NJCPA Surpasses $38,000 in Donations for its 12th Annual Food Drive
The New Jersey Society of CPAs collected $38,057 in online monetary donations — its highest ever — for its twelfth annual food drive to benefit the Community FoodBank of New Jersey. The drive, which ran from Sept. 27 through Nov. 19, also collected nearly 2,700 pounds of nonperishable food and canned goods.
The following organizations participated by accepting physical donations at their offices and/or virtual donations:
- Alloy, Silverstein, Shapiro, Adams, Mulford, Cicalese, Wilson & Co.
- Bowman & Company LLP
- Capaldi Reynolds
- Deloitte & Touche LLP
- Egg Harbor Township School District
- Friedman LLP
- Gold Gerstein Group LLC
- The Green Group
- Haefele Flanagan
- LB Goodman & Co.
- Mazars USA LLP
- Paymedia LLC
- PKF O'Connor Davies, LLP
- SKC & Co., CPAs
- Untracht Early, LLC
- Wagner Shields & Moini LLP
- zbt Certified Public Accounting & Consulting, LLC
This year’s food drive easily surpassed 2020’s food drive collection of $25,000 in online contributions and approximately 1,000 pounds of nonperishable food items and canned goods. Since 2010, the NJCPA has donated more than 20,000 pounds of food items to the FoodBank.
“The food drive is such a tremendous opportunity to assist New Jerseyans in need. It’s wonderful to be part of such a giving community and my heart is full after such an amazing result this year,” said Nicole DeRosa, CPA, MAcc, senior tax manager at Wiss and chairperson of the NJCPA Emerging Leaders Council, an appointed leadership group that hosted the food drive.
“We are extremely appreciative of our members’ generosity and ability to volunteer their time and resources to this worthy cause. With COVID-19 challenges and other hardships this time of year, the food drive is particularly important,” added Ralph Albert Thomas, CPA (DC), CGMA, CEO and executive director at the NJCPA.