Matching Grants totaling $315,000 awarded to community health partners

Partners for Health has awarded grants totaling $315,000 to support local soup kitchens, food pantries and organizations working toward affordable housing and healthy food for all. 

Participating organizations include:  City Green, Family Promise of Essex County, HOMECorp, Human Needs Food Pantry, MESH (Montclair Emergency Services for Hope), MNDC (Montclair Community Farms, Montclair Neighborhood Development Corporation, Nutley Family Service Bureau, Saint Peter’s Haven Healthy Food Pantry & Family Shelter in Clifton, The Salvation Army and Toni’s Kitchen.

COVID-19 has challenged each of us, with a disproportionate impact on community members who were already struggling to cover essential expenses.  Pam Scott, Executive Director of Partners for Health, notes, “We are proud to support local safety net organizations that have been on the front lines of responding to community needs throughout this health and economic crisis.”