Returning to Work after Spinal Cord Injury

Megan Helsel had a passion for the outdoors and dreamt of working with wildlife. After earning an associate’s degree in natural sciences from Bergen Community College in 2010, she completed a bachelor’s degree in biology from Montclair State University. Megan excelled during her undergraduate studies, winning a competitive scholarship from the New Jersey Chapter of the Society of Women Environmental Professionals. With a love for ornithology (the study of birds), she volunteered with the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission and Bergen County Audubon Society. There, Megan participated in educational programs, led nature walks, and participated in conservation campaigns.


It's March! Awareness Month for MS and TBI

March 3, 2017. Two disabling neurological conditions share March Awareness Month – multiple sclerosis (MS) and traumatic brain injury (TBI).  These conditions share other things as well, including causing an array of cognitive, emotional and physical disabilities, and presenting barriers to finding


Win Big for the Holidays in Kessler Foundation's 50/50 Raffle

Win up to $25,000! Purchase your raffle tickets today. Only 1,000 tickets will be sold!

Just in time for the holidays - Kessler Foundation's 50/50 Raffle is back! Two lucky individuals will win. The drawing will be held on Friday, November 30th at 2pm at Kessler Foundation. You do not need to be


Thank You for Participating in Kessler Foundation's Holiday Raffle

Two lucky winners received cash prizes!

Thank you for participating in the Kessler Foundation’s Spectacular Holiday 50/50 Raffle!

A total of 471 raffle tickets were sold. The drawing was held at Kessler Foundation in West Orange, New Jersey on November 30, 2012. Two individuals won cash prizes:

  • The


Kessler Foundation lands in top 50 Best Places to Work in NJ

Rodger DeRose and trustee Liz Lowenstein accept award at NJBIZ award dinner on April 25

Kessler Foundation placed 47 out of 100 of the 2012 Best Places to Work in New Jersey. Rodger DeRose, president and CEO and Liz Lowenstein, Foundation trustee, accepted the award for Kessler Foundaton. This is