• Bowling Time!
    Bowling Time!
    Toms River Rotary presents the 2nd Annual Bowling for Hometown Heroes on February 7, 2015!
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  • Edgewater Fire - Please Donate
    Edgewater Fire - Please Donate
    A massive, multi-alarm fire that lit up the western skyline along the Hudson River has destroyed an apartment complex in New Jersey and left hundreds homeless.
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  • Join Hometown Heroes and The Toms River Elks at The Rat Pack Casino Night
    Join Hometown Heroes and The Toms River Elks at The Rat Pack Casino Night
    A Benefit For Norvella (Pug) and Roden Lightbody, who tragically lost their home and all of its contents in a fire.
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  • THE JERSEY SHORE COMIC BOOK SHOW
    THE JERSEY SHORE COMIC BOOK SHOW
    Hometown Heroes will be at this years show featuring over 25 guest artists, writers and creators of some of your favorite comics!
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  • Win Two Custom Guitars!
    Win Two Custom Guitars!
    Justin Biltonen from 3 Doors Down created a beautiful custom guitar for Hometown Heroes.
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  • The First episode has arrived!
    The First episode has arrived!
    Food Hero Mimi Kozma is a show about a cook that ‘pays it forward’ by bringing awareness to the community about the community.
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  • Learn More about Hometown Heroes
    Learn More about Hometown Heroes
    This video is the perfect introduction for anyone new to USA Hometown Heroes.
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  • Bowling Time!
  • Edgewater Fire - Please Donate
  • Join Hometown Heroes and The Toms River Elks at The Rat Pack Casino Night
  • THE JERSEY SHORE COMIC BOOK SHOW
  • Win Two Custom Guitars!
  • The First episode has arrived!
  • Learn More about Hometown Heroes
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Hometown Heroes teams with Liberty Tax Service

Tax season is upon us and we’ve teamed up with Liberty Tax Service in Toms River because of their support for the local community. This year, if Liberty prepares your taxes, they will donate $50 to Hometown Heroes. So you get your taxes prepared AND you help those in need. All you need is to print […]

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Edgewater River Fire

A massive, multi-alarm fire that lit up the western skyline along the Hudson River has destroyed an apartment complex in Edgewater, New Jersey and left hundreds homeless. Edgewater Mayor Michael McPartland, who took office Jan. 2, declared a local state of emergency as firefighters battling the blaze reported it remaining out of control four hours […]

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A Generous Donation from Blue Ridge HVAC

We’re very grateful for this donation of $3,000 from Blue Ridge Heating & Cooling. Bill Stueber and his daughter Jennifer came into our office recently to present us with this check. Hometown Heroes Executive Director Jennifer Barna is seen here accepting the check. We honored Jen at our 2011 Gala & Awards Dinner for her […]

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Hometown Heroes participates in the Ice Bucket Challenge!

UPDATED: Our friends in Operation Cupcake, Guinness World Record Holder Ed Jarrett, 3 Doors Down, and 3DD’s manager Gary Pettus all accepted our Ice Bucket Challenge! Videos below. 3 Doors Down   Operation Cupcake   Ed Jarrett, creator of Boardwalk Journey. #SandMuseumHH   3 Doors Down Manager Gary Pettus    Hometown Heroes Executive Director Jennifer Barna […]

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Ryan Hamilton

This past weekend, a young man named Ryan Hamilton was hit and then dragged 100 yards by a car in Hamilton, NJ. Instead of owning up to this mistake, the individuals who hit Ryan proceeded to get out of their car, assessed the situation, ran him over again, and then drove away. Ryan is currently […]

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Jim Dowd All-Star Game: Monmouth over Ocean 10-6

Thanks to everyone that came out to Jim Dowd’s 17th Annual All-Star Hockey Game on August 3rd. The team from Monmouth County picked up a 10-6 victory over Ocean County. Pictured above is the ceremonial puck dropping with Jim Dowd and Hometown Heroes President Mike Schwartz. The game helped raise money for Hometown Heroes, and showcased some […]

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Little Words Project

During August, Little Words Project will donate 40% of the proceeds from their Ocean Blue “Restore” Bracelet to Hometown Heroes. Every month, Little Words supports a different philanthropic organization, and we’re very grateful they’ve chosen us this month. Be sure to share this project with friends & family so they can have one of these […]

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Win Two Custom Guitars!

Justin Biltonen from 3 Doors Down created a beautiful custom guitar for Hometown Heroes. We’re also loading up another guitar with signatures over the next few months & they’ll both be raffled away at our 2015 Gala. The custom carving on this 120th Anniversary Gibson guitar is out of this world! The celebrity-autographed guitar signed […]

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Boardwalk Journey Official Hours

We are very happy to announce that the Boardwalk Journey is officially open!! Below is all the information you need so make sure you come and visit Ed and all his amazing sculptures. While you’re there and taking pictures please use the hashtag #SandMuseumHH $3 Adult $2 under 18, military and seniors Open daily from […]

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Grand Opening Tonight!

Opening Night After months and months of hand sculpting, we are proud to announce that tonight is the official grand opening of the Boardwalk Journey in Seaside Park, NJ! Come join us at 6:00 tonight (July 22nd) to see all the final and amazing sculptures from world record holder Ed Jarrett. He will be on […]

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