UNION, NJ - The Union Thunder Bantam Minor team adopted a classroom of 17 3-6 year-old students at “LaCasa de DonPedro-Head Start” in Newark, NJ. The players raised funds, on their own, and were able to buy each child at least three gifts from their wish list.
The money was raised through bake sales at Union Sports Arena. They also raised money through sponsorship of number of goals, assists and wins during a five game period.
The gifts will be delivered on Wednesday, December 18th.
The team is made of players from Berkeley Heights, Mountainside, New Providence, Summit, Chatham, Westfield, Livingston, and Sparta.
Berkeley Heights residents: Daltry Ferrigno, Carter Wahlers, Ryan and Jeremy Siksnius
New Providence resident: Matthew Sieman
Mountainside resident: Anthony Labisi
Union Thunder Bantom Minor team plays out of Union Sports Arena located at 2441-A Route 22 West in Union.