Montclair Momentum

Adopt A Mountie Program Launched To Support MHS College Bound Seniors In Need

Montclair Councilman Peter Yacobellis has teamed up with long time community leader Aminah Toler of Montclair Mutual Aid, Donna Montague; Daniel and Megan Roberts to launch a program to help some graduating Montclair High School Seniors, in financial need, head off to college with essentials they’ll need for their dorms. Leaders call on generous residents to support the program.

High School seniors or families of seniors can request an application by emailing: The application submission deadline is July 1st.

In order to be eligible:

  • The applicant must be a graduating senior from Montclair High School as of June 2022.
  • The applicant and parent/guardian must be residents of Montclair, New Jersey. Proof of residential status must be included in the application.
  • The applicant must show proof of acceptance to a College/University as a full time student.
  • The applicant must show proof of on-campus housing documentation.
  • Members of the community are invited to contribute monetarily through a GoFundMe launched by Yacobellis and Toler: or assist these high school seniors by shopping directly from an Amazon Wish List: Items can be delivered or dropped off to: Tony’s Laundromat, 84 Maple Ave., Montclair.