Giving Back

We are committed to Give Back as much as we can!

As we fulfill our mission, we also take time to GIVE BACK and help other organizations make a difference. We thank GOD for his many BLESSINGS and we look forward to do all that we can to make our WORLD a better place to live.


Hudson County Long Term Recovery Committee

Our Founder & CEO Angela V. McKnight is chair of the Hudson County Long Term Recovery Committee (HCLTRC), which was established after SUPERSTORM SANDY to support and coordinate the area’s long-term recovery effort. It is a voluntary association of members representing many nonprofit agencies, faith-based groups, legal and social service organization. Participants also include community advocates, relief groups, and government partners. HCLTRC assists residents of and organizations operating in Hudson County, N.J., to recover from the effects of disasters, with particular attention to the needs of low-income, disabled residents, small businesses, and economically disadvantaged communities. HCLTRC also coordinates the disaster response of participating organizations and helps residents, organizations, and governmental bodies prepare for future disasters.to support and coordinate the area’s long-term recovery effort. HCLTRC’s Fiscal Sponsor is United Way of Hudson CountySee HCLTRC’s website for more information. We are encouraging Hudson County Residents who still need help to call 211 to get connected for help. We want to help as much as we can.


Greenville Community Partnership

Our Founder & CEO Angela V. McKnight is the 2nd Vice Chair of The I Love Greenville Community Partnership (GCP) committee. GCP is a neighborhood association located in the Greenville Neighborhood of Jersey City, New Jersey. Centered on MLK Drive, the neighborhood boundaries are Union St, Ocean Ave, Woodlawn Ave and Bergen Ave. The neighborhood faces challenges like: 40% of the City’s foreclosures; an area median income half of the City’s median income; and, has between a 17-20% unemployment rate.

The GCP formed in late 2011 as an effort to improve quality of life issues in in-and-around MLK Drive. Administrated by Garden State Episcopal CDC, GCP is made of up residents, stakeholders, business owners, houses of worship and non-profit organizations that service the community. As our first order of business we completed a neighborhood plan that sets goals and devised strategies and activities to reach those goals. The final plan can be viewed below.

In the Fall of 2013, the GCP received word that the neighborhood plan was accepted in the New Jersey Department of Community Affair’s, Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Credit program. Most recently, GSECDC was notified that GCP’s “I Love Greenville Phase One” proposal was accepted into the qualified project’s pool for the Fall 2013 NRTC program.

Visit the facebook page for current information and events.


Helping Fire Residents

We come together to have drives to help our community in need.


Community Feeding

We enjoyed Black History Month! Every Saturday during Black History Month, we came together as one (We Are One) to feed the community. It was great to collaborate to make a huge difference! We continue our feeding throughout the community!


Other Causes

We also help with Jersey City Parks Coalition Big Dig, Prom Dress Drive, Food drive, Back to School Drive, Make A Difference Day and other drives to help our community.

 

Random Quote

Outstanding organization giving back to the community to those who really need it and for too long have been forgotten.

— Beth J., Supporter

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