Kids For Kids returns March 7

Kids For Kids returns March 7

MILLBURN, NJ — The Junior League of the Oranges & Short Hills and many of its community nonprofit partners are joining forces to support an event that promotes volunteerism and teaches children the importance of giving back to our communities. Kids For Kids brings together local community groups and children for a morning of hands-on […]

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 […]

SO Rotary and SOPL collect items for various organizations

SO Rotary and SOPL collect items for various organizations

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Gifting Days are here again! South Orange Rotary and the South Orange Public Library will be working with Wynona’s House, Isaiah House, M.E.N.D. and Diller Teen Fellows to collect items for donation. The collection will run through Dec. 16 and all items can be dropped off at the SOPL, 65 Scotland […]

JLOSH celebrates holidays with Isaiah House

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills celebrated the Christmas holiday with Isaiah House, a critical safety net for local families and an organization founded in part by JLOSH. Located in East Orange, Isaiah House provides temporary and permanent housing, food, social and financial services to the most vulnerable […]

NJ Transit collects toys for needy children

NEWARK, NJ — NJ Transit and its executive director, Steven Santoro, helped collect toys for underprivileged children at one of the agency’s facilities. For several weeks, NJ Transit employees collected the items for children as part of the annual “Toys for Kids” drive. This year, 130 donated toys were collected at seven NJ Transit facilities […]