$20,000 Awarded to 21 Plus, Inc. by Oceanfirst Foundation

21 Plus, Inc. has been awarded $20,000 to use for a Beautification Project by the OceanFirst Foundation of Toms River. The grant will provide much needed home repairs and beautification currently not funded through any other governmental or private source.

Over the years, 21 Plus, Inc. has received over $281,000 in total from OceanFirst Foundation. Through their generosity, OceanFirst has made a tremendous difference in the lives of all those who receive services at 21 Plus through their commitment to the community.


The following is the press release issued on May 2, 2012.


21 Plus, Inc. has been awarded $20,000 to use for a Beautification Project by the OceanFirst Foundation of Toms River. The grant will improve the living environments of the people with developmental disabilities who receive services from 21 Plus, Inc. The grant will provide much needed home repairs and beautification currently not funded through any other governmental or private source.
21 Plus, Inc. has received over $281,000 in total from OceanFirst Foundation over the years. OceanFirst has made a tremendous difference in the lives of all those who receive services at 21 Plus through their commitment to the community.

Since its founding in 1902, OceanFirst Bank has built a solid reputation and legacy as a good neighbor and responsible corporate citizen. The Bank's strong commitment to helping families, organizations, schools and communities throughout central New Jersey meet their financial needs has spanned several generations reaching new heights in 1996 with the creation of OceanFirst Foundation. The Foundation provides grants to organizations that meet community needs within the OceanFirst market area. In 2011, OceanFirst Foundation contributed more than $1 million to community initiatives and since its inception has contributed more than $21 million to over 600 local charities in Ocean, Monmouth and Middlesex counties.

21 Plus,Inc., located in Toms River, was founded in 1979 and provides meaningful lives for people with disabilities through diversified opportunities. All services ensure dignity and respect, promote optimal physical and mental well-being, are designed based on individual needs, and promote personal growth. Available services include day programs, group homes, employment and family support. For more information go to www.21plus.org or call (732) 240-3118.


Adrienne Socha of OceanFirst (center) presents check to staff and participants of 21 Plus, Inc.
(in photo left to right – Timothy Walsh, Lisa Maccaro, Joanne Asta, Sheila Melore, Adrienne Socha, David Velardo, Robert Comery)