OceanFirst Foundation Pledges $ 500,000.00 in Grants For Relief And Recovery Efforts at the Jersey Shore

OceanFirst Foundation has established a $500,000 Relief and Recovery Grant Program to assist the efforts of nonprofit organizations in the New Jersey shore market area that are helping local families impacted by Hurricane Sandy. The Foundation also announced the first three grant recipients that will each be awarded $50,000 to help meet the emergency basic needs of local families: The Foodbank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties, Neptune; St. Francis Center, Brant Beach, and Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton (Emergency Services). Nonprofit organizations that are assisting individuals and families impacted by Hurricane Sandy in the OceanFirst Bank market are invited to apply for grants of up to $25,000 from the OceanFirst Foundation Relief and Recovery Program and should contact OceanFirst Foundation for details at 732-341-4676.

Local individuals needing assistance or information about the first three recipients of OceanFirst Relief and Recovery Program Grants
should contact the nonprofit organizations directly at:
Catholic Charities - Website: www.catholiccharitiestrenton.org; Facebook: www.facebook.com/cctrenton ;
Twitter: Twitter.com/cctrenton.org; Toll-free number: 1-800-360-7711
St. Francis Center - Counseling Services: 609-494-1554; All other services 609-494-8861
Foodbank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties - www.foodbankmoc.org

 

Executive Director Katherine Durante Spoke with Shawn Michaels & Sue Moll on Wednesday