RPCV-NJ has supported local projects and organizations with reach in communities served by the Peace Corps.
2015: Pedals for Progress
2014: $500 donation to the New York City Ebola Fundraiser
2011-2012: “Images from the Peace Corps Experience” A photographic collection curated by Nancie Gunkelman. The collection was displayed at several venues throughout 2011 and 2012, including NJIT, the Monore Township Library, the Howell Living History Farm, and the Plainsboro Public Library.
2010: Haiti. Oxfam America. Donation to the Earthquake Relief Fund ($500)
2009: Sudan. CHF International. Donation for 5 stoves for refugees ($150)
P4P: Pedals for Progress. This organization started by RPCV NJ Dave Schweidenback collects bikes and sewing machines and distributes them in developing nations.
Howell Living History Farm (Mercer County Park Commission) Director Pete Watson (RPCV-NJ) welcomes RPCVs at several events throughout the year.