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Hackettstown Rotary Club, WRNJ Radio join to hold holiday food drive to benefit Norwescap Food Bank on Nov. 18 at Panera Bread in Mansfield Township

MANSFIELD TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – The Hackettstown Rotary Club joins with community partner WRNJ Radio to hold the annual Holiday Food Drive to benefit Norwescap Food Bank from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18 at the Panera Bread parking lot in Mansfield Township.

Cash donations are welcome and the following items are needed:

  • Frozen Turkeys and Hams
  • Canned fruits and vegetables
  • Tuna
  • Peanut butter
  • Carrots
  • Stuffing mix
  • Pasta
  • Sauces
  • Non-perishable food
  • **Gift cards and donations are appreciated.

“The Hackettstown Rotary Club and WRNJ have been great partners in this worthwhile initiative, which we have been holding for over 20 years,” said Catherine Rust, President-Elect for the Hackettstown Rotary Club. “And there are no words to describe the heartwarming feeling of seeing the whole community also coming together to support neighbors in need at this time of year.  We love to see the joy on the faces of the many people who come to donate each year!”

All food and money donations support Norwescap Food Bank, an important resource regionally, and one of only 5 Feeding America Food Banks in the state of New Jersey.

For more information about the food drive, contact Catherine Rust, President of the Hackettstown Rotary Club, at

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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