Giving Back

May 23, 2020

(EAST ORANGE, NJ) -Today, starting at 8 AM at the East Orange Senior Center, 90 Halsted Street, there is a food give away for all residents, until supplies last. Residents are encouraged to come receive Emergency Food Care Packages with fresh produce. To participate, please bring proof of residency ...

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(EAST ORANGE/ORANGE) – Yesterday, four-hundred sandwiches were delivered to East Orange General and East Orange Veterans Affairs Hospitals to the heroic emergency room staff. Additionally, each hospital was also given one-hundred surgical masks for those same employees. Circles for Healing ...

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(EAST ORANGE/ORANGE) - Libretti's Restaurant  located at 554 Nassau Street in Orange is pleased to announce their reopening since COVID-19. Starting today, April 24, at 1 PM – 7:30 PM and every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday after, the restaurant is getting back to doing what they do best, providing ...

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(EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ) - Community Food Bank of NJ and Interfaith Food Pantry of the Oranges to Donate Over a 14 tons of Emergency Food Packages to East Orange Residents  April 16, 2020, East Orange, NJ: The Community Food Bank of New Jersey, in partnership with the Interfaith Pantry of the ...

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(ORANGE, NJ) - Under   the   advisement   of   NJEA,   Orange Eduction Association (OEA),   the   local   education   union   of   Teachers,   Paraprofessionals,  Secretaries,   and   Security   Guards   in   Orange,   NJ   is   providing   over   800   meals   to   the   Orange   Police ...

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(EAST ORANGE/ORANGE) - Naturi Naughton, East Orange native, a former member of 3LW, and current star in POWER is giving back to the city she grew up. Her nonprofit organization, Naturi Dreamers Foundation, is partnering up with Southern Comfort, a minority-owned business in Orange, to have 100 free ...

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(EAST ORANGE) - In East Orange, the children in the public school district are eating food inspired by the same chef who cooked for celebrities and athletes such as, Cicely Tyson and Tom Brady. Now lucky students and their families will have an opportunity to experience upscale meals prepared by ...

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Newark, NJ (March 6, 2020) – Students, staff and faculty of Pillar College, Newark Campus, took on a concept quickly spreading across the country. The Hugging Trees trend began in Seymour, Indiana, with the idea to provide scarves for those without shelter. The Student Government Association, ...

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(EAST ORANGE, NJ) The City of East Orange, in conjunction with the United Way of Greater Newark, the VITA Program and East Orange General Hospital, is sponsoring Free Tax Preparation Services for East Orange residents and employees between January 22, 2020 and April 30, 2020 at East Orange ...

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NEWARK, NJ –- Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, welcomed nearly 600 students to Caldwell University for the annual What’s It All About Youth Conference. “This is an opportunity for representatives of the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office to talk with young people about the ...

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New Jersey real estate company partners with City of East Orange, East Orange Housing Authority & Sierra House to gift coats, hats, gloves, toys & more EAST ORANGE, N.J. –- ProudLiving Companies, a New Jersey-based real estate company with a mission of long-term neighborhood ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ — ProudLiving Companies, a local real estate company with a mission of long-term neighborhood revitalization, will partner with five N.J. municipalities to distribute Thanksgiving turkeys to needy families. The company is working alongside mayors’ offices in East Orange, Newark, ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ — Khalil Oliviera and Syid Griggs, East Orange Department of Public Works Employees who work in the Traffic Division, were performing their regular duties along North Harrison and Main Street in East Orange when they heard a commotion and then heard an elderly woman scream that a ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ — Although often combatants in high school sports, commerce and enterprise, over the last six years the cities of East Orange and Orange have walked together collaboratively in support of the American Cancer Society Breast Cancer Walk. Aside from the resolve of the respective ...

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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Essex County (NJ) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated hosted a Walk for Healthy Living, this weekend at Verona Park!  They were joined by the Morris County Chapter of The Links Incorporated, as well as, other service organizations including Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Delta ...

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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Impact100 Essex is extending the deadline for grant proposal submissions to September 26th. Essex County nonprofits seeking funds for a transformational, high impact project are encouraged to apply. This year’s grant winning proposal will receive a $120,000 grant. In addition, ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Summer may be coming to a close, but the fun isn’t over yet - neither is the mission. For Precious Little Ladies the mission is year-round, and there’s still time for some fun in the sun. On Saturday September 21st fun and games will be paired with unity and community as they ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - The McDonald’s restaurant located at 375 Central Avenue in East Orange, owned and operated by Jessica Quintana, held its annual “Back to School” event  on Sunday September 1, 2019. The event provided school supplies for children on their way back to school.  Ms. Quintana has ...

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The East Orange-based real estate company helps distribute 1K backpacks at events in Orange, East Orange and Irvington, N.J. EAST ORANGE, N.J. – ProudLiving Companies, a New Jersey-based real estate company with a mission of long-term neighborhood revitalization, has partnered with three Essex ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ – Every week the Department of Public Works in East Orange collects more than 12 tons of garbage from residents, as well as from the 425 municipal garbage cans located throughout the city.  In addition to their weekly efforts, East Orange organizes two major city-wide and several ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - This Saturday, July 27, 2019 Mayor Ted Green is hosting his annual Mayor's Community Cookout. The cookout will be held at the East Orange Campus High Field 344 Prospect Street between 12-6pm. There will be food, music and activities for the entire family to enjoy. All East ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - The Investors Foundation presented the East Orange Safe Haven Police Athletic League with a foundation grant for $500 on Friday 7/19/19 at the East Orange Police Headquarters 15 South Munn. The East Orange Safe Haven Police Athletic League was established to positively interact ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – NJ Sharing Network, the non-profit, federally designated organ procurement organization responsible for the recovery of organs and tissue in the state, today announced #DonationNeedsDiversity, a new initiative to empower multicultural communities to become more involved in ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Monday August 12, 2019 the Men of Essex will host their 59th Annual Golf Classic at the Cedar Hill Golf and Country Club in Livingston, NJ. The Men of Essex Golf Classic has been the flagship event for the organization for almost 60 years.  Men of Essex President and former ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - The City of East Orange is hosting its 3rd Annual Community Baby Shower and Career and Training Expo on Sat, June 22, 2019 at 10am-3pm at Langston Hughes Academy, 160 Rhode Island Avenue in East Orange. Over 100 new and expectant mothers will be receiving baskets of baby ...

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Years ago, artist Jerry Gant asked me to promise that if he passed away before me, I wouldn’t let his art be “thrown into dumpsters” or “carried out in trash bags”. It gives me immense pride (and relief) to share that six months after his passing on November 11, 2018, through the engagement of ...

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EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ - Last Saturday, Orange Mayor Dwayne D. Warren, Esq. and East Orange Mayor Ted Green mobilized volunteers from their respective cities under the "Clean Team" banner, to make streets in Orange and East Orange cleaner and safer for families, businesses and visitors.  An army of ...

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