For almost three decades, CASA for Children of Essex County has worked to promote the welfare of children who have been removed from their homes because of abuse, neglect, or abandonment. They train and supervise volunteers to advocate for the best interest of children in court to ensure that each child receives needed services and assistance while speeding them to a safe and permanent home. Schumann provides operating support.
Category Essex County
Independence: A Family of Services has served children and families in urban Essex County for more than 45 years – embodying a philosophy of respect for the strength and voice of the community it serves. The Schumann Fund provides operating support.
The Schumann Fund provides operating support to this multi-services agency that
Each year Life Camp offers nearly 700 children from Urban Essex County a variety of summer recreational, academic, and character-building activities at its rural campus in Pottersville NJ. The Schumann Fund provides operating support.
Director, Catholic Charities Emergency Food Network Program
Since 1980 MEND has provided food to 16 pantries in their communities. The Schumann grant provides support for the agency’s “Health Pantries, Healthy Patrons” program to purchase and transport healthier food options to its member food pantries.
St. Benedict’s Preparatory School is a beacon of academic and social success in the City of Newark. The Schumann grant supports this secondary school’s groundbreaking student counseling program.
The Schumann Fund supports The Salvation Army’s “Grandfamilies Program,” that offers support and guidance to grandparents and other kinship caregivers providing primary care to children.