Health & Research Cause Week

Cause of the Week

Meet the NJECC charities that address this cause:

Health and research encompasses a wide range of issues such as providing health care, conducting research to discover new treatments and cures, and advocating for regulations and policies that address healthcare challenges and needs. NJECC charities are working hard to find cures for cancer or aging illnesses, prevent the spread of diseases, deliver quality health care, and so much more.

If you care about advancing medical research and increasing access to health care services and information, show that #NewJerseyGives by making your pledge to charities working in this cause area.

The list below includes all NJECC charities who are addressing this cause. When you are ready to make a difference, click the "Donate Now" button to start the donation process and pledge your support to as many charities as you would like. During the charity search process, you can use the cause week category filter to easily find all the charities listed below. 

  • A Kid Again Greater Philadelphia
  • AIDS Children's Foundation
  • AIDS Fund
  • AIDS Research Foundation (amfAR)
  • Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer
  • Alopecia Areata Foundation National
  • Alpha One Foundation
  • ALS Association
  • Alzheimer's Association
  • Alzheimer's Disease Research
  • Alzheimer's Foundation of America
  • Alzheimer's New Jersey
  • Alzheimer's Research and Prevention Foundation
  • Alzheimer's Research Foundation, Fisher Center
  • American Association for Cancer Research
  • American Association of Kidney Patients, Inc.
  • American Breast Cancer Foundation
  • American Cleft Palate - Craniofacial Association
  • American Diabetes Association
  • American Heart Association
  • American Institute for Cancer Research
  • American Kidney Fund
  • American Liver Foundation
  • American Lung Association
  • American Parkinson Disease Association
  • Anxiety and Depression Association of America
  • Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation
  • Apraxia Kids
  • Autism Intervention and Treatment Research -- Organization for Autism Research
  • Autism Society of America
  • Autism Speaks
  • Be The Match Foundation
  • Bergen Volunteer Medical Initiative
  • Brain & Behavior Research Foundation
  • Brain Injury Association of America
  • Brain Tumor Association, American (ABTA)
  • Breast Cancer Action
  • Breast Cancer African American, Sisters Network Inc.
  • Breast Cancer Aid and Research Institute
  • Breast Cancer Coalition
  • Breast Cancer Research & Assistance Fund
  • Breast Cancer Research Foundation
  • Breast Intentions
  • Can Do Multiple Sclerosis
  • Cancer Aid and Research Fund
  • Cancer Care, Inc.
  • Cancer Research for Children - CureSearch
  • Cancer Research Fund of the Damon Runyon - Walter Winchell Foundation
  • Cancer Research Institute
  • Cancer Research: Cell and Gene Targeted Treatments
  • Cape Volunteers in Medicine
  • Care Net
  • Celiac Central, Beyond Celiac
  • Center for Infectious Disease and Vaccine Research
  • Cerebral Palsy Foundation
  • CHADD (Children & Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder)
  • CHC: Creating Healthier Communities
  • Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation
  • Childhood Cancer Research for a Cure
  • Childhood Leukemia Foundation
  • Children's Cancer Aid and Research Institute
  • Children's Cancer Assistance Fund
  • Children's Hospital Foundation
  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Children's House at the Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Children's Medical Ministries
  • Children's Organ Transplant Association
  • Children's Tumor Foundation
  • Children's Wish Foundation International
  • Colorectal Cancer Alliance
  • Cooley's Anemia Foundation
  • Cornelia de Lange Syndrome Foundation
  • Cure Alzheimer's Fund
  • Curing Cancer Through VHL
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
  • Daughters of Israel
  • Deaf Children's Literacy Project
  • Deborah Heart & Lung Center
  • Dementia Society of America
  • Diabetes Action Research and Education Foundation
  • Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation
  • Direct Relief
  • Dystonia Medical Research Foundation
  • Embrace Kids Foundation
  • Emmanuel Cancer Foundation
  • enCourage Kids Foundation
  • Endometriosis Association
  • Epilepsy Foundation
  • Eversight
  • Ezer Mizion International Jewish Bone Marrow Registry
  • FamCare, Inc.
  • Foundation Fighting Blindness
  • Gilda's Club South Jersey
  • Glaucoma Research Foundation
  • Gluten Intolerance Group of North America
  • GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer
  • Hearing Health Foundation
  • Heart Disease Aid and Research Fund
  • Helen Keller International
  • Histiocytosis Association, Inc.
  • Holy Name Medical Center Foundation
  • Hope Loves Company
  • Hospice Foundation for End-of-Life Care
  • Hospice Foundation of America
  • Hugs for Brady Foundation
  • Huntington's Disease Society of America
  • Hyacinth Foundation
  • Hydrocephalus Association
  • International Myeloma Foundation
  • International Relief Teams
  • JDRF International
  • JDRF International, Northern NJ and Rockland Chapter
  • Karen Ann Quinlan Memorial Foundation
  • Keep a Child Alive
  • Kidney Cancer Association
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • Leukemia Clinical Research Foundation
  • Leukemia Research Foundation
  • Lupus Foundation of America
  • Lymphoma Research Foundation
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation of America
  • March of Dimes
  • Maryville, Inc.
  • Masonic Charity Foundation of New Jersey; DBA Masonic Village at Burlington and Acacia Hospice
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Mercy Ships
  • Mercy-USA for Aid and Development, Inc.
  • Multiple Sclerosis Association of America
  • Multiple Sclerosis Foundation
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association
  • Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America
  • National Down Syndrome Society
  • National Foundation for Cancer Research
  • National Hemophilia Foundation
  • National Kidney Foundation (Headquarters)
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society
  • National Psoriasis Foundation
  • NephCure Kidney International
  • New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders, Inc.
  • New Jersey Sharing Network
  • Ocean of Love, Inc
  • Operation Smile
  • Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance
  • Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
  • Parkinson's Foundation
  • Parkinson's Research - The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research
  • Pearl S. Buck International, Inc.
  • Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation of the United States, Inc.
  • Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation
  • Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
  • PKD Foundation
  • Prevent Cancer Foundation
  • Prevention Links
  • Pulmonary Hypertension Association
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome Association of America
  • Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities®
  • Ryan's Quest, Inc.
  • Saint Peter's Foundation
  • Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice
  • Sarcoma Foundation of America, Inc.
  • Scleroderma Foundation Tri-State Inc. Chapter
  • SEE International
  • Seeing Eye, Inc.
  • SEVA Foundation
  • Shriners Hospitals for Children
  • Skin Cancer Foundation
  • Spina Bifida Association of America
  • Spinal Cord Injury Network International
  • Jude Children's Research Hospital (serving New York, New Jersey, & Vermont)
  • Stand Up To Cancer
  • The Ashley Lauren Foundation
  • The Kortney Rose Foundation, Inc.
  • Thyroid Association, American
  • TMJ Association, Ltd.
  • Toys For Tots Foundation
  • Turner Syndrome Foundation, Inc.
  • UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Foundation
  • United Breast Cancer Foundation
  • United Way of Central Jersey
  • Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey
  • Westfield Community Center
  • ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer

NOTEAll charities were asked to provide their logo and to select one, primary cause category to be promoted under. Only the charities who submitted their logo for promotional purposes are shown here. For a complete list of all charities participating in the 2021 NJECC who address this cause, please refer to the list above.

THANK YOU TO OUR PROMOTIONAL SPONSOR, THE CREDIT UNION OF NEW JERSEY.

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