New Jersey

Welcome to Jumpstart’s New Jersey homepage!
Here you can learn all about the work we’re doing, our latest initiatives, partners, upcoming events, and much more.

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Annual NYC Fall Luncheon a Great Success!

NEW YORK (November 14, 2017) — Jumpstart hosted the 4th Annual Fall Luncheon at NYC’s famous 21 Club, featuring authors Judy Batalion, Helen Simonson, Jenny Rosenstrach, and Laurie Lico Albanese.


  • 2018 Laughs for Literacy New York City

    Thursday, March 29|6:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Gotham Comedy Club

    Jumpstart’s Tri-State Young Professionals Board (YPB) is hosting their first large-scale fundraiser this year with laughter included! Join us on Thursday, March 29, 2018 for the YPB Laughs for Literacy event at the renowned, art deco-themed Gotham Comedy Club. Enjoy an evening of drinks, networking, raffle packages, and comedy while raising awareness and funds for Jumpstart. The YPB seeks to spread the importance of Jumpstart’s mission and engage young philanthropists in the movement to improve early childhood literacy in low-income communities across the United States....

  • 2018 Scribbles to Novels – New York City

    Wednesday, April 18|6:00 pm - 10:00 pm at Capitale

    Join Jumpstart on Wednesday, April 18th, at our Scribbles to Novels gala as we celebrate the power of the written word and shine a spotlight on the importance of early literacy development in children. The 2018 event will once again be held at Capitale, the original Bowery Savings Bank, which features tall columns, a coved ceiling, and an art glass skylight. The celebratory evening includes an Authors Circle where attendees meet featured authors and receive signed books, a full dinner program, and a live auction. In New York City last year, over 430 advocates showed their support for Jumpstart, raising $1.1 million for...


Jumpstart is a proud member of the AmeriCorps National Service Network and is supported in part by the Corporation for National and Community Service.

Together, we can help all children build the key language and literacy skills they need to take on the world.

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