OceanFirst Foundation of Toms River awarded $148,120 in grants to central and southern New Jersey hospitals in the OceanFirst Bank footprint. “The Foundation values its partnerships with our community’s leading health care organizations that provide essential care, particularly to vulnerable populations and the underserved,” said Katherine Durante, Executive Director of OceanFirst Foundation.
Grants were awarded to: AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation, Cape Regional Medical Center, CentraState Medical Center, Children’s Specialized Hospital, Deborah Heart and Lung Center, Hackensack Meridian Health (Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Ocean Medical Center, Riverview Medical Center, and Southern Ocean Medical Center), Inspira, RWJ Barnabas Health (Community Medical Center,Monmouth Medical Center and Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus) and Shore Medical Center.
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 Bank footprint. Since its inception, OceanFirst Foundation has contributed in excess of 6,600 grants totaling more than $36 million to over 900 local charities throughout central and southern New Jersey.