Below is a list of local programs we support.
Scholarship We support students in the highly-rated Ocean City School District with several awards as well as scholarships. A senior girl who is also an Ocean City resident receives a college scholarship.
We also give:
+ Five awards for outstanding achievements in various fields
+ Four awards for eight grade students for achievement in various subject areas.
Ecumenical Council of Ocean City is a faith-based organization whose purpose is to gather food, clothing, and money for those in need. Colony Club provides in-kind donations of food and clothing as well as monetary.
CASA (court-appointed special advocates). Their Advocates work with children in the foster care system assuring the needs of the children are met. Colony Club supports the Atlantic/Cape May CASA with in-kind and monetary donations.
Ocean City NJ Historical Museum educates and informs the public of the history of Ocean City, NJ. They also preserve historical artifacts. The Colony Club supports the museum through monetary donations including support for the annual children’s tea.
American Legion Post 524 of Ocean City NJ, along with the Colony Club, supports our local veterans through monetary donations as well as events including adopting a veteran and their family for Christmas. We hold a warrior appreciation Christmas pot-luck dinner, and the veteran receives food for a Christmas dinner and presents. The Colony Club has also participated in Wreaths Across America with the Exchange Club.
OCNJ Children’s Theater Company provides professional and theater education opportunities. We support their summer program through a monetary donation.
Caring for Kids helps create brighter futures for children through parenting education and advocacy. Colony Club of Ocean City annually collects diapers to support this organization as well as a monetary donation.
Humane Society of Ocean City NJ is a full-service pet adoption and veterinary hospital. They are a no-kill shelter. The Colony Club of NJ collects items from their wish list and a monetary donation.
Ocean City Tabernacle is a nondenominational organization that runs an after school program for K-8th grade. The goals are to keep kids safe, improve academic performance, promote children’s well being and help strengthen local communities. The Colony Club supports this program through an annual monetary donation.
Ocean City Arts Center offers classes in visual and performing arts, as well as children’s summer camps. The Colony Club supports these through monetary donations.