Community Health Worker Improves Outcomes for those who are Homeless

Zufall Health Center’s Community Health Worker has been reaching out to those who are homeless and reducing barriers to seeking primary care services, made possible in part by a two-year grant from Partners for Health Foundation. Lakshmi Silva, Zufall’s Community Health Worker, provides consistent outreach to homeless individuals in West Orange and surrounding areas, linking …Read More…

$80K in Contributions Reached for Toni’s Kitchen!

In late April, three local funders joined the Township of Montclair to address the escalating food need during the COVID-19 pandemic. Partners for Health Foundation, The Schumann Fund for New Jersey, the Montclair Fund for Women and the Township contributed a total of $80,000 to establish a pooled Matching Fund for Toni’s Kitchen. Donations made directly to Toni’s …Read More…

Food Pantries in Need of Donations and Volunteers!

This back to school season, we ask you to remember your local food pantries and soup kitchens, who are always in need of help! There are many ways you can help keep their shelves stocked and kitchens open: Organize a community food drive to collect food Volunteer at a summer feeding programs Collect and donate …Read More…

Grants of more than $900,000 will Address Local Hunger and Homelessness

More than 840 community members opened their hearts and wallets during the 2017 holiday season, donating $450,000+ to the Matching Grants Program sponsored by Partners for Health Foundation.  With the Foundation’s $1 to $1 match, grants totaling more than $900,000 have been distributed to 11 local soup kitchens, food pantries and agencies that provide services …Read More…

Grants of more than $463,000 will Fight Hunger and Homelessness

More than 400 community members opened their hearts and wallets during the 2016 holiday season, donating $231,670 to the Matching Grants Program sponsored by Partners for Health Foundation. With the Foundation’s $1 to $1 match, grants totaling $463,340 were made to seven local soup kitchens, food pantries and agencies that provide services to the homeless …Read More…

Partners for Health Foundation is launching the Third Annual Holiday Matching Grants program

1 IN 5 CHILDREN IN NJ IS FOOD INSECURE:  Make a Difference and DOUBLE Your Impact through Partners for Health Foundation’s Matching Grants Program   Partners for Health Foundation is launching the Third Annual Holiday Matching Grants program to benefit local soup kitchens, food pantries and organizations working to address the persistent issues of hunger and …Read More…

Earned Income Tax Credit Initiative

As New Jersey continues to struggle with a poor economy marked by high rates of unemployment, foreclosures, and an increasing cost of living, the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) remains a crucial lifeline for low-income families. By lifting families out of poverty and giving a boost to local economies, the EITC is a vital tax …read more…

Matching Grants Programs Results in $400,000 to Fight Local Hunger and Homelessness

Community members opened their hearts and their wallets to help raise more than $400,000 donated through the Partners for Health Foundation’s Holiday Matching Grants program to seven local soup kitchens, food pantries and agencies that provide services to the homeless. Contributions of $202,700 from 438 individuals and families were matched dollar for dollar by Partners …read more…

Up to $125,000 in matching grants to double the impact of holiday donations!

Partners for Health will again providing matching grants to benefit local soup kitchens and food pantries, and this year will include organizations working to address homelessness.  Individual gifts of $50 made by December 31, 2015 will be eligible for the program.  Up to $125,000 in matching grants are available. Participating programs include the Human Needs …read more…