The Central Jersey Spinal Cord Association (CJSCA) is a non-profit organization founded in 1987 by Kevin Hoagland, son of John J. Hoagland, a founding partner of the firm, that is run by an all-volunteer Board of Directors. Gary Hoagland, Managing Partner in the firm, and Diane Hoagland, Partner in the firm's Transactional Department, a are board members of CJSCA and Gary Hoagland is the chairman of the annual golf outing.
CJSCA raises approximately $80,000 annually through an annual golf outing and an annual dinner which includes an Ad Journal, 50/50 Raffle and Silent Auction. CJSCA also benefits from individual and corporate donations. CJSCA spends 95% of the revenue from its annnual fund raising activities on its core mission listed below.
1. CJSCA has raised more than $1,200,000 for spinal cord research at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, The Spinal Cord Injury Project at Rutgers University and the Christopher Reeve Paralysis Association.
2. CJSCA has provided more than $575,000 in financial assistance to people with spinal cord injuries in central New Jersey for adaptive equipment, and home/vehicle modifications.
3. CJSCA provides advocacy for all people with disaibilities. CJSCA has sponsored workshops and forums on the Americans with Disabilities Act and has supported local, state and federal legislation that benefits all people with disabilities.