The Community Chest's Second Golf Outing to Raise Funds for Nonprofits Responding to Increased Need in Area

(Eastern Bergen County, New Jersey; March 28, 2022) -- The Community Chest of Eastern Bergen County holds its second Golf Outing on Monday, May 16, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at one of New Jersey's finest golf courses, White Beeches Golf and Country Club, located at 70 Haworth Drive in Haworth, New Jersey.  CDC guidelines will be followed throughout the outing.

            For nearly a century, The Community Chest has strengthened the community through leadership and philanthropy by leading initiatives and supporting nonprofits that benefit people in eastern Bergen County, New Jersey.  Funds raised from the golf outing will support grant awards to nonprofit agencies responding to increased need and additional services created by COVID-19 in the community.  Proceeds also support The Chest's initiatives.

            The day's activities begin with lunch from 11:00 a.m. to noon.  Tee off begins at noon, followed by cocktails at 5:00 p.m. and dinner.  Throughout the evening, a celebration, awards and a silent auction will take place.  Co-chairs of the outing are Matthew B. Libien, Senior Vice President-Investment Officer, Financial Advisor, Certified Financial Planner at Wells Fargo Advisors, and John Wilkens, Agency Principal at the Robert Wilkens Insurance Agency, a World Insurance Associates Company.  Golfers may participate as individuals or as a foursome.  Registration for the outing may be done conveniently online at


            The Community Chest invites individuals and businesses to become a sponsor.  Sponsors' support and their philanthropic endeavors in the golf outing will be highlighted in The Chest's marketing.

             To date, sponsors include Matthew B. Libien, CFP of Wells Fargo Advisors, Robert Wilkens Insurance Agency A World Company, Citi Private Bank, Richard and Shawn Kennedy, and Cameron Garrett.

            To register or to become a sponsor for the golf outing, visit the event's website at  For additional information, contact Vicki Sidrow at 201-568-7474, 201-390-8830 or

Leading Community Efforts

            The Community Chest leads community efforts to improve lives in eastern Bergen County, New Jersey. For 89 years, The Chest has provided funding to local agencies and nonprofits.  The organization also develops collaborative action plans with community partners and identifies and provides solutions for community issues with local influencers.  The organization leads on key issues by:

    Funding agencies and nonprofits to assist with providing vital services;
    Fostering collaborations between nonprofit agencies, government, corporations, and other community partners;
    Assisting agencies with expansion of services for key issues; and
    Strengthening agencies by offering professional development, teaching best practices, mentoring leaders, and providing issue-specific training.

About The Community Chest

            Founded in 1933, The Community Chest, a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization, has supported local not-for-profit agencies for 89 years.  The Chest leads initiatives and supports nonprofits that make our communities stronger and benefit people in need in eastern Bergen County.  Each year, The Chest raises funds and allocates them to agencies demonstrating the capacity to provide services to local citizens.  The organization also provides coordinating and planning services in its communities, serving as a bridge between agencies and organizations and investing in the stability and quality of the service network.

            The Community Chest's Board of Managers is comprised of community leaders dedicated to improving the lives of neighbors in need.  People interested in being considered for board membership may contact executive director Shelly Wimpfheimer at (201) 568-7474.

            For further information about The Chest, visit or contact (201) 568-7474.  Stay updated about the organization’s activities on Facebook and Twitter.

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