Tuesday in Toms River three organizations came together to bring food, job training and even pro-bono tax preperation for individuals and families struggling to make ends meet, especially four years post Superstorm Sandy.
Nearly a year after Jon Bon Jovi and non-profit partners announced plans to address hunger in Ocean County, a CrowdRise fundraising campaign has been launched ahead of the May Grand Opening of the B.E.A.T. Center in Toms River.
Earlier today, a press conference was held in the Silverton section of Toms River to announce the teaming up of Jon Bon Jovi's "JBJ Soul Foundation", The Foodbank of Monmouth & Ocean Counties, and The Peoples Pantry to announce "The B.E.A.T. Center".