Department of Military and Veterans Affairs

Veterans Memorial Homes Save NJ Vets

Activity, Volunteer, & Donation Programs


Veteran Home Residents are encouraged to be active in an environment which stimulates involvement, self-esteem, productivity and freedom for independent choices.

This is accomplished by providing diverse recreational activities of interest to each resident. Activities provided are physical, social, intellectual, sensory, spiritual, creative, and community oriented.

Recreational activities are available to the veteran home residents on an individual basis, small or large group, or independent participation. Activities are available 7 days of the week, including evenings.

Our volunteers and donations are incorporated into our Activity Programs to provide a full array of Activities for each resident according to his or her capacity and preference thereby ensuring an enhanced quality of life.



Pet Therapy
Coffee Socials
Musical Entertainment
Picnics and Seasonal Parties
Arts and Crafts
Outings to local Veteran Organizations, movies, events and shopping trips
Structured physical, cognitive and social events for dementia residents
Onsite Veteran Organization Post Meetings & membership opportunities to VFW, Am Vets and DAV
Restaurant Trips


Chaplain Services

Weekly religious services - Jewish, Catholic, Protestant
Non-denominational religious services available
Bible study class/Program
Individual counseling
Hospice Visits


Volunteer Program

The Volunteer Program is overseen by the Volunteer Services Coordinator. Volunteer services are provided by local Veteran and community organizations, individual adult volunteers and by our youth volunteer program. Volunteers assist with social activities for our residents.

We are continuously recruiting new volunteers. We provide orientation for all volunteers. The volunteer program enriches the lives of our residents as well as our volunteers and enhances the quality of life our residents experience.

For a complete listing of current volunteer opportunities, please contact our Volunteer Services Department at 856-405-4213.

Service hours for volunteerism is eligible for recognition both by the Home as well as eligibility to earn recognition through the Presidential Service Award program. Also, contact us about Corporate days of service program where your business can volunteer for a day at the Home!

Volunteer ApplicationVIC NET Volunteer Log In



Through the donations of the very generous Veteran and Community Organizations, individual citizens and family members, we are able to provide more activities and comfort items to our residents. All monetary and material donations are distributed directly to the residents through activity programming and special events, or available at our Red, White and Bluetique. Please see the Resident Wish List for items that are needed.

To make a donation, please contact our Volunteer Services Department at 856-405-4213.

Wish List


Red, White and Bluetique - Donation Store

The Red, White and Bluetique is the Donation Store for our residents. Items available in this area are comprised of donated items from our Wish List. Residents may shop in this area free of charge during store hours. Items in the store may vary according to stock, but may include:

  • T-Shirts
  • Baseball caps
  • Greeting cards
  • Small gift Items
  • Toiletries and personal care items
Last Updated: 12/17/2019

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