Detachment of New Jersey

Veterans Service and Rehabilitation

Patrick Gallagher

Updated December 2, 2022

Paramus

Bingo

To be announced,(Postponed due to closed wards)

Lenny Free Squad #147,keith Barnes sq. 58


new JERSEY VETERANS HOME AT PARAMUS WISH LIST 2022 It is through the ongoing support of individuals and organizations that we can provide many of the special “extras” for our residents. ONGOING FUNDING ITEMS Suggestions of monetary donations used to replenish the various funds maintained for the benefit of the Veterans. Please make checks payable to the New Jersey Veterans Home at Paramus. THANK YOU! FUND PURPOSE General Welfare Fund for resident needs Aquarium Maintain the large aquariums in the lobby and all units Happy Hour Funding to provide alcoholic/nonalcoholic beverages, snacks, and music at the weekly happy hour Entertainment Funding for performances Garden Funding for garden, Resident garden activity and seasonal plants and flowers for decoration Harpist Funding to provide music therapy by a visiting Harpist Holidays and Special Events Funding for holiday parties, gifts, and special entertainment Music and Memory Funding to purchase music and equipment for our Music and Memory Program Recreation To Purchase supplies and support daily resident activities on the units and in the multipurpose room Room Projects (for Scouts/groups) Funding to refurbish resident common areas Trips and Outings For Residents to travel to events outside the facility such as casino, sporting events, dinners etc. Courtyard Project Funding for center Courtyard restoration to create level outdoor space for residents to enjoy movies, concerts, etc. List of more detailed items for our Residents/Personal Care items. Socks(nonskid)and Diabetic socks Men’s & Women’s white undershirts Elastic waist/sweatpants/Joggers/Track pants (Men’s & Women’s) Men’s and Women’s Pajama sets Shirts (easy on style-long and short sleeve T-shirts Cardigan/lightweight long sleeve jackets Men’s & Women’s hoodies with Zipper Body wash (Men’s & Women’s) Deodorant (Men’s & Women’s) Shaving Cream Clothing sizes: Men’s: Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL Ladies: Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large, 2XL, 3XL In Compliance with infection control policies, clothing items must be NEW with Tags attached. We are unable to accept any previously worn clothing: ELECTRONICS/ENTERTAINMENT ITEMS FOR RESIDENT USE Electric razors (3 blade Norelco) Super Ear Personal Sound Amplification (Model SE5000) Headphones (Sony)Wireless Boom Boxes (portable radio/CD player 4-Karaoke System with wireless microphones (PyleUSA.com model no. PKRK10) Sound Machine (rainfall, ocean, rain etc) 32 inches plain flat screen TVs (Insignia, Toshiba, Onn, LG) Please consider donating funds for electronic equipment so we may purchase The items that are compatible with our systems. Please indicate the item to be purchased on the memo line of the check. Furniture and Accessories Outdoor furniture Snoezelen cart (provides a multi-sensory environment for memory care residents frames for Puzzles (plexiglass only). Miscellaneous Seasonal centerpieces for dining tables Watches (large face) Joy for All (Cat or Dog) Memory Care Unit Security Neck pouches Magnetic Dartboard/Darts Jigsaw Puzzles Arts & Crafts Supplies Laundry Detergent (in small amounts) Memory Care Therapy Baby Doll-The Ashton Vecta Deluxe mobile sensory stations Lollipops/snacks/chocolates NO Books or DVDs are needed; our library shelves are full!! **We are unable to accept used clothing, electronics, decorations, furniture, or homemade food items** THANK YOU! For questions or to arrange a donation please contact: Mariamma Joseph (Sini), Volunteer Services Assistant 201-634-8505 

Next call will be 10-24-2022

All welcome to call in


national v.a.n.r committee call info

Seth A. Rippe (NE), Chairman

Fourth Monday of each month

7:00 p.m. Central Time/8:00 p.m. Eastern Time


Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 845 1668 0686

Passcode: 243945



VA&R Visits 2019-2021 

Lyons VA

(Postponed due to closed wards)

 

Menlo Park

bill odom sq 143

03-25-2023 2pm-4pm


New Jersey Veterans Memorial Home at Menlo Park PO Box 3013, 132 Evergreen Road, Edison, NJ 08818 Wish List 2022 It is through the generous contributions of organizations, corporations and individuals that we are able to provide many of the “extras” as we care for our Residents. Listed below are ongoing wishes and special needs that we have identified for our Home. ONGOING FUNDING ITEMS  Amazon Gift Cards (for Resident personal needs)  Lunch Outing Sponsorship ($400)  MOVIE THEATRE Gift Cards  Music Sponsorship ($150- $200)  Activity Program Sponsorship ($150) Bingo, Wine & Cheese, Beer & Pretzels, Pizza & Movie, White Castle & Movie Sport Game Sponsorships  22” Flat panel televisions w/ DVD Players for Resident Rooms Specific Personal Needs Please follow the link below for examples and additional items https://www.amazon.com/registries/custom/1698SQ6IJXUHZ/guest-view WE CANNOT ACCEPT: AEROSOL PRODUCTS, POWDERS OR TRIAL SIZE ITEMS To Make a Donation Please Contact Marissa Konopka at 732-452-4236 or Marissa.konopka@dmava.nj.gov Please make all checks payable to: “NJ Veterans Memorial home at Menlo Park” Electric Razors Electric Toothbrushes Body Spray For Women/Men alarm clocks/CD players Hair Styling Mousse & Gel Afrocentric Hair Styling Products Crocs Headphones Sun Hats Military Branch Baseball hats Military Branch T-Shirts Headphone wire extenders Nail Polish & Remover Wipes Sweatpants Med, Large & XL Women’s Sport bras Med, Large, XL & 2XL Zip or Button Up Sweaters Men’s/ Women’s Alcohol free mouth wash Travel Neck Pouches Wheel Chair AND WALKER Bags BODY WASHNew Jersey Veterans Memorial Home at Menlo Park PO Box 3013, 132 Evergreen Road, Edison, NJ 08818 HOLIDAY WISH LIST 2020

DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, OUR DOORS ARE CLOSED TO FAMILIES, VISITORS AND VOLUNTEERS. OUR HOLIDAYS WILL BE MUCH DIFFERENT THIS YEAR. WE ARE COMMITTED TO MAKING THIS HOLIDAY SEASON SPECIAL FOR OUR RESIDENTS. THROUGH THE GENEROUS SUPPORT OF OUR COMMUNITY, WE WILL BE PROVIDING INDIVIDUALIZED HOLIDAY GIFTS TO EACH RESIDENT TO MAKE THIS TIME A LITTLE BRIGHTER FOR THEM. OUR VETERANS ANGEL PROGRAM IS FULLY SPONSORED AT THIS TIME. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO DONATE ITEMS TO SUPPLEMENT THE RESIDENT GIFT BAGS, PLEASE SEE THE LIST BELOW FOR ITEMS OUR RESIDENTS CAN USE.  Men’s & Women’s Clothing Sizes Medium through X-Large Amazon Gift Cards for Individual Resident Needs To Make a Donation Please Contact Christine Caratozzolo at 732-452-4258 or christine.caratozzolo@dmava.nj.gov ALL DONATIONS MUST BE MAILED TO THE FACILITY Please make all checks payable to: “NJ Veterans Memorial home at Menlo Park” Electric Razors Batteries Body wash Body Spray Shampoo Conditioner Deodorant Lip Balm Tissues Body Lotion Combs Brushes Denture Adhesive Fanny Packs Nail Polish Lipstick Eye Shadow Blush Womens’ scarves Men’s Watches Women’s Watches


vineland

 RESIDENT NEED AND WISH LIST 524 NW Boulevard Vineland, NJ 08360-2895 856-405-4212 (Volunteer Office) It is through the generous contributions of organization and individuals that we are able to provide many of the “extras” as we care for our residents. Listed below are ongoing wishes, special needs, and future projects that we have identified for our Home. SPECIFIC NEEDS  Body Wash- Scents that can be used for men or women.  Body Spray  Diabetic Socks  Button Down Cardigans (S-5XL)  Socks with non-slip tread on bottoms  Lip Balm  Tissues (Boxes)  Perfume  Pre Shave, After Shave and Cologne  Denture Adhesive and Denture Cleaning Tablets  Suspenders & Belts-Larger Sizes  Sweatshirts & Sweatpants (S-5XL)  Electric Razors  MP3 Players  2GB Flash Drives (Library Kiosk)  Undershirts (White) Sizes S-5XL  Batteries (New only) AA & AAA & C  Deodorant- Universal scents for men or women.  Refreshments (Please Check Expiration Dates) o Tasty Cakes - Regular & Diet (Individually Wrapped) o Chips and Pretzels (Individually Wrapped)  Seasonal Decoration for Residents’ Rooms  Gift Cards o Wal-Mart, Target, Visa, Amazon, iTunes ONGOING FUNDING ITEMS  Monetary donation for: o Second Wind Dreams o Sporting Event Tickets o Longwood Garden Tickets o Zoo Trip Tickets o Wheelchair Cup Holders & Bags o Newspaper & Magazine Subscriptions o Books of Postage Stamps for mailing cards to loved ones. (Prefer “Forever Stamps” o Sponsorship of music programs o Dining Out Events (Trips to Diners and Restaurants) o PROJECTS/WISH LIST  Wireless Headphones for TV or Music  Geriatric Recliners **Specialized Equipment**  Lounge Renovations  Touch Town Information System Project Please contact us for more information on these or other project ideas. If you are interested in helping with a specific need item or project and would like to send a check, please make the check payable to: New Jersey Veterans Memorial Home at Vineland (NJVMH of Vineland) – Welfare Fund and indicate what item you would like the funds to go towards. East Orange

 (Postponed due to closed wards)

 


Veterans Haven North

Jeff Hicks

 W State of New Jersey DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AND VETERANS AFFAIRS VETERAN’S HAVEN NORTH “The Rally Point” 200 SANATORIUM RD, SUITE 101 GLEN GARDNER, NEW JERSEY 08826 908-537-1999 PHIL MURPHY Governor Commander-in-Chief SHEILA OLIVER Lieutenant Governor LISA J. HOU, D.O. Brigadier General The Adjutant General VHN Wish List Listed below are the items that currently constitute our wish list; most of which are consumable items that and find ourselves needing often. Please note that the wish list is a living document which gets updated based on the needs of the facility. A current updated list can always be found on our website: https://www.nj.gov/military/veterans/services/vetshavennorth/documents/VHN-Wish-List.pdf Please Note: WE ARE NOT ACCEPTING “USED” CLOTHING AT THIS TIME At this time we are only accepting the following listed items due to our Covid Restrictions Cleaning Supplies • Laundry soaps & dryer sheets (Limited to following brands only) Laundry Soaps Dryer Sheets All Mighty Pacs Snuggle All Mighty Pacs Free & Clear All– Free & Clear Tide Pods GAIN Tide Pods – Free & Clear Berkley Jensen (BJs) Kirkland Ultra Clean Pacs Laundry Bags Kirkland Single Dose Purex Liquid • Clorox Wipes • Toilet Bowl Brushes • Soap Holders Personal Use Items • Universal Phone Minute Cards • Travel Mugs (Stainless) with Lid • Water Bottles with Spout Lid • Mouthwash (alcohol free only) • Hairbrushes/Hair Picks/Combs • Plastic Clothes Hangers • Black Work Boots/Shoes (Non-Slip, Oil-Resistant) Sizes Men’s 10-14 • L, XL, 2XL, 3X, 4X Men’s Clothing (Sweatpants, sweatshirts, boxers, Short and long sleeved T-shirts/Polos, Hoodies) • Comforters/Sheet Sets (XL-Twin) • Pillowcases (individual packs) • Pillows • Bath Mats (Cloth) • Hand Lotion • Laundry Bags • Winter Jackets 2xl-4xl (male & female) • Air Mattresses LARGER ITEMS: Please contact VHN for specifics Item Quantity Approx. $Amt FridgVeteran Haven


Veterans Haven south

Last Sunday in July 29th 12 noon

Kent Hehl, Squad #281

 VETERANS HAVEN SOUTH P.O. BOX 80, 301 SPRING GARDEN ROAD WINSLOW, NEW JERSEY 08095-0080 609-561-4990 VHS Donation Wish List VETERAN WELCOME PACKAGES VETERAN ENHANCEMENT ITEMS DEPARTING HOUSEWARMING PACKAGES NEW ITEMS ONLY NEW ITEMS ONLY (Sizes L-XXXL) NEW ITEMS ONLY Toiletries T-Shirts – (Long & Short sleeve) Small Lamp/Alarm clocks Bath Towels/Wash Cloths Sweatshirts/pants Dish Sets – Glassware/Cups Shower Shoes/Flip Flops Athletic Shorts Cutlery Sets/Oven Utensils/ Mitts Pillows Undergarments Toasters/Coffee Makers Twin Sheet Sets Undershirt Tank-tops Shower Curtains/Rings/Rods Blankets Coats/Gloves/Hats Bath Rug Sets GIFT CARDS Robes Laundry Baskets/Supplies Backpacks Brooms/Dustpans/Buckets Computer Tablets Toilet Paper/Paper Towels GIFT CARDS Small Waste Baskets ****PROJECTS**** Ask how you can help or take charge of one of our projects! ****PROJECTS**** VETERAN ROOM IMPROVEMENT PROJECT ITEMS VETERAN SOUTH FACILIY IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS VETERAN SOUTH FACILIY/PROGRAM NEEDS Retrofit 100 rooms!! 1. BED FRAME REPLACEMENT 1. FORKLIFT Alarm Clocks 2. COMMON AREA FURNITURE 2. WAREHOUSE PROJECT 40” Smart TVs (Wi-Fi capable) 3. KITCHEN PROJECT/PIZZA OVEN 3. STANDBY GENERATOR Mattresses 4. GAZEBO/COVERED PATIO PROJECT 4. REPLACE COMMERCIAL REFRIGERATOR Refrigerators (3.1 Cubic w/freezer) by Magic Chef 5. MULTI-PURPOSE GATHERING ROOM Lamps 6. COFFEE/JUICE VENDING MACHINE Blankets 7. CANTEEN Small Trash Cans 8. GAZEBO/COVERED PATIO PROJECTFor God and Country



Patrick Gallagher

Detachment VA&R Committee Chairman

848-992-4337