Press Release

For Immediate Release
Jun 3, 2014
Contact : Donna Sellmann, Marketing and Public Relations  
(732) 840-3279

Southern Ocean Medical Center to Benefit from 'Driven to Give' Event on June 7


Manahawkin, NJ - The Southern Ocean Medical Center Foundation will be the beneficiary of money raised during the “Lincoln Driven to Give” event taking place on June 7, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the Tuckerton Seaport and Baymen’s Museum. The event is taking place in conjunction with the Privateers and Pirate Festival.

The “Lincoln Driven to Give” initiative is made possible through the gracious support of the Causeway Family of Dealerships.  Lincoln will make a donation to Southern Ocean Medical Center for each legally registered driver who takes a free test drive of a Lincoln vehicle.  

Each registered driver who would like to get the feel of driving a Lincoln while supporting a worthy cause will be entered into a drawing to receive a very special “Lincoln Date Night” package which will include the use of a Lincoln for a 24 to 48 hour complimentary drive and a $100 Visa award card, courtesy of Lincoln.  

“We are very excited to partner with the Causeway Family of Dealerships, and specifically Causeway Lincoln, in addition to our wonderful friends at the Tuckerton Seaport. This event showcases two wonderful charitable organizations in one day,” says Deborah Allen, executive director of the Southern Ocean Medical Center Foundation.

Lincoln offers the Driven to Give program in recognition of charitable organizations who act as the foundation of our nation’s well-being and economic stability. Recognizing the important role of fundraising organizations, this is a philanthropic opportunity to connect Lincoln dealers with their community efforts. Lincoln established the Driven To Give program, where test-driving a Lincoln vehicle can result in funds for charitable organizations.

The funds raised through the June 7 event will be utilized to enhance patient care services offered at Southern Ocean Medical Center through the Foundation.  “The Driven to Give program is a way the entire community can support the hospital, it is free to participate, and it is in conjunction with a wonderful community event at the Tuckerton Seaport.  We sincerely thank our friends at the Causeway Family of Dealerships, and Lincoln, for their support towards the health of our community” said Allen.

About Southern Ocean Medical Center
Southern Ocean Medical Center in Manahawkin is a member of the Meridian Health family, which includes Jersey Shore University Medical Center and K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital in Neptune, Ocean Medical Center in Brick, Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, and most recently, Bayshore Community Hospital in Holmdel. Southern Ocean Medical Center is home to a wide range of clinical services and programs specializing in cardiovascular and stroke care, maternity and women's health, orthopedics and joint health, bariatric surgery, and wellness and prevention programs.  Part of Meridian Cancer Care, Southern Ocean Medical Center provides comprehensive cancer services, including radiation oncology, surgery, and clinical trials, and is connected to specialized programs and services throughout Meridian Health. For more information, visit or call 1-800-DOCTORS.