Charities

Spring Cleaning for the Community

Spring Cleaning for the Community   Often when we talk about spring cleaning, we think about committing a weekend to finally wiping off the layers of dust behind the TV and shaking the kitchen rugs out on the stoop. For many of us who spent

Women’s History Month: The Flow Initiative 

Women’s History Month: The Flow Initiative    During Women’s History Month, we’re spotlighting incredible historical and current history-making women across the world as well as local women and their greatest female inspirations that empower them to make a difference every day. When one thinks of

Where to Donate in Jersey City

Where to Donate in Jersey City   ‘Tis the season of giving, but 2020 has brought a new weight to what “giving” means in a time when our community needs uplifting and support more than ever. There are lots of ways to give back this

Holiday Wishlists for Jersey City Animals

Holiday Wishlists for Jersey City Animals It’s the season for giving, and these days, there are so many in need of a helping hand. For all you animal lovers out there, your local shelters and rescues are one of them. They have holiday wishlists and

Greener JC 2020 Internship Program Recap

Greener JC 2020 Internship Program Recap   Greener JC is a non-profit environmental organization committed to supporting a more sustainable future in Jersey City. Founded in 2018, Greener JC has created and supported initiatives such as a plastic and straw reduction campaigns, a reusable bag

Hope Starts Here Breast Cancer Event

Hope Starts Here Breast Cancer Event The Hope Starts Here Pink Mask Tricky Tray Party held on Thursday, October 1st was a welcomed pink ray of sunshine for those affected by breast cancer in need of a night of socially responsible fun and relaxation. The

Great Resources for Jersey City Senior Citizens

Great Resources for Jersey City Senior Citizens   It was 1988, when, through Proclamation 5847, President Ronald Reagan deemed today, August 21st, as National Senior Citizens Day. This day holds even more validity 30+ years later as older people are living longer, healthier and more

West Side Community Fridge Offers Free Food

West Side Community Fridge Offers Free Food Aid comes in many forms during tumultuous times of need. One of our most basic and constant needs is to eat, but sometimes that’s just not something we can provide by ourselves and requires a little help from

Plastic Free July Livestream Recap

Plastic Free July Livestream Recap If you’ve been interested in finding out about the benefits of living low-waste, how to get started on living a “greener” life, or learning more about Jersey City’s efforts to become more sustainable and eco-friendly, Plastic Free July is the

Black Men United Hosts Community Clean Up

Black Men United Hosts Community Clean Up Right now, among protests, marches, and many hopeful, peaceful gatherings, there’s still plenty of work that needs to be done on the road to unifying our community that begins with us. Some of it isn’t exactly glamorous but