Restoring

one PERSON, one FAMILY, one COMMUNITY at a time

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Building Prosperous Communities in Burlington and the surrounding counties.

 

CHAI’s purpose is to aid with the fulfillment of community needs throughout Burlington and the surrounding counties. Our goal is to provide assistance in the areas of Youth Mentorship, Community Development, Leadership and Educational activities. CHAI will work to combine resources with existing organizations, while also creating new opportunities to help improve quality of life for citizens of Burlington and the surrounding counties.

Youth

CHAI will continue to host dedicated events for youth and children, conducted in safe environments to improve and enrich their standard of living. 

Community

CHAI’s emphasis is to provide programs and activities that will enhance physical and mental health while creating a culture of wellness in our communities.

Leadership

CHAI’s focus is to cultivate meaningful relationships with  community leaders while bridging the gap to the mainstream of our community culture.

Education

CHAI is dedicated to partnering with the local school districts to aid youth with practical knowledge of Cultural, Informational and Financial literacies.

Drive-Through Food Pantry (NJ)

Drive Through Food Pantry Registration We are operating a bi-monthly drive thru food pantry. It is conducted in accordance with the CDC's social distancing guidelines (CDC). Participant Requirements: Must show proof of New Jersey Residency, ID required Address: 100...

Summer Reading Program 2020

Summer Reading Program Registration We are excited that you want to join our program. Fill out the form below and we'll email you all the information to participate. Program Rules: All registered participants will receive a registration gift delivered to the provided...

Making an Impact is our Goal

Within our programs, we aim to bring healing to the diverse families in our surrounding area and beyond. Through our network of providers, we want to help those in need get help in any area of their lives.

Connecting individuals to exceptional outcomes

Our mission is to see the citizens of our neighborhoods achieve sustainable success. As a successful corporation in this community, we feel an obligation to give back. Our programs do not discriminate on race, creed, color or religion. All are welcome, we are in this together.

Families served and counting...

Events Hosted

We invite you to join us in any of our events. Our partners in the community provide, food, entertainment, health screenings and more! We are excited for the next season of partnerships and positive outcomes.

 

  • Freedom Day Festival
  • Community Clean-up days
  • Thanksgiving Food Basket Giveaway
  • Christmas Toy and Clothing Giveaway
  • Drive-Through Pop Up Food Pantry

Family Fun

Positive Community Impact

Health Screenings

Music & Festivals

Take Action Now

It takes a community effort to make positive change. We urge households to get involved. Volunteer. Donate your time and resources. Invite a friend. Reach out to someone in need. We can help, we want to be a blessing.

Strategic Partnerships

We realize that as a team, we all win. Some of our partners provide resources to help with all types of needs.

  • Food
  • Shelter
  • Career Coaching
  • Virtual Graduation
  • Family Counseling
  • Spiritual Guidance
  • Debt Consulting

 

 

https://GradFan.com/referral – Virtual Graduation Celebration Site

Leadership Team

The people are what make our company great. We are fortunate to have passionate individuals who are ready and willing to assist.
Dr. Veronica Pollard

Dr. Veronica Pollard

Founder, VP Outreach

Eric Russell

Eric Russell

Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Willie Curry

Dr. Willie Curry

Chief Operating Officer

Trina Peters Vassallo

Trina Peters Vassallo

Secretary

Marie Davall

Marie Davall

Treasurer

Joshua Russell

Joshua Russell

Board Member

What people are saying about us

“My family is a new resident of Burlington County. When we were adjusting to life here, it was tough. CHAI really came through and helped us find resources to ease the transition.”
Janet Renolds

“I lost my job and didn’t have a lot of options. CHAI helped me find child care and rewrite my resume. With their help, I launched a new career and the future is bright!”
Sara Blankenship

Reach Us

We look forward to hearing from you!
100 East Federal Street,
Burlington, NJ 08016
470-CHAI-CDC
info@chaicdc.org