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Join Us For A Global Day of Unity - May 5, 2020

On May 5, 2020, people all around the world are coming together to tap into the power of human connection and strengthen communities at the  grassroots level. Will you be one of them?We will be one of those participating organizations and we need your help!  As a result of the pandemic, there will be trauma and increased incidences of substance use as a way for people to cope.&...
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Keeping it Real...Virtually!

In light of the recent pandemic, Mercer Council decided after careful consideration, to close our office space in order to do our part to limit the spread of COVID-19.Mercer Council Team is working from home remotely as we navigate this pandemic. Amidst disruptions to work and life in general, our team is working hard and doing the best we can considering the circumstances. We are proud of what ou...
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Tax deduction for Charitable contributions

On March 25, NJ Senate passed the bill S2179 that allows gross income tax deduction for charitable contributions to certain New Jersey-based charitable organizations.  The deduction allowed by the bill mirrors the federal income tax deduction for charitable contributions and is allowed regardless of whether the federal itemized deduction is taken by the taxpayer.  Mer...
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