One of the pioneers of NJMEP in our state, the late Tony DeSantis, had a vision of creating a platform for giving back to the community we serve. It began as A Year of Advocacy Program during the NJMEP 20-year celebration and featured charitable efforts of the NJMEP team.
From that effort, the idea for Manufacturing Cares was born. The vision was to provide a framework for all manufacturing companies to embrace and formalize their charitable giving efforts and to highlight the strength of the manufacturing industry.
Manufacturing Cares is a framework under which NJMEP conducts charitable giving efforts and serves as a platform for other manufacturing organizations to tie their efforts into to broaden reach and impact.
NJMEP Manufacturing Cares Signature efforts:
- Fighting Hunger / Providing Hope
- Promoting STEM Education and Manufacturing Careers
- Supporting Military Families