America’s Grow-A-Row, in Pittstown, received a $25,000 grant to support the Produce Prescription Program that addresses obesity in Hunterdon County by providing access to fresh produce and nutrition education.
Center for Family Services, in Camden, received a $50,000 grant to support RecoveryCorps, a program created to address the need for health promotion and disease prevention related to opioid abuse in southern New Jersey communities.
Community in Crisis, in Liberty Corner, received a $25,000 grant to support Community in Connection: A Healthy Lifestyle and Recovery Support Initiative, which provides community-level opioid prevention education programming as well as recovery support and referral services.
Covenant House New Jersey, in Newark, received a $25,000 grant to provide mental health education and support to youth experiencing homelessness in New Jersey.
Main Street Counseling Service, in West Orange, received a $25,000 grant to support the Youth Group Prevention program, which provides free mental health education and support to elementary, middle and high school students in Newark and the Oranges.
New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute, in Princeton, received a $50,000 grant to support the Mayors Wellness Campaign Mental Health Initiative, which provides community leaders and residents with education and training to increase understanding of mental health issues.
Parker Family Health Center, in Red Bank, received a $25,000 grant to support the Enhanced Diabetes Management Program, an obesity prevention initiative that aims to improve health for low-income patients without health insurance by providing diabetes prevention education and by offering increased access to social services.
Shore Clubhouse, in Long Branch, received a $15,000 grant to help individuals with mental illness overcome barriers to care and gain access to employment, educations and other opportunities they need to be happy, confident, productive members of their community.
UrbanPromise Ministries, in Camden, received a $40,000 grant to offer preventive mental health services and programming for children, youth and families in the City of Camden and neighboring communities.
Winter4Kids, in Vernon, received a $15,000 grant to support an obesity prevention program. The program uses snow sports as a way to teach underserved youth about the importance of physical activity, good nutrition and leading a healthy lifestyle.
DH Perfil Latino TV, in Millville, received a $15,000 grant to support a health education program to prevent obesity and diabetes, as well as promote cardiovascular health in the Latino community.
Diabetes Foundation, in Hackensack, received a $25,000 grant to support Diabetes Care & Prevention: Educating the Population to Promote Community Wellness, a prevention and education program provided in English and Spanish for patients with pre-diabetes and diabetes.
Eva’s Village, in Paterson, received a $25,000 grant to support Eva’s Village Recovery Community Center, a peer-driven, recovery-oriented community center that provides free recovery support services for the greater Paterson area.
Gateway Community Action Partnership, in Bridgton, received a $25,000 grant to support Recovering Hope and Wellness, a project that provides professional and family-to-family peer support to parents in recovery, while aiming to prevent substance abuse among their children.
Millhill Child and Family Development Corporation, in Trenton, received a $20,000 grant to support Eat Right, Keep Moving, an obesity education and prevention program that aims to build a Culture of Health within the communities that Millhill serves.
St. Benedict’s Preparatory School, in Newark, received a $25,000 grant to support the Steven Grossman Student Counseling Center, which provides students with mental health education, resources and services.