MNDC held its annual community holiday party on Saturday, December 21 from 6-8 p.m. Santa provided gift for children 1 – 18 years old thanks to the generosity of many. Many thanks to Toni’s Kitchen who provided the food and Montclair Deputy Chief Young for taking photos.
Damika Hinton and MNDC hosted Gingerbread Wars, an annual event that Ms. Hinton started for her family and friends who were single parents. The event took place on Sunday December 8 at The Wally Choice Community Center. Fun was had by all!
On Saturday, December 14, Jersey Cares provided sponsored children with Christmas gifts. Mr. Jack Ferrel donned his Santa Claus outfit and handed out presents to each child at MNDC’s office in Montclair. MNDC’s intern Ms. Rogers, Ms. Deja Pelham, and Mr. Robles volunteered as elves. Volunteer Passion McKnight, a former
Every year, MNDC holds a TOY DRIVE to provide gifts to needy Montclair families so children can wake up to presents under their tree. Can you be a blessing to a child by helping? We still need donations to provide for the many children in our area. Simply bring an
Holidays are important times for families. Gathering together enables them to form or continue important traditions and strengthen the bonds that connect them. Unfortunately, these cherished traditions can also be expensive. MNDC understands that and thanks the generous efforts of our donors who provided food baskets to 56 needy Montclair
MNDC held its “Playing for Keeps” Casino Night fundraiser on the evening of Saturday, September 21 at the Wally Choice Community Center. Whether it was blackjack, roulette, or craps, a good time was had by all. We’d like to thank Chef Allison Bethel, our instructor for the Culinary Career Institute,
MNDC is now accepting applications for its after school tutoring program for elementary and middle school students through Project Oasis. This program is free and will meet starting October 7 and run through June 19, 2020 on Monday through Thursday, 2:45 – 6:00 p.m. at the Wally Choice Community
Project Oasis fun begins!
Students interested in becoming prepared for the work world will be attending MNDC’s Career Development Institute. This is a 10-week program where students learn about business education, entrepreneurial skills, financial literacy, résumé writing, dressing for success, business plan writing, and more. The orientation was held on Friday, April 5 at the Wally Choice Community Center in Montclair.
MNDC was awarded a Community Development Block Grant in the amount of $19,600 by the Essex County Division of Housing and Community Development.