$500,000 Grant Awarded to Bridgeton's Gateway CAPLast Edited:
Two state officials have announced new funding for a South Jersey organization working to change the lives of residents in Cumberland County.
On Thursday, September 7th, N.J. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker announced that the Gateway Community Action Partnership (Gateway CAP), based in Bridgeton, has been awarded a grant of more than $500,000 from the Corporation of National and Community Service.
The grant will be awarded yearly for the next three years and will enable Gateway to recruit and engage foster grandparent volunteers to help tutor and mentor children with exceptional needs in the area.
The Foster Grandparent Program allows volunteers age 55 and over to serve the community by being role models and encouraging kids to thrive.
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