Morris County

Replicating the Family Justice Center Model in New Jersey

May 11, 2015 As more New Jerseyans have become familiar with the work of the Essex County Family Justice Center, its model of supporting domestic violence victims is gaining much-deserved recognition. More importantly, other counties are expressing interest in expanding…

Giving Opportunity: Morristown Tutoring Program

January 8, 2015 Several fundholders at the Community Foundation have supported or expressed interest in supporting the Morristown Neighborhood House Tutoring and Mentoring Program, managed by Cornerstone Family Programs. The Neighborhood House Tutoring and Mentoring Program provides economic opportunities and…

Pet Therapy Program at Morristown Medical Center

August 18, 2014 Unconditional love has the power to heal, to strengthen, and to capture our hearts. The kind of love only animals can give. Just ask the thousands of patients at Morristown Medical Center who’ve participated in the hospital’s…

CFNJ Grant Supports Mural at Boonton School

June 27, 2014 What once were standard white hallways are now beautiful murals at the John Hill School in Boonton, thanks to the hard work of students and a grant from the Community Foundation’s Morris County Committee. More than 600…

Neighborhood House Provides Local Internships

July 19, 2013 The Morristown Neighborhood House helps working families, many of them including new immigrants, “maximize their educational, social, physical, and economic potential.”  Turns out, one of the services they provide is especially important to Thomas Friedman of the…