The Lightning Jack's Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization that commits its resources to local, national and international charitable initiatives. The foundation has partnered with numerous organizations through direct funding, and also provides free use of marinas as venues for local charitable fundraising events. The marinas also help us provide access and exposure to recreational boating, kayaking, canoeing and stand up paddlebpoarding to everyone in the community.
The Lightning Jack's Foundation seeks to identify and support nonprofit organizations that strive to improve the quality of life for all people either through direct action initiatives, research, or community outreach programs.
The Lightning Jack's Foundation proudly supports the Wainright House Museum in Farmingdale, NJ.
The Wainright House is the oldest house in Farmingdale dating to 1750. It was built by Robert Lippincott, a Shrewsbury Quaker. During that time Farmingdale was part of Shrewsbury. The property was later bought, or given, to Halsted Wainright. The Wainrights were a promient family in Monmouth County and many generations lived in the house in Farmingdale. In 2012 Virginia Woolley and her son, John, bought the property and restored it. Along with guided tours, the Wainright House also hosts classes in art, quilting, canning, rushing, and pottery. The house is open to the public April through December, Saturdays 10am-2pm and Sundays 1pm-4pm.
For information about tours and classes call 732-938-5432.
All donations made to the Wainright House through the Lightning Jack's Foundation are tax deductible.
Lightning Jack's Foundation proudly helps support local history and the expansion of sailing to the youth of the area by sponsoring and assisting in the maintenance a classic wooden Duck Boat owned by local Brick resident Robert Grieb. Every year, Quack Attack sails in the World Duck Boat Championships out of Mantoloking Yacht Club.
Lighting Jack's Foundation also helps support the following:
- Howell Historical Society
- Ocean County Historical Society
- Farmingdale Historical Society
- The Joe Leone’s L’Aquila Earthquake Relief Fund
- Foodbank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties
- Jersey Shore University Medical Center Foundation
- Ronald McDonald House
- Veterans of Foreign Wars
- Covenant House
- Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
- Jersey Shore Rescue Mission
- Fresh Air Fund
- St. Jude's Children's Hospital
- Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center