Saturday, July 20, 2013

Hackensack Rotary hosts 176 hungry for "Christmas in July"

Today, the Hackensack and Teaneck Rotary Clubs joined together to feed 176 hungry at the Christ Church on State Street.

Club Presidents Sharon Bregman and Kathy Frost have seen a great need in the community and have taken their year in office (in part) as an opportunity to join forces and build on what has historically been a once annual project of the Hackensack Rotary.

The Rotary Clubs have partnered with program coordinator Judy Banes of the On Our Own Self Help Center (179 Main Street) to spread the word to those in need and make this a successful project.

Hackensack President Sharon Bregman (left),
 District Governor Lenny Agrusti (center),
and Teaneck President Kathy Frost
serve 176 hungry 

Rotary is a worldwide organization of more than 1.2 million business, professional, and community leaders. Members of Rotary clubs, known as Rotarians, provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world. 

 There are 33,000 Rotary clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas. Clubs are nonpolitical, nonreligious, and open to all cultures, races, and creeds. The Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation supported solely by voluntary contributions from Rotarians and friends of the Foundation who share its vision of a better world. 

Anyone interested in joining is encouraged to contact Amanda Missey @ phone: 201-489-9454 x 119 or email:

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