The BlueClaws are pleased to once again partner with OceanFirst Foundation, 92.7 WOBM, and Townsquare Media for Home Runs for Heroes, a first-of-its-kind program that provides a financial donation to a local military-based charity each time a BlueClaws player hits a home run at ShoreTown Ballpark. Through the 2022 season, OceanFirst Foundation has donated $562,000 to local military-based non-profit organizations & programs!
|Organization||Inning||Home Runs||Total Raised|
|Homes for All, Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society/Lakehurst||1st||4||$8,000|
|Chariot Riders Inc, Army Emergency Relief||2nd||5||$10,000|
|Catholic Charities (Diocese of Trenton), Always Supporting Our Military||3rd||3||$6,000|
|Cape May County Coast Guard Community Foundation, Dennis W. Zilinski II Memorial Fund||4th||10||$20,000|
|GI Go Fund, National Guard State Family Readiness Council||5th||2||$4,000|
|Deborah Hospital Foundation for Deborah Heart & Lung Center, Vetwork||6th||3||$6,000|
|Ma Deuce Deuce, Volunteers of America||7th||1||$2,000|
|Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation, American National Red Cross||8th||2||$4,000|
|Jewish Federation of Southern Ocean County, Operation Homefront Inc.||9th + Extras||4||$8,000|
Each charity is paired with one inning of the game. Each time a player hits a home run, a charity is awarded $1,000 by OceanFirst Foundation.
OceanFirst Foundation empowers organizations to think bigger, solve more problems, and make life better in the neighborhoods served by OceanFirst Bank. OceanFirst Foundation’s priorities include Health & Wellness, Housing, Improving the Quality of Life, and Youth Development and Education. Since 1996, OceanFirst Foundation has awarded more than 9,000 grants totaling more than $46 million to nonprofits and schools within our footprint. Learn more at oceanfirstfdn.org.
In the Media - When a BlueClaws Player Homers It Supports Our Military & Vets (WOBM's Kevin Williams)