Oradell, NJ, February 01, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- New Jersey Foot and Ankle Center has been gearing up for the Big Game by putting their nonprofit on the starting line-up.
Dr. Daniel Margolin, DPM, of New Jersey Foot and Ankle Centers in Oradell, is the director of the Foundation for a Drug-Free World, Bergen County Chapter. The foundation has been a rallying point for volunteers from the podiatry office as they try to eradicate the use of illegal drugs in Bergen County.
This past week the foundation has been on the playing field for two local charity events: the Super Community Spirit Showcase and the Big Game 5K.
On January 22, the Mahwah Regional Chamber of Commerce hosted the Superbowl-inspired nonprofit showcase of over 100 local charities. Among the charities was the Foundation for a Drug-Free World Bergen County Chapter displaying the Truth About Drugs public service announcements. At the event, five professional football players, George Martin, Curtis McGriff, Karl Nelson, Chris Hogan and Kevin Haslam gathered for an opportunity to spread the message of teamwork for nonprofits.
“With the spotlight on New Jersey, no time in history has the importance of volunteering been so relevant,” said Dr. Dan Margolin. “It is important that we show the country that the dependency on government is being replaced by community teamwork. New Jersey Foot and Ankle Center through the Foundation for a Drug-Free World is proud to be among these great individuals.”
On Sunday, January 26 the foundation distributed over 200 Truth About Drugs booklets to attendees of the Big Game 5K at the Westfield Garden State Plaza mall. The booklets provide factual information on the 11 most commonly abused drugs to educate youth on the harmful effects.
The foundation provides free programs and workshops to schools, after-school programs and parent groups. Anyone interested can contact Brielle at drugfreeworldnj.Brielle@gmail.com or call New Jersey Foot and Ankle Centers at 201-261-9445 for more information.