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The Second Chance Annual Giving Society

Mike Cianciulli • Adopted Rocky, formerly known as Doody, in 2015. “He is certainly loved….And he is truly an amazing little guy! Thanks to all!”

 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Home for Good Monthly Giving Club

Jane Doris •  “Thanks for our little Jack, formerly known as Ernest!”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dakota & Lexi’s Family • “All dogs deserve a chance….They rescue us right back!”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Renee Gatz • Adopted Recker March 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Knee Family • “We adopted Molly almost 7-years-ago, and she was your 200th dog! Just read how Home for Good rescued 30 dogs from Texas and feel so grateful to have a connection to your organization! Great work!”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Todd Matras & Alana Cooper •  “We adopted our dog, Carolina, formerly Precious, from Home for Good Dog Rescue!” 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Enovi Molina-Chavez • “I want to…make it better for the dogs. I hope the money goes to buying food, supplies, vaccinations…etc. for the dogs. I adopted my dog, Stella, about 2 years ago, and love her every single day. I care for dogs’ safety and health and would like to play a part in making sure they get adopted to loving families! “

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Roy Morance • “The management, staff, volunteers, and dogs are all awesome. I have been blessed to be given the opportunity to be a part of HFGDR, and I am so grateful for that.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sabrina • “I have adopted a rescue from your organization and have seen the good work you do!”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Sapper Family • “Thank you for what you do. You allowed us to adopt a puppy….Her name at HFG was Betsy Ross, but we know her as Maddie. And she’s such a sweetie!”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Silbert Family • “I love the work you do, and my rescue Quinn is everything to me. I am so grateful.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Waterer Family • “Rescue is important to us for many reasons. We love animals of all kinds and believe they should be treated with love, kindness, gratitude for what they bring to our lives, and most importantly with respect and compassion. We became monthly donors because we knew…the entire Home for Good organization shared these values.” 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Wigley Family • “We adopted Steffie. Well, actually, she adopted us! She is such a loving, sweet girl. She has brought so much joy and laughter to our family. Thank you for all you do!”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Regan Family • “We love our rescue Harley (FKA Eclipse) and happy to help such a wonderful organization!”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kathy • “Being a monthly donor is an easy method to help our pups!”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Miarmi Family • “We rescued our dog, Cody (formerly Rhett) from HFGD Rescue!”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Sheridan Family • “There are too many homeless dogs.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Caterina Frezza
  • Mary Kamien
  • Samuel Reed 
  • Carla & Bob Janov

Home for Good’s Board of Trustees

Kim Deskovick, Philanthropist

Dirk Vandersterre, MMU-FTC, LLC

Thomas Callahan, BlackRock

Jess Chang, Amlin Re Managers Inc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gale Mellusi, Summit Anesthesia Associates

John Wicklow, Wicklow & Laurano 

Howard Shallcross, Morgan Stanley

Richard Errico, Home for Good

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our New Jersey Team

Richard Errico

Co-founder & Treasurer, Home for Good Dog Rescue 

A native of Brooklyn, New York, Richard Errico attended Baruch College before working as a foreign exchange trader for Exco International. For fifteen years, he then worked on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange as a member of the Bank of America Specialist Unit. After retiring from Wall Street in 2010, Richard Errico helped found Home for Good Dog Rescue in 2011. Today, he lives in New Providence with his rescue dog, Houston.

Jill A. Pall

Director of Development, Marketing & Communications

Jill came to Home for Good Dog Rescue in February 2017 with over 17 years of relationship building experience at for-profit and non-profit organizations including Madison Square Garden, IAC/InterActiveCorp, Dress for Success Worldwide, and the Central Park Conservancy. A development professional whose specialties include strategic planning, event production, corporate & individual donor cultivation, public relations, marketing and fund development, Jill is focused on our Almost Home capital campaign and building our revenue portfolio. Jill earned her Bachelor of Science in Management from the State University of New York’s College at Brockport. She spends much of her free time advocating for the “underdog.” In the spirit of leaving this world better than she found it, Jill supports a variety of worthwhile causes that are near and dear to her heart including helping families of children with cancer, military & veterans, 9/11 first responders, and ovarian cancer research. An avid animal lover, Jill resides in Garwood, New Jersey with her rescue pup, Charlee.

Matthew Holowienka

Public Relations & Social Media Coordinator

Matthew joined Home for Good Dog Rescue’s team in June 2015 after earning his Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Culture from Saint Peter’s University, where he completed his research-based thesis in fandom creation, growth, and social behavior. His non-profit public relations background includes the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, one of the largest professional Shakespeare companies in North America. As a journalist, Matthew and his team earned a nationally recognized Pinnacle Award from the College Media Association for their multimedia piece on the ongoing development of McGinley Square, the “Heart of Jersey City.” Matthew is a lifetime native of Bayonne, NJ, and he is proud to have seen over 2,000 rescue dogs find their forever homes throughout his time at Home for Good.

 

Amy Warnock 

Coordinator of Events and Volunteers 

Amy was thrilled to return to Home for Good Dog Rescue’s team in 2017 after formerly having served as the organization’s on-staff veterinary technician from 2012 to 2016. She is proud to have worked with the organization and save the lives of more than 4,000 rescue dogs. Previously, Amy worked as veterinary technician and on-site kennel manager for Eleventh Hour Rescue in Randolph, NJ. She is excited to be continuing her passion for saving lives with Home for Good. Today, she resides in New Jersey with her family and beloved Pitbull, Tico. 

 

 

Christopher Chech

Retail Store Manager

Chris joined Home for Good Dog Rescue’s team in 2016. He holds his Associate’s Degree from Union County College and his Bachelor’s from Kean University in Management. His prior working history includes a printing company in Clifton, New Jersey, where he served as Production Coordinator, and a health and medical care agency in Edison, New Jersey, where he worked as an Assistant Project Manager. Chris was excited to first explore his love for animal rescue with People for Animals in Hillside, New Jersey, where he served as veterinary technician in surgery and a member of the client services team. He is now the proud owner of five rescue cats and is thankful to know he is making a difference with Home for Good! 

 

Daniel Zielski 

Bookkeeper 

Daniel has proudly served as Home for Good’s on-staff bookkeeper since February 2016. In May 2017, he graduated from Rutgers University in Newark with his Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. Dan is happy to work with an organization whose mission he so appreciates. His history includes both professional services ast Goldman Sachs and ownership and management of his own local landscaping company. Today, he and his family reside in Scotch Plains with his chihuahua, Kubusch.

 

 

Morgan Sosnowski 

Veterinary Technician 

Morgan first joined Home for Good Dog Rescue’s team as a member of its unprecedented dog fostering program, and to date, she and her family have opened their home to more than 300 rescue dogs. In 2015, she assumed management and cashier duties for Home for Good’s onsite retail store before becoming the organization’s on-site veterinary technician in 2016. In addition to doing stringent medical follow-ups on each and every dog that arrives in New Jersey from Home for Good’s fully-staffed facility in Aiken, SC, she is proud to serve as an accessible medical resource for the organization’s foster families and adopters alike in keeping with HFG’s commitment to wellness. 

 

Caitlin Sweeney 

Facilities 

After working with Home for Good as both a foster and a volunteer, Caitlin was thrilled to join its professional team in 2016. In addition to maintaining the organization’s Berkeley Heights headquarters, Caitlin is a dog transporter who assists with driving Home for Good’s rescue animals from the organization’s rescue facility in Aiken, SC to New Jersey. She is a frequent face at both offsite and on-site adoption events and the proud owner of two Home for Good dogs, Gordon and Lollie.

 

 

Philip Lawrence 

Facilities

A native of Elizabeth, New Jersey, Philip joined Home for Good’s team in 2017. As a member of the organization’s maintenance staff with a background in landscaping work, he is responsible for upkeeping Home for Good’s Berkeley Heights headquarters and grounds to ensure the organization is ready to welcome the public each and every week. Today, he resides in Rahway, New Jersey and is proud to contribute to the life-saving mission of an organization like Home for Good Dog Rescue.