SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union Catholic junior Madeline Gunsiorowski is spearheading a fundraising initiative that reinforces the school’s commitment to helping those in need and strengthens the bond within the community.

Gunsiorowski came up with an idea to sell lawn signs that state, “Union Catholic UNITED.’’ The signs are available for purchase at $16 each from now until through Friday, May 29. Signs can be purchased by via

Proceeds raised through this fundraiser will go to Catholic Charities and the Immaculate Heart of Mary Food Bank.

Signs will be delivered at no extra charge to each home in mid June.