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The OceanFirst Charity Challenge Raises $336,000!

The OceanFirst Charity Challenge, a friendly fundraising competition where organizations in our community competed to raise the most money for their cause has wrapped up with 71 organizations raising a collective $336,000 for their causes!

The top three finishers that will receive grants from the Foundation were The Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide (1st place - $15,000 grant); Seer Farms (2nd place - $5,000 grant) and Ocean County Long Term Recovery Group (3rd place - $2,000 grant).

Brookdale Community College Foundation was the winner of the "Best Video" prize and the "Most Views" prize was won by Manna House who had more than 15,000 views of their Charity Challenge video.

Congratulations to all of the participants!




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