SUMMIT, NJ - Recognizing the current public health crisis has significantly impacted the community’s ability to serve those most vulnerable,the Junior League of Summit (JLS) has granted $15,000 to five local community partners to assist their needs in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
To be eligible for the funds, each organization must demonstrate that they are providing vital services to the community while facing severe operational challenges as a result of the pandemic. In addition to the financial support, each organization is also granted maximum discretion and flexibility in how the emergency funding is utilized.
Emergency grant recipients include:
- SAGE Eldercare
- Summit Area YMCA
- Bridges Outreach
- Family Promise
- Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
All grant recipients must have previously received grant funds from the JLS within the last five (5) years. Each of these organizations is serving the community within the specific focus areas of the JLS: food insecurity, healthcare needs and community essentials.