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Local Businesses Collaborate to Raise Funds for Walnut St. Family Displaced By Fire

December 9, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - A fundraiser will be held on Wednesday, December 12, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM to benefit residents who were displaced by the Walnut Street fire that occurred on November 15.

The event will take place at Ruthie's BBQ Pizza, located at 64 1/2 Chestnut Street in Montclair, NJ.  

HOMECorp and Ruthies's are proud to co-host a fun ...

N.J. Center for Non-Profits Set to Host "Raising the Voices of Our Community" Conference

SOMERSET,  NJ – Over the past few years, non-profit organizations have used “creative and unique” campaigns to bring local and national attention to their cause. 

The ALS Foundation took the country and world by storm during the summer of 2014 with the Ice Bucket Challenge.  Susan G. Komen has spread the word about breast cancer by painting towns pink. The ...

Annual Tree Lighting & Toy Giveaway

EAST ORANGE, NJ - One of the sure signs of the upcoming holiday season is the City of East Orange’s Annual Tree Lighting & Toy Giveaway Event. 

Thursday December 6, 2018, select members of Mayor Ted Green’s staff will work together to make that night a winter wonderland of activity and joy. Every year hundreds of children and adults alike, line the front of City hall ...

Teens From Jack and Jill North Jersey, Kappa Teen, PAL and City of Orange Participate in Mock Trial

ORANGE, NJ -  On a cold December morning, two young black male defendants sat in a packed Orange Municipal courtroom waiting to see what their fate would be. As the defendants were seated, a parade of witnesses took the stand to face a barrage of questions from the prosecution and defense. Finally, the judge handed down a guilty verdict and a two-year sentence. 

But thankfully ...

Real Estate Firm Teams Up with East Orang YMCA To Help City Youth

EAST ORANGE  - When East Orange YMCA Executive Director James Forde met with owners of One Wall Management about ways to expand opportunities for the city’s children and teenagers, the company went all in.

“We said, `let’s think big!’ ” said Ron Kutas, a principal and founder of One Wall Management.

One Wall Management, which manages 1,000 apartments in 26 ...

Salvation Army Hosts Pre-Thanksgiving Dinner for Community Members

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The East Orange Salvation Army led by Chair of the Board, Goldie Burbage, held a Pre-Thanksgiving dinner for community residents, supporters and friends this past Sunday at the Salvation Army facility on Main Street. 

Among the participants were Salvation Army Captains Felix and Johanalexis Torres, members from the East Orange Fire Department,  East Orange Hospital ...

Former Child Slave to Speak at West Orange Fundraising Dinner

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Breaking the Chain Through Education (BTCTE), a New Jersey-based organization dedicated to the eradication of child slave trafficking in Ghana, will feature a rescued teen at its Fifth Annual Fundraising Dinner on Thursday, November 15 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm at the Wilshire Grand. [Tickets are available through the website:]

Founded by Evan Robbins, a ...


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Impact100 Essex Selects Four Local Finalist Nominees for 2018 Grant Award

December 6, 2018

Essex County, NJ - Impact100 Essex announced the four finalist grant nominees for their 2018 grant award today. One of these nominees will be voted the recipient of the $120,000 grant at the group’s Annual Conference to be held on January 15, 2019 at the Upper Montclair Women’s Club.

“We received 49 applications for inspiring and worthy projects this year.