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. […]
Afghan Girls Financial Assistance Fund provides the pathway for women to be exposed to opportunities as they realize they can be the instrument of change.
AGFAF believes in women empowerment through education! Afghan Girls Financial Assistance Fund (AGFAF) is a non-profit, committed to effecting social, gender and economic equality in Afghanistan. They secure scholarships and provide financial, emotional and academic support to the best and brightest young Afghans, primarily women, seeking a college education. They also support students by allowing them to […]
Fall in love with the 2017 Montclair Film Festival as they feature a unique and fantastic African American programming among many other films.
MFF will be screening a historical film of African Americans. As the Montclair Film Festival will be screening a wide range of genres in their 2017 festival, be sure to take a look at their phenomenal African American programming. Their centerpiece film, Tell Them We Are Rising, is the story of historically black colleges in […]
MFEE will be hosting the Amazing Fundracer: the Sequel on May 21! All donations will benefit the educational system of Montclair.
It doesn’t matter how much you donate because every dollar counts to MFEE! Since 1991, Montclair Fund for Educational Excellence (MFEE) has brought the community within Montclair together through its fundraising and support for high-quality education. Montclair residents can be continually assured that there are no limits on their children’s academic goals due to the […]
Founder of Lighten Up, Abigail Burford provides clients with an unbiased and positive de-cluttering service through transforming any living space.
Clear out clutter with Abigail Burford. Since the start up of Lighten Up in 2010, Abigail Burford has transformed the wellness of living spaces throughout the New Jersey area. Burford created Lighten Up as a way to help others through life’s inevitable transitions. Through Lighten Up, Burford provides professional decluttering assistance by working side by […]
Montclair’s YMCA opens its doors to athletes, family members and friends in a positive and motivating environment in order to support the Special Olympics.
The community comes together for YMCA’s Special Olympics Swim meet. On Saturday, March 19, Montclair’s YMCA hosted athletes from surrounding townships including Livingston, Caldwell and Wayne. As the YMCA hosted the Special Olympics swim meet, young athletes were able to show off their accomplishments. Members of surrounding communities came together to support thriving athletes. This friendly […]
EpVets, a non-profit organization, aims to not only provide a helping hand to veterans, but primarily those who face traumatic brain injuries.
EpVets ensures that veterans are not alone. After 9/11, traumatic brain injury has become known as the signature wound for a plethora of soldiers, sailors and airmen. They have suffered lifelong consequences such as epilepsy and other seizure conditions. Executive Director of EpVets, Andrew Epstein, felt that the Veteran Affairs were “unable to meet the demands” of many […]