The COVID-19 outbreak has been a challenging time for Montclair’s social service groups and charities, from food pantries reporting large increases in the number of clients requesting food, to agencies that serve the homeless trying to figure out how to maintain social distancing.
By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI
Allison H. Sargent, 63, of Montclair, volunteers an average of three hours a week, when not in peak times, for the Salvation Army in Montclair. Sargent has been a volunteer for 15 years, and she is very involved with the holiday Kettle Campaign, which raises money providing toys for kids, coats for the homeless and food for the hungry...
Paintings by five local artists have been reproduced on notecards and are being sold through the Montclair Art Museum to raise money for future programming of the Montclair Institute for Lifelong Learning.
The paintings were created in a watercolor and gouache class that was offered by the MILL through MAM’s Creative Aging Initiative.