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    Nutley Bakeries Step Up to Provide Bread to Those in Need

    Posted on July 28, 2021 by in NFSB Blog

    In 2017, Dorothy Huey asked the person behind the counter at a local bakery what they do with their bread at the end of the day. The person said any leftovers are thrown out. “I know bakeries can only put out fresh bread each day, but I didn’t realize the bread that wasn’t sold was […]

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    How the “Feel Good” Nature of Volunteering Extends to Overall Wellness

    Posted on July 20, 2021 by in NFSB Blog

    When most people think of volunteering, they focus on the “feel good” aspect of helping others and supporting a worthy cause. There’s no doubt that volunteering is one of the most rewarding activities one could experience. At Nutley Family Service Bureau (NFSB), we’ve also seen how the benefits of volunteering support a person’s overall wellness […]

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    It’s the Holiday Season – in July – at Nutley Family Service Bureau!

    Posted on July 14, 2021 by in NFSB Blog

    Prepare for Nutley Family Service Bureau (NFSB) to be transformed into a winter wonderland on Friday and Saturday, July 16 and 17 as we host the annual Holiday in July Sale! This year’s festivities will be held outside for the first time to allow for more people to shop comfortably and find the holiday items […]

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    NFSB Case Management Services Continue Meeting Community Needs

    Posted on July 7, 2021 by in NFSB Blog

    For many years, Nutley Family Service Bureau (NFSB) has offered case management services to assist members of the community with food insecurity, housing, financial assistance, home care, and other important services. To enhance the case management program and ensure that clients receive the help they need, NFSB recently introduced Molly Clark, MSW (Master of Social […]

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    Last Chance to Register for the Inaugural Bedford Golf Classic to Benefit NFSB!

    Posted on July 2, 2021 by in News

    Submitted by Dave Popkin, Board of Trustees Openings for two-person teams still remain for the inaugural Bedford Golf Classic, a fundraiser to benefit the Nutley Family Service Bureau (NFSB) on Monday, July 12 at Glen Ridge Country Club. The event is named in honor of Ruth Bedford, affectionately known as the matriarch of Nutley. Ruth […]

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    Pride Month

    Posted on June 26, 2021 by in Press

    Submitted by Dr. Taji Karim-Reisch, Board of Trustees Pride is a deep connectedness to oneself and a belongingness within a community. The month of June celebrates Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual, Allies and Pansexual (LGBTQIAAP) PRIDE. Over the last decade, the acronym evolved to be inclusive of all identities. Prior to the late […]

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    POWER of PEACE Group Program Makes Connections with Young Students

    Posted on June 23, 2021 by in NFSB Blog

    Since the pandemic, many school systems have made social-emotional learning a higher priority to help children process what’s happening, learn self-regulation and conflict resolution, and become more resilient. Recognizing this need, Nutley Family Service Bureau (NFSB) introduced the POWER of PEACE Program for elementary-aged students. As we discussed in a previous article, PEACE is an […]

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    NFSB’s Collaborative Partnership with Nutley Public Schools

    Posted on June 16, 2021 by in NFSB Blog

    Nutley Family Service Bureau (NFSB) has enjoyed a long, mutually beneficial partnership with Nutley Public Schools, providing students, families, and staff with valuable resources right in their own backyard. “I think it’s very reassuring for the schools to know we’re here for them and can help at a moment’s notice,” said Staela Keegan, MSW, LCSW, […]

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    “When People Receive Food and Smile, It Makes My Heart Happy”

    Posted on June 9, 2021 by in NFSB Blog

    Joan Roake’s daughter was a volunteer at The Pantry at Nutley Family Service Bureau (NFSB) when the COVID-19 pandemic hit. At this point, many of the senior volunteers had to take a step back due to safety concerns, and her daughter was asked to help. That’s when Joan started volunteering at NFSB. “Because my daughter […]

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    The Grieving Process Is Probably Longer and More Complex than You Think

    Posted on June 1, 2021 by in NFSB Blog

    Just months before the pandemic, Anne came to Nutley Family Service Bureau (NFSB) because she was having a hard time overcoming the death of her husband of 40 years. She has no children, so losing her husband left every area of her life empty. Anne had tried a grief group through a hospital but felt […]

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