Wellness and Recovery Walk Gains New Sponsors

Walk With Monarch Housing for Wellness and Recovery

This Saturday, October 15, 2016, the 9th annual Walk for Wellness and Recovery will take place in Nomahegan Park in Cranford.

The event will benefit the Mental Health Association in New Jersey (MHANJ), the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) New Jersey and Monarch Housing Associate is proud to once again partner with MHANJ in this event.

On October 10th, Cranford Radio spoke with Richard Brown, the CEO of Monarch Housing and Laverne Williams of MHANJ to learn about the event and both organizations.


We are also pleased to announce our new Mile Marker Sponsors to date.

$500 Information Alley Sponsor

Kitchen & AssociatesKitchen & Associates, located in Collingswood, served as the architect and one of Monarch Housing’s partners for the Kilmer Homes project in Edison. Kitchen & Associates provides Architecture, Engineering, Planning, Interior Design and Energy Consulting services with an intentional focus on creating positive and sustainable social, economic, and cultural benefits in the communities and neighborhoods it serves.

$100 Mile Marker Sponsors

Advance HousingAdvance Housing, a Community Housing Development Organization, is a provider of supportive housing and services throughout Northern New Jersey.

The agency’s philosophy of “making the program fit the consumer” in its delivery of supportive housing services has enabled consumers with various needs to live independently in the community. Services are provided via multi-disciplinary teams that utilize flexible, innovative approaches and work closely with other local providers in order to ensure collaborative service planning with consumers.

AlterantivesAlternatives, Inc., located in Raritan, New Jersey, provides comprehensive services to individuals/families with special needs to enable them to reach their highest level of independence and integration into the community.

Affordable housing is offered to Alternatives consumers through agency sponsored projects to offset the high cost of rentals and to help overcome the obstacles often associated with the limited incomes of people with special needs. Alternatives and its subsidiary company, ADTI Housing Corp., work to increase the number of affordable homes in a variety of models to provide real housing solutions specific to the clientele.

The schedule for the event is as follows:

  • 8:30 a.m. – Registration
  • 9:30 a.m. – Opening Ceremony
  • 10:00 a.m. – Walk Starts

$25 walk registration fee ($30 day of registration).
Children and dogs are welcome.

Last year more than 300 people participated in the Walk for Wellness and Recovery on Saturday November 7th.

Activities at this year’s event will include:

  • DJ
  • Games
  • Children’s Activities and Playground
  • Warm-Up Exercises
  • Refreshments
  • Community Resource Tables
  • Door Prizes
  • Dogs Welcome to Walk

Key steps to register for the Fight Stigma Walk:

  1. first step: register;
  2. second step: choose Monarch Housing Associates team.

Join the conversation on the Walk for Wellness and Recovery on Twitter.

Join or Support Monarch’s Team

For more information email or Call Merrill Altberg at 973-571-4100 x118

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