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 FirstEnergy Park. Entering the 2022 season, OceanFirst Foundation has donated $499,000 to local military-based non-profit organizations & programs!
|Organization||Inning||Home Runs||Total Raised|
|American National Red Cross||1st||1||$1,000|
|Army Emergency Relief||2nd||3||$3,000|
|Catholic Charities (Diocese of Trenton), Ma Deuce Deuce||3rd||2||$4,000|
|Chariot Riders, Lt. Dennis W. Zilinski II Memorial Fund||4th||4||$8,000|
|Vetwork, Navy-Marine Corps Relief||5th||6||$12,000|
|National Guard State Family Readiness Council, GI Go Fund||6th||3||$6,000|
|Cape May Coast Guard Foundation, Jewish Federation of Southern Ocean County||7th||2||$4,000|
|Deborah Hospital Foundation||8th||2||$2,000|
|Homes for All||9th + Extras||2||$2,000|
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, Youth Development and Education. Since 1996, OceanFirst Foundation has awarded more than 8,400 grants totaling more than $43 million to over 1,900+ local charities and schools. Learn more at oceanfirstfdn.org.
In the Media - When a BlueClaws Player Homers It Supports Our Military & Vets (WOBM's Kevin Williams)