Food from the Heart

For 43 years, the Center for Food Action has provided humanitarian assistance throughout Bergen and Passaic counties.

Horses Healing Heroes:

The Unbridled Heroes Project was born out of a wish to save rescued and abused horses as well as help military heroes who are struggling to rebuild their lives and become whole again. Its founders, Amy and Mark Steppe, both veterans themselves, know firsthand the effects war can have on returning soldiers.

Chores Around the House:

How many retired guys does it take to hang a picture? About four, according to Dennis Beezley of Glen Rock, who volunteers with the Chore Service of Bergen County.

The Art of Motion:

It doesn’t take long in Lynn Needle’s presence to feel at home. The owner, creative force and active innovator behind Art of Motion, Inc. moves through the cozy waiting area of her second-floor dance studio, stooping to speak to a tiny dancer in sparkly pink ballet shoes, greeting waiting parents and caregivers by name, and paying close attention to the vivacious tween…

Ski Buddies

The idea came to Cory Gorczycki on a chairlift near the end of the ski season a few years ago. Missing his grandparents who had both passed away a few months prior, Cory, then 15, started to think about blending his love of skiing with their lifelong dedication to helping others and the solution was simple: Teach kids going through…