Projects & Fundraisers


The Central Ocean Rotary Club of Toms River is focused on helping those within our own community as well as supporting projects that are global in scope. Over the past few decades, our fundraisers have supported hundreds of worthy causes and charities. Here are just a few examples of the ways we support our community:

  • Host annual Gift Auction, BugFest, Bowling Night and 50/50 Raffle to raise funds for various charities year-round.
  • Award annual scholarships to graduating students at each of the Toms River high schools.
  • Working with community partners, we seek out and/or are asked to perform various service projects and events within our community.
  • Support the Rotary Foundation which provides international humanitarian aid.
  • Attend events that support other organization's missions that also benefit Toms River and the community
  • Instrumental in the founding and expansion of Ocean's Harbor House, dating back to 1988.
Non-Profit organizations that our club support include:
  • Northern Ocean Habitat for Humanity
  • Ocean’s Harbor House
  • Jersey Shore Council of Boy Scouts
  • Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore
  • CASA of Ocean County
  • The People's Pantry Relief Center
  • Jon Bon Jovi Soul Kitchen of Toms River
  • The Foodbank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties
  • Ocean County YMCA
  • The Arc of Ocean County
  • The Hope Center
  • Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Ocean County
  • Rotary District 7500 Gift of Life Foundation
  • Rotary International PolioPlus
  • Rotary International Foundation
  • Ocean Mental Health / OceanCares Foundation
  • Ocean County Library
  • N.A.A.C.P. Ocean County Lakewood Chapter
  • O.C.E.A.N. Inc
  • Driven By Heroes
  • Carmelena Cares
  • Ocean County SPCA
  • Meals on Wheels of Ocean County
  • Providence House
  • Rock 2 Adopt
  • Police Unity Tour