Contribute to the educational and cultural life of our community when you become a Friend of the Adult School. The Adult School does not receive any taxpayer funding. We rely solely on the revenues from tuitions and contributions from our vital community. The Adult School is a 501(c)3 organization and donations are tax-deductible as charitable contributions to the fullest extent allowed by law.

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Your contributions will help fund

  • The Children’s Summer Program, attended by approximately 700 children each summer. We employee over 70 high school students as “Yellow Shirt” counselors, as well as many local district teachers and talented community members.
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) classes, which we have provided since 1937, helping the immigrant population adapt to life in the U.S.
  • Suzuki Violin and Cello Lessons for grades K-4 and two orchestras for grades 5-8.
  • A wide variety of lectures on topics ranging from the future of race relations to the American Movie Musical and personal enrichment classes, such as college planning, finance, languages, fitness, art, technology and more.

We welcome Friends at $25 and above.
Become a Friend today by mailing a check payable to SOM Adult School, 17 Parker Avenue, Maplewood, NJ 07040 or using the online donation button at the top of this website.

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