PLEASE NOTE:  GBF is not a sustaining organization like welfare.  we cannot provide long-term financial support to those in need.   we can provide financial assistance to help solve short-term problems.  please inquire within if you have further questions about how we might help you.


the give back foundation, inc.


Co-Founders Ron Dunster, Ivan Olinsky and Michele Lawrence receive permission from the State of NJ to create a 501c3 non-profit organization called "The Give Back Foundation, Inc.  in Allentown, NJ. The organization is also incorporated.  Our NJ State Registration/EIN # is 51-0550579.

GBF appoints a Board of Directors and begins assisting residents in the 5 NJ counties of Mercer,  Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean and Burlington who struggle with life altering circumstances.


Co-Founders Ivan Olinsky & Michele Lawrence retire, but continue to support GBF and its mission.  Co-Founder Ron Dunster appointed President.


Co-Founder Ron Dunster passes away.  GBF Vice President, Andrea Watson assumes the leadership role as Board President.


As GBF approaches it's 10th year, we are happy to announce that our organization has helped hundreds of people/families and donated over $600,000 to recipients in need.  This amount does not include medical equipment/supplies, food, clothing or furniture collected and donated.





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Andrea Watson

President and Director

Kirsten Howell

1st VP and Director

Susan Rosenshine

2nd VP and Director

Stacey Blecher


Jackie Theile

Treasurer and Director

Bob Rosenshine, Director

Kelly Owens, Director

Rhonda Golub, Director

Joan Brown, Director

Lisa Neuman, Director

Heidi Wolfinger, Director

Heather Saracen, Director

When considering how to make a difference, sometimes it's good to start locally.  The Give Back Foundation is a charity that focuses its giving on residents of 5 NJ counties:  Monmouth, Mercer, Ocean, Burlington and Middlesex.  Many of those we help could be your neighbors.  We hope you will consider making a donation today and keep your giving close to your home and your heart.  

We have some great events coming up!

‚ÄčMark your calendar for Oct, 1, 2016 for our annual Tricky Tray Event at the New Egypt Elks

Tickets $20 - purchase by clicking the DONATE button below, at the door or by mailing a check to the address below
Purchased tickets will be held at the door.

Doors open at 6, games start at 7:30


We are always looking for volunteers to join our organization and assist with our events.  We also encourage student involvement.  Please e-mail Volunteer Coordinator, Susan Rosenshine, at to inquire about how you can get involved.

Helping residents of Monmouth, Mercer, Middlesex, Ocean and Burlington Counties who struggle with life altering circumstances

The Give Back Foundation

P.O. Box 535, Allentown, NJ  08501

All potential recipients must complete a Criteria Fact Sheet to be considered for assistance.  After this is received, a personal interview will be conducted. 

Please mail completed forms to us at P.O. Box 535, Allentown, NJ  08501.  All completed forms will be maintained in strict confidence.

Give Locally

When so many struggle in this world, it's hard to decide who or how to help

Since 2005