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11th Stuff the Bus Food Drive to Battle Hunger in Sussex County

Release Date: November 15, 2018
WNNJ, WSUS, ShopRite and First Hope Bank Team Up in the 11th Stuff the Bus Food Drive to Battle Hunger in Sussex County.

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WNNJ, WSUS, ShopRite and First Hope Bank Team Up in the 11th Stuff the Bus Food Drive to Battle Hunger in Sussex County

[Newton, NJ] WNNJ and WSUS radio personalities will be spearheading the Stuff the Bus campaign against hunger in Sussex County for the eleventh year in a row. ShopRite will join First Hope Bank once again this year to host this annual event which benefits the Sussex County Social Services Food Pantry. Donations of non-perishable food and turkeys will be accepted from November 16 through November 18, 2018. Sussex County Skylands Ride buses will be on-site at the locations below so people wishing to provide food for Sussex County's neediest residents will be able to "stuff the bus."

First Hope Bank, 161 Newton-Sparta Road, Andover
Friday, November 16, 2018, 6 a.m.10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Radio Talents will broadcast live

ShopRite, 127 Water Street (Route 206), Newton
Saturday, November 17, 2018, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday, November 18, 2018, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Radio Talents will broadcast live

ShopRite, 270 Route 23, Franklin
Saturday, November 17, 2018, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday, November 18, 2018, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Radio Talents will broadcast live

Donations of non-perishable items are always appreciated. Items often needed at the food pantry include macaroni and cheese, tuna, meals in a can, hearty soups, cereal, peanut butter, jelly, vegetables, boxed mashed potatoes, rice, pancake mix, syrup, and toiletries.

If anyone is in need of food for themselves or their family, they can stop by the Division of Social Services located at 83 Spring Street, Newton, NJ, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Food donations or pet food are also accepted during these hours or special arrangements can be made for after-hours donations by calling 973-383-3600.