The Community Chest

Our mission is to lead initiatives and support nonprofits that make our communities stronger and benefit people in need in eastern Bergen County

Our service area includes the following towns: Alpine, Bergenfield, Closter, Cresskill, Demarest, Dumont, Englewood, Englewood Cliffs, Harrington Park, Haworth, Northvale, Norwood, Old Tappan, Rockleigh and Tenafly.



Join us for a special evening…

“Make a Difference in Your Community”

On April 25th join us at Montammy Golf Club for a celebratory evening of cocktails, fine food and a benefit auction with exclusive items. We promise a fun and heart-warming event that includes an awards ceremony honoring individuals whose dedication helps make a difference in our community. Our exciting 2019 honorees are:

Lori Stokes, co-host Good Day New York, Public Spirit Award
Joseph Parisi, Chairman & CEO Otterstedt Insurance Agency, Philanthropist Award
Vicki Sidrow, President & CEO Vantage Health System, Community Champion Award

The Community Chest wishes to recognize the generosity and support of our Gala Sponsors

Attending? Get in early and begin bidding on our silent auction.

Not attending? You can bid now and real-time during our event!

May 16, 2019
Women’s Leadership Luncheon

The Community Chest is hosting its second annual Women’s Leadership Luncheon celebrating the lives of three extraordinary women from our local communities: Elizabeth Cutter Morrow (1873-1955), Elisabeth Morrow Moran (1904-1934), and Elizabeth Cady Stanton (181501902). Each of these women made invaluable contributions to the community. The luncheon will be held at the Elisabeth Morrow School, in Englewood from 12:00pm - 2:00pm.

This year’s program will feature three honored guests:

  • Dr. Arthorine Walker - long-time Englewood resident, Educator, Englewood Public Schools, advocate for the needy.

  • Tami Luchow - life-long Tenafly resident, gymnast and paralympics participant, motivational speaker who advocates for people with special needs.

  • Molly Craig Berry - Englewood Board of Education Member, Englewood Recreation Department Volunteer, child advocate.

The Community Chest will award two scholarships to two young women that demonstrate extraordinary leadership qualities.

Join us for an inspirational afternoon celebrating women in our community.

Donor Spotlight

We recognize the following organizations, foundations and corporations for their significant support of our work.

Coming up at The Community Chest