to Autism New Jersey and Amazon, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health New Jersey
was the recipient of a large donation of personal hygiene products – more than
1,300 items! – that will be used to support the individuals it serves every
donation was part of Amazon’s fulfillment donations, which were then given to
Devereux New Jersey by Autism New Jersey, a partnering organization. The
products will be distributed to Devereux New Jersey’s many group homes and vocational
centers throughout the Garden State.
are beyond thrilled and grateful for Autism New Jersey’s generous donation, and
we know each and every item will be put to good use,” said Devereux New Jersey
Executive Director Brian Hancock.
A partnership leads to
Autism New Jersey was the recipient of an Amazon fulfillment donation that included
household and personal items, from kitchen and bath cleaners, to shampoo and
soap. Because the two organizations have a close partnership, Autism New Jersey
passed on the supplies to the Devereux team.
New Jersey Vocational Coordinator Tommy
Clark transported the supplies the nonprofit’s vocational program, where
staff – and individuals with emotional, behavioral and cognitive differences --
sorted products by type and gender. The supplies, which were disseminated to
the group homes and vocational programs based on need – included:
bars of soap
tubes of toothpaste
bottles of soft soap
bottles of body wash
bottles of shampoo
bottles of lotion
items, including a few tablets
donation was such a wonderful surprise! The individuals we serve were so
excited because they had never seen so many products of this type in one
location,” said Clark. “They took the time to carefully sort the products and
count all items. They also took pride in knowing that the donation will help
all Devereux New Jersey individuals with their daily living training and goals.”
To learn more about Devereux New
Jersey’s programs and services, click here. To learn more
about Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, click here.
From left: Lindsay Bevan Autism N.J., Tommy Clark Devereux N.J. and Christina Hoffman, Autism N.J
Griffin Littell, an individual supported by Devereux N.J.’s Woodbine Vocational Program, helps sort the products.
From left: Elissa Kapp Autism N.J., Christina Hoffman Autism N.J., Kevin Greczek Autism N.J., Tommy Clark Devereux N.J. and Lindsay Bevan Autism N.J.