MEF organizes fundraising events throughout the year to raise money for Mountainside school grants. We encourage all community members to attend our events and support Mountainside schools at the same time. Information regarding the next event will be added here soon!


Join the first-ever MEF Chili Cook Off!

Whether you want to show off your chili cooking skills or just want to taste the chili, vote, and drink beer, it’s sure to be a fun time!

When: October 22, 2022 from 3:00 – 6:00 pm

Where: The field behind Our Lady of Lourdes (OLL) church

  • $20 to enter the cook off with your chili and attend
  • $40 to attend

Attendees receive beer tent wristband and 10 voting tickets. Additional voting tickets can be purchased at the event.

Please remember that this is an ADULTS ONLY event.

Register here: Register for Chili Cook Off

Details for those entering your chili into the Chili Cook Off:
Please make at least 4 quarts of chilibring an ingredient card for allergy awareness, and a serving utensil. Cups and spoons for tasting will be provided. All Chili Cookoff Participants should plan to arrive at 2:30pm on 10/22 for setup. Please contact Lisa Klemens if you need to have electricity at the event. All attendees can enter starting at 3:00pm.