Fellowship Foundation: Together we can make a difference

To support its philanthropic initiatives, FellowshipLIFE created the FellowshipLIFE Foundation.

FellowshipLIFE Foundation provides greater opportunities to raise funds to support FellowshipLIFE communities for health and medical programs, aided financial support to residents and team members through our Promise Fund and Team Member Fund, and by enhancing communities through our Life Enrichment Programs and Capital Initiatives.



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FellowshipLIFE continues to adapt and change to meet the needs and interests of its residents and seniors throughout New Jersey. The Foundation raises funds to support the ongoing improvements in our communities as well as our Health and Medical, Wellness, and Home Services.

Our mission

The mission of the Foundation is to advance the FellowshipLIFE mission by providing philanthropic support to benefit residents of affiliated life plan communities and older adults throughout the region through programs, services, and community enhancements.

To make a gift, please click on the Donate button below:


Areas of focus

The Foundation focuses its efforts in four main areas of giving:

Partnering with you on philanthropic goals

Through a number of different initiatives, the FellowshipLIFE Foundation fundraises for each of the four funds. We invite you to support the Foundation in following ways:

  • Make an individual donation that is meaningful to you.
  • Participate in our Annual Golf Outing Monday June 3rd at Fiddler’s Elbow Country Club.
  • Support our Annual Fall Gala Thursday, Friday November 1st 2024 at The Heldrich Hotel, New Brunswick, NJ.
  • Explore a matching gift.
  • Commit to a pledge.
  • Donate your car to the Foundation.
  • Give a gift in memory or honor of a loved one.
  • Create a lasting legacy through a bequest.
  • Invest in our future through a naming opportunity.

If you have an area of interest that doesn’t currently have a supporting program, the Foundation is committed to working with you to help make your vision become a reality.


For more information please contact:
FellowshipLIFE Foundation
Lisa Marie Arieno, Executive Director


Megan James, Foundation Associate

email: MJames@FellowshipLIFE



The FellowshipLIFE Foundation office is located at:
8000 Fellowship Road
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920


Foundation Relations Officer for Riverwalk Village at House of the Good Shepherd, Gail Kinney

Riverwalk Village at The House of The Good Shepherd

798 Willow Grove Street

Hackettstown, NJ 07840


Office: (908) 684-5952


Foundation Relations Officer for Pines Village and Friends Village, Trish Vastano

Pines Village

509 Route 530, Room 347

Whiting, NJ 08759


(O) 732-849-2020   (M) 973-886-4789


Friends Village

One Friends Drive

Woodstown, NJ  08098


(O) 856-823-0784   (M) 973-886-4789


TAX EIN #: 84-2975643

Fellowship Foundation NJ Charities: CH4312200

Fellowship Foundation Board

The Fellowship Foundation Board of Trustees includes:

  • Judy Pasnik, Fellowship Village resident, Board Chair
  • Debbie Cmielewski, Partner, Health Care Group, Schenck, Price, Smith & King, LLP, Vice Chair
  • Jon Klippel, Basking Ridge Resident, Treasurer
  • David Badertscher, Fellowship Village Resident
  • Nancy Alfano, Bernardsville Resident
  • Deidre Hart, PR and Communications Consultant
  • Jenifer Siegler, Member
  • Norm Worth, Member
  • Father Rick Morley, Member
  • Stanley J. Morin, FellowshipLIFE Board Chair
  • Brian G. Lawrence, President and CEO, FellowshipLIFE






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