Our residents are engaged citizens and are what make Collingswood such a great place to live. The town has many community and volunteer groups spanning a variety of interests. From the American Legion to non-profit charities, to an amazing theater troop, Collingswood has something for everyone. Get involved, have fun, make a difference...your fellow "Collingswoodians" can't wait to meet you!
In addition to the list below, visit our Community Directory, it has a comprehensive listing of groups and will help you discover what's in town!
The Borough hosts Get Up, Collingswood . This event is a fun-filled, family-friendly event with games, food and craft beer where the borough invites community groups to come highlight their organizations for residents to get to know them and volunteer in initiatives throughout town.
Check out some of our most popular groups:
Collingswood Community Chorus
Love to sing? Looking to make new friends? The Chorus is always seeking new members for each season. Community Chorus holds two major yearly performances that are free to the public at the Scottish Rite Auditorium (315 White Horse Pike). Collingswood and non-Collingswood residents are welcome to join the chorus! No prior singing experience necessary. Membership Dues are $25 for Collingswood residents and $50 for non-Collingswood residents. For more information contact the group at Collscommunitychorus@gmail.com. You can also follow the chorus on their Facebook page.
Collingswood Community Theatre
The Collingswood Community Theatre stages 4-5 productions per year. Shows differ throughout the production year, from presentations of large, well-known musicals, to smaller dramas and comedies. Productions are staged in 3 different venues in town - the Ballroom @ Collingswood Senior Community Center, the Collingswood Grand Ballroom, and our main hub, the Scottish Rite Auditorium, which is a 75-year-old theater that seats 1,000+. All facilities are handicapped accessible. All cast members are residents of Collingswood, NJ, and casts range in size from small productions, with only 2-6 performers in a cast, to All-Town Musicals, with over 100 performers on stage! Ages of cast members range from 8 years to 80+. Some shows are comprised of mixed-age casts, some are all-adult productions, and others are comprised of our younger performers.
For more information visit their Facebook Page or call 856-858-9275
Collingswood Proud Neighbors
Collingswood Proud Neighbors works to promote awareness about historic preservation and restoration in the Collingswood community. We're passionate about improving our homes in ways that are sensitive to our environment and history, educating people about and preserving our town's architectural history and doing what we can to keep improving our small but mighty town. Proud Neighbors hosts events such as restoration workshops, Brunch Tours, and the Annual Town-Wide Yard Sale. All money raised through events and membership goes toward projects that will improve the town and preserve its character. For more information, you can visit their website here or follow them on Facebook.
Collingswood Green Team
We are always looking for new members to join the Collingswood Green Team. The team works to create an environmentally friendly community and improve the quality of life in Collingswood through the support and creation of sustainable programs and practices. It is a collaborative effort in which volunteers work with borough officials, local businesses, residents, schools and other community organizations to foster and initiate programs and raise awareness throughout town to enhance the quality of life for current residents and for future generations. If you would like to volunteer or want more information, please email Commissioner Joan Leonard with a letter of interest. You can learn more about the Green Team by clicking here.
Rotary is a group of professionals and businesses that work to make a difference in the community. The Collingswood Rotary meets every Wednesday at 12:15 at Villa Barone Restaurant located at 753 Haddon Ave. Collingswood, NJ 08108. To learn more about Rotary’s mission you can visit their Facebook Page
Friends of the Farmer’s Market
Friends of the Farmers’ Market is a non-profit, volunteer civic organization that provides support services to the Collingswood Farmers’ Market; we want to help it remain a great community-based initiative that supports family farms in New Jersey and enhances life in Collingswood and the whole surrounding area. We staff the information tent, sell Market merchandise, help with special events, and our mission grows as we find more ways to be helpful! Please join us as a member or lend your volunteer time and energy. To become a volunteer or get more information click here to visit their webpage.
Friends of the Library
The Friends of the Library is a community based, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the financial needs of the Collingswood Public Library and encouraging education and cultural development within the community. The Friends is governed by a volunteer executive board which works in collaboration and partnership with the Library Director, Board of Trustees, and Library staff to provide financial and educational support where needed. The Friends provide financial support primarily through membership dues, fundraising, and used book sales. We invite you to be a part of our organization and give your support to make the Collingswood Public Library the finest in our region. Current Newsletters and Membership Applications are available at the Library. To learn more visit the Collingswood Library website by clicking here!
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