HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The township's Social Services Department had some 30 elves on hand Wednesday evening to help sort and pack gifts for Hillsborough families in need.

Members of the Rotary Club of Hillsborough, joined by their family members, friends, and Boy Scouts, helped make sure that each of the family members that were signed up with the Social Services Department’s support program had ample gifts to celebrate the holiday season.

Families also receive food from the Town’s Food Pantry, along with gift cards, including $4,000 in Kohls gift cards donated by the Rotary Club of Hillsborough.

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“We can all use a helping hand from time to time,” said Greg Burchette. president of the Rotary Club of Hillsborough. “Giving back to our community is part of our Club’s DNA, and this Hillsborough holiday packing event is very special to us.”

The Rotary Club of Hillsborough has over 35 active members from Hillsborough and surrounding communities. Members include business and professional leaders who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world.  The Hillsborough Rotary serves the Hillsborough community. The Hillsborough Rotary Club meets every Wednesday, at 6 pm, at The Landing Restaurant in Hillsborough.

For more information please visit the website online at hillsboroughnjrotary.com.