Atlantic Highlands, NJ – St. Jude Children’s Hospital Fundraiser in Atlantic Highlands to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Hospital, is scheduled for Saturday, September 19 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. The fundraiser takes place behind Mother Teresa Regional School, 55 South Avenue & Avenue D, Atlantic Highlands. The fundraiser will beheld rain or shine.

The event will feature vendors selling products, a large gift auction, a DJ, and children’s activities including face painting,costumed characters, and a bounce house.

The event also includes a walkathon. Registration for the walkbegins at 10 a.m., and the walk starts at 11 a.m. There is no set fee to walk, but donations are appreciated. Walkers who raise at least $35 will be eligible for prizes. Donations can be made by check the day of the fundraiser or online before the event at http://fundraising.stjude.org/atlantichighlands. You may also register for the walk at this link.

All proceeds from the fundraiser will benefit St. Jude Children’s Hospital, which is one of the world’s premier pediatric cancer research and treatment centers. With a daily operating cost of $2 million, St Jude depends mostly on public contributions and fundraising events like this one. Thanks to generous community members, the events over the past three years have raised more than $25,000 to support the research and treatment of pediatric cancer.

To date, some of the sponsors for the St. Jude Fundraiser are Saker Shoprites, BelleBridals, Inc., Union Plaza Liquors, A KAR II Automotive, A-KAR Sales, Inc., Dearborn Farms, DJ Johnny’s Magic Moments, Windansea Restaurant, Magic Mike, American Bounce Factory, Ann’s Party Rentals, MyFairy Tale Dreams, Vrola Meats and Apollo Portable Toilets.

There are still openings forvendors to participate; the vendor fee is $35. Organizers are also seeking businesses to become corporate sponsors or to donate gift certificates/prizes tobe included in the gift auction. For more information about vendors, sponsorships, or gift donations, please call Therese at 908-461-4369 or email stjudefundraiser@yahoo.com.

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