County of Monmouth

For Immediate Release:
March 4, 2019

Freeholder Scharfenberger welcomed to Habitat for Humanity Board of Trustees

FREEHOLD, NJFreeholder Gerry P. Scharfenberger, Ph.D. was recently welcomed to the Habitat for Humanity of Monmouth County (HFHMC) Board of Trustees. Freeholder Scharfenberger has already worked extensively with the nonprofit housing organization during his tenure as freeholder and while he served as mayor of Middletown.

“I commend Freeholder Scharfenberger for joining a board of individuals who have such a big impact on Monmouth County and its residents,” said Freeholder Director Thomas A. Arnone. “His background and expertise will only strengthen the mission of Habitat for Humanity.”

Freeholder Scharfenberger will aid the HFHMC Board of Trustees with fundraising initiatives as well as finding prospective sites to construct, rehabilitate and preserve homes for those in need.

“I am honored to join the Habitat for Humanity of Monmouth County Board of Trustees,” said Freeholder Gerry P. Scharfenberger, Ph.D. “Together, I am excited to see what we can accomplish in the County.”

“I believe that Habitat for Humanity is the most effective way to create affordable housing - without the heavy hand of government,” added Freeholder Scharfenberger.

HFHMC currently services 83% of Monmouth County and includes the following towns and municipalities: Aberdeen, Allentown, Atlantic Highlands, Colts Neck, Deal, Eatontown, Englishtown, Fair Haven, Farmingdale, Freehold Borough, Freehold Township, Hazlet, Highlands, Holmdel, Howell, Keansburg, Keyport, Little Silver, Long Branch, Manalapan, Marlboro, Matawan, Middletown, Millstone Township, Monmouth Beach, Morganville, Ocean Township, Oceanport, Red Bank, Rumson, Sea Bright, Shrewsbury Township, Tinton Falls, Union Beach, and West Long Branch.

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