The Annual Shop with a Hero Holiday Event is new spin on the national “Shop with a Cop” campaign operating in conjunction with the Community Action Partnership of New Jersey. For this annual event 250 Children receive $100 gift cards to go shopping within the City of Newark, with local heroes; Fire Fighters, Police Officers, Educators, Community Leaders and many more! We hope that this continues to create an environment for a child and a hero to build a lasting bond and mentorship.



  • City of Newark
  • Amerigroup
  • Peapack-Gladstone Bank
  • WellCare
  • Berger Organization
  • United Way of Greater Newark
  • Starbucks
  • Senator Cory Booker
  • Vision Healers
  • North Star Elite Realty
  • Investors Bank
  • Wilentz
  • Newark Board of Education
  • CityPlex 12
  • McDonalds
  • Vulcan Pioneers of Newark
  • Goya
  • Community Food Bank of New Jersey
  • Dr. Torian Easterling 


  • Financial Resources
  • Nourishing Newark
  • Mend 
  • Bath & Body Works
  • Centers of Hope
  • Brilliant Smiles Pediatric Dentistry
  • NJ Children's Foundation
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Newark Beth Israel Medical Center | RWJBarnabas Health
  • Clinton Hill Community Action 
  • Partners in Health 
  • Mark Perry CPA 
  • Dr. Julianne Walker
  • Essex County
  • New Jersey Children’s Foundation 
  • Audible 
  • Turner Construction 
  • Melissa Prashad 
  • Everett Johnson Esq. 
  • Dr. E. Asyah Aquil 
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