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PNC Makes Inaugural Jersey 4 Jersey Contribution

PNC Makes Inaugural Jersey 4 Jersey Contribution

Thursday, April 16, 2020

The Jersey 4 Jersey fundraising drive has a lot of big names attached to it: Bruce, Bon Jovi, Whoopi. And another is throwing itself into the mix: PNC.

On Wednesday, The PNC Foundation said it will give $250,000 in grant funding to support the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund as part of the Jersey 4 Jersey drive.

In about three weeks in existence, the nonprofit hosted by the Community Foundation of New Jersey and chaired by First Lady Tammy Murphy has raised nearly $20 million, with sizable contributions from major Garden State companies like PSEG Foundation and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey.

In a statement, Murphy described the donation as an “amazing” way to kick off the fundraising effort.

“The fast-growing resources of the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund and the well-established infrastructure of the Community Foundation of New Jersey are a shining example of how our state comes together to provide essential support to families and communities as quickly as possible,” PNC Regional President for New Jersey Linda Bowden said in a prepared statement.

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