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Whether it’s simply a helping hand or lifelong support, Acenda seeks to empower individuals of all ages to thrive and explore their greatest potential.

We are many things to many people, but at the core of Acenda is our mission-driven, compassionate, and devoted team focused on purposeful progress to better individuals, families, and communities.

Acenda provides over 100 life-enhancing programs and services to individuals, families, and communities across ten counties in New Jersey.


I’ve Already Broken My New Year’s Resolution. Now What?

Dear Acenda, I feel like an absolute failure. My New Year's Resolution for 2021 was to live a healthier...

Returning to School Amidst COVID-19

Supporting Students During the Transition For those of us who have school-age children, we know first-hand how the pandemic...

Why I Give – Debra Noll

Our donors and volunteers make the community a better place for our children and families. In our series, Why I...

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