More than 800 children shop cost-free at Back 2 School Store

More than 800 children shop cost-free at Back 2 School Store

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The 11th annual NCJW/Essex Back 2 School Store brought much more than just grins on Sunday, July 28, as hundreds of children went shopping at a one-day pop-up store designed to help children in financial need in Essex County. “I can’t wait to get new shoes! I want sparkles on them!” exclaimed […]

Rachel Coalition social worker receives Humanism in Healthcare Award

Rachel Coalition social worker receives Humanism in Healthcare Award

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Sabrina Stuart, a licensed clinical social worker with the Rachel Coalition, was selected as a recipient of the Lester Z. Lieberman Humanism in Healthcare Award. Sponsored by the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey, this award recognizes the contributions of professionals who work in local direct service health care organizations. Those who are […]

Women to Women Luncheon held in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Oct. 30, Rachel Coalition hosted its annual Women to Women Luncheon at the Wilshire Grand Hotel in West Orange. The keynote speaker was Jennie Willoughby, a domestic violence survivor who has been outspoken about the abuse she says she suffered from former husband Rob Porter, a former White House aide. […]

Join Rachel Coalition during Domestic Violence Awareness Month

WEST ORANGE / LIVINGSTON, NJ — Domestic violence affects every community. It thrives when we are silent, but if we take a stand and work together, we can end domestic abuse. October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Rachel Coalition, a division of Jewish Family Service of MetroWest NJ, has a month of activities […]

JFS to present ‘An Evening of Laughter’ on June 7

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Jewish Family Service of MetroWest will hold its annual “An Evening of Laughter” on Thursday, June 7, at Temple Beth Ahm Yisrael, 60 Temple Drive in Springfield. The program will benefit Jewish Family Service of MetroWest’s programs and services. JFS MetroWest is honoring two couples for their outstanding partnership with JFS and […]

Rachel Coalition luncheon draws large crowd

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Rachel Coalition Women to Women Luncheon took place April 17 at the Wilshire Grand Hotel in West Orange. Melissa Dohme Hill, a survivor of a brutal attack who is now a domestic violence advocate and speaker, served as the events keynote speaker. More than 150 people came out to hear […]

‘Terrifying Night, Miraculous Recovery’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Rachel Coalition will host its annual Women to Women luncheon on Tuesday, April 17, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at The Wilshire Grand Hotel, 350 Pleasant Valley Way in West Orange. The luncheon will feature a presentation by Melissa Dohme Hill, who was brutally attacked by her high school ex-boyfriend, […]

Rachel Coalition seeks volunteers

FLORHAM PARK, NJ — The Rachel Coalition, a partnership of eight Northern New Jersey organizations, working together to provide services and support programs for victims of domestic violence in Essex and Morris County, is seeking volunteers for its Court Advocate Program. This 40-hour hands-on training program educates participants to assist domestic violence victims with emotional […]

Golda Och students raise money for Rachel Coalition

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Golda Och Academy National Honor Society chose Rachel Coalition as the recipient of the proceeds from its fundraising efforts, which included a bake sale, bowl-a-thon and more. Pictured, students Mikayla Spierer and Sammi Glennon present Pam Fishman, vice-chairwoman of Rachel Coalition, with the gift from the GOA NHS.

Rachel Coalition seeks volunteers

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Rachel Coalition, a partnership of eight Northern New Jersey organizations, working together to provide services and support programs for victims of domestic violence in Essex and Morris counties, is seeking volunteers for its highly respected Court Advocate Program. This 40-hour hands-on training program educates participants to assist domestic violence victims […]

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