Home > Connect with Montclair Mutual Aid Connect with Montclair Mutual Aid Connect with Montclair Mutual Aid We’re a network of PEOPLE helping PEOPLE with essential needs. I'd like to connect with Montclair Mutual Aid!My first name: *My last name: *My preferred pronounsGender PronounMy email addressMy phone numberI prefer contact via:emailtext messagephone callPlease include at least one way for us to contact you.I'm located in: *MontclairBloomfield or Glen RidgeClifton or Little FallsCedar Grove or VeronaWest Orange, East Orange, or OrangeOtherOther location *0 / 32Receiving helpI know of some needs for my community, my family, or myself.Please show me information about: Free groceries, food, or meals Utility bills payment assistance Health or mental health Safety or domestic abuse Housing, rent, or eviction Legal or court assistance Education or tuition Please get in touch with me about direct help:Gift card for groceries, meals, or household itemsGift card for rides or transportationMoney for paying a billOther critical needs0 / 100VolunteeringI'd like to hear about volunteering with Montclair Mutual Aid.CURRENT VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES with Montclair Mutual Aid.I'm interested in hearing more about:MONTHLY AID EVENTS – Free distribution events for critical needs: food, clothing, toiletries, menstrual products, diapers, school supplies, etc.COMMUNITY CONNECTION – Opportunities and events for community uplift, solidarity, and networking.DIRECT GIVING – Helping find and allocate direct aid funds.AISLE 7 PROJECT – Free menstrual products distribution.COMMUNITY FOOD GARDENING – Planting, watering, weeding, harvesting, distributing.COMMUNITY PANTRIES – Setting up and running free food locations.DELIVERING free Toni's Kitchen food to residents.GOFER TEAM – Item pickups/deliveries and errands for people who can't leave their home.FUNDRAISING OR FINANCIAL – Donations, grants, bookkeeping.GOVERNANCE OR LEGAL – Mission, internal organization and rules, conflict resolution, official filings, internal record keeping, legal guidance.COMMUNICATIONS – Website, social media, newsletter, photos, videos, education. Publicity strategy. Translating from English. Posting flyers. Welcoming and orienting mutual aid volunteers.TECHNOLOGY – Team software, systems, IT support.NEW PROJECT IDEAS – Imagining and evaluating ideas to help local people meet critical needs. Helping launch new aid projects.NEW/FUTURE IDEAS. Montclair Mutual Aid is interested in starting some new projects. Each project can start as soon as enough volunteers come together. Each project's members will help define and execute the project. Some projects may align or join with other existing efforts or local programs. Please put me on the list to hear about possible new/future project opportunities for:NEIGHBORHOOD AND COMMUNITY TOOL SHARING – Neighbors pooling snow blowers, lawn mowers, gardening tools, electric power generators, etc. NEIGHBORHOOD MUTUAL SUPPORT – Street contacts list and phone tree. Wellness checks for elder or infirm neighbors. Get-to-know-you block events. HOME GOODS – Help people to find free/inexpensive items via freeshop, Buy Nothing, Curb Alert, Freecycle, swaps, thrift shops, etc. Clothing, furniture, blankets, towels, toiletries, diapers, school supplies, heaters, air conditioners, cars, bikes, ... HOME SERVICES – Snow shoveling, lawn raking, yard work, repair/upkeep help for seniors or people with disabilities. HEALTH AND MENTAL HEALTH – Clinic referrals. First aid skills. Support groups. SKILL EDUCATION – Share skills for self-sufficiency, community participation, economic uplift, etc. Educational events. FOOD FOOD DIGNITY – Educate businesses about reducing stigma and discrimination for programs like EBT, SNAP. FOOD INSECURITY – Review our local grocery situation, and help make nutritious foods more easily available. FOOD COOP – Bulk shopping, community share distribution, coop store, free aisle. FEED-A-BUDDY – Pay-it-forward program allowing people to pick up prepaid food bags at local grocery stores. FOOD COORDINATION – Work with all local food aid organizations to help minimize overlap and maximize coverage. DEMO/TEACH nutritious, efficient, inexpensive cooking. GUERRILLA GARDENING – food gardens in neighborhoods. I HAVE ANOTHER new project idea.My idea: *0 / 100OtherOther – I'd like to get in touch with Montclair Mutual Aid about something else.I'd like to contact Montclair Mutual Aid about: *0 / 100SUBMITPlease do not fill in this field.