The College of New Jersey Dyslexia Initiative, funded by Adolf and Patty Herst, helps the School of Education provide families, teachers, schools and current students with tools and resources regarding the identification and education of children with dyslexia and literacy disabilities.
The mission of the Dyslexia Initiative is to become a key resource for families, teachers and schools in New Jersey regarding the identification and education of children with dyslexia and other severer literacy disabilities. Check out their site here.
Paul Gerard is co-chair of the Mercer County Great Strides Campaign for the cure of Cystic Fibrosis.
The CF Foundation is leading the way in innovative research and drug development, promoting high-quality, individualized care, and helping people with CF live better today. Nearly every CF drug was made possible by the Foundation and because of funds raised from Great Strides, people with CF are living longer, healthier lives and pursuing their dreams. Check out their site here.
Brett Shaver is a founding member of the NextGen Giving Circle at the Princeton Area Community Foundation.
Through the NextGen Giving Circle, young professionals can get introduced to philanthropy and learn about nonprofits in the area and can start developing the next generation of givers in our community. Together, its members will learn about causes in this region that could benefit from their donations. They will have the chance to visit local nonprofits, and then as a group, they will decide which projects to fund. Check out their press release here.