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Honors & Awards Received by Project Self-Sufficiency

Project Self-Sufficiency has been Recognized for Excellent Service to the Community
New Jersey Hero Beverly Gordon

First Lady Mary Pat Christie (right) congratulates New Jersey Hero Beverly Gordon at the Governor's private resident, Drumthwacket, 2010.

The Community Foundation of New Jersey has recognized Project Self-Sufficiency for excellence.

The Project Self-Sufficiency Board of Directors congratulate Executive Director Deborah Berry-Toon on receiving the Exemplary Performance in Non-Profit Management Award from the Community Foundation of New Jersey.

Project Self-Sufficiency receives awards from the Sussex County Chamber of Commerce

Project Self-Sufficiency and Executive Director Deborah Berry-Toon receive 2019 Toast to the Stars Awards from the Sussex County Chamber of Commerce.


Sussex County Chamber of Commerce Quality of Living Award, 1990 & 2006;

New Jersey Division of Youth & Family Services Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Award;

New Jersey Department of Education, Division of Vocational Education, Gender Equity Leader of the Year Award; 

Domestic Abuse & Sexual Assault Intervention Services (DASI) Violence Prevention Award; 

Nomination for a New Jersey Child Prevention Award (CAPP); 

Sussex County Chamber of Commerce Philanthropic Award, Board President Beverly Gordon and Bruce Gordon; 

New Jersey Heroes, Board President Beverly Gordon, 2010; 

Community Foundation of New Jersey, Exemplary Performance in Non-Profit Management, Deborah Berry-Toon, 2008; 

Centenary University, Women of Distinction Award, Deborah Berry-Toon, 1996; 

New Jersey State Federation of Women's Clubs of G.F.W.C. and Douglass Residential College, Rutgers The State University of New Jersey, Women of Achievement Award, Deborah Berry-Toon, 2010;

TransOptions 2011 New Jersey Smart Workplaces Bronze Level Award;

New Jersey Herald Readers' Choice Award, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016; 

Displaced Homemakers' Network of New Jersey Award for Excellence, Beverly Gordon and Rhoda Seider, 2002; 

Sussex County Economic Development Partnership, Training & Workforce Development Award, 2013; 

Beverly and Bruce Gordon, Distinguished Citizen Award, Boy Scouts of America Patriots Path Council, 2016; 

Deborah Berry-Toon, Distinguished Human Service Award, Sussex County Council of Service Agencies, 2016;

Sussex County Economic Development Partnership, Business Advocacy Award, 2018.

Non-Profit Organization, 2019, Sussex County Chamber of Commerce;

Chamber Champion, 2019, Deborah Berry-Toon, Sussex County Chamber of Commerce.

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