Bring Food Donations to Ballpark on June 1
to Help Curb Hunger in Somerset County
Patriots Offering Ticket Discount to All Donors
BRIDGEWATER – Freeholder Director Patrick Scaglione invites baseball fans to step up to the plate and help the hungry in Somerset County by bringing canned food donations to the June 1 game at TD Bank Ballpark.
The Somerset Patriots will play the Road Warriors on Friday, June 1, starting at 7:05 p.m. A table staffed by Curbing Hunger Inc. volunteers will be set up near the turnstiles at the ballpark entrance starting at 5:30 p.m.
Anyone bringing at least one can of food will receive a ticket voucher for that night’s game. Pre-paid ticket holders can redeem the voucher for another game during the 2018 season.
The food collection at the ballpark is being held as part of the 24th annual Curbing Hunger Month food drive in Somerset County. The Somerset County Board of Freeholders has proclaimed June as Curbing Hunger Month and encourages county residents to put canned food donations in plastic bags at the curb on their regular recycling days throughout the month. Donated food goes to the Food Bank Network of Somerset County, the Franklin Township Food Bank and other local food pantries. There also is an easy online-donation option at www.CurbingHunger2018.org