North NJ

About Our Chapter

NCL, Inc., North NJ Chapter is a group of mothers and daughters who have come together in a commitment to community service, leadership development and cultural experiences.
Members shall reside in or attend school in Essex County & Morris County NJ and the surrounding area. Like all NCL, Inc. Chapters, North NJ aims to foster the mother-daughter relationship by serving its communities together.

Join Our Chapter

Interested in joining our chapter?  A Prospective Member must be sponsored by a current member of our chapter.  Membership opportunities are dependent on Chapter openings.

If you know someone in our Chapter, talk to her about getting started, membership obligations and our membership drive timeline.  If you do not know someone in NCL, you are invited to complete this Membership Inquiry Form.

Membership Inquiry Form

For any questions regarding Membership, requests for transfers or assistance with connecting as a Sustainer, email us.

Mothers and their daughters (grades 7-12) participate in a program that embraces:

Community Service

Each NCL, Inc. Chapter promotes social awareness by considering the local community’s needs and selecting appropriate non-profit organizations to serve.  Each Chapter then supports its philanthropic service partners through different volunteer activities.

We work with the following philanthropies:

  • Cora Hartshorn Arboretum & Bird Sanctuary
  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • American Heart Association
  • American Red Cross
  • Bridges Outreach
  • Care One
  • Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark
  • City Relief, Star of Hope, and Hands of Hope
  • Clean Green NJ
  • Community At Livingston Township
  • Cultural Integration and Arts Association
  • Disaster Response
  • Family Promise
  • Kindness Campaign
  • Livingston Neighbors Helping Neighbors
  • National Day of Service – January 16, 2023
  • Operation Gratitude
  • Reeves-Reed Arboretum
  • Rise Against Hunger
  • Safe Homes
  • Saint John’s Soup Kitchen
  • St Philomena Church
  • The Community FoodBank of NJ
  • Trinitas Foundation
  • Watershed Ambassador
  • West Essex YMCA
  • Your New Best Friend Dog Rescue

Leadership Development

Nurturing confidence through opportunities to learn and grow, while also building problem-solving skills through a supportive environment of healthy relationships.

Examples of skills developed include:

  • Confidence
  • Consensus building
  • Team building
  • Conflict resolution
  • Event planning
  • Parliamentary procedure

Our Chapter Board of Directors:

  • President: Sally Hua
  • President Elect: Jennifer Chen
  • Secretary: Pooja Malhotra
  • Treasurer: Maria (Gabi) Redondo
  • Parliamentarian: Sabina Valle
  • Vice President Communications: Christine Ooi
  • Vice President Membership: Ruchi Handa
  • Vice President Philanthropy: Kinjal Shah
  • Vice President Provisionals: Denise Dunton
  • Vice President Ticktockers: Arpita Patel
  • Vice President Chapter Engagement and Inclusion (formerly Vice President Patroness Activities): Deepa Rajiv

Cultural Experiences

We preserve National Charity League traditions and core values, while appreciating the growth that comes from connecting with different communities and cultures. We continually strive to build stronger ties with our communities and the individuals within them. It is through this understanding that we grow and develop broader worldviews that will shape and support our lives.

  • Traditions – We celebrate the richness of our history through traditions that honor the past while serving the future.
  • Values – We embrace values that make us strong as an organization of mother-daughter leaders.
  • Community Connections – We build connections through experiences that impact our communities.
  • Etiquette – We encourage and mentor kind, respectful and gracious social conduct.

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