WhyHunger Hungerthon benefits scheduled for Rahway and Park Ridge


The Chapin Sisters will perform at a Hungerthon benefit at Park Ridge High School, Nov. 24.

With WhyHunger’s annual Hungerthon now underway, two Hungerthon benefits are planned for New Jersey this weekend.

Nov. 23 at 7:30 p.m., Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rahway will host a benefit with music by Bob Polding, Jon Caspi, Joe D’Urso, Joe Rapolla, Sharon Lasher, Stella Mrowicki and Gary Trippiedi.

Attendees are asked to bring a non-perishable food item to be collected for Rahway Food for Friends.

More information on this concert is here.

Also, a benefit will be presented by the Acoustic Cafe Music Series at Park Ridge High School, Nov. 24 at 4 p.m., with music by Steve Chapin, The Chapin Sisters, Joe D’Urso with Seth Saltzman, and Christopher Brown. Steve Chapin is the brother of and was a frequent musical collaborator of WhyHunger (originally known as World Hunger Year) co-founder Harry Chapin, who died in 1981, and the Chapin Sisters (Abigail and Lily) and daughters of Harry and Steve’s brother Tom.

Non-perishable food donations will be accepted for the Tri-Boro Food Pantry of Park Ridge.

More information on this concert is here.

For more on Hungerthon, including its online auction (with lots of concert and sports tickets, and much more, being offered), visit hungerthon.org.

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