Registration Opens for Culinary Career Institute

Registration Opens for Culinary Career Institute

Registration has opened for the Culinary Career Institute where teenagers learn culinary skills during a 10-week program starting on April 3. Instruction takes place at the Wally Choice Community Center located in the Glenfield Park, Montclair, NJ. To register, contact Madeline Guthrie by March 31 at 973-744-9094, ext. 1200. Click

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MNDC Participates in Homeless Connect Day

MNDC Participates in Homeless Connect Day

MNDC participated in Essex County’s Homeless Connect Day on January 31, 2020. Designed to be a one-stop information source for homeless individuals, men and women gathered at the Branch Brook Park roller skating rink and were able to take advantage of health screenings, haircuts, mental health services, veterans services, employment

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MNDC Holds Community Holiday Party

MNDC Holds Community Holiday Party

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.

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MNDC Hosts Gingerbread Wars

MNDC Hosts Gingerbread Wars

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!

 

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Jersey Cares Provides Children with Christmas Gifts

Jersey Cares Provides Children with Christmas Gifts

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

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Donate to MNDC’s Toy Drive by Dec. 20

Donate to MNDC’s Toy Drive by Dec. 20

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

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MNDC Provides 56 Families with Thanksgiving Baskets

MNDC Provides 56 Families with Thanksgiving Baskets

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

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“Playing for Keeps” Casino Night a Success

“Playing for Keeps” Casino Night a Success

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,

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Sign up for Project Oasis After School Tutoring

Sign up for Project Oasis After School Tutoring

 
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

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