Paramus, NJ. (December 17, 2021) – Center for Hope and Safety, a New Jersey based non-profit agency dedicated to assisting victims and survivors of domestic violence, is in need of volunteers for its annual holiday gift wrapping event held throughout the holiday season at the Paramus Mall.
The annual event is organized to raise both awareness about domestic violence and funds for the Center to support vital programs and services to help domestic violence victims and their children rebuild their lives.
Running Monday-Saturday until Christmas Eve from 10AM-9PM (6 pm on Christmas Eve), the event offers shoppers an opportunity to have their gifts wrapped by Center for Hope and Safety volunteers with all proceeds going to the Center. Gift wrapping volunteers are needed and opportunities are available in two- and three-hour time slots. To sign-up to volunteer as a gift wrapper visit register at this link now through December 24th. Shoppers interested in having their gifts wrapped and / or making a donation to support Center for Hope and Safety can visit the gift-wrapping stand located outside of Chicos on Level 1, near the East Entrance.
Founded in 1976, Center for Hope and Safety has spent over four decades working to ensure that every person is granted the ability to feel safe, empowered, and free from violence. The agency offers a wide range of services designed to help both individuals and their children escape from domestic violence situations, as well as resources towards fostering new beginnings including safe housing, escape planning, financial workshops, career assistance and free legal services.
About Center for Hope and Safety
Center for Hope and Safety is Bergen County’s only not-for-profit agency dedicated to helping adults and children rebuild their lives beyond domestic violence. Since 1976, Center for Hope and Safety has been providing a safe haven and critical support services for domestic violence survivors and their children throughout Bergen County. Our mission is to assist adults and children who are victims of domestic violence, including emotional, economic, sexual and physical abuse. We offer a full spectrum of free services designed to address and support emotional, physical and financial healing, including a legal services program to provide free legal representation, advice and counsel on restraining orders, appeals and emergent custody, visitation, child support, spousal support and other domestic violence family law matters. Our free, confidential hotline answers more than 4,200 calls a year and operates 7 days a week, 365 days a year. For immediate access to crisis intervention, counseling and referrals including enrollment in our safe house call (201) 944-9600 or visit: https://www.hopeandsafetynj.org/.