RFH School Supplies Drive
May 29th, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — May 23, 2013
Rumson — The Character Education Club at Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School
greeted the start of spring with a goal in mind.
Aware that many children residing in the nearby town of Long Branch were lacking
items necessary for schoolwork, they organized the first School Supplies Drive held at
RFH. The students hoped to outfit at least eighteen children with backpacks and other
“I used to work in Long Branch, and I know for a fact that a large number of kids had to
struggle just to get by day-to-day,” said Club Co-Advisor and RFH Freshman Advisor
Thanks to the generosity of the RFH community, the inaugural School Supplies Drive is
on track for meeting and most likely exceeding its goal. Better yet, it has produced an
Since many donors expressed an interest in making cash contributions in addition to
providing supplies, the Character Education Club has begun a scholarship fund to
benefit grammar school and high school students residing in Long Branch.
Mr. Lippart and Character Education Club Co-Advisor Jamie Juliano of the RFH Child
Study Team expressed gratitude for the enthusiasm of the students and support from
the community. “The RFH parents and students and the local community have all been
very generous, and they need to know that this will really make a difference in the lives
of the students in Long Branch,” said Mr. Lippart.
The school supplies drive will end on May 30, and donations are being accepted in the
RFH Guidance Office and the RFH Child Study Team Office. Backpacks, binders, multi-subject notebooks, folders, paper, pencils, pens, highlighters, rulers, erasers, colored
pencils, markers, crayons, and other general school supplies are requested.
Contributions to the scholarship fund are being accepted until June 20. Donors
should make checks payable to Character Education Club and bring them to the RFH
Guidance Office or mail them to Jason Lippart/Guidance Department, Rumson-Fair
Haven Regional High School, 74 Ridge Road, Rumson, New Jersey 07760.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT –
Mary Ann Kampfe, RFHRHS Public Relations
firstname.lastname@example.org or 908-347-8885.