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www.bwpurpose.org                              NEWSLETTER                              October 2014

New Board Member!
In July, Build with Purpose welcomed Steve Ramiza to the board. Steve is an engineer and Partner at LAN Associates and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the board.
 Grants Support Affordable Senior Housing
A huge thanks to PSEG Foundation, OritaniBank Charitable Foundation and Catholic Human Services Foundation for recent grants to support improvements to The Senior Residence at St. Peter the Apostle. 
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Whether you're renovating, purchasing, leasing or planning a future real estate project, we're here to help! Contact Brian Keenan at 732-635-1000 X153 or email.



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Construction of Lady Liberty Academy Charter School Newark, NJ 
Watch the Construction of Lady Liberty!
Build with Purpose 
Brings Charter School 
Back Home to Newark
 Students at Lady Liberty Academy  
 Charter School were excited to
 begin the new school year in their
 brand  new  building. The new site  
 brings the 480 K-8 students back  
 home to Newark to a campus that
 includes a newly constructed 18,000
 SF middle  school, a renovated
 elementary school, a gym and  
 outdoor courtyard. Read  more  

 Build with Purpose Receives CDFI Program Award!

 In August, Build with Purpose received a $121,850 Community Development   

 Financial Institutions (CDFI) Technical Assistance (TA) award from the U.S. 

 Department of the Treasury's CDFI Fund. Build with Purpose was just one of 22

 organizations to receive the TA award. The award provides funds for training

 and capacity building for Build with Purpose to achieve CDFI certification. Read more

The Senior Residence at St. Peter the Apostle
 See The Senior Residence in Action! 

See The Senior Residence at  

St. Peter the Apostle in Action! 

It's hard to believe but it has been over a year since Build with Purpose welcomed its first residents to The Senior Residence at St. Peter the Apostle! Now a year later, 24 seniors have made the residence their home.  It's difficult to put into words what a wonderful place The Senior Residence is so we've put together a video that shows just how special it is! Please take a few minutes to watch.

Backpacks for Kids!

The start of the new school year was made a little bit easier for 25 students thanks to  Gibbons P.C., who donated 25 backpacks filled with school supplies to Build with Purpose. Student's at Bernice's Place, an after school program for homeless youth of the Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless, were the happy recipients.  A huge thanks to Gibbons P.C. for making this possible year after year.



Join us for a 


Wed. October 22  

@ 1 pm

to celebrate the opening of the new Lady Liberty Charter School!