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Rivals Take Down Hunger Again Jan. 27; To Benefit Interfaith Food Pantry

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Roxbury and Randolph wrestlers will grapple to help a food pantry
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Sixth Annual Food Drive, benefitting the Interfaith Food Pantry
serving Morris County, set for Jan. 27

RANDOLPH,NJ- Wrestling rivals Randolph and Roxbury are joining forces to continue a six-year tradition. During their upcoming wrestling match on Wednesday, Jan. 27 at Randolph High School, the teams will be hosting the Sixth Annual RIVALS TAKEDOWN HUNGER Food Drive, to benefit the Interfaith Food Pantry serving Morris County.

The food drive involves both the youth recreation and the high school wrestling programs of Randolph and Roxbury. Randolph, as the host team this year, is responsible for collecting and delivering the food to the Interfaith Food Pantry. The evening of wrestling competition gets started with the youth wrestling teams from both towns competing in a Tri-County Youth Wrestling League match at 5:00 PM. The high school JV match will also begin at 5:00. The high school varsity match is scheduled for 7:00 pm.

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The Pantry is currently most in need of the following items:

  • - Brown and white rice
  • - Hearty and low-salt soups
  • - Canned meats and meals
  • - Shelf-stable milk
  • - Individual dry-milk packets
  • - Spaghetti/tomato sauce

Other items needed include: canned tomatoes, tomato puree, gluten-free pastas and crackers, evaporated milk, healthy breakfast cereals, oatmeal, pancake mix, tuna and other canned fish, peanut butter, jelly, meal kits, instant potatoes, macaroni & cheese, nutritional supplements, light and no-sugar-added canned fruits, 100% juice, baby food and cereal, diapers, baby wipes, baby formula, laundry detergent, dry and canned beans.

Both teams look forward to a night of terrific wrestling and community fun, and hope to spread the word so that more fans attend and bring items to donate at the door.

The Interfaith Food Pantry is a non-denominational, non-profit organization helping families make ends meet by supplementing their monthly groceries in times of need. The Pantry located on Executive Drive in Morris Plains (within the Greystone Complex), provides food and groceries to eligible Morris County residents. The Pantry is currently helping over 2500 people per month! The Pantry's clients are primarily senior citizens living on fixed incomes and low-income working families in Morris County. For more information, visit www.mcifp.org.

Randolph Rec Wrestling is a traveling sports program offered through the Randolph Township Department of Parks and Recreation. Our mission is to promote the sport within our community, and to train youth wrestlers to succeed at a progressively competitive level. For more information visit www.randolphwrestling.org.

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