New Jersey nonprofit receives $25,000 to aid its fight against violence
September 28, 2012
Freedom Forth, a nonprofit organization that works to prevent violence against women and offer community support, recently announced it received $25,000 as a contribution from Wal-Mart's State Giving Program, according to the Daily Record. Wal-Mart awards grants between $25,000 and $250,000 to nonprofit organizations on a regional/state level across the country that need funds.
The Roxbury, New Jersey-based nonprofit organization was founded by Kristina Grandstaff in 2012. After launching a fashion career in New York City, Grandstaff learned about the harrowing impacts of of human trafficking, and decided to rally young leaders to raise national awareness.
"The knowledge that one in four women experience abuse made such an impact in my life," Grandstaff told the Daily Record in a previous interview. "I decided to participate in a national awareness campaign and then moved back to Roxbury to do something about it locally."
Using the funds, the organization will bolster its supportive services in counseling, basic necessities, life and resilience skills and beauty and fashion services, the source reports..
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