21st of September 2018
Fun Fall Activities for Families

After a long hot summer, people are ready to celebrate fall and everything that the new season brings with it.  There are many fun family fall activities that are great for all ages and relatively inexpensive, even for a large family.  As the leaves begin to change and the days get cooler, add these exciting […]

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24th of August 2018
Thank you for making our Backpack Drive a success!

This year’s Backpack Drive proved to be a huge success, as 570 children and teenagers in our programs received a brand new backpack and school supplies for the upcoming school year! Throughout July and August, local businesses, organizations, and partners in the community hosted school supply drives to benefit the Backpack Drive.  Thank you to […]

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26th of July 2018
Robins' Nest: Tips & Resources for School Year Success
Tips and Resources for School Year Success

With the summer nearing an end, it’s time to start thinking about all of the things a new school year brings with it: a new outfit and supplies for the first day, settling into a new routine involving homework, studying, and after-school activities, and making sure everyone gets to the bus stop on time. While […]

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25th of June 2018
Transforming Lives Together: 2018 Summer Newsletter

2018 has been an exciting year for Robins’ Nest so far! Check out the summer edition of our newsletter, Transforming Lives Together, for a glimpse into what’s been going on in our 50th year.

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12th of June 2018
Thank you for making our 2018 Golf & Tennis Classic a success!

Thank you to everyone who played a part in making our 2018 Golf & Tennis Classic a success! What started out as a rainy morning turning into a beautiful day on both the course and the court, as 74 golfers and 11 tennis players joined together at Laurel Creek Country Club to play in support […]

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8th of June 2018
Happy Family With Soldier Father Walking Outdoor
Helping Local Veterans During PTSD Awareness Month

The National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder has designated June as PTSD Awareness Month to help increase awareness of the disorder and educate the public on trauma and PTSD.   PTSD is a clinical disorder than can result from exposure to a traumatic event in which fear and other negative emotions do not go away […]

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22nd of May 2018
7 Benefits of Being A Foster Parent

By: Lori Jalkiewicz, Program Director, Robins’ Nest Foster, Kinship, and Adoption Services Foster parenting is hard work, without a doubt. Taking children into your home, adjusting your routines, accommodating new needs, and adapting to the new people that come in and out of your life as a result can be exhausting. However, the benefits of […]

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21st of May 2018
Community Care Day volunteers
Thank you to our Community Care Day volunteers!

Thank you to all of the volunteers who joined us for a wonderful and inspiring morning at this year’s Community Care Day!  A group of over 80 volunteers assembled at our headquarters in Glassboro and at our Pettirosso Community Home for a variety of service projects including spring cleaning at our group home, assisting with […]

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19th of April 2018
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

National Child Abuse Prevention Month is an annual observance in the United States dedicated to raising awareness and preventing child abuse and neglect. April has been designated National Child Abuse Prevention Month in the United States dating back to 1983. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in four children have experienced […]

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26th of March 2018
How to Capture the Perfect Photos of Your Kids

There’s something special about this time of year that always makes me want to grab my camera and head out to adventure. We seem to be stuck inside so often over the winter, my two kiddos love to finally be able to explore the great outdoors. Photography really amps up around Spring. Parents everywhere are […]

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