PARSIPPANY — Merriment was abundant at Gourmet Cafe, 136 Baldwin Road, on April 3 as members and friends of the Morris County Organ Transplant Group kicked-off their annual Donate Life Month activities. Also attending the dinner were representatives of NJ Sharing Network and members of Team Liberty who participate in the Transplant Games of America.
The money raised was donated to the NJ Sharing Network Foundation.
Other Donate Life Month activities of the group include a display case full of information on the lower level of the main library branch and tying green ribbons on trees around town.
For more information on the group contact Nick at (973) 984-6966 or click here to send an email.
Since May of 2008, Matthew Pierone, chef and owner of Gourmet Café, has made it a priority to utilize his restaurant as a way to raise money for many local non-profit organizations. Prior to opening the restaurant, Matt had always been personally involved with charity donations so he wanted his business to do the same. With the belief that as a part of the community it is necessary to help give back to those in need, “Make a Difference Mondays” donates back to a designated non-profit organization. Matt’s generosity applies to all sales for lunch, dinner, take-out, and even gift certificates purchased that day. Gourmet Café has built an incredible reputation for its award-winning cuisine and exceptional service.
Gourmet Cafe has donated over $70,000 back to the community.