Wheels for Meals event closes the gap on hunger
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Wheels for Meals event closes the gap on hunger

Robin Rogers, Donna Weintraub, and Tina Lieberman at last year’s ride. (Courtesy JFCSNNJ)
Robin Rogers, Donna Weintraub, and Tina Lieberman at last year’s ride. (Courtesy JFCSNNJ)

Jewish Family & Children’s Services of Northern New Jersey will hold its 8th annual JFCSNNJ Wheels for Meals —Ride to Fight Hunger ride and hike on Sunday, June 17, at the Jewish Home at Rockleigh, 10 Link Drive in Rockleigh. The day is geared for the whole family and raises awareness to fight hunger in the community. All proceeds support the Kosher Meals on Wheels program and the JFCSNNJ Food Pantry.

Bikers and walkers, including beginners, are welcome to a new 2.4-mile hike to explore the Rockleigh Woods Sanctuary on the western slope of the Palisades.

Jerry Szubin and Jamie Janoff representing Team Jewish Standard last year.

Cyclists can register for courses that are 3, 10, 25, or 50 miles long, depending on their age and ability. Ride along the “Rail Trail” through Orange County.

All registered riders will receive entry to the food and beverage and family fun areas. Pre-registered riders also will receive a JFCS Wheels for Meals T-shirt. All registrants will get one raffle ticket for gift cards from the Tenafly Bicycle Workshop.

Sponsors include Holy Name Medical Center, Glass Gardens ShopRite, Stop & Shop, the Jewish Standard, Oritani Bank, Jewish Home Family, Tapestrie, Teaneck Dog House, Tenafly Bicycle Workshop, If You Care, Becton Dickinson, LB Goodman & Co., Diamond Chemical Co., Inc., Optima Fund Management, and Eastwick College.

For information, go to ridetoFightHunger.com, email jaymiek@jfcsnnj.org, or call Jaymie Kerr at (201) 837-9090.

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