Help Our Local Businesses + Organizations
There are a ton of local businesses and organizations in the community that need your help and support to continue the amazing work they do. Therefore, we have created this list of businesses and organizations you can help today. Donating to them today will help them continue to run and serve us all. A lot of these organizations are also helping healthcare workers, seniors, and others in the community. We have a beautiful community here and would love your help in this time of need!
As a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, The Jersey City Project has an unparalleled track record of implementing and executing projects to promote and support locally-owned small businesses. They are accepting donations for our Disaster Relief Grant Fund to assist small businesses in Jersey City impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. DONATE HERE.
Liberty Humane Society’s mission is to foster a community of compassion and respect and provide animals in need with a chance at a lifelong, loving home. They are currently asking for donations to help raise funds to meet their kennel renovation deadline. DONATE HERE.
With humble beginnings, Family Promise has been working towards ending family homelessness. Family Promise has come to represent not just the programs that touch the lives of more than 93,000 people in need annually and engage more than 200,000 volunteers. It represents a national movement that believes we can address family homelessness—right here in our own communities! There are numerous ways to get involved from volunteering to hosting events!
The mission of Rebuilding Together is to preserve and revitalize houses and communities, assuring that low-income homeowners, from the elderly and disable to families with children, live in warmth, safety, and independence! The New Jersey chapter is one of the 245 nation-wide affiliates of the largest, non-sectarian, nonprofit, home rehabilitation organization in the United States. You can make donations right on their site!
St. Lucy’s Emergency Shelter is an emergency shelter facility for single women and men offering emergency housing and food for those in need. The shelter is monitored 24-hour, 7-day-a-week, year-round. St. Lucy’s Shelter meets with those in need and assess their situation. Then the shelter refers clients to one or more of the following services: welfare, SSI, unemployment, job training and job search, education and mental-health treatment programs and more. The shelter provides two meals a day, clothing as well as a shower program and outreach services for the unsheltered homeless.
WomenRising has been providing the ingredients for change for over 110 years making it a perfect fit on our list of Charitable Organizations in Jersey City! WomenRising is the foremost community-based organization for women in Hudson County and it assists women and their families to achieve self-sufficiency and live safe, productive and fulfilling lives, through social services, economic development, and advocacy services. In 2017 the organization served 15,000 individuals, advised over 1,200 women on legal options and much more! Make sure to keep up with their events and how to get involved!
Since it began in 2008, Hoboken Grace has strived to show unbelievable and unconditional love for the community through religion. Whether it’s Sunday morning service or community event, Hoboken Grace wants to make sure you feel right at home from the moment you arrive.
Hope House is an emergency shelter for homeless women with children. Housing up to 20 mothers and their children, the program offers short-term supervised residence, including three meals a day, assessment/planning, case management, housing, education, food, and clothing.
New City Kids offers after school programming for local low-income youth. Children and teens get a chance to explore music and academics in a creative and fun environment! New City Kids aims to give children a safe place to feel and hear that they are valued and loved while they develop skills, talents and desires for their future! You can find out how to volunteer with New City Kids here.
JCMAS is a group of neighbors who are working together to support our fellow neighbors. They collect donations and connect them to other mutual aid groups in our community that are directly helping our neighbors who need assistance. JCMAS is 100% volunteer-run. We are also doing a diaper collection with them here.