As of Dec. 14, RIP Medical Debt had cleared $2.9 billion in debt for almost 2 million families nationwide. The national organization helps identify families in a given area that owe. And individual fundraising campaigns can be geared to target a specific geographic area, such as Montclair and Bloomfield, if there is a large enough amount of debt in the area.
By ERIN ROLL
One man was escaping gang violence, another death threats due to his sexuality. A father sought a safer home for his children than conflict-ridden El Salvador. Reading about the issues asylum seekers face is not the same as meeting them and hearing their stories face-to-face...
By ERIN ROLL and LINDA MOSS
Montclair has mobilized to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey, with fundraising and relief efforts launched by local groups, houses of worship, and at least one taco truck...
By ERIN ROLL
A memorial service will be held tomorrow, Tuesday night, for Montclair State University faculty member Mary DeFilippis, who was struck and killed by a vehicle while crossing Grove Street last week.
Union Congregational Church presents John Cariani’s “Almost, Maine,” nine short plays set in the town of Almost, Maine, April 28-30 and May 4-6. Sunday shows are at 2 p.m., with the others at 8 p.m. Performances take place in the assembly room at UCC, 176 Cooper Ave.
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