Mendham, NJ - The Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund is proud to announce that AT&T has donated $1 million to New Jersey, which will help ensure New Jersey's full recovery from Hurricane Sandy.  In the wake of the historic storm, the non-profit is proud to have AT&T as a partner in order to build upon the incredible volunteer efforts already underway in the state.  After the Fund's establishment last week by Governor Christie and First Lady Mary Pat Christie, AT&T's generosity will help the organization achieve its rebuilding goals.

"This gracious and significant donation will galvanize the Relief Fund and expand our reach and services throughout the Garden State," said First Lady Mary Pat Christie, who serves as Chair of the Fund. She added, "We cannot thank AT&T enough for their commitment to New Jersey and its most devastated towns and neighborhoods. I look forward to collaborating with AT&T in order to maximize the benefit of this contribution."

"As part of the New Jersey community, AT&T felt compelled to do its part to advance disaster relief efforts in the state," explained J. Michael Schweder, President, AT&T Mid Atlantic. "The state was hit hard by Hurricane Sandy and like so many Americans across the country AT&T wanted to help neighbors, friends and family rebuild their homes and return to normalcy."

Thus far, the Fund has collected over $8 million from over 4,000 donors in less than one week.  The donations will help rebuild New Jersey communities, aide in the recovery effort and fill in the gaps where people and communities need help.

To contribute to the effort donations can be made online at www.SandyNJReliefFund.org or mailed to:

Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund

PO Box 95

Mendham NJ 07945-0095.

You can also text NJ to 41444 to donate today.

About Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund:

A charitable non-profit organization created in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, this fund will help collect and distribute resources to rebuild New Jersey communities, aide in the recovery effort and fill in the gaps when people need help. 100% of the proceeds will be spent in the Garden State.

You can view a recently released Public Service Announcement about the relief fund here:

http://youtu.be/lvJo5Cu5TeU