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Gourmet Cafe donates to Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany

PARSIPPANY — Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany Foundation received a donation from Gourmet Cafe.

Accepting the donation was Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany President Frank Cahill, Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany Foundation President Greg Elbin and Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany President-Elect Karen DeChristopher.

Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany participated in Gourmet Cafe’s “Make-a-difference Monday” fundraiser.

Since the owner/chef Matthew Pierone started the program in May of 2008 Gourmet Cafe has donated over $71,000 to non-profit groups raising money for their organizations.

Although December 4 was the last day of the program, groups can still count on Gourmet Cafe for help with fundraising through the restaurant. Gift certificate and other cash donations this year were an additional $2,000 plus.

Thank you to all of those involved including my staff.

On Monday, December 11 and Monday, December 18, Gourmet Cafe will be donating 10% of the sales to Toys for Tots and the Salvation Army.

Gourmet Cafe is located at 136 Baldwin Road.  You can learn more about Gourmet Cafe by clicking here.

Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany supports nine K-Kids clubs: Lake Parsippany Elementary School, Eastlake Elementary School, Mt. Tabor Elementary School, Littleton Elementary School, Lake Hiawatha Elementary School, Troy Hills Elementary School, Northvail Elementary School, Knollwood School and Rockaway Meadow Elementary School, two Builders Clubs: Central Middle School and Brooklawn Middle School; two Key Clubs: Parsippany Hills High School and Parsippany High School and one Aktion Club.

Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany raises funds and donates to the Parsippany Food Pantry, Parsippany-Troy Hills Public Library, Parsippany PAL Youth Center, Parsippany High School Scholarship Program, Parsippany Hills High School Scholarship Program, Parsippany Child Day Center, Prevent Child Abuse-New Jersey, Camp Nejeda, NJ Sharing Network, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of Parsippany, Parsippany Project Graduation, Jersey Battered Women’s Services, Family Promise of Morris County, Parsippany Little League West, Parsippany Little League East to name a few.

The Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany meets at the Empire Diner, 1315 Route 46 every Thursday morning at 7:15. For more information, click here.

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Frank L. Cahill
Frank L. Cahill
Publisher of Parsippany Focus since 1989 and Morris Focus since 2019, both covering a wide range of events. Mr. Cahill serves as the Executive Board Member of the Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce, President of Kiwanis Club of Tri-Town and Chairman of Parsippany-Troy Hills Economic Development Advisory Board.
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