#GivingTuesday 2018

Categories: community, Fundraisers, Fundraising, Giving, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News
The Lake Hopatcong Foundation will, once again, join the global giving movement, #GivingTuesday in 2018. This worldwide day of giving, on November 27, encourages millions of people to come together to support the causes they believe in and the communities in which they live. Every act of generosity counts, and each means even more when …

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Lake cleanup proves very tiresome

Categories: community, Events, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Commission, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, LHF, Mt. Arlington, News, Projects and Initiatives, Volunteers, Water Quality
It’s safe to assume that part of the fun of volunteering for the recent lake-wide cleanup of Lake Hopatcong is that it’s sort of like a treasure hunt. It may not have quite the same romance as, say, Indiana Jones’s archaeological exploits in the Raiders of the Lost Ark movies, but there’s something exciting about …

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Cleanup tallies, volunteers and quotables

Categories: community, Events, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Commission, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, LHF, Mt. Arlington, News, Projects and Initiatives, Volunteers, Water Quality
2018 lake-wide cleanup tallies Every 5 years, the State of New Jersey draws down Lake Hopatcong by 60 inches to allow property owners to repair docks and seawalls. The drawdown can also help to kill off unwanted aquatic plants in shallow areas, while facilitating cleanup efforts.  The first lake-wide cleanup was organized by the LHF …

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#GivingTuesday donations will have double the impact

Categories: community, Fundraisers, Fundraising, Giving, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News
A global day of giving #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving when millions of people come together to support the causes they believe in and the communities in which they live. The Lake Hopatcong Foundation will, once again, join this global giving movement on November 27 with a special giving opportunity. #GivingTuesday donations will support our …

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Hundreds of volunteers venture out to remove trash from Lake Hopatcong

Categories: community, Events, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Commission, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, LHF, Mt. Arlington, News, Projects and Initiatives, Volunteers, Water Quality
Shortly after 8 o’clock on a misty Saturday morning, the collar of two green-plaid boots peeked up above the dark-gray muck just off Brady Road in Jefferson Township. Barely a step away, Cora Haughney was desperately trying to find her balance on one foot, which she’d managed to plant on a friend’s clean boot while …

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Less Than Three Weeks Until #GivingTuesday!

Categories: community, Fundraisers, Fundraising, Giving, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News
#GivingTuesday is a global giving movement that has been built by individuals, families, organizations, businesses and communities in countries around the world. Millions of people have come together to support and champion the causes they believe in and the communities in which they live. We have a special giving opportunity for #GivingTuesday this year… stay tuned!

Volunteers Celebrated at Beefsteak Dinner

Categories: community, Fundraisers, Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News
The Lake Hopatcong Foundation hosted a traditional beefsteak dinner Saturday, Nov. 3, at the St. Jude Parish Hall in Hopatcong. The event was a fundraiser for the LHF as well as a gathering to honor LHF volunteers. “As a small organization, we’re limited as to what we can do without paying more people,” said Marty …

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