Toms River, NJ – OceanFirst Foundation of Toms River has awarded seven rapid response grants totaling $115,000 to community partners providing emergency food relief during the pandemic. Grants were awarded to Community Food Bank of New Jersey, Fulfill, Family Food Relief of New Jersey, Jewish Family Services Atlantic County, Lunch Break, Salvation Army of Atlantic City and The Food Bank of South Jersey.
“OceanFirst Foundation is pleased to award Rapid Response Grants to our trusted Food Bank partners to alleviate the food insecurity being experience by our neighbors in need during this pandemic.” said Katherine Durante, Executive Director of OceanFirst Foundation.
Since its founding in 1902, OceanFirst Bank has built a solid reputation and legacy as a good neighbor and responsible corporate citizen. The Bank’s strong commitment to helping families, organizations, schools, and communities throughout central and southern New Jersey has spanned several generations, reaching new heights in 1996 with the creation of OceanFirst Foundation. The Foundation provides grants to organizations that meet community needs within the OceanFirst footprint. Since its inception, OceanFirst Foundation has contributed in excess of 7,700 grants totaling more than $40 million to over 900 local charities.