We are privileged to work with these great organizations
Several members of the Aartrijk team serve with the Jeremiah Project, a ministry organization for middle school and high school youths. At summer work camps, participants help with home repair projects for communities in need. Jeremiah Project also offers spiritual growth retreats and leadership development opportunities.
Didi “Comet” Marco serves as core staff coordinator for Ashgrove Adventure, a two-week Girl Scout summer day camp program that annually serves about 350 girls who range in age from pre-school through 8th grade. “It’s a magical place,” says Didi. More than 150 adult and teenage volunteers, dressed in crazy costumes and brightly colored knee socks, teach archery, zip lining, outdoor cooking and survival, arts and crafts, nature, culture, science, music and ice-cream making. Each group of campers spends one night sleeping under the stars, complete with campfire, skits and s’mores.
Middle Earth, a nonprofit agency, has serves teens and adolescents in Somerset County, New Jersey for more than four decades. Middle Earth’s goal: Help youth develop into responsible and productive members of their community. Charles Wasilewski served on the board from 2013–2020, including as president from 2018–2020.
This nonprofit outreach organization helps with the needs (and wants) of underserved children and their families in Walthall County, Mississippi. Virginia James, whose stepmother started the organization, donates her time and marketing talents to help promote the message, recruit mentors and gain interest and donations.
New Jersey Festival of Ballooning: The largest summertime hot air balloon and music festival in North America can only take off with the volunteer support of hundreds of balloon chase crew members, who help inflate and take down the balloon after midsummer flights. Charles Wasilewski has volunteered for 20+ years.