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. […]

JLOSH now accepting applications for community grants

MILLBURN, NJ — The Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills invites local nonprofit organizations to apply for a community grant for 2018-2019. The group offers grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000; grant recipients will be announced in spring 2019. The grants will be awarded to qualifying organizations whose programs further JLOSH’s new “Fill […]

JLOSH harvests 4,500 pounds of produce for local food pantries

MILLBURN, NJ — Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills members, along with members of the YMCA, United Way and other New Jersey-based groups, joined together at America’s Grow-a-Row Pittstown Farm to harvest tomatoes, zucchini and cucumbers. Together they harvested 4,500 pounds in one morning. This yields approximately 18,000 servings and will directly reach […]

JLOSH extends deadline community grants applications

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — In October, the Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills invited local nonprofit organizations to apply for a community grant for 2017-2018. The application deadline has been extended to Friday, Jan. 26. JLOSH is offering grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000; grant recipients will be announced in the spring. The […]

JLOSH elects new president for 2019-2020 year

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills recently announced that its board of directors has approved Isabelle S. Felix as the president-elect-elect who will serve as president of the organization in the 2019-2020 league year following membership approval. Felix joined the Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills in […]

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 […]

JLOSH donates 306 Thanksgiving meals to needy families

ORANGE, NJ — The Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills supported vulnerable families with children in the Orange School District this Thanksgiving. Each year, JLOSH seeks to provide families in need with a happier Thanksgiving. With our partners, including Kings Food Markets, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Dun & Bradstreet, local businesses and area […]