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Jazzin For Funds 2018

The 5th annual Jazzin’ for Funds will be held on Monday, Oct 29, 2018, 6 – 8:30 p.m., at Delta’s Restaurant in New Brunswick. The Town Clock Community Development Corporation is a nonprofit that addresses the severe need for permanent, affordable housing for domestic violence victims. First Reformed Church in New Brunswick underwent an extensive […]

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Thank you, Elks #324

Thank you, Elks Lodge #324

We are honored to be the recipient of the Elks National Foundation Gratitude Grant submitted through the New Brunswick Elks. The $2000 grant will support the art therapy and mindfulness programming, which are now being offered at Dina’s Dwellings. Thank you, Elks Lodge #324!!


July Newsletter

Our July Newsletter has great news about grants we just received from the Elks National Gratitude Foundation Grant, an update our fundraising efforts for the new 15 Bayard Street House Project and a peek at a training on domestic violence for our board and supporters. Read the whole newsletter here. Sign up for our newsletter […]


June Newsletter

Get the scoop on Dina’s Dwellings at an Ice Cream Social on June 24 at Elmwood Cemetery.Join us for an afternoon stroll through the serene Victorian grounds ofElmwood Cemetery, North Brunswick, learn about our upcoming project, and enjoy delicious free ice cream. Where: Elmwood Cemetery – Under the Tent 425 Georges Road, North Brunswick NJ […]


May Newsletter

Our May newsletter thanks volunteers from Johnson & Johnson and donors from Midstate Black Nurses Association. We share the Mother’s Day projects the children made and give an update on our fundraiser, Art is Magic. Read the entire issue here. Sign up for our newsletter so you can always be the first to receive updates […]


April Newsletter

April’s newsletter includes information about our art therapy programs at Dina’s Dwellings and upcoming fundraiser, Art is Magic. Enjoy this newsletter excerpt. You can read the whole message that includes information on our new project at 15 Bayard Street and Wish List  here “Art is a wound turned into light.”  George Braque, a famous French […]


March Newsletter

Our March newsletter has updates on our arts and therapy program and details about  Art is Magic, our fundraiser on April 26. Our Executive Director shares important information about the epidemic of domestic violence and the long-term effects it has on the entire family. Read the March 2018 edition here. Don’t miss out on receiving […]


Art is Magic Supports Our Art Therapy Programming

To celebrate the two-year anniversary of the opening of Dina’s Dwellings, The Town Clock Community Development Corporation will hold Art is Magic, an auction fundraiser, on Thursday, April 26, 2018, 6 – 9 p.m. at Pino’s Gift Basket Shoppe & Wine Cellar in Highland Park. Art is Magic is an evening featuring live and silent […]


February Newsletter

Our February newsletter has updates on our arts and therapy program and a sneak preview of our upcoming fundraiser, Art is Magic. Our Executive Director shares important information about why having a home is critical for a domestic violence survivor’s healing. Read the February 2018 edition here. Don’t miss out on receiving our newsletters. Subscribe […]

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January 2018 Newsletter

Many of you responded to our call for giving through the Facebook #GivingTuesday event, or through the end-of-the-year campaign. We are so GRATEFUL! Moreover, your donations counted double, because we had a generous match from an anonymous donor. So every donation from Thanksgiving until the end of 2017 was matched dollar-for-dollar. This allows us to […]