Oasis: A Haven for Women and Children
Oasis serves families below the poverty line in Paterson, NJ. Families Oasis serves are minorities and recent immigrants who suffer trauma, violence, displacement, and the pandemic. Oasis is the only food program serving their community. They distributed 70,000 meals made by volunteers and began an educational and social service program on site and virtual forms to deliver food to homebound families.
The After School Academy serves 125 underserved and economically disadvantaged children an education environment, hot meal, intensive remedial work, grade level common core skills and STEAM activities.