Jerry Swon | Community

Jerry Swon has a longstanding interest in volunteering and community involvement.

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Conserve Wildlife Foundation Of New Jersey Preserving And Protecting Wildlife Jerry Swon

Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey: Preserving and Protecting Wildlife

Many people may view New Jersey as a small state filled with big cities and urban communities. The fact is though, New Jersey has much wildlife that is considered to be rare and endangered. These animals need help to survive. These rare and endangered species can be found throughout the state, in the northern mountains, […]

How You Can Bring Change To Your Community Jerry Swon

How You Can Bring Change to Your Community

There is nothing as good as living in a place and bringing about some form of positive change. Creating an impact within your community can help to improve the lives of the locals while also creating a name for yourself. The opportunities are limitless as far as the options you have to bring some change in your […]

How You Can Encourage Interaction Within Your Community Jerry Swon

How You Can Encourage Interaction Within Your Community

Communities hold great importance to our lives. Looking at your own life, you will notice that you are a part of multiple communities, like school, work, or church. One of the reasons why these groups have such an impact on our lives is due to the interaction that the organization’s members have with one another. Engagement with your […]

Behind Creating A Community Jerry Swon

The 4 Factors Behind Creating A Community

Have you ever wondered why people participate in communities? Or how that community came to be in the first place? Social psychologists, McMillian and Chavis explain that a sense of community is formed when members feel that they belong, matter, and share the same faith. McMillian and Chavis explain that there is more that goes into a community than […]

How To Encourage Others To Give More Often Jerry Swon

How to Encourage Others To Give More Often

In light of a natural disaster, such as a hurricane or earthquake, many people’s lives are abruptly altered. Victims of a disaster rely on the generosity of others in order to get through a difficult time. Donations to food banks, disaster relief organizations, and other charities can make all the difference in the lives of disaster victims. Although there are […]

Market Street Mission | Jerry Swon

Market Street Mission: Aiming to Help the Homeless, Helpless, & Hopeless

Roughly half a million people in the United States experience homelessness each year. With such a large population affected by homelessness, the organizations that seek to help the homeless and offer rehabilitation in addition to food and shelter are inspiring. Market Street Mission of Morristown, New Jersey is one such organization, and they’ve been helping the homeless for more than a century.

Creating Community Change | Jerry Swon

Creating Community Change: Finding or Forming a Local Group

Creating change in your community sometimes feels like an impossible task; without organization and clear goals, the prospect of enacting and maintaining a significant change seems somewhat impossible. However, if you believe your community is in need of change — whether you want to propose a sustainability initiative or a rehabilitation program — a local group of like-minded people might be the answer.

Top 3 Ways You Can Help Your Community Jerry Swon

Top 3 Ways You Can Help Your Community

Reflect on the word, “community”. What does that word mean to you? For some community means the 5-mile radius surrounding their home. For others, it can be a group at church, to the neighborhood to the entire city. However you define community, you can play an active role in how it grows.   To make […]

How to Build a Mindset of Inclusion _ Jerry Swon

How to Build a Mindset of Inclusion

Funding a cause can stretch across the global landscape, from arts to science to humanities and everything in between. Philanthropic work touches a variety of lives in a myriad of ways; it’s one of the unique blessings of grant funding in the first place. One of those groups that are most often touched, but sometimes […]

Lending a Hand While Learning a Lesson

Life is not limited to what we gain, but what we give. More often than not, we get wrapped up in ourselves. We become self-centered, and sometimes we even think the world revolves around us. Lending a hand to your community gives you a jolt of reality. It helps you realize that you are not […]

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