Wrestling rivals Randolph and Roxbury are joining forces to continue a six-year tradition. During their upcoming wrestling match on Wednesday, January 27th, the teams will be hosting the Sixth Annual RIVALS TAKEDOWN HUNGER Food Drive, to benefit the Interfaith Food Pantry serving Morris County.

The food drive involves both the youth recreation and the high school wrestling programs of Randolph and Roxbury. Randolph, as the host team this year, is responsible for collecting and delivering the food to the Interfaith Food Pantry. The evening of wrestling competition gets started with the youth wrestling teams from both towns competing in a Tri-County Youth Wrestling League match at 5:00 PM. The high school JV match will also begin at 5:00. The high school varsity match is scheduled for 7:10 pm.

The Pantry is in need of the following items:

  • Canned fruits and vegetables

  • Canned tomatoes and sauces

  • Low sugar/high fiber cereals

  • Pastas

  • Brown and white rice

  • Shelf-stable milk, dry milk, soy/rice/almond milk

  • Canned or dried beans

  • Canned fish

  • Peanut butter

  • Hearty and low-salt soups

  • Meal or side-dish kits (mac 'n' cheese, etc)

  • Baby formula and baby food

  • Diapers and pull-ups, wipes

Please join us for a night of terrific wrestling and community fun. Spread the word. Bring items to donate at the door. Let's get a big Roxbury and Randolph crowd to support the teams and make the Sixth Annual RIVALS TAKEDOWN HUNGER Food Drive a continuing success!

The Interfaith Food Pantry is a non-denominational, non-profit organization helping families make ends meet by supplementing their monthly groceries in times of need. The Pantry located on Executive Drive in Morris Plains (within the Greystone Complex), provides food and groceries to eligible Morris County residents. The Pantry is currently helping over 2500 people per month! The Pantry's clients are primarily senior citizens living on fixed incomes and low-income working families in Morris County. For more information, visit www.mcifp.org.

Randolph Rec Wrestling is a traveling sports program offered through the Randolph Township Department of Parks and Recreation. Our mission is to promote the sport within our community, and to train youth wrestlers to succeed at a progressively competitive level. For more information visit www.randolphwrestling.org.