Monday, October 8, 2012

Historical Organization of the Week: The Sandy Hook Foundation


Every Monday, I highlight a non-profit related to history or the arts, a historical society, preservation group or friends group whose main objective is to promote the historical and artistic history of New Jersey. 

This week, I am featuring the Sandy Hook Foundation. Established in 1989, the Foundation's goal is to nurture and protect all of Sandy Hook including Fort Hancock, a National Historic Landmark site, by supporting programs and projects of environmental, historic, and cultural importance. The Sandy Hook Foundation is a not-for-profit charitable organization that relies on the generosity of individuals, foundations, and corporations, as well as dedicated volunteers, to reach its goals. The Foundation is working with the National Park Service to rehabilitate the 1890s Mortar Battery and the Cold War era Nike Missle Base, NY-56.

For information on becoming a member of the Sandy Hook Foundation, please visit www.sandyhookfoundationnj.org or call 732-291-7733. 

If you are a member of a non-profit organization or know of one that you would like to see featured on this site, please let us know in the comments or send an e-mail to kelly@thehistorygirl.com.


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