October 15 - REALTORS® of Prominent Properties Sotheby's International Realty are teaming up with Move for Hunger to help fight hunger in their communities. The Northern and Central New Jersey real estate services firm has launched a Twenty Five Thousand Pound Challenge at each of its 12 offices.
“We are looking forward to reaching and exceeding our goal of 25,000 pounds of collected food,” said Charles Oppler, Chief Operating Officer and Broker/Owner of Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty. “There are over a million people in New Jersey who are still food insecure. As a leader in our local communities where we represent both buyers and sellers, we are excited to help families in need.”
For the months of October and November, the team at Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty will be collecting non-perishable food items from clients, colleagues, friends and family members with the goal of raising twenty five thousand pounds of food for the Community Food Bank of New Jersey and the Center For Food Action.
Anyone that would like to contribute to the Twenty Five Thousand Pound Challenge can bring food items during normal business hours at the company’s following locations: Alpine, 1022 Closter Dock Road; Edgewater, 2 Main Street; Fort Lee, 1608 Lemoine Avenue; Franklin Lakes, 804 Franklin Avenue; Hillsdale, 137 Broadway; Hoboken, 321 Washington Street; Montclair, 87 Park Street; Ridgewood, 55 North Maple Avenue; Saddle River, 152 West Saddle River Road; Short Hills, 555 Millburn Avenue; Tenafly, 90 County Road and Westfield, 200 North Ave East.
While all donations are certainly welcome, the most needed food items are pasta, pasta sauce, canned vegetables, canned fruit, peanut butter, jelly, soups, rice and baby food. To help out with the massive collection and transportation efforts, Harrington Moving & Storage, Ridgewood Moving Services and All Season Movers, Inc. will be donating their resources to deliver the donations. For anyone moving, please reach out to Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty to provide a truck for collecting any unwanted non-perishable food items as donations.
Move For Hunger is a non-profit organization that works with relocation companies to pick up unwanted, unopened food from those who are relocating and deliver it to local food banks. For more information, visit www.MoveForHunger.org.