Human Services

SOUTH JERSEY DREAM CENTER INC

We supply hope for a brighter tomorrow

West Deptford, NJ

Mission

The South Jersey Dream Center reaches out to low income families with food, clothing, baby and household items, teaching and training, and most of all HOPE for a brighter tomorrow. There are over 180,000 people in south Jersey living below poverty and caught in a cycle of despair. We believe that people can reach their full potential and find hope and meaning for their lives when they receive God's unconditional love and grace along with assistance with daily needs. OUR VISION We supply hope for a brighter tomorrow OUR MISSION We develop people to reach their full potential

Ruling Year

2014

Executive Director

Natalie Fortunato

Founder and President

Joseph Fortunato

Main Address

PO Box 52

West Deptford, NJ 8086 USA

Keywords

Development, relief, food, clothing, potential, hope, God, Bible, dignity, poverty, family

EIN

46-3760076

 Number

0401255352

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Human Service Organizations (P20)

Food Banks, Food Pantries (K31)

Family Services (P40)

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Assistance Programs: Food, Clothing, Household and Baby Items, Training

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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