Thank you, Health Care Foundation of New Jersey

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The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey has partnered with Playworks Newark since 2010. The Foundation has  supported our program in Newark schools, serving more than 3,000 children every day and helping improve the health and well-being of vulnerable populations in greater Newark.

With the generosity of  The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey, Playworks Newark has been able to implement our model physical activity and play program in low income elementary schools in Newark. The Foundation’s grant making is based upon Jewish values and a strong Jewish ethic.and their support of Playworks Newark exemplifies their commitment to helping all underserved communities.

The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey is an independent, endowed grant-making organization dedicated to reducing disparities in the delivery of healthcare and improving access to quality healthcare for vulnerable populations in the greater Newark area and the Jewish community of MetroWest NJ.

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