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NJ Sandy Relief Fund awards $3M in grants

Published On: Oct 29 2013 12:30:45 PM EDT

More money handed to Sandy victims


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.