The Jewish Women’s Foundation of New Jersey awarded four large grants totaling $100,000 to NJ agencies working to sustain, educate and transform the lives of women and girls. The agencies and innovative programs receiving grants include:
Cornerstone, Operation Sisterhood, $10,362: A program designed to improve the health and well-being of female veterans and create camaraderie and connectedness through a program of clinically facilitated peer-to-peer support.
Jewish Family Services, Revitalizing Family Dynamics, $30,000: A program to create a culture of safety, advocacy, and respect for women and girls and spread awareness of the challenges families encounter due to high conflict relationships and divorce/separation.
Newark Beth Israel, The Women’s Wellness Pantry at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, $30,000: A project that Improves the health and well-being of pregnant and new moms by addressing food insecurity and infant mortality
Sanar Institute, Supporting Survivors of Image Based Abuse and Trauma, $29,638: Support for women and girls that are increasingly victimized from online image-based abuse (IBA) through the Healing Pathways program ensuring women and girls can be empowered and live a life free of violence.