NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – May 25, 2016 – The New Jersey State Federation of Women’s Clubs (NJSFWC) recently announced its selection of Prevent Child Abuse-New Jersey (PCA-NJ) as its Special State Project for 2016-18 at its annual convention in Atlantic City. NJSFWC is the largest volunteer women’s service organization in New Jersey with nearly 7,000 members statewide. The entire Federation votes to designate a specific charitable organization as the beneficiary of its advocacy, volunteer and fundraising efforts every two years.
“We are especially honored to be chosen as the Special State Project,” said Rush Russell, Executive Director at PCA-NJ. “We are so impressed by the outstanding community service achievements of the NJSFWC members whose volunteer spirit and efforts have made a great difference throughout New Jersey’s communities for more than a century.”
PCA-NJ was one of many organizations that applied for the Special State Project designation. The applicants were narrowed down to three finalists. The entire Federation then voted to select one beneficiary.
“The New Jersey State Federation of Women’s Clubs is thrilled to partner with Prevent Child Abuse-New Jersey. Our membership is excited and eager to advance the organization’s worthwhile cause of promoting great childhoods – healthy and happy – for all children in New Jersey,” said newly elected NJSFWC President Jean Revis.
Prevent Child Abuse-New Jersey promotes great childhoods, positive parenting and healthy child development. Founded in 1979, all our efforts throughout the state are dedicated to preventing child abuse and neglect in all forms for all New Jersey children. Annually, PCA-NJ serves tens of thousands of children and families throughout New Jersey. PCA-NJ is the New Jersey Chapter of Prevent Child Abuse America, a network of chapters in all 50 states. For more information, call 732-246-8060 or visit www.preventchildabusenj.org