MADISON, NJ - In an announcement the FLAG (Front Line Appreciation Group) of Chatham and Madison has received a grant funded by the New Jersey Economic Development Authority's new Sustain and Serve Program.

With the award, the FLAG group will continue to feed the front line workers.

"We know that every dollar to our restaurants and meal to our front liners will mean so much, and are extremely grateful to the State for this boost", wrote co-founder Liz Bernich. "Thank you to the volunteers who helped get through the application with us!"

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Twenty-seven organizations have been awarded $14 million in grants which will support "expenses directly tied to bulk purchasing of meals from New Jersey based restaurants. 

“New Jersey’s restaurants were hit particularly hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, and the outpouring of interest in Sustain & Serve NJ underscores the community’s desire to help local restaurants and the neighborhoods they serve,” Governor Phil Murphy said. “The positive economic impact of this program for the restaurant industry, combined with the good it will do in the community, makes Sustain & Serve NJ a home run.”

For a full list of grant recipients, click HERE