Achieve Foundation awards $43,623 in educator grants districtwide

Achieve Foundation awards $43,623 in educator grants districtwide

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Achieve Foundation has awarded $43,623 in grants to educators in the South Orange–Maplewood School District.  The 36 grants, designed to be used for professional development, software, materials and programs, ran the gamut of topics, proving that the educators in the SOMSD are as individual and creative as the grants themselves. Themes […]

Achieve announces $10K matching gift in Y Scholarship fundraising partnership

Achieve announces $10K matching gift in Y Scholarship fundraising partnership

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Achieve Foundation, in partnership with the South Orange–Maplewood School District, Parenting Center and South Mountain YMCA, is raising funds to provide equitable access to in-person educational support, child care and enrichment programming at the Y.  Designed for the SOMSD’s most under-resourced students, the scholarships offer spots in the […]

South Mountain YMCA partners with SOMSD, Achieve Foundation

South Mountain YMCA partners with SOMSD, Achieve Foundation

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The South Mountain YMCA, the Achieve Foundation, the Parenting Center and the South Orange–Maplewood School District have formed a partnership to ensure that equity and opportunity continue to be hallmarks of our community. The collaboration is focused on providing financial support for child care options that include educational support […]

Achieve rebrands Newstead 5K for virtual fun

Achieve rebrands Newstead 5K for virtual fun

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Like so many other activities and events, the Achieve Foundation’s fall fundraiser is going virtual this year. Fans of the annual Newstead 5K — as well as those who have taken up walking and running during the quarantine time — are invited to participate in the 2020 INstead Virtual […]

Let the Achieve Foundation know how it’s doing

Let the Achieve Foundation know how it’s doing

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Achieve, the local education foundation for the school district of South Orange and Maplewood, is in the middle of a long-term strategic planning process, and wants to get a sense of how the community at large views the organization. To learn more, they are conducting a public opinion survey and are inviting […]

Community events supporting Nights of 100 Dinners

Community events supporting Nights of 100 Dinners

MAPLEWOOD / SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Throughout the month of March, the Achieve Foundation’s 16th annual Nights of 100 Dinners fundraiser will be happening in full force across the South Orange and Maplewood. Several local businesses are showing their support of this annual fundraiser by hosting a variety of events for all ages. From knitting […]

Celebrate Mardi Gras in SOMA

Celebrate Mardi Gras in SOMA

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Mardi Gras in SOMA 2020 is almost here. Grab your krewe and join the Achieve Foundation at this community party on Friday, Feb. 28. It’s a not-to-be-missed celebration kicking off Achieve’s month-long Nights of 100 Dinners fundraiser happening in March. Fueling the festive ambiance, The Woodland, 60 Woodland Road in Maplewood, will […]

Participate in Achieve’s 2020 ‘Nights of 100 Dinners’

Participate in Achieve’s 2020 ‘Nights of 100 Dinners’

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Organizers of the Achieve Foundation’s “Nights of 100 Dinners” fundraiser, now in its 16th year, are looking for people to host events for their friends in March 2020. Sound like fun? It is! If you can throw a party, you can get involved and make a difference. The Achieve Foundation raises […]

Holiday concert to benefit Achieve’s music program

Holiday concert to benefit Achieve’s music program

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Don’t miss the Achieve Foundation’s annual holiday concert with Broadway’s “Charlie Pollock & Friends” on Sunday, Dec. 8, at 6:30 p.m. in the Columbia High School Auditorium, 17 Parker Ave. in Maplewood.  Sponsored by the Pollock Properties Group, this concert features an incredible rock band that brings down the house with magical […]