New Jersey homeless shelter receives $160,000 grant

    A Vineland homeless shelter that normally gives so much to its community, will now get a gift of its own, courtesy of state and federal grants issued in New Jersey.

    According to The News of Cumberland County, the Vineland homeless shelter on Mays Landing Road is set to receive $160,000, part of state and federal grants totaling $3.83 million.

    The grants, issued to 37 homeless shelters across the state, were announced last week by Governor Chris Christie’s office.

    The News of Cumberland County says the grants will be used to fix code violations, improve safety issues and create additional space.

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    Funding for the grants comes from state appropriation along with money from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, according to the report.

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