The Women's Club of Glen Ridge is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization
Do you have an hour to give to help the hungry in our local communities?
“A Lot to Grow” needs whatever time you can spare to help out in the community garden on Mondays between 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
“A Lot To Grow” is the Community Garden started by our own Patrice Kelly across from the old Benson Street train station. They grow, harvest and deliver fresh veggies to the local food banks!
It’s a fun, friendly and great way to give back to the community!
"Ranging from high school students to working professionals and retirees, our volunteers contribute a vast diversity of talents and skills to their volunteer experience. For example, some volunteers choose to knit hats and blankets for newborns and other patients from the comfort of their own home. Others contribute time and services in the hospital itself. The Volunteer Services department is comprised of a junior program (for individuals ages 14 to 17) and an adult program (for individuals ages 18 and above)."
Glen Ridge Senior Transportation
Do you have a few hours every week to spare or even every month? Would you like to help seniors in Glen Ridge? The Glen Ridge Volunteer Ambulance Squad provides Glen Ridge seniors (65+) with FREE transportation to medical and rehabilitation appointments Monday through Fridays using a township provided car.
Please contact Meredith Barrentine (Women's Club member) or call 862-621-9245
219 Ridgewood Avenue Glen Ridge New Jersey 07028 973-748-5459
Those interested in advocating for senior citizens living in nursing homes might want to consider the Volunteer Advocate Program sponsored by the New Jersey Office of the Ombudsman for the Institutionalized Elderly.
Following a local 32-hour training program, volunteer advocates are asked to spend four hours a week at a local nursing home listening to residents’ concerns and advocating on their behalf. Priority concerns include signs of abuse, problems with food or care, inappropriate treatment and lack of stimulating activities.
For more information about the Volunteer Advocate program, call (609) 826-5053 or go to nj.gov/ooie.
Exciting news! The Women's Club of Glen Ridge is joining forces with the Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ) to bring a Virtual Food Drive to Glen Ridge.
Why a virtual food drive?
- CFBNJ buying power leverage: your $1 buys $10 of food
- Addresses a growing problem in NJ--1 in 5 kids go hungry everyday
- It's local-- it serves local NJ pantries and soup kitchens including 11 in Montclair which supports Glen Ridge residents.
If you would prefer, you can mail your contribution check to us at
219 Ridgewood Ave
Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
Make check payable to : Community FoodBank of New Jersey and please include Women's Club of Glen Rige in the Memo field.
We have established a “Guardian List” of community members who would like to be notified of Community Service opportunities through our department. If you would like to be added to our list, please email your contact information to Elizabeth via email. If you missed our February luncheon, but would like more information about CASA, please check out this video and then go to their website - www.casaessex.org