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Tackling “the Worst Housing Crisis Since the Great Depression” with Local Strategies and Big Picture Innovation: Q+A with Denise Scott

Philanthropy News Digest asked Scott about settling into her new position as president of LISC, one of the nation’s largest community development financial institutions, how the organization uses its investments to work with local community and government leaders at a time of historic crisis in the housing market and major economic uncertainty, the organization’s Diversity, ...

JESPY Supports MEND with Monetary Donation

August 12, 2022

As part of a long-standing relationship with MEND (Meeting Essential Needs with Dignity), JESPY recently presented the organization with a monetary donation.

When planning JESPY’s last fundraiser, Battle of the Chefs: A Benefit for JESPY House, the Event Steering Committee decided that instead of giving each event attendee a favor, JESPY would designate those funds to support another ...

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State Urges Residents and Businesses to Conserve Water as New Jersey Enters Drought Watch

August 10, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — Due to ongoing hot and dry conditions, New Jersey is under a drought watch as of Tuesday. The state's Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is asking residents and businesses to conserve water.

New Jersey has a three-stage drought advisory system. A drought watch is the first step. DEP says it's to encourage voluntary conservation measures, and, if ...