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Franklin Township: Warriors for Life Scholarship Foundation to Host 1st Annual Gala

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Are you a Warrior for Life or member of the community that wants to give back? 

Well, now you have a chance to take action by showing support for one of the township's newest not-for-profit organizations, the Warriors for Life Scholarship Foundation (WFLSF). 

"If you believe in sustaining and building the strength and character here in the community of Franklin through our young people, then you donate," Co-founder of Warriors for Life Daryn Plummer said. "If you are committed to leaving a legacy of support and encouragement for our young people, then you donate. If you Bleed Blue and Gold, then you donate."

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The WFLSF was formed by a group of childhood friends who wanted to give back to the community they love, work, play and grew up in. 

The mission was simple for the group,"generate scholarships for students in the Franklin Township community that exhibit excellence in the areas of academics, athletics, arts, community service, social consciousness, and philanthropy."

WFSLF was founded by Daryn & Adrian Plummer, Nick & Rebekah Solomon, and Dashaun and Tierra Gourdine, and they all believe "once a Warrior always a Warrior." 

The group is calling on all members of the community to participate in grassroots initiatives the group will be organizing and to start some of their own.

"Warriors can organize their own fundraisers to benefit the scholarship fund (e.g Clothing drive, Charity sporting event) donate their goods or services as in-kind donations, or be a sponsor for, or purchase tickets to our 1st Annual Gala on November 24th at the Imperia on Easton Avenue," Co-founder Adrian Plummer said. 

Everyone is welcome to eat, drink, dance, and network together on November 24, at the 1st Annual Warrior for Life Scholarship Gala. There will also be a silent auction!

Tickets to the event are limited and can be purchased by clicking here,

The community can also show their support by purchasing Warrior Gear or donating at www.youcaring.com/wflsf

At the time of this article being written WFLSF has raised $2,865 towards its goal of raising $5,000 by November 1. The money will be used to pay for scholarships for at least four Franklin Township students, and presented at the gala, which will be held at the Imperia. 

If you are a small business or organization that would like to show support and gain valuable exposure in our community, become a gala sponsor. 

Become a Sponsor of the Warrior for Life Scholarship Foundation Gala Sponsor

Gold Sponsor $500 - Two Gala Tickets & A Full page Program Ad 

Silver Sponsor $300- One Gala Ticket & a half page Program Ad

Bronze Sponsor $200 - One Gala Ticket & Quarter page Program Ad

Warrior for Life Scholarship Foundation Program Book Ad Space

Full Page - $200 

Half Page - $100 

Quarter Page - $50 

In-Kind Donation of your Goods or Services for Silent Auction 

Pledge a one-time Donation of any amount

Warrior for Life Scholarship Foundation mission statement:

501c3The Warrior for Life Scholarship Foundation is a non-profit organization, founded by a group of FHS alumni, with the purpose of generating scholarships for students in the Franklin Township community that exhibit excellence in the areas of academics, athletics,  artscommunity service,  social consciousness, and/or philanthropy.

 

Warrior for Life Scholarship Foundation 
Daryn & Adrian Plummer Carlton & Rashana Evans
Nick & Rebekah Solomon Jamie McKoy
Dashaun & Tierra Gourdine Louis Solomon
Jillian Noble Mark Solomon
Cornelius Whitaker Jamilah Stanberry
Michael Pinnix Jennifer Wade
Keith & Diesha Stewart Jason Sims
Robert Edmond Ahkiel White
Chakia Faniel Mawiyah Husbands
Blair Wilson En’Chante Collins

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