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Were You Affected by Tropical Storm Ida? We're Here to Help You!

All 21 counties remain under the State of Emergency in response to Tropical Storm Ida.
President Biden has declared that a major disaster exists in New Jersey after the remnants of Hurricane Ida caused flooding and devastation across New Jersey last week.
This declaration makes federal funding available to people affected by the storm in Bergen, Gloucester, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Passaic, and Somerset counties. This assistance covers temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses, and other programs designed to help people and business owners recover. FEMA assessment teams are on the ground evaluating the needs of other counties. We’re working with the federal government to ensure our residents, businesses, and municipalities get the assistance they deserve.
According to the Governor's NJ Disaster Declaration, Union County WAS NOT included in the initial report. FEMA is still working with the Offices of Emergency Management to assess damage across the State, so it is very important that Union County homeowners report their damages to

Donations Welcome... Thank you!

Looking to help and/or donate?
The City of Elizabeth, and some of its many charitable community organizations below, thank you in advance for your generosity and support. Share the information below by passing this email along to anyone else who may also want to make a difference!
Know of an organization accepting donations, don't see them listed below please let us know. Kindly e-mail:
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Elizabeth Coalition to
House the Homeless
118 Division St.
***Cash Donations Accepted**
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Christ Fellowship
1121 Elizabeth Ave.
Sunday from 12pm-3pm
***Gift Card Donations***
New Hope Baptist Church
91 Division St.
M-F from 7am-7pm
Sunday 8am-12pm
(908) 352-5750
***Gift Card Donations***

GECC MEMBER SERVICES | Together we are #ElizabethStrong

Our GECC Member Listing Directory is available 24/7 for you and our entire Elizabeth and Union County community as a resource guide for local assistance that you and your company may be needing.
Please reference below some of our many GECC members who may be able to be of assistance. Feel free to share these contacts with anyone else who may be needing their services.

Financial Resources


205 First St | Elizabeth, NJ 07206
(908) 289-0262
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75 Chestnut St
Cranford, NJ 07016
(908) 527-1166
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