The Christie Family Foundation contributed nearly $1.75 million to charitable organizations between 2004 and 2007, according to four years of tax returns released by Christopher Christie’s campaign. The foundation donated $292,000 in 2004, $589,421 in 2005, $386,940 in 2006, and $479,050 in 2007.
Contributions have included $200,000 to St. Barnabas Medical Center, $75,000 to the Susan G. Komen Foundation, $100,000 to Morristown Memorial Hospital and the Goryeb Children’s Hospital, $50,000 to Tomorrow’ Children, and $95,000 to the Child Abuse Prevention Program. They also gave large contributions to DePaul Catholic High School and the Mendham PBA.
The foundation is largely funded through donations from the candidate’s brother, Todd Christie, and the candidate’s wife and father serve as officers. The foundation runs on an October-September fiscal year.