2014 Hurricane Sandy NJ Relief Fund Impact Video
October 29, 2014
It has been two years since Hurricane Sandy and with the storm’s devastation came overwhelming support, solidarity and an unbreakable Jersey Strong spirit. The Relief Fund is proud to share its progress, recognize the resiliency of New Jerseyans and celebrate the countless contributions of volunteers, supporters and community leaders who’ve been vital to recovery efforts.
Make-Overs Lead to Better First Impressions for Seaside Heights Businesses
Relief Fund & UCEDC team up to help small businesses on and off the Boardwalk look their best for the summer season and beyond with the Seaside Heights First Impressions Program. Twenty-seven businesses received retail design consultations and a $2,000 implementation award thanks to a grant from the Hurricane Sandy NJ Relief Fund to economic development non-profit UCEDC.
Charities Help Fill Housing Gaps for Sandy Victims
Gateway Church of Christ has repaired 250 homes throughout Monmouth County. Volunteers have done everything from replacing windows and doors, to insulation, demo work and more. The relief group received $400,000, to date, from the First Lady's Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund.
Union Beach Rebuilds With Modular Home Demonstration Project Entitled, 'Rebuilding Union Beach,' Funded by Hurricane Sandy NJ Relief Fund & Robin Hood
An award-winning and affordable demolition-to-reconstruction project that designed, purchased and installed durable and resilient modular homes for families building back from Sandy with insurance proceeds, government grants and other funds. More information at www.rebuildingunionbeach.org
The Hurricane Sandy NJ Relief Fund Awarded $345,000 to 'Rebuilding Together Bergen County' to Help Rebuild 13 Moonachie Homes.
The Governor and First Lady visited a Moonachie family and helped move furniture for 'Kickoff To Rebuild' a Super Bowl sanctioned event that mobilized 150 volunteers to complete repairs.
Video Highlighting Sandy Service Day: Remember. Rebuild. Recover.
The Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund teamed up with Jersey Cares to mark 1 year of recovery from the storm by organizing 2-days dedicated to volunteer service. Sandy Service Day mobilized over 3,000 volunteers to complete 50 Sandy-related projects throughout the state. A big thank you to all those who donated their time and energy to rebuidling New Jersey!
NEWS 12 New Jersey's Kane In Your Corner Reviews the First Lady's Relief Fund
According to a review by News 12 NJ's Kane In Your Corner, "the Hurricane Sandy NJ Relief Fund has had a successful first year," distributing $25 million to charities which assist Sandy victims while keeping administrative costs low. Kane summarizes the Relief Fund with the word "exemplary".
Sights and Sounds of Recovery: Impact Report Video
The Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization dedicated to the long-term relief and recovery of the victims of Hurricane Sandy. Nine months after the storm there has been tremendous progress in the Garden State, but a great need still exists. You can read the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund’s Nine Month Impact Report here detailing the progress and impact our grantee partnerships have had on New Jersey’s ongoing recovery. The Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund would like to thank its donors and recognize the hard work of our grantee partners.
CBS New York
First Lady Mary Pat Christie hammers in the final board of the Seaside Heights Boardwalk. Coca-Cola, who sponsored the "Open for Summer" event, presented Mrs. Christie with a $500,000 donation to the Relief Fund she started to help New Jersey families and communities recover from Sandy.
BBC World News
Mrs. Christie provides an overview on the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund as well as the international response.
Mary Pat Christie sits down with NJTV to Discuss Hurricane Sandy
November 19, 2012
Mary Pat Christie and NJTV's Mike Schneider discuss the impact of Hurricane Sandy, recovery efforts and the Hurricane Sandy NJ Relief Fund the First Lady launched following th.
NBC's Today Show
November 15, 2012
Mary Pat Christie discusses Sandy recovery efforts in one of the New Jersey's most vulnerable shore communities, Sea Bright.
Hurricane Sandy NJ Relief Fund Releases First Public Service Announcement
Immediately after the storm hit, the Fund released a PSA that was promoted by countless broadcast stations, cable systems, cable networks, online outlets, radio networks, stadiums and arenas around the United States. Their generosity helped raise awareness and build support for the long term recovery effort in New Jersey. A copy of our PSA is available via YouTube and can be viewed below. If you are seeking a hi-definition copy, please contact us directly.