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Celebrating TEN YEARS of Providing Solutions to New Jersey Families


New Jersey SHARES, Inc.

NEW JERSEY SHARES IS A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION CHARGED WITH A MISSION TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE TO INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES LIVING IN NEW JERSEY WHO ARE IN NEED OF TEMPORARY HELP IN PAYING THEIR UTILITY BILLS.

  • The first 99 grants were awarded in 1998 Average grant was $206
  • 7,435 grants awarded since January 2007 Average grant is $596
  • 126,000 grants awarded since 1998
  • NJS network includes 148 community partners offering 199 intake sites
A FINANCIAL CRISIS CAN HAPPEN TO ANYONE, REGARDLESS OF AGE, INCOME OR FAMILY SITUATION.

These challenges are often due to unforeseen circumstances, such as a job loss or illness. New Jersey SHARES provides relief to people, who are not eligible for other types of assistance.

New Jersey SHARES is the only statewide, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization which provides grants to pay the utility bills of households in need through a statewide network of more than 148 community-based social service agencies.

New Jersey SHARES Programs include:
  1. Statewide Utility Bill Payment Assistance
  2. Bill Payment Assistance in 8 states for United Water
  3. Outreach and Client services for Verizon NJ Communications Lifeline Program/Link Up America
  4. Outreach, Education and Referrals for a variety of programs for households in NJ


New Jersey SHARES, Inc.
1901 North Olden Avenue Extension
Suite 1A
Ewing, NJ 08618
Tenth Anniversary Honorary Committee:

Atlantic City Electric
Kenneth J. Parker
President
South Jersey Gas Company
Edward J. Graham
President and Chief Executive Officer
  Elizabethtown Gas
Don Carter
Vice President and General Manager
Verizon New Jersey
Dennis M. Bone
President
Anniversary Event Host:

PNC Bank
Peter K. Classen, President
Central and Northern New Jersey
Market & Chief Executive Officer
of Corporate Banking
Jersey Central Power and Light
A FirstEnergy Company
Donald M. Lynch
Region President
Friends of NJ SHARES:

AARP New Jersey
Sy Larson
NJ State President
  New Jersey Natural Resources
Laurence Downes
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Association for Children of NJ
Cecilia Zalkind
Executive Director
  Public Service Electric & Gas
Ralph LaRossa
President and Chief Operating Officer
Catholic Charities of New Jersey
Francis E. Dolan
Association Chairman
  Rockland Electric Company
John D. McMahon
President and Chief Executive Office
The Salvation Army
Major Donald Berry
State Commander


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New Jersey SHARES
1901 North Olden Avenue Extension, Suite 1A | Ewing, NJ 08618
Phone: 609-883-1626 | Toll Free: 866-657-4273 | Fax: 609-883-6364 | Email info@njshares.org
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