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Summary of 2011 Alleluia Fund Grant Recipients

In 2011, $105,000 in grants was distributed to 22 organizations through the Alleluia Fund. The recipients were:

All Saints Community Service and Development Corporation (ASCSDC) (Hoboken, NJ)
$8,500 to support summer educational programming for low-income children living in public housing at the Jubilee Center in Hoboken.

Arts Unbound, Inc. (Orange, NJ)
$3,000 to provide support for educational and retail efforts in the visual arts for emerging artists living with mental, physical and developmental disabilities.

Care on the Corner Community Service Center (St. John the Divine, Hasbrouck Heights, NJ)
$4,500 to support English as a Second Language (ESL) and Citizenship programs.

Cedar Hill CDC at St. John's (Boonton, NJ)
$3,500 to support after school programming for low income families and their children in Boonton offering educational and social opportunities.

Christ Church Community Development Corporation Hackensack (Hackensack, NJ)
$9,000 to provide support for CCCDC's services of shelter and support to homeless, at-risk and in-crisis citizens of Bergen County.

Epiphany Food Pantry (Orange, NJ)
$4,500 to support general operating costs of Epiphany Food Pantry.

Faith and Hope Pantry (Christ Church, Teaneck, NJ)
$1,200 to support increased demand at the food pantry, which the parish can no longer sustain on its own.

Greater Life, Inc. (Newark, NJ)
$3,000 to fund expansion of free aftershool program, the Kidstitute, to meet the growing need for after-school education for at-risk youth in Newark.

Haven of Hope for Kids (Hope, NJ)
$7,000 to support general operating costs to support mission of providing cost-free country retreats and an ongoing network of support for families caring for a child with cancer or other life threatening illnesses.

The Hoboken Shelter (Hoboken, NJ)
$8,000 to purchase food and paper products in order to serve 120,000 meals to homeless in Hudson County.

Montclair Emergency Services for the Homeless (Montclair, NJ)
$4,500 to help fund the homeless Drop-in Center in the winter of 2011/2012 (3rd year of operation).

Montclair Protestant Foundation (Montclair, NJ)
$3,300 to support the part-time progressive Protestant chaplain at Montclair State University.

Nets For Life Africa
$5,000 for insecticide-treated mosquito nets to prevent malaria.

NEWARK ACTS Young Adult Urban Internship Program (Newark, NJ)
$4,000 to set up an ESL and Citizenship Class Site in Union City Heights at St. John's Church.

Newark School of Theology (Newark, NJ)
$2,500 to fund scholarship program for students in need of scholarship assistance.

Senior Resource Center (Chester, NJ)
$3,000 to support semi-monthly Lunch N Learn educational and informational workshops at Chester Library and Washington Township Public Library.

Shepherd's Haven Adult Day Care Center (Pompton Lakes, NJ)
$3,000 to support respite care fee support for low income seniors and disabled adults.

St. Barnabas Reading, Math and Study Program (Newark, NJ)
$2,500 to support expansion of after school program to strengthen reading, math and study skills of 70 North Ward youth, ages 9 - 15.

St. Paul's Episcopal Church - After School Program (Paterson, NJ)
$8,000 to support operating expenses for St. Paul's After School program in Paterson and costs of summer Discovery Camp.

St. Peter's Haven (Clifton, NJ)
$8,000 to purchase food and infrastructure for the distribution of food and to support the salary of the Administrator of the Food Pantry.

Sussex County Interfaith Hospitality Network (Newton, NJ)
$4,500 to help provide financial assistance to families and individuals through case management services, security deposit, rental assistance, application fees and emergency non-rental assistance.

Toni's Kitchen at St. Luke's Church (Montclair, NJ)
$4,500 to support increased operational costs associated with food ministry, including implementation of breakfast program and Sunday Living Room program.

Correction: Initially, the total amount of 2011 Alleluia Fund grants was reported as $100,000. The correct total is $105,000.