JLOSH is accepting applications for Community Grants Program

JLOSH is accepting applications for Community Grants Program

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills invites local nonprofit organizations to apply for a Community Grant for 2019-20. Grants range from $500 to $5,000. Grant recipients will be announced in the spring. The grants will be awarded to qualifying 501(c)(3) organizations whose programs further JLOSH’s “Fill the Need” […]

N.J. Junior Leagues donate 72,000 bottles of water to Newark residents

N.J. Junior Leagues donate 72,000 bottles of water to Newark residents

NEWARK, NJ — Junior Leagues from across New Jersey united as one Junior League to support the many residents of the city of Newark impacted by elevated lead levels in their drinking water. Each of the eight New Jersey Junior Leagues raised funds that went toward the bulk purchase of bottled water. Together at St. […]

JLOSH harvests more than 4,000 pounds of produce for local food pantries

JLOSH harvests more than 4,000 pounds of produce for local food pantries

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Junior League of the Oranges & Short Hills, together with MEND and other volunteer organizations, came together at America’s Grow-a-Row in Pittstown to harvest fresh produce. Together, volunteers picked more than 4,000 pounds of tomatoes, which will provide more than 16,000 servings of farm fresh produce for so many individuals […]

JLOSH donates school supplies for the 2019-20 academic year

JLOSH donates school supplies for the 2019-20 academic year

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Junior League of the Oranges & Short Hills helped make the first day of school for many students a lot easier. Partnering with Jersey Cares, a statewide nonprofit organization that promotes volunteerism and civic engagement, and the Orange Public School District, JLOSH supported many students within its service area by […]

N.J. Junior Leagues unite to support Newark during its water crisis

N.J. Junior Leagues unite to support Newark during its water crisis

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Junior League of the Oranges & Short Hills has united with Junior Leagues across New Jersey, including the Junior League of Montclair-Newark, to support the many residents of the city of Newark impacted by the current water crisis. As of August 2019, both the city of Newark and the Environmental […]

JLOSH announces new board of directors

JLOSH announces new board of directors

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — A new team of women is ready to helm the Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills. The group announced that Isabelle Felix, of Maplewood, will be the board’s 107th president with a one-year term. Other board members are: President-elect and Community Vice President Larisa Holderied, of Maplewood; treasurer Chye […]

7th annual JLOSH ‘Kids For Kids’ on March 2

MILLBURN, NJ — Community groups are joining forces for the seventh year in Millburn this March for a children’s volunteering event to help youngsters in need. “Kids For Kids,” organized by the Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills, brings together local groups and children for a morning of hands-on volunteering and fun at […]

JLOSH helps more than 78 families at FARC shopping boutique

ORANGE, NJ — In collaboration with Family Assistance Resource Center, the Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills hosted a special children’s boutique at the FARC Free Shopping Boutique held at the Forest Street School in Orange. Thanks to JLOSH members’ donations of new and gently-used clothing, books, stuffed animals and much more, together […]

JLOSH receives Community Partner of the Year Award

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Family Assistance Resource Center NJ hosted its fourth annual Awards & Recognition Dinner in October, honoring the Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills as the Community Partner of the Year. FARC recognized JLOSH for its outstanding contributions in helping meet the basic needs of children and families who have […]

JLOSH exceeds contributions to Orange School District

ORANGE, NJ — In collaboration with 28 Days Project, dentist Dr. Justin Fried and donations from Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills members, JLOSH restocked the nurses’ pantries of the Orange School District with non-medical wellness essentials. Many children in the JLOSH catchment area attend school lacking adequate clothing and other basic needs. […]

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