WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ - Monmouth University’s Student Government Association hosted a one-day community service project designed to incorporate the services of Monmouth University students to the needs of the local community on October 9.  Approximately 200 Monmouth students spent the day performing service projects, such as painting, cleaning, clearing brush, or visiting senior citizen centers, and working with school children, as a way to express their gratitude to the surrounding communities for their support and allegiance to Monmouth University.

Group photo of Student Government Association

Project sites this year included:

Asbury Park

·         Boys and Girls Club of Monmouth County, 1201 Monroe Avenue, Asbury Park (Painting)

·         Boat Launch Park, Corner 7th Avenue & Main St, Asbury Park (Removing Litter from Deal Lake)


Long Branch

·         Asbury United Methodist, 61 Atlantic Avenue, Long Branch (Cleaning)

·         Long Branch Covenant Church, 355 Joline Avenue, Long Branch (Washing windows, weeding)

·         St. James Episcopal Church, 300 Broadway, Long Branch (Food Pantry)

·         Stella Maris Retreat Center, 981 Ocean Avenue, Elberon (Weeding, yard work)



·         Camp Oakhurst, 111 Monmouth Road, Oakhurst (washing windows, painting)

·         LADACIN Network, 1701 Kneeley Boulevard, Ocean (working with children)


Ocean Grove

·         Francis Asbury Manor, 70 Stockton Avenue , Ocean Grove (Game Day with Senior residents)


West Long Branch

·         Reformation Lutheran Church, 992 Broadway, West Long Branch (cleaning and yard work)

·         West Long Branch Cemetery, Locust Avenue, West Long Branch (removing brush)

Group of volunteers from the International Reading Association and Kappa Delta Pi (Education Honor Society) at Camp Oakhurst in Ocean, NJ