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NJ SHARES 2015 Annual Report

NJ SHARES MISSION

NJ SHARES primarily provides assistance to households in need of help meeting their utility burden. Through assistance, advocacy, community outreach, education, information and referral, we connect low and moderate income households with available resources.

NJ SHARES 2015 Annual Report
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NJ SHARES' 2015 ANNUAL REPORT HIGHLIGHTS:

NJ SHARES’ recipients were likely to have vulnerable household members.

  • 50% of NJ SHARES’ recipients had a child 18 or younger in the home.
  • 53% of NJ SHARES’ recipients had a household member over 50 years old.

Most of NJ SHARES’ grant recipients were the working poor.

  • 82% of NJ SHARES’ recipients had employment income.
  • 60% of NJ SHARES’ recipients had income between 200% and 300% of the Federal Poverty Level.

NJ SHARES requires that customers make a good faith payment. A good faith payment
is $100 or more toward the utility balance in the 90 days prior to grant receipt.

  • 79% made payments over $100 or more in the 90 days prior to grant receipt.
  • The average payment was $434.
  • 77% of all grantees since 2005 only needed help from us once in the last 10 years.

Tax deductible donations to NJ SHARES may be made online by clicking here.

View prior NJ SHARES Annual Reports in PDF Format.

2014 NJ SHARES Annual Report
2013 NJ SHARES Annual Report
2012 NJ SHARES Annual Report
2011 NJ SHARES Annual Report
2010 NJ SHARES Annual Report
2009 NJ SHARES Annual Report
2008 NJ SHARES Annual Report



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