Monmouth County

Monmouth Beach First Aid Squad Dedicates New HQ

September 27, 2016 On Saturday, the Community Foundation of New Jersey was pleased to attend the dedication of the Monmouth Beach First Aid Squad headquarters, which was restored after sustaining significant damage as a result of Hurricane Sandy. The Community…

Asbury Park Students Visit Theater & Oceanfront Park

June 10, 2016 Students from Mt. Carmel School in Asbury Park recently journeyed to see live children’s theater and enjoy outdoor adventures at an oceanfront park. The excitement had built from the moment the first, second, and third grade students…

CFNJ Honors Adam Lowy as “Young Changemaker”

September 9, 2015 The Community Foundation of New Jersey (CFNJ) today announced that it will honor Adam Lowy of Ocean Township as one of the state’s four Young Changemakers. Lowy is the founder and executive director of Move for Hunger,…

Fundholder-Sponsored Buyback Nets 428 Guns

August 4, 2015 For a little over $30,000, the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s office purchased 428 unwanted firearms at a two-day Monmouth County gun buyback. Asbury Park and Keansburg were the two locations where individuals could sell their weapons with no…

Fundholder Sponsors Monmouth Gun Buyback

July 30, 2015 Gun buyback programs are a safe and effective tool for removing unwanted firearms from homes and communities. Best of all, according to one of our fundholders who is particularly passionate about the issue, they are “above the…

Turning Lives Around 180 Degrees

October 18, 2013 Turning one’s life around – if necessary, a full 180 degrees – can be difficult, particularly for victims of domestic and sexual violence.  180 Turning Lives Around seeks to help individuals do just that, providing services to…