Commissioner O’Dowd to Announce DCA Shelter Grant to Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark
As part of the Christie Administration's ongoing Season of Service outreach to New Jersey residents in need, Health Commissioner Mary E. O'Dowd will serve lunch to clients of an emergency shelter operated by Catholic Charities, in Newark, where she will announce the organization will receive a shelter support grant from state.
Season of Service
Governor Christie has emphasized the importance of community service since his inaugural in 2010. Today, approximately 1.5 million New Jersey residents contribute about 170 million hours of service each year, bringing a positive influence to neighborhoods and communities throughout the Garden State through local groups, houses of worship and civic organizations.