Coastal Habitat thanks bankers for Sandy help

Victoria Fattell, whose home on East Main Street in Manasquan was damaged by Sandy, talks about how Habitat for Humanity is helping her rebuild. At left is Maureen Mulligan, executive director of Coastal Habitat. Bob Bielk/Staff photographer

A total of 27 banks donated more than $20,000
Written by Dan Radel

MANASQUAN —In June, bankers from across New Jersey pledged to raise money and donate volunteer labor to Coastal Habitat for Humanity’s superstorm Sandy rebuilding efforts this summer in the borough.

Allstate President Announces Grant

Allstate New Jersey President Rich Crist announced today a $125,000 grant to Coastal Habitat from the Allstate Foundation.  Crist noted that in addition to the funding, which will be allocated to the repair and restoration of 10 homes in Monmouth County impacted by Superstorm Sandy, Allstate New Jersey employees, agents and their families will volunteer time to help rebuilding efforts.

"We are proud to join forces with Coastal Habitat," said Crist.  "Giving back is part of the culture of Allstate."

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