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NJ Sandy Relief Fund awards $3M in grants

By 69 News & Associated Press, (follow: @69news), news@wfmz.com
Published On: Oct 29 2013 11:30:45 AM CDT

More money handed to Sandy victims

MORRISTOWN, N.J. -

More money is available to help victims of Superstorm Sandy one year after it devastated parts of New Jersey.

 NJ Sandy Relief Fund awards $3M in grants

The Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund awarded eight grants totaling little more than $3 million Tuesday.

The nonprofit organizations will use the money for housing assistance, mental health programs and social services.

So far, the fund has handed out $19.2 million to 80 organizations involved in storm recovery.

The fund is headed by the governor's wife, Mary Pat Christie.