Local Non-Profits + Charities

Local Non-Profits + Charities

There is no shortage of charities, non-profits and places to volunteer in Jersey City. Whether you’re looking to champion homelessness, environmental issues or the arts there will be an organization in Jersey City for you to work with. It’s a truly philanthropic and kind group of residents that are able to coordinate such a multitude of organizations in one city!

 


 

Animal Shelters + Rescues

Animal Shelters + Rescues

Our local animal shelters provide many services and volunteer opportunities for Jersey City.  If you’re in the market for a loving companion, consider rescuing your next pet from a local rescue shelter.  Humane societies also frequently offer discounted pet...
Arts + Culture Charities

Arts + Culture Charities

Everyone should have the opportunity to engage in creativity.  There are opportunities for children to experience the arts through year long programs and summer camps.  Also, do not hesitate to reach out to studios and companies about potential scholarships.   ...
Educational Charities

Educational Charities

Help and assistance are available to those who are interested in attending a higher education institution, but may not be able to afford tuition and fees.  Contact our local organization for more information on how they can offer support.   ...
Environmental Charities

Environmental Charities

Living a life that supports our environment and protects the earth is of increasing importance in our lives.  Our extensive environmental charities list points you in the right direction of organizations, conservancies, and volunteer opportunities to ...
Family Services

Family Services

If there is a family in your life who you know might need assistance and support, please consult our list of organizations which can provide help.  Check their volunteer pages as well to see ways you can support these great organizations.   ...
Food Banks + Soup Kitchens

Food Banks + Soup Kitchens

Check our list of soup kitchens and food pantries located around our community.  Many locations need help and donations, but call ahead to check on what each center actually needs.     
Health Charities

Health Charities

Healthcare can be costly, but that shouldn’t keep our residents from getting the help and care that they need.  If you or someone you know needs support with medical concerns, please consult our lists of organizations.     ...
Homeless Shelters + Housing Opportunities

Homeless Shelters + Housing Opportunities

If you are looking to donate clothing or goods or you know someone who might need some additional help, check our list for shelters in the community.    
Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Looking for volunteer opportunities in Jersey City but don't know where to start? There are many ways residents can give back to our community.  Giving time and energy to help local organizations is one way Jersey City residents and visitors can help.  W...
Women's Services

Women's Services

There are several organizations in Jersey City catered to helping women with a variety of services. Counseling, job placement, healthcare, clothing, etc. are available through these incredible non-profits. Volunteer opportunities are also available. ...
Greener JC 2020 Internship Program Recap

Greener JC 2020 Internship Program Recap

Charities Hobbies Living in JC
Greener JC 2020 Internship Program Recap   Greener JC is a non-profit environmental organization committed to supporting a more sustainable...
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Hope Starts Here Breast Cancer Event

Hope Starts Here Breast Cancer Event

Charities Events Living in JC
Hope Starts Here Breast Cancer Event The Hope Starts Here Pink Mask Tricky Tray Party held on Thursday, October 1st...
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Great Resources for Jersey City Senior Citizens

Great Resources for Jersey City Senior Citizens

Charities Good News Living in JC
Great Resources for Jersey City Senior Citizens   It was 1988, when, through Proclamation 5847, President Ronald Reagan deemed today,...
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West Side Community Fridge Offers Free Food

West Side Community Fridge Offers Free Food

BLM Charities Explore + Do Family Food & Drink Good News Living in JC Shopping
West Side Community Fridge Offers Free Food Aid comes in many forms during tumultuous times of need. One of our...
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Plastic Free July Livestream Recap

Plastic Free July Livestream Recap

Charities Explore + Do Family Fashion Food & Drink Health + Fitness Lifestyle Living in JC Shopping
Plastic Free July Livestream Recap If you’ve been interested in finding out about the benefits of living low-waste, how to...
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Black Men United Hosts Community Clean Up

Black Men United Hosts Community Clean Up

BLM Charities Events Explore + Do Living in JC
Black Men United Hosts Community Clean Up Right now, among protests, marches, and many hopeful, peaceful gatherings, there’s still plenty...
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Black Lives Matter Resources

Black Lives Matter Resources

BLM Charities Events Explore + Do History Lifestyle Living in JC
Black Lives Matter Resources EverythingJerseyCity.com stands in solidarity with the outrage for the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud...
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Jersey City Heroes in Action

Jersey City Heroes in Action

Charities Explore + Do Family Good News Living in JC
Jersey City Heroes in Action During our April 29th Jersey City Heroes in Action Instagram livestream, we interviewed heroes from...
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Your Guide for Quarantine Spring Cleaning

Your Guide for Quarantine Spring Cleaning

Charities Health + Fitness Lifestyle Living in JC Shopping
Your Guide for Quarantine Spring Cleaning As the days grow longer and the pollen on your windshield gets thicker, that...
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Pet Lovers’ Guide to COVID-19 Quarantine

Pet Lovers’ Guide to COVID-19 Quarantine

Charities Lifestyle Living in JC Pets Shopping
Pet Lovers' Guide to COVID-19 Quarantine While the world deals with the unprecedented collective panic of COVID-19, Jersey City pet...
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List of Women-Owned Jersey City Businesses

List of Women-Owned Jersey City Businesses

Arts + Culture Beauty Charities Explore + Do Family Fashion Food & Drink Good News Health + Fitness Hobbies Lifestyle Living in JC Pets Shopping Sports
List of Women-Owned Jersey City Businesses This month we’ve highlighted some incredible business owning “Boss Women”  from all over Jersey...
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Support Jersey City: Donate to Those in Need

Support Jersey City: Donate to Those in Need

Charities Food & Drink Living in JC Shopping
Support Jersey City: Donate to Those in Need   With COVID-19 quarantines and social distancing in its second week with...
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The Upside of Isolation: COVID-19

The Upside of Isolation: COVID-19

Charities Hobbies Living in JC Pets
The Upside of Isolation: COVID-19 We here at Everything Jersey City like to look at the bright side of things...
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Axol and Friends: Shaping the Next Generation

Axol and Friends: Shaping the Next Generation

Charities Good News Living in JC Shopping
Axol and Friends: Shaping the Next Generation It was a chilly winter morning when Jonathan R. L. Grosso, founder of...
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Puerto Rico Earthquake Relief Benefit in JC

Puerto Rico Earthquake Relief Benefit in JC

Charities Events Living in JC
Puerto Rico Earthquake Relief Benefit in Jersey City In January, the southern coast of Puerto Rico was rocked by a...
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Jersey + Co has Gelato Love for the Community

Jersey + Co has Gelato Love for the Community

BLM Charities Explore + Do Food & Drink Good News Living in JC
Jersey + Co has Gelato Love for the Community It was unseasonably warm for a Saturday in January. Temperatures rising...
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6 Things to Consider When Choosing a Dog

6 Things to Consider When Choosing a Dog

Charities Explore + Do Lifestyle Living in JC Pets
*Updated 3/26/2020* Due to the current coronavirus pandemic shelters are in need of foster homes and forever homes. Shelter staffs...
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When Can I Throw Out My Christmas Tree!?

When Can I Throw Out My Christmas Tree!?

Charities Lifestyle Living in JC
When Can I Throw Out My Christmas Tree!?   It is officially 2020 so New Year’s resolutions and "New Year...
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JC Church Celebrates 12 Days of Kindness

JC Church Celebrates 12 Days of Kindness

Charities Events Good News Living in JC Worship
JC Church Celebrates 12 Days of Kindness A KINDNESS MOVEMENT The Hope Center Tabernacle spent the first 12 days of...
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Checking in with Chidick: JC’s North Star

Checking in with Chidick: JC’s North Star

BLM Charities Good News Living in JC
Checking in with Chidick: JC’s North Star Every once in awhile, we encounter human beings who are so charismatic, inspiring...
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Shop With A Cop

Shop With A Cop

Charities Events Good News Shopping
Shop With A Cop Smiles and laughter were in no short supply this past Saturday with kids filing into Kmart...
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Soaring Heights Charter School: Bringing Holiday Joy

Soaring Heights Charter School: Bringing Holiday Joy

Charities Events Food & Drink Good News Lifestyle Living in JC Worship
Soaring Heights Charter School: Bringing Holiday Joy While for some families, the holidays are a time of joyous family reunions...
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Veterans’ Day: A Family’s Annual Park Clean Up

Veterans’ Day: A Family’s Annual Park Clean Up

Charities Events Family History Living in JC
Veterans’ Day: A Family's Annual Park Clean Up  “Veterans know better than anyone else the price of freedom, for they’ve...
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Liberty Humane Society Rescues Animals from Hurricane Dorian

Liberty Humane Society Rescues Animals from Hurricane Dorian

Charities Good News Pets
Liberty Humane Society Rescues Animals from North Carolina During Hurricane Dorian   At the end of August, Hurricane Dorian hit...
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