MORRISTOWN, NJ - In honor of September's National Hunger Action Month, defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson of the New York Jets will be at ShopRite of Greater Morristown on Tuesday Sept. 23 to raise money for hunger-fighting initiatives.

Wilkerson will be on hand to meet fans from 4 to 5 p.m. For a $5 donation, he will sign autographs and memorabilia. All proceeds from the event will benefit ShopRite Partners In Caring.

With nearly 50 million Americans, including more than 16 million children, suffering from food insecurity, ShopRite Partners In Caring, a year-round, community based charity, is helping to raise awareness and inspire action within their local communities through hunger-fighting initiatives. Since its inception in 1999, ShopRIte Partners In Caring has donated $35 million to local food banks that support more than 1,700 charities in providing food assistance throughout the Northeast.

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