Really great local Organizations to donate to are:
Never alone again domestic violence
nj food and clothing rescue
They are located at 285 passaic st Hackensack NJ 201-397-8939
They are only supported by private donations they help many people http://www.neveraloneagain.org/
Never Alone Again mission is to help individuals eliminate the abuse from their lives, build upon their strengths, and become self-sufficient.