Showdown 2018 turned out to be the surprise hit of the season, exceeding attendance projections and leaving the audience, entrants and sponsors calling for more. Photos Provided by Tony Turner and Wil Young. The Montclair Fund for Educational Excellence, MFEE, and it’s seasoned Executive Director, Masiel Rodriquez-Vars have once again reimagined the fundraiser successfully, rounding […]
Montclair Emergency Services for the Homeless (MESH) helps feed and shelter homeless individuals throughout Montclair and surrounding areas. For 12 years, an organization has been working tirelessly in Montclair on a problem residents think little about – homelessness. Montclair Emergency Services for the Homeless, or MESH, was created in 2005 by Reverend Canon Wade Renn. […]
JoAnn Short, CEO of Montclair’s YMCA permitted to resign after taking home $1.5 million dollars in compensation while leaving the YMCA $8,659,028 in debts still standing*. Short finally reached the end of her rope with Montclair. The nearly 7-year reign for JoAnn Short as CEO of the Montclair YMCA has finally come to an […]
With the uncertainty to ensure the lives of their children's goldfishes, the Goldfish Assassins think they have what it takes to win the 2017 MFEE Fundracer.
There are no obstacles the Goldfish Assassins can’t overcome! The Goldfish Assassins are made of David Placek and Jaclyn Stein. Being able to support their community, gives them another reason to get on a bike and spend the day outdoors. “It’s a great cause to support Montclair’s public schools and I have a competitive spirit. For a while, I wanted to […]
Frick and Frack expects to laugh, but most importantly have lots of fun as they take on the Sequel of MFEE's Amazing Fundracer!
Frick and Frack are up for any challenges that the Fundracer throws! Frick and Frack heard about the Montclair Fund for Educational Excellence’s Fundracer through an email blast and were immediately inspired by the great cause for the town they both call home. With much eagerness, Sarah Young and Kelley Reynolds, decided to register and begin fundraising! […]
Creativity Caravan takes out their tandem from out the garage to sign up as Tandem Terrors in the 2017 MFEE Amazing Fundracer: The Sequel.
Tandem Terrors is fueled with creativity! Owners of Creativity Caravan, Maya Stein and Amy Tingle, have signed up as Tandem Terrors in this year’s Amazing Fundracer: the Sequel. Since this will be their first time participating in this event, do not be fooled by their smiles as they have a fierce drive to collaborate and bring a […]
MPL Speed Readers are coming in hot with all their lifting and bookbike riding as they exude determination to take on the MFEE Fundracer once more!
Watch out! Don’t get in the way of the MPL Speed Readers. MPL Speed Readers are trading in their cardigans for race shirts again. As they placed 6th in last year’s Montclair Fund for Educational Excellence Amazing Fundracer, they to aim to compete and raise even more money as they are driven to change lives through […]
On Sun. May 21, the Montclair Fund for Educational Excellence will host their 2nd annual Amazing FUNDRACER throughout the great town of Montclair.
A message brought to by the Montclair Fund for Educational Excellence: The Montclair Fund for Educational Excellence (MFEE) has announced that the 2nd annual Amazing FUNDRACER will take place throughout the town of Montclair on Sunday, May 21 from 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Last May, MFEE celebrated 25 years of community support for our […]
Keiki Explorers returns to the Montclair Fund for Educational Excellence's Amazing Fundracer challenge this year, with their eyes on the prize.
Keiki Explorers is prepared to compete in MFEE’s Fundracer. The Montclair Fund for Educational Excellence Amazing Fundracer 2017 combines two things Richard Gazzillo loves: supporting Montclair schools and adventure races. Gazzillo is currently in the process of getting a partner for the race, another staff member of Keiki Explorers summer camp. Nahum Prasarn, a Latin teacher at Renaissance […]
Noah Gale and his aunt, Maddi, are ready to join the MFEE's Amazing Fundracer this year with their team The Greatest Gales!
The Greatest Gales are excited for this year’s fundracer. Noah Gale is a junior at Montclair High School. He volunteered in the MFEE fundracer last year. This year, he wanted to participate on a team. He created The Greatest Gales! Noah Gale has been familiar with the MFEE since 2005, and he learned about the fundracer last year from the Executive […]