Mission: Strengthening the community through partnership, leadership and philanthropy

 

Save the Date for  Le Petit Extravaganza

at Le Gourmet Factory
176A S. Van Brunt St
Englewood, NJ 07631

October 15, 2015 7pm to 10pm 

Explore your adventurous side as we taste and learn to  make exotic mini-meals.   Exotic sliders, bread-free sandwiches, and other perfect party dishes will fill your plate as you sample both new and familiar favorites.

Community Chest and LG Factory Logo

 

Congratulations to the 2015-2016 Community Chest Grantees!

The Board of Managers of The Community Chest is delighted to announce the recipients of the 2015-6 Annual and Impact Grants.   Proposals were submitted by each of these agencies and reviewed by The Allocations Committee of the Community Chest who made the final recommendations to the Board.  Two types of grants were funded:   Annual Grants and Impact Grants.   Descriptions of each of these grant types may be found on The Community Chest’s website in the Grantees section.

 

Arts Horizons
Art Works
Bergen Family Center
Bergen Leads
Bergen Performing Arts Center
Calvary Cares Community Development
Center for Food Action
Center for Hope and Safety (Formerly Shelter Our Sisters)
Dr. John Grieco Scholarship Fund
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
Flat Rock Brook Nature Association
Friends of the John T. Wright Arena
JCC Thurnauer School of Music
Office of Concern of St. Cecilia’s Church
Planned Parenthood of Greater Northern NJ
Saint Paul’s Choir
Tenafly Nature Center
Urban League of Bergen County
Vantage Health Center
Visiting Homemaker Home Health Aide Service
Volunteer Center of Bergen County
Women’s Rights Information Center
YWCA of Bergen County

Impact grants were awarded to Bergen Volunteer Medical Initiative (BVMI) and to Southeast Center for Independent Living (SESCIL). Click here to find out how they are putting your donations to work.

Lynn Algrant & Shelly Wimpfheimer

Lynn Algrant & Shelly Wimpfheimer

 

Many thanks to the members of The Allocations Committee:

Chair: Jasmine Jaswal
Members:   Martin Huguley, Dawn Diaz, Orna Toumit, Linda Reiter, Mike Benedict and Jennifer Cordover

The Board is pleased to provide these grants and wishes all of the agencies the best of luck throughout the program year.

 

 Learn More about the Community Chest by Watching this Short Video

 

 

 

Promoting New Leaders In Human Services Sector

Glenda Smith  & Dan Smith

Glenda Smith & Dan Smith

The Community Chest is pleased to announce a new initiative that was created to promote the development of new leaders in the human services sector.  The program will launch with the awarding of two scholarships to The Volunteer Center of Bergen County’s Bergen Leads program.  Bergen Leads is a 10-month civic leadership and learning program for adults who live or work in Bergen County.

The first two recipients of these coveted scholarships are Glenda Smith Ledgewood, NJ and Dan Park, Tenafly, NJ.  Click here to learn more about these commmunity leaders!

 

 

 

 

Promoting New Leaders In Human Services Sector

The Community Chest is pleased to announce a new initiative that was created to promote the development of new leaders in the human services sector.  The program will launch with the awarding of two scholarships to The Volunteer Center of Bergen County’s Bergen Leads program.  Bergen Leads is a 10-month civic leadership and learning program for …

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What are the 2015-2016 Impact Grants Recipients Up To?

Impact grants were awarded to Bergen Volunteer Medical Initiative (BVMI) and to Southeast Center for Independent Living (SESCIL).  BVMI has been working closely with The Community Chest and The Englewood Health Department to bring free medical services to uninsured residents of Englewood and surrounding towns.  This grant will cover the cost of offering pre-treatment services …

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