From Our Grantees

Providing Meals to Those in Need During the Pandemic

– At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, the stay-at-home order restricted many Bridgeton residents from leaving their homes. This prompted the Live Healthy Bridgeton coalition to redirect its community engagement efforts to provide community support. With the…

“Families for Success” Launches in Bound Brook

– A program has launched in Bound Brook to help immigrant families facing hardships to become more successful in the community. “Families for Success” works with Somerset County agencies, nonprofits, faith communities, and schools to combine the key elements of education,…

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Promoting Bike Safety in Bound Brook

– As kids enjoy the pleasant weather, bike safety needs to be a priority. New Jersey state law requires all children under age 17 to wear a bike helmet while riding. During the summer, Bound Brook Police Chief Vito Bet noticed…

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The Road Ahead

– Over the past four years, the Healthier Perth Amboy (HPA) coalition has grown and developed into a diverse set of partners with the mission of addressing residents’ social, economic, and environmental barriers to health. We are tremendously thankful, as this…

Ryde4Life within the City of Asbury Park

– On Tuesday, April 14, 2020, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration issued a Safety Advisory with recommended actions to reduce the risk of COVID-19 among transit employees and passengers. Public transit agencies implemented the USDOT recommendations to…

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