Sandy victims still in limbo with ‘clawback’ of recovery funds

Sandy victims still in limbo with ‘clawback’ of recovery funds /NJ 101.5 Joe Mangino believes he followed all the rules while applying for and accepting grants related to rebuilding his home following Superstorm Sandy. But, despite getting back into his home nearly 7 years ago, the Stafford resident can’t move on. He and several hundred other Read More »

Superstorm Sandy victims get 2-year reprieve on repaying federal disaster funds

Superstorm Sandy victims get 2-year reprieve on repaying federal disaster funds / NorthJersey.com / 3/28/2022 New Jersey victims of superstorm Sandy have received a two-year reprieve from repaying about $73 million in funds the federal government says they were overpaid. About 1,813 New Jersey homeowners will not have to repay that money before 2025, according to Read More »

Community groups help to bridge aid gap for Ida victims

Community groups help to bridge aid gap for Ida victims / NJ Spotlight / Thirteen / 1/27/2022 Residents displaced by Tropical Storm Ida are still trying to get back on their feet. Many have found that aid from the Federal Emergency Management Agency only goes so far, and they have relied on community groups for Read More »

Time is running out to apply for FEMA Ida relief

Time is running out to apply for FEMA Ida relief / NJ Spotlight News / 1/4/2022 By Melissa Rose Cooper, Correspondent Time is running out for thousands of New Jerseyans looking for federal disaster assistance related to Tropical Storm Ida. Wednesday is the deadline for people to submit applications to FEMA. As of Tuesday, the Read More »

Community Captain Program – APPLY NOW

We are facing an unprecedented crisis in our communities.  New Jersey has the second highest number of COVID-19 cases and COVID-19 deaths in the country.  As of Monday April 27th, we had 111,188 *confirmed* cases, and 6044 people have lost their lives to the disease.  These are challenging times – it is hard to watch Read More »

Coronavirus & Community Prep

NJOP response – Version 3 3.16.2020 (We will do our best to update this as we are able, but please note the date for how current the information is.) CLICK HERE TO VIEW OUR NEW CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION WEBSITE Our organization was founded by disaster survivors. Two things are true.  One – many times when we’re Read More »

$10K in 10 Days

The New Jersey Organizing Project turns five years old October 29th. Together we built a powerful organization and changed the course for our communities. Thank you for being part of the journey. To honor our last five years, invest in our next five. Click here to contribute. We set out to raise $10,000 in 10 Read More »

Summer Gatherings 2019

Manahawkin / LBI: Wednesday August 21st – Joe, Amanda and NJOP Bday party 6:30pm – 9pm, Bird & Betty’s 529 Dock Rd. Beach Haven NJ (on LBI) 08008 (Facebook Link) Three birthdays for the price of one: celebrate Joe’s 50th, Amanda’s 42nd, and NJOP’s 5th! Tickets are $20 for B-day fun, drinks and Bird & Read More »