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NJ Sandy Relief Fund awards $3M in grants

Local News | Oct 30, 2013

NJ Sandy Relief Fund awards $3M in grants

MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — More money is available to help victims of Superstorm Sandy one year after it devastated parts of New Jersey.

The Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund awarded eight grants totaling little more than $3 million today.

The nonprofit organizations will use the money for housing assistance, mental health programs and social services.

So far, the fund has handed out $19.2 million to 80 organizations involved in storm recovery.

The fund is headed by the governor’s wife, Mary Pat Christie.