children’s hospitals and the concept quickly spread across the country. Now the charity is global.
Since 1980, Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice has been providing comfort, support, and dignity to people in Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, and Mercer counties who are coping with the pain, symptoms, and stress of serious illness and/or grief. Samaritan’s hospice professionals provide physical, spiritual, and emotional support to patients of any age with any diagnosis during the last months of life, and to their families. The Palliative Medical Partners program helps patients and families — at any stage of serious illness — get a clearer understanding of their illness and medical options while relieving pain and symptoms. Samaritan’s Center for Grief offers grief support counseling and support groups for anyone grieving a loss, whether or not they have used other Samaritan services. Samaritan also offers extensive end-of-life education and advocacy for the community and healthcare professionals, including New Jersey’s first Fellowship program in Hospice/Palliative Medicine in collaboration with the Rowan School of Osteopathic Medicine.