Press launch from Montgomery Charity Basis:
Dec. 13, 2020
Montgomery Charity Basis (MCF) ran its annual Kidsgiving occasion on December sixth in Hillsborough, NJ elevating over $19,000 for charity. Kidsgiving, MCF’s flagship occasion, was held as a socially-distanced drive-by occasion this yr as a result of Covid pandemic. Annually the muse selects a neighborhood nonprofit to be the recipients of the occasion’s fundraising efforts. This yr’s beneficiary was Steps-Collectively, a Hillsborough-based 501c3 based by Courtney Newman that helps Somerset County households going through medical crises like childhood most cancers. $14k in money, presents, and reward playing cards had been collected to satisfy the Steps-Collectively households’ vacation want lists.
Because of the present state of affairs of meals insecurity and dire wants of the realm meals banks, they determined to not solely accumulate presents however to additionally assist the native meals pantries with a meals drive. In all, over 1,000 meals objects had been collected by residents and native scout troops totaling over $5,000 in worth, and had been delivered to the Montgomery and Hillsborough meals pantries the next day.
Kidsgiving was established as an annual occasion with the intent to offer a possibility for the kids in the area people to provide again to different kids who’re in want. Over two dozen native companies and the Montgomery lecturers union (MTEA) partnered with Montgomery Charity Basis to sponsor this yr’s occasion which included a go to from Santa Claus and the Elf on the Shelf. Roughly 100 automobiles took half within the 2-hour drive-by occasion dropping their donations off whereas the MCF board members cheerfully gave goodie luggage and performed vacation favorites. This was MCF’s most profitable Kidsgiving occasion to this point, elevating a grand whole of over $19k for the area people.
Montgomery Charity Basis is a registered 501c3 whose aim is to assist the area people. Board members embrace: Meghna Pabbhati, Rupal Shah, Marisa Narula, Hetal Soni, Ankita Patel, Raina Rauf, and Samira Ghani. To study extra or donate to the charity, please go to their web site www.montgomerycharityfoundation.org or electronic mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
This press launch was produced by Montgomery Charity Basis. The views expressed listed here are the creator’s personal.