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Local Outreach

Make an impACT IN MORRISTOWN AND SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES

The Presbyterian Church in Morristown partners with many local nonprofit organizations that provide food, shelter, clothing, education, counseling, and medical attention to those in need within our community.
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Nourish.NJ provides daily meals and Free Farmers’ Markets for 350-400 guests each day. Volunteers can assist with meal preparation, lunch service, and help with the distribution of fresh food at Free Farmers’ Markets at locations across Morris County. PCM volunteers also prepare “grab and go” breakfast bags each month.

Outreach Committee Contact: Marnie Kaller

Table of Hope
Table of Hope
A source of both cooked meals and quality food for home cooking, Table of Hope operates from the Bethel Church of Morristown on Spring Street. PCM members join Bethel Church members and others to cook and serve dinner to those in need or help work at the Table of Hope Food Pantry each month. Volunteers can also sign up individually to help cook and/or serve.

Outreach Committee Contact: Mary Albright

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Interfaith Food Pantry Network
The Interfaith Food Pantry Network distributes grocery items, including food, baby formula, and diapers, to people in need in Morris County. PCM has an on-going food collection program, as well as special food drives twice a year. Donations may be dropped off in a blue bin in the Parish House or directly at the Interfaith Food Pantry Network’s location on Executive Drive in Morris Plains.

Outreach Committee Contact: Emily Campbell

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JBWS (Jersey Battered Women's Service)
JBWS is a private, confidential service welcoming ALL survivors of dating, domestic, or partner abuse (and their family members) regardless of severity of the abuse, marital status, income, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, or ethnicity. Our church conducts an annual donation drive to assist with items needed by their clients and families.

Outreach Committee Contact: Janet Foster

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Jan's Closet Clothing Bank
The Presbyterian Women’s Group maintains a clothing bank and opens it to the public the second Saturday and the fourth Tuesday of each month at the PCM Parish House at 65 South Street. In-season clothing in good condition can be donated by bringing it to the Parish House at any time.

Outreach Committee Contact: Carol Johnson

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Operation Love
Operation Love is a Christmastime program started by The Church of God in Christ (Morristown) as a cooperative venture with PCM. We have supported Operation Love with Christmas gifts and volunteers’ time to wrap and deliver gifts since 1984. It is a wonderful opportunity for church members to share the true Christmas spirit. Details for the program are announced in November each year.

Outreach Committee Contact: Marnie Kaller

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Homeless Solutions

Housed in buildings on Hanover Avenue in Morris Township, Homeless Solutions provides emergency shelter for individuals and families. The staff work with clients to help them get out of homelessness and into stable, housed lives. Homeless Solutions also has family transitional housing, haven programs, and creates new affordable housing units. Volunteer opportunities focus on preparing and serving an evening meal, or providing special events, like birthday parties for children at HSI.

Outreach Committee Contact: Janet Foster

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Morris Area Together (MAT)
Morris Area Together is a non-partisan coalition of religious congregations and non-profits in Morris County committed to working together across lines of race, faith, and ideology to address common concerns in our communities. Part of New Jersey Together, an organization that includes 75+ religious congregations and non-profits in Hudson, Morris, and Essex Counties, MAT is presently focusing on housing, criminal justice, and mental health/substance abuse. PCM supports MAT both financially and with volunteers.

Outreach Committee Contact: Marnie Kaller

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CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) of Morris & Sussex Counties, Inc.

CASA is made up of community volunteers who stand up and speak out to help abused and neglected children. The CASA program is part of a network of 950 community-based programs across the country that recruit, train, and supervise volunteers to act as advocates and mentors for the best interest of abused and neglected children and teens

Outreach Committee Contact: Tom Tignor

Diversity Day
Diversity Celebration

Diversity Celebration, held on the second Sunday in July on the Morristown Green, is the annual event of the Diversity Coalition of Morris County (DCMC), of which PCM is the founding member. The event celebrates the diverse cultural, religious, and ethnic gifts of our neighbors who live, work, and serve in the Morris County area. Church members help plan and work at the event.

Outreach Committee Contact: Tom Tignor

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COhome
Cohome is a non-profit co-living concept where adults with and without disabilities live and grow with intention. Cohome’s network includes residents, their families, outside volunteers, and employees. Located in Morristown, residents thrive as they connect with the community. Community members are invited to join the residents for meals and social activities.

Outreach Committee Contact: Marnie Kaller

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Martin Luther King Observation

This annual observation is held the Monday nearest to January 20 to remember and celebrate the work of Dr. Martin Luther King in advancing awareness of racial and social justice through non-violent, Christian-based action. The observance involves a breakfast (at the Hyatt at Headquarters Plaza) followed by an interfaith worship service. Members of our congregation are encouraged to attend.

Outreach Committee Contact: Reverend Audrey Webber   

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Chaplaincy Program of Morris County Correctional Facility
MCCF is a Protestant ministry of spiritual and educational counseling to inmates in the Morris County Correctional Facility. The Outreach Committee participates in the annual MCCF Christmas Gift Bag Program for congregants to donate basic undergarments and toiletries to the inmates. Church members also volunteer in assembling the gift bags.
Outreach Committee Contact: Marnie Kaller
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Cornerstone Family Programs and Neighborhood House
Founded in 1898 to help Italian immigrants become acclimated to a new culture, the mission now is helping new immigrants and families who are confronting economic challenges and fostering cross cultural acceptance. Programs in Morristown, Dover, Randolph, and Denville provide services for infants and preschoolers, children, and youth from elementary school through high school and adults of all ages.

Outreach Committee Contact: Mary Albright

Children on the Green
Children on the Green
Children on the Green is a licensed, non-profit childcare center (care and early education) located in the United Methodist Church on the Green in Morristown. They serve families who live or work in Morristown and help support the childcare needs of families from Homeless Solutions, JBWS, and The Interfaith Council for Homeless Families of Morris County.

Outreach Committee Contact: Julie Hess