Monmouth County

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…

Monmouth Gun Buyback Nets Over 200 Guns

September 30, 2013 Earlier this year we told you about the anonymous donor who worked with us to sponsor a gun buyback program in his home county of Monmouth.  That article, available here, described how the Community Foundation of New…

CFNJ Congratulates Monmouth Prosecutor on Buyback

September 30, 2013 The Community Foundation of New Jersey (CFNJ) today congratulated the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office for the success of last month’s gun buyback program, which paid $15,000 to purchase 218 guns in Rumson and Asbury Park. Five handguns…

Union Beach Campers Write Home

July 24, 2013 Earlier this summer, we told you the story of a group of Madison residents who worked together to sponsor camperships for children from Union Beach, a town truly ravaged by Hurricane Sandy.  Click here to read that…