Video asks for donations to help state citizens
Jon Bon Jovi and Bruce Springsteen are among the New Jersey celebrities introducing the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund (NJPRF). The New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund will collect donations and distribute funds to fight the medical, social, and economic impact COVID-19 on New Jersey’s most vulnerable, supporting organizations that provide essential services and aiding those on the front line the pandemic.
The NJPRF has released a two minute video featuring Bon Jovi and Springsteen who are asking for donations for state residents. The video begins with an introduction from Tammy Murphy, wife New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, but also includes appearances by pop star Charlie Puth, actor Danny DeVito, Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Whoopi Goldberg, and soccer star Carli Lloyd.
“These are uncertain times,” Springsteen shares while holding his guitar. “What is for certain is the pain, the fear and the real needs many our neighbors, our friends, and certainly all those who are on the front lines this pandemic.”
“We’re staying at home, but what more can we do?” Bon Jovi fers. “So we’re asking our Garden State, New Jersey, to ban together.”
NJPRF will provide grants to existing organizations with a demonstrated track record caring for vulnerable communities. One hundred percent every dollar received online by NJPRF will go to organizations that provide essential services to those in need and to assist those on the front lines the COVID-19 pandemic — so you can be assured that your contribution will have impact.
NJPRF is proud to be hosted by the Community Foundation New Jersey, which has been serving the needs New Jersey non-prits for more than 40 years.