RFH Bulldogs “Take a Bite Out of Hunger”

October 22nd, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - October 7, 2014

RFH Bulldogs “Take a Bite out of Hunger”

With Sandwich Fundraiser Running Through November 19

 

If you enjoy a Beasty Bulldog or a Dawg Pound during the RFH Character Education Club fundraiser, you have the sandwich creators to thank — (from left) sophomore Taylor Glassman, junior Tommy Johnston, and senior Tara Sulak.

 

 

RFH Bulldogs “Take a Bite out of Hunger”

With Sandwich Fundraiser Running Through November 19

 

Rumson – Charity-minded RFH students have cooked up atasty fundraiser to benefit local food banks.

 

The Character Education Club of Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School is running their new “Take a Bite out of Hunger” initiative from October 1 through November 19. Local merchants and students will be selling sandwich creations and donating a portion of the proceeds to “Students Change Hunger 2014!”

 

David Ciambrone of Locals Foodery on East River Road in Rumson and Bob Sickles of Sickles Market on Harrison Avenuein Little Silver will each be offering delicious RFH-themed fare priced at $8.25 –

 

The Beasty Bulldog – roast beef, cheddar cheese, lettuce and tomato, and horseradish mayonnaise

 

The Dawg Pound – grilled chicken breast with pesto, prosciutto, provolone cheese, and roasted peppers

 

“Buy One, Get One” specials on the Beasty Bulldog and the Dawg Poundwill be offered at Sickles Market on October 22 and at Locals Foodery on October 29.

 

If the sandwiches sound delectable, you have student members of the Character Education Club to thank. Sophomore Taylor Glassman, junior Tommy Johnston, and senior Tara Sulakdesigned the sandwiches to appeal to a wide range of local residents.

 

In addition to lots of good eating, healthy competition will be taking place on a few fronts.Locals Foodery and Sickles Market are each hoping to sell the higher number of sandwiches and be declared the champ. At RFH, it will be freshmen and sophomores squaring off against juniors and seniors in the October sandwich selling initiative.

 

No matter what the outcome, the clear winner will surely be the Food Banks of Monmouth and Ocean County.

 

The “Students Change Hunger 2014!” campaign, running from September 15 through November 21, challenges all New Jersey Schools to collects as much food as possible for their local food bank. The proceeds from “Take a Bite out of Hunger” will benefit the Food Banks of Monmouth and Ocean counties.

 

“Take a Bite out of Hunger” is being held in support in of the RFH Key Club, which collects food for “Students Change Hunger” each year.

 

The RFH Key Club will once again be requesting donations of nonperishable food items from October 1 through November 21.In keeping with tradition, the school’s homerooms will compete against one another to collect the largest number of items and win a complimentary breakfast from the Key Club.

 

Last year’s winning homeroom was Key Club Advisor Jonathan Pennetti’s, with over 650 items collected. Kate Borsuk’s homeroom was the second place winner, and StefaniaFlecca’s homeroom came in third.

 

In addition to the sandwich sale and food item collection, a Yoga Event will be held at RFH on the morning of November 15. All students are invited to bring a yoga mat as well as a nonperishable food item in order to participate.

 

More than 2,000 pounds of food was collected at RFH last year during the “Students Change Hunger” campaign.

 

The Food Bank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties has been running strong for 30 years and currently serves over 300 partner agencies throughout Monmouth and Ocean Counties. The Food Bank directs 96% of its funds toward providing food and programs, and supplied ten million meals to local residents last year. For each dollar donated to Food Bank, three meals are provided.

 

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT –

Mary Ann Kampfe, RFHRHS Press Release Writer

908-347-8885 or mkampfe@rumsonfairhaven.org