Development Blog by Elizabeth Piercey | September 2018
New Jersey Youth Symphony is excited to celebrate our 40th anniversary season this year! To commemorate this milestone, we are partnering with social service agencies for each of our 13 concerts. We will ask audiences to bring an in-kind donation to help serve families in the local community.
Here is the schedule of concerts and partners for the fall season. We invite you to attend all NJYS concerts and make an in-kind donation to our partners!
Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 8 pm
Partner: Toni’s Kitchen
Suggested In Kind Donation: Support area youth through the Healthy Backpack Program, including: Peanut butter, pasta, tuna, pasta sauce, oatmeal, healthy cereal, rice, beans, snack bars, and raisins (no glass please).
Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 3 pm
Partner: St. Joseph’s Social Service Center
In Kind Donation: Toiletry items, including: toothpaste, toothbrush, dental floss, lip balm, soap, deodorant, travel-size shampoo and conditioner, travel-size body lotion, travel-size mouthwash, travel-size hand sanitizer, comb, brush, hair ties, and tissue packs.
Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 7 pm
In Kind Donation: Non-perishable food items.
Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 3 pm
Partner: Homeless Solutions, Inc.
In Kind Donation: low-sugar breakfast cereal, low-sugar oatmeal packets, coffee, toilet paper, and paper towels.
Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 3pm and 7pm
In Kind Donation: Cold weather items, including: hearty soups and stews, gloves, hats, umbrellas, and warm thermal socks.