What We Do

Neighbors helping neighbors. That is the foundation of the Community Chest of Leonia. With the help of your donations, the Community Chest supports 18 local organizations who provide services for those in need:

  • the hungry
  • those who are emotionally or physically ill
  • people who are financially needy
  • the young and the elderly
  • community-building arts organizations

AGENCY NIGHT Thursday, March 8, 2018

United Methodist Church, 396 Broad Avenue, Leonia, NJ


  • The community is invited to join us as we hear from organizations who are requesting future grant funding.  An all-volunteer organization, the Leonia Community Chest provides transparency regarding our grants.  
  • Light refreshments at 7PM. Presentations begin at 7:30PM.



New Donations

Leonia Library

Support the library’s museum passes and ESL tutoring

Holy Spirit Lutheran church

Due to their generous gift, the Community Chest is pleased to fund these additional projects

Offset cuts

faced by Vantage Health System, Southeast Senior for Independent Living, and Planned Parenthood

The Third Place

Assist  a new recreation program offered by Leonia United Methodist church to Leonia Middle School students 

High School Scholarship

Starting in June, the Community Chest is delighted to initiate a $1000 scholarship to be awarded to a graduating senior who has demonstrated commitment to community service and/or volunteer work 

Center for Food Action


Respond to increased need for assistance

How Can You Help?


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Donate by credit card by visiting our Donate Page or send donations to P.O. Box 68.


The Community Chest is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization.  Contributions are tax deductible.