Giving Back

June 1, 2020

MONTCLAIR, NJ - A food distribution event was held in Montclair on Thursday.  According to Essex County officials, 1100 boxes of food were given to families in need. Held at the Charles H. Bullock School in Montclair, the event is designed to help families who were negatively impacted by ...

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MONCLAIR, NJ - Join the Montclair Fund for Educational Excellence’s (MFEE’s) TikTok Together Dance Challenge to raise funds for emerging needs in Montclair Public Schools!  MHS Senior Claire Daddabbo created the 29-second dance and performed it with her family to help MFEE raise critical funds.

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Township donated $20,000 to Toni’s Kitchen and will match up to an additional $20,000 in donations towards the local food ministry’s continued efforts providing meals to those in need during the COVID-19 shutdown. The amount has now been raised to $80,000, with the ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - When news broke of the coronavirus spreading in New Jersey, staff at the Montclair Manor began living at the facility to ensure that the residents did not contract the virus from the workers. Now, more than a month later, the facility continues to have no cases of COVID-19, but they ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - After nine people died at one Montclair long-term care facility, many in the Montclair community have stepped-up to display acts of kindness to the healthcare workers at the facility. The month of March was a particularly difficult one for the staff and residents of the long-term ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - A local minority women's group has pitched in to help feed healthcare workers at Hackensack Meridian Health - Mountainside Medical Center.  On April 13, Montclair Drifters, Inc., delivered 40 hot lunches to the staff in the hospital.  The lunches were individually packaged and ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - On March 6th, 2020 Covenant House New Jersey (CHNJ) supporters from across Essex County along with the members of the Junior League of Montclair-Newark (JLMN) will trade their beds for a box and sleeping bag to help raise awareness and funds for the thousands of youth CHNJ serves ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - A local nonprofit is in need of approximately $30,000 to create a homeless respite shelter in Montclair. The Montclair Police Foundation (MPF) is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity whose purpose is to support the community outreach efforts of the Montclair Police ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Retired Montclair firefighter Kevin Berry is battling ALS and is seeking support for a new treatment drug. The New Jersey State Firefighters Mutual Benevolent Association (FMBA) circulated a petition on behalf of Berry, who was a member of Montclair Local 20. According to the ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Some years ago, Dr. Ed Gold of Montclair Orthodontics caught the marathon bug. He is now set to run a marathon in order to raise money for the Montclair Public Library. Gold gives two reasons for this – he enjoys running and it’s a way of supporting an institution that he feels ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair YMCA will host a continental breakfast to honor and thank our veterans.  WHEN: Monday, November 11, 9:30-11 AM WHERE: Park Street YMCA, 25 Park Street. Montclair Free and Open to the Community (Drop-In) Veterans Try the Y for Free Thank you for your service ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The annual Montclair Veterans Day tribute will take place on Monday, November 11, at 11:00 a.m., in Edgemont Memorial Park. Mayor Robert Jackson will be the Master of Ceremonies. According to a release, this year's event will include remarks from Marine veteran Sergeant Brett ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Nearly 100 people gathered on Monday evening at Montclair's Crane Park to honor the lives of those lost to domestic violence. In the dark, attendees and loved ones held up posters with the names of victims. While also holding purple candle lanterns, attendees prayed, spoke of ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Hundreds of rubber ducks were placed into the pond at Edgemont Park on Saturday, while eager residents all put in their bids vying for a chance for their duck to be named a winner. The fourth annual duck derby was complete with live enter­tain­ment, activities for children, food ...

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Participating in the walk or becoming a sponsor will contribute to ongoing domestic violence awareness and prevention. Walk with us to show your support to victims and survivors in our community. Registration begins at 9:00am and the walk begins at 10:00am Individual participants is $20.00 ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ – In the past three years, Edgemont Park, located on Valley Rd in Montclair, has gotten significant upgrades.  Last week, Montclair officials, local senior citizens and municipal employees gathered at the Edgemont Park House to mark the many improvements currently ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Support of SOFIA, the Montclair-based domestic violence prevention non-profit, will host their 9th annual walk against domestic violence on Saturday, September 7, 2019 ~ 9 am - 1 pm. To be held at Glenfield Park, the theme this year is "Bringing Awareness, Prevention and Healing ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Sentinels 16-87, Montclair's minority police officer's organization, will be hosting the 12th Annual free school supplies give-a-way on Sunday, Auust 25. The festive event is set to take place at the Wally Choice Community Center located at 49 Maple Avenue ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair officials honored the man who saved a 7-year-old boy that fell through the glass after he climbed on top of the greenhouse at Van Vleck House and Gardens on Tuesday, July 9.  On Friday, Deputy Chief Wilhelm Young, presented the good samaritan with an award of ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Aaron Brunert arrived at his job at a local ice cream shop on Friday, thinking it was a regular day. It was, that is, until the owner of Gelotti of Montclair, called him to the front counter and gave him the keys to a car. Gelotti of Montclair, which is being rebranded as Gelati ...

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