Business Directory

Community & NonProfit

Autism Speaks
Autism Speaks
Autism Speaks was founded in February 2005 by Bob and Suzanne Wright, grandparents of a child with autism. Their longtime friend Bernie Marcus donated $25 million to help financially launch the organization. Since then, Autism Speaks has grown into the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization, dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. We are proud of what we've been able to accomplish and look forward to continued successes in the years ahead.
Bergen Volunteer Center – Bergen Leads
The Bergen Volunteer Center strengthens the community by connecting people through service and developing civic leaders. No matter who you are or what your situation is, we can help link you to the perfect volunteer job! We work with more than 500 private and public non-profit agencies in and around Bergen County and maintain a database with hundreds of volunteer opportunities suitable for individuals and groups of every description. We also offer Bergen LEADS, a year-long civic leadership program for adults.
Executive Exchange, Inc.
The sole purpose of EEI was; and continues to be; a mutual supporting of each other’s business endeavors through direct purchase and third party referral.Executive Exchange Inc. is a networking group whose sole purpose is to create an atmosphere of trust and relationship building where it’s members can develop, exchange, and expand business by direct and indirect referrals and leads through direct interaction at networking meetings and social events.
Hackensack Riverkeeper
The mission of Hackensack Riverkeeper is to protect, preserve and restore the Hackensack River watershed and its living resources. Hackensack Riverkeeper fights for clean water, open space preservation and public access to the river for both active and passive recreation. It accomplishes its mission by prosecuting polluters, participating in the administration of local and regional open space trust funds, educating the public through school and community based programs, and organizing a variety of eco-programs, including cleanups, pontoon boat cruises, birding walks and canoe and kayak rentals in the Meadowlands. ECO-CRUISES. Hackensack Riverkeeper has been conducting these enjoyable excursions since 1995
JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation)
JDRF is the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. Our strength lies in our exclusive focus and singular influence on the worldwide effort to end T1D. Along the way, we will continue to drive scientific progress that delivers new treatments and therapies that make day-to-day life with T1D easier, safer and healthier.
Vision: A world without type 1 diabetes
Mission: Accelerating life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent and treat T1D and its complications
NJ Sharing Network
NJ Sharing Network is a non-profit, federally designated organ procurement organization committed to saving and enhancing lives through the miracle of organ and tissue donation and transplantation. We are responsible for the recovery of organs and tissue for the nearly 5,000 New Jersey residents currently awaiting transplantation. We are also part of the national recovery system, which is in place for the more than 120,000 people on waiting lists.

We operate 24/7/365 with a team of over 150 highly trained and dedicated members on staff. Our Governing and Foundation Boards are made up of a diverse group of individuals from both public and private sectors, across a variety of disciplines, and many of whom have been touched by donation including donor families and recipients. They bring great experience and insight to the important and life-saving work that we do.
North Jersey Business Exchange
Established more than ten years ago, the NJBE consists of like-minded professionals who share a common belief that strength in numbers facilitates business growth. By limiting one member per profession, NJBE members become acutely familiar with each member’s business and rely on their individual expertise.

NJBE members actively support each other and recommend each other’s businesses whenever possible. We successfully & consistently produce 50+ business referrals per quarter among our members. The NJBE serves as a cornerstone for our members; we help each other with ideas, problem-solving, and act as a solid support system. NJBE members also receive public exposure at Chamber of Commerce and other business networking events. A nonprofit organization, the NJBE actively supports & contributes to our community through charity work and donations. Our group meets twice per month in Wayne, NJ.
North Jersey Friendship House, Inc.
North Jersey Friendship House is a non-profit organization that works with adults with varying abilities and provides them with comprehensive clinical treatment, vocational training and work opportunities in order to help them achieve meaningful and productive lives. The services provided by North Jersey Friendship House are designed to address the unique needs and goals of the individual. Our programs include partial care, vocational rehabilitation, supported employment services and an adult with autism day program. In addition, we have two new programs, ICON and CLEAN which provide specialized training in culinary arts and custodial services respectively.

North Jersey Friendship House is licensed by the Division of Mental Health and the programs and services have been approved by the New Jersey Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. North Jersey Friendship House is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), a nationwide non-profit organization that is committed to enhancing quality rehabilitation services.
Tackle Kids Cancer
The Children’s Cancer Institute at Hackensack University Medical Center started an initiative to raise funds and awareness for pediatric cancer patients called Tackle Kids Cancer. Dedicated clinicians and researchers are making strides by advancing research and providing children access to the highest level of care.

One hundred percent of all donations made to Tackle Kids Cancer benefit the essential clinical care, unique support services and groundbreaking cancer research needed to find a cure.
The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army serves the less fortunate in New Jersey through a myriad of programs that include emergency assistance for food, clothing and shelter; camp and literacy programs; youth and senior programs; emergency disaster services and more.