It's That Time of Year: St. James and MFD Collaborate for Annual Coat Drive

October 22, 2017

The Montclair Fire Department and St. James Church are working together for a seasonal coat drive to help those in need in our community keep warm when the temperatures drop. The coat drive runs from October 15 to November 15. Please feel free to drop off any size coats for all ages, children and adults, at the three fire house locations:

151 Harrison Avenue
588 Valley Road
Fire ...

Local Celebrity Chefs Partner to Host "Dine 4 a Difference" to Benefit The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

VERONA, NJ - Cedar Grove native and Food Network 'Chopped' judge Amanda Freitag, Verona Chef Ariane Duarte and Verona resident Chef Floyd Cardoz have partnered with Newman Cares, Inc., a charitable organization in Verona whose mission is to bring communities and neighbors together and raise funds and awareness for The American Foundation for Suicide ...

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newark Joins Statewide Hurricane Relief Effort for Puerto Rico

NEWARK, NJ - Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newark (HFHGN) has announced a partnership with “New Jersey for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief” (NJ4PR), created by leaders of the state's Puerto Rican community in a statewide effort to help the people of Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

More than half a million New Jerseyans claim Puerto Rican ancestry, with ...

Montclair's Parents Who Rock Pay Tribute to Tom Petty and Raise Funds for Charity

MONTCLAIR, NJ - On Saturday night nearly scores of people gathered for an evening of music with Parents Who Rock at Montclair Center Stage.

The band paid tribute to the late Tom Petty and used the opportunity to raise funds benefiting Unidos Hispanic Federation for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. 

The ...

Mac is Back: Sets Out On A New Charity Ride

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-At 7 A.M. on a fall Sunday morning most mere mortals can be found nestled under their covers, deep into a dream about a pancake breakfast or their favorite football team winning the day's game.  Some are quietly stirring in bed being woken by the sounds of the morning coming through their open windows.  And then, seemingly in a whole other universe of their own, are ...

Murphy and Guadagno Join “New Jersey for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief”

NEW BRUNSWICK - In a rare move, the two leading gubernatorial candidates have come together to voice support of a statewide charity designed to raise funds for hurricane relief in Puerto Rico.

“New Jersey for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief” is sponsored and spearheaded by the Puerto Rican Congress of New Jersey and leaders of New Jersey's half-million-strong Puerto Rican ...

Montclair Grass Roots Recognized by Essex Freeholders for 50 Years of Service

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Grass Roots was recognized for 50 years of service to the community by the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders on Wednesday.

Freeholder Vice President Brendan Gill gave a commendation honouring Montclair Grass Roots summer program in celebration of their 50 Years of service.

Family, friends and town officials gathered at the Township of Montclair ...

SOFIA Walk Against Domestic Violence Draws Awareness and Support for Victims

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Hundreds gathered at Canterbury Park for a cause on Saturday, September 9. 

Families, friends and support organizations gathered together for the 7th annual S.O.F.I.A ( Start Out Fresh Intervention Advocates) walk in remembrance of those who died and continue to walk in silence and a celebration of those who survived and are willing to share their stories in order to make ...

Parents Who Rock 12th Annual Fundraiser Benefits Local Charity

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Parents Who Rock held its 12th Annual show and fundraiser on Saturday, September 9. Proceeds went to support a local organization founded by Montclair Police officer Garth Guthrie and his wife, Madeline.

This year's show raised funds to benefit Reaching Out Montclair, an organization founded by the two Montclair residents. The organization, which started ...

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S.O.F.I.A. Domestic Violence Awareness Seminar, Oct. 28

October 18, 2017

S.O.F.I.A. invites you to attend this special event focused on educating our community about how to find resources and solutions for those affected by domestic violence.  October is Domestic Violence Awareness month.​




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