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Union Catholic's Student Movement Against Cancer Makes Preparations For Quarters For Cancer Dinner

Union Catholic's Student Movement Against Cancer Club is making preparations for its annual Quarters For Cancer charity dinner. Credits: Jim Lambert

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union Catholic's Student Movement Against Cancer is making preparations for its biggest event of the year, the Quarters for Cancer charity dinner on April 19.

Quarters for Cancer, SMAC's biggest fundraiser of the year, is set for April 19 at 5 p.m. in the UC cafeteria, and is part of Spirit Day at Union Catholic, which also includes a Mini Relay for Life,  a pep rally in the afternoon, and the Mr. UC Pageant is at 7 p.m.

In order to help make Quarters for Cancer as successful as possible, Union Catholic is asking for several items to be donated. 

All those who are able to donate something from the list below, please contact SMAC moderator Mr. Mike Conte at All proceeds from Quarters for Cancer will support the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life of Clark.  

  • Baked Ziti (no meat sauce)
  • Eggplant Parmesan
  • Stuffed Shells
  • Penne w/ Vodka Sauce
  • Chafing Dishes
  • Trays
  • Sternos
  • Broccoli & Cavatelli
  • Chicken Parmesan
  • Plain Pasta
  • Meatballs & Red Sauce
  • Sausage and Peppers
  • Swedish Meatballs
  • Chicken Fingers
  • Fried Chicken
  • Ribs
  • Pulled Pork & Buns
  • Corn Bread
  • French Fries
  • Mac & Cheese
  • Caesar Salad
  • Green Salad
  • Fruit Salad
  • Dinner Rolls
  • Italian Bread
  • Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • Cookies
  • Cupcakes
  • Brownies
  • Doughnuts
  • Rice Krispy Treats
  • Small bags of chips (box)
  • Napkins
  • Plastic Utensils: Forks/Knives/Spoons
  • To-Go Containers
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Plastic Wrap
  • Jugs of Iced Tea
  • Cases of Small Water Bottles
  • Cases of Water
  • Hawaiian Punch
  • Juice Boxes

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