A Marlboro mother of two is battling cancer, the the Marlboro Kiwanis Club wants your help to raise money for the family.
On June 24 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Peppadew Fresh Farms, join the club for a wine and cheese event which will benefit the young mother and her two children.
“We are reaching out to everyone in the Monmouth-Middlesex community to join in helping this young woman. She lives alone in Marlboro with her seven-year-old twins and is recovering from cancer surgery and chemotherapy," said Carol Mazzola, Marlboro Councilwoman and President of Kiwanis. "Unable to work, her funds are extremely limited. This mom faces two additional surgeries before the end of August.”
The funds will used to help send the twins to summer camp, as well as help with household bills and hiring help to maintain the mother's home.
Tickets are $25 per person, and guests must be 21 or older to attend. It is recommended that advance reservations be made by logging on to www.PayPal.com and making payment to MarlboroKiwanis@aol.com.
To reserve by mail on or before June 19 —or to mail in a donation — make all checks payable to:
Kiwanis Club of Marlboro
P.O. Box 232
Morganville, NJ 07751.
On the memo line, write in: Wine & Cheese. For more information, contact Carol Mazzola at 732-642-0950.
The Kiwanis Club of Marlboro, a community service organization, is a member of the world-wide Kiwanis International whose motto is to “help one child at a time around the world.” Chartered in 2005, the Kiwanis Club of Marlboro’s mission is to assist various charities and organize fundraising events that focus on helping area children, families and seniors in need. A short list of the charities the Marlboro Kiwanis members have supported within the past year include: The Children’s Specialized Hospital, The Eliminate Project, Stomp The Monster, The Salvation Army, Linkages, 180 Turning Lives Around, Join For Joann, the Boys and Girls Club of Monmouth, Collier House for Girls and The Samaritan Center.