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Piscataway Education Foundation Tricky Tray Promises a Night of Fun and Great Prizes


PISCATAWAY, NJ – Want a chance to win Disney Hopper passes, Giant’s tickets, a 50-inch TV, golf foursome, a night out in Atlantic City, water park and theater tickets, museum passes and sports memorabilia, including a football signed by NFL Rookie Wide Receiver and PHS Graduate Tajae Sharp, restaurant and services gift cards, and huge discounts for health clubs, camps and more? Then don’t miss the Piscataway Education Foundation’s Tricky Tray at St. Frances Cabrini on Friday, October 21, 2016. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Attendees can order advance tickets online at Community Pass and save $5 off each ticket package as well as the $5 admission that will be charged at the door. The Black Package is offered at $30 and includes one sheet of tier one tickets (Value $20 - $50); one sheet of tier two tickets (value $50 - $100); and four white tickets (Value $100 and up). The Gold Package is offered at $50 and includes two sheets of tier one tickets; two sheets of tier two tickets, and eight white tickets. Individual sheets of tickets are also available for sale. The web address for Community Pass is or you may navigate to it directly from the Piscataway Schools’ homepage.

The adult-only night is a great opportunity to relax with friends and all are invited to bring their own food and drinks. The PEF will be sharing updates for all offered prizes on Piscataway Schools’ Facebook page and Twitter feed. Follow buttons can be found on the District’s homepage.

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Piscataway educates over 7,000 students, who are 18% White, 30% Black, 33% Asian, 19% Hispanic. Many are first generation, requiring ESL services. The district has been recognized by the White House as a “Bright Spot in Hispanic Education” for its broad-based ESL program. With foundation help, middle school students visited the 9/11 Museum. At-risk girls were introduced to a future in computer science through app development. Preschoolers planted an organic garden. Elementary students painted murals and tested “active seating” in classrooms. High school students dug into diversity through flamenco dance. Along with teacher grants, the PEF offers scholarships to students with extensive community service, and hosts events to promote inclusion and celebrate diversity.

About the Piscataway Education Foundation

The Piscataway Education Foundation is a non-profit, independent, charitable organization committed to establishing and maintaining a positive relationship between the Piscataway Township School district and corporate, business, community, individual and government entities. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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