First Lady Mary Pat Christie recognized the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy by visiting Hurricane Sandy NJ Relief Fund grantee partners in Toms River, Neptune and Union Beach.
On October 27th, First Lady Mary Pat Christie named Dora Arias as her 30th New Jersey Hero. Ms. Arias is the founder and executive director of Curémonos, a grassroots, community-based organization that provides education, advocacy, and support to medically underserved women dealing with breast cancer.
First Lady Mary Pat Christie announced that Drumthwacket would be illuminated in red on Monday, September 22nd, to celebrate the 13th annual Family Day - Be Involved. Stay Involved ®. This national initiative, created by CASAColumbia, promotes simple acts of parental engagement as key ways to help prevent substance use in children and teens.
On September 9th, First Lady Mary Pat Christie announced the recipients of the third annual New Jersey Heroes Heart of a Hero Scholarship. Each of the ten recipients will receive a $5,000 scholarship award to help pursue a post-secondary education or vocational training.