Don’t rake leaves into the lake

Categories: News, Water Quality
As you’re wrapping up your fall yard work, please remember to rake or blow your leaves away from the lake and not into it.  It is inevitable that some leaves will naturally fall into the lake, however, an abundance of decomposing leaves will increase the nutrient levels in the lake which can lead to algae …

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Simple ways to support your community while celebrating the holiday season

Categories: community, Fundraising, General LHF Info, News
The Holiday season is officially upon us!  After giving thanks and communing with family and friends, there are lots of opportunities to snatch some amazing bargains, support your local community, enjoy the season and even get outside. Black Friday Amazon Smile For those who love the thrill of the bargain, don’t forget to use smile.amazon.com when taking …

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AmazonSmile – support the LHF while you shop

Categories: Fundraising, General LHF Info, News
Whenever you click onto Amazon to make any purchases this holiday season, make sure you start at smile.amazon.com and select the Lake Hopatcong Foundation as your designated charity (or just click the above banner).  AmazonSmile will automatically donate 0.5% of your eligible purchases to us. It costs you (and us) nothing!  It’s just like shopping …

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#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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