County presents $5.4M in grants to 14 municipalities, 34 community organizations

County presents $5.4M in grants to 14 municipalities, 34 community organizations

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County recently announced that approximately $5.4 million will be distributed to 14 Essex County municipalities and 34 community organizations through the Community Development Block Grant program and the Emergency Solutions Grant program. The CDBG and ESG programs are funded through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and administered […]

Interfaith Hospitality Network receives grant to help area families

Interfaith Hospitality Network receives grant to help area families

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Interfaith Hospitality Network recently received a $7,500 grant from Coldwell Banker to help homeless families in Essex County. The grant will help further IHN’s mission of helping homeless and at-risk families with emergency shelter and housing support.  “We are incredibly grateful to Investors Foundation for their generous donation. The need for emergency […]

Casino fundraiser will support 10 area charities

MORRISTOWN, NJ — The Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Cares Casino Royale returns Thursday, Sept. 19, at 6 p.m., offering a chance to play your hand, roll the dice and make a difference. Hosted at The Madison Hotel at 1 Convent Road in Morristown, the Cares Casino Royale will feature games of chance, a raffle, a […]

Essex County’s IHN applauds ‘Sesame Street’ for recent character

MONTCLAIR, NJ — On Thursday, Dec. 13, “Sesame Street” reintroduced Lily, a 7-year-old Muppet who first struggled with hunger, and now struggles with homelessness and transition. The Interfaith Hospitality Network for the Homeless of Essex County lauds this effort by “Sesame Street” to address this issue. Child homelessness is at an all-time high, with more […]

Performers will be ‘At Home on Stage’ at The Woodland

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Some of Broadway’s brightest stars will return to the place where everybody knows their names for Interfaith Hospitality Network’s “At Home on Stage,” the cabaret and comedy fundraising event on Monday, June 4, at The Woodland, 60 Woodland Road in Maplewood. Doors open at 7 p.m. with a cocktail hour, and opportunity […]

Maplewood Girl Scouts earn Silver Award

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Phoebe Holt-Reiss and Evelyn Van de North, members of Girl Scout Troop 22831 in Maplewood, earned the Girl Scout Silver Award, the highest award available for achievement to a Girl Scout Cadette. To earn the Silver Award, girls work alone or together in small groups to identify an issue or problem that […]

Little hands make a big difference at JLOSH ‘Kids for Kids’ event

MILLBURN, NJ — Proving that little hands can make a big difference, more than 150 children and their parents, along with 50 members of the Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills took part in the fifth annual “Kids for Kids,” which is a children’s volunteer event organized by JLOSH in partnership with 10 […]