The OceanFirst Charity Challenge Tops $500,000!

June 7, 2017

The OceanFirst Charity Challenge on Crowdrise has wrapped up for 2017 raising a record-breaking $503,115! In the past four years, our partners in the Challenge have raised an incredible $1.5+ million! More than 100 nonprofits from central and southern New Jersey competed in the Challenge vying for $30,000+ in grants and prizes provided by OceanFirst Foundation. Topping the leaderboard in 1st place and scoring a grant of $20,000 for their cause with $84,542 raised was the Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide. Finishing strong in 2nd place with $47,815 raised and earning a $5,000 grant was Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County and rounding out the top 3 was Literacy New Jersey with $42,717 raised earning a $2,500 grant.

In addition to the grand prize grants there were weekly Bonus Challenges for organizations to earn additional grants as well as daily giveaways for organizations to win prizes. We already can’t wait for next year!



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