Who We Are
The Hunger Foundation of Southern Ocean (also known as the Southern Ocean County Community Foundation) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, volunteer-only organization which hosts charitable events to raise awareness about, and funds for, local food pantries as they help thousands of families each year in the Southern Ocean County area.
Since 1995, the Foundation has raised more than $805,000 which has been donated to local food pantries to assist our neighbors in need.
Our Mission Statement
“We are a local, all volunteer non-profit organization with a mission to support local food pantries as they assist our residents with their basic food needs and to help educate the public of the basic food needs of individuals and families in our area.”
Our Vision Statement
“A community where all of our neighbors are free from hunger.”
Who We Serve
All of the monies raised through the Foundation’s fundraising efforts are distributed equally to these eight local food pantries in Southern Ocean County: