Jersey Cares is a state-wide non-profit that recruits and engages volunteers in rewarding, effective efforts that address community-identified needs. Following Hurricane Sandy, thousands of people have registered with Jersey Cares, offering to help their neighbors recover from the devastation. Our $30,000 relief grant will provide additional staffing and other operational funding, allowing Jersey Cares to effectively deploy thousands of people across the state to help affected areas rebuild and recover.
Disaster doesn’t know zipcodes or boundary lines, and for the first time ever, Robin Hood is extending much-needed assistance to New Jersey organizations that need it most. Robin Hood is proud to announce $5.2 million in new grants from the Robin Hood Relief Fund, including $1.5 million in grants for New Jersey organizations helping those affected by Hurricane Sandy. Additionally, Robin Hood made a grant of $2 million to New York City’s “Non-Profit Recovery Loan Program,” which will provide interest-free loans to NYC non-profits impacted by Hurricane Sandy.
Since the storm, Robin Hood has made grants to more than 90 different non-profit organizations in the hardest hit regions.
After 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina, longtime Robin Hood grantee Children’s Health Fund (C.H.F.) took their expertise of comprehensive medical care on the road, deploying mobile medical and mental health units to the communities in need. Thanks in part to a $500,000 emergency grant from…