Amherst Financial Services and its employees are very involved in the communities in which it serves. It is very important to give back and being part of many community and charitable organizations is vital to the growth of the community.
Community Medical Center, a 592-bed, fully accredited acute care hospital, offering area residents world-class medical treatment with the comforts of hometown care. Opened in 1961, CMC has evolved into the state's largest non-teaching hospital and Ocean County's largest and most active healthcare facility. www.barnabashealth.org
Community Medical Center Foundation exists solely to support the mission of Community Medical Center and the programs and services it provides. The Foundation accepts contributions from individuals, corporations, foundations, and other donors for building renovation and expansion, equipment purchases or programs like The Lighthouse, The Center for Kids & Family, The J. Phillip Citta Regional Cancer Center and the Van Dyke Hospice Program. The Foundation is fortunate to have the support of literally thousands of friends. www.barnabashealthfoundation.org
Ocean’s Harbor House, founded in 1985, is a safe haven for youth, ages 10-21, who have run away, are homeless, or have been abused, neglected or abandoned. The agency advocates for the safety and welfare of all youth and whenever appropriate and safe promotes family reunification. The organization stands as a beacon of hope where thousands of children, youth and families receive housing, counseling, outreach, prevention, crisis intervention and transitional services each year. www.oceansharborhouse.org
Ocean County YMCA, founded in 1970, builds strong kids, strong families & strong communities. In communities across the nation, the Y is a leading voice on health and well-being. With a mission centered on balance, the Y brings families closer together, encourages good health and fosters connections through fitness, sports, fun and shared interests. As a result, millions of youth, adults and families are receiving the support, guidance and resources needed to achieve greater health and well-being for their spirit, mind and body. www.ocymca.org
Central Ocean Rotary – Toms River, organized in 1980, and currently has over thirty members. The Rotary conducts fund raisers throughout the year to offer charitable assistance to individuals and organizations in need and performs numerous service projects that enhance the quality of life in the community. www.clubrunner.ca/CPrg/Home/homeC.asp?cid=1690
St. Catharine of Siena Church – Seaside Park, NJ, founded in 1905 is led in faith by the Franciscan friars. Over 725 families call St. Catharine of Siena their spiritual home. St. Catharine of Siena Parish grows in its commitment to God as individuals and as a parish family. www.stcatharinesiena.com