We host an on-site blood drive each year.
CROPWalk - We participate in a local community CROP walk to raise money to fight hunger. CropWalk at cwscrop.org/newjersey
We participate in MAZON, a national anti-hunger program, through food drives during the High Holy Days.
Benefiting Montclair Human Needs Food Pantry and MAZON.
Immigrant Detention Center Visits
We organize weekly or bi-weekly visits to those who have escaped dangerous situations in their home countries and arrived in the U.S. seeking asylum. We visit them at local detention centers, where they have been held pending their asylum hearings. Read about the program.
HOMECorp's mission is to provide safe, permanently affordable housing in Montclair and to promote neighborhood development. It seeks to strengthen the community foundation by assisting families who are largely disenfranchised from the robust housing market in Montclair. For more information about HOMECorp's services and/or workshops email or call (973) 744-4141.
Interfaith Hospitality Network
Once a year Bnai Keshet hosts the Interfaith Hospitality Network, which gives temporarily homeless families a supportive home environment. Families stay in our Red Gables Building for a week in the summer, and congregational members volunteer to help cook dinner, play with children and be there to help out.
The Rachel Coalition was founded by the MetroWest Jewish community in January, 1997 to provide services for victims of domestic violence. Rachel Coalition is a member and beneficiary agency of the United Jewish Communities of MetroWest New Jersey and its United Jewish Appeal. If you or someone you know needs help, contact The Rachel Coalition crisis response line at (973) 740-1233 or email. All communications are confidential.