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Jersey Cares Selected as Citi Foundation Youth Workforce Fund Grantee to Boost Access to Jobs Among Youth in Newark, NJ

By Jersey Cares. Tue, 24 Oct 2017

 Jersey Cares Selected as Citi Foundation Youth Workforce Fund Grantee to Boost Access to Jobs Among Youth in Newark, NJ  $4 million fund to support youth employment organizations across 15 U.S. cities  Livingston, NJ (October 24, 2017) – The Citi Foundation recently announced that Jersey Cares has been awarded a grant from the 2017 Youth […]

Staff Spotlight – Meet Jack

By Jersey Cares. Wed, 27 Sep 2017

Meet Jack, one of the Jersey Cares AmeriCorps VISTA members! Our VISTA members have brought their passion and perseverance to the Jersey Cares team and are now wrapping up their year of changing lives. What is inspired you to become an AmeriCorps VISTA?   “My parents instilled in me a strong sense of community and […]

What Hope Looks Like

By Jersey Cares. Wed, 13 Sep 2017

  By: Vanessa Martinez, Service Events Manager, Jersey Cares Bag pipes, names, fathers, daughters, planes. Towers, sons, mothers, pain. If you ask me what I recall during the attacks of 9/11, I’d respond this way. As if recalling a memory, I intend on forgetting, but keep recalling anyway – a nightmare. I grew up in […]

Staff Spotlight-Meet Kathleen!

By Jersey Cares. Tue, 29 Aug 2017

Meet Kathleen, or Kat, for short. She is one of the newest members of the Corporate Service team at Jersey Cares, but after getting to know her, you wouldn’t think it. When she’s not coordinating volunteer events, Kat enjoys painting (she’s good too—check her out here), trivia, and spending time with her family and her […]

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