Completes 50 miles on Day 1
Continues journey today from Bedminster
RIDGEWOOD, N.J. – Retired Fairview Police Chief and Run for Hope Foundation Founder Frank DelVecchio continues his solo run across the State of New Jersey after running 50 miles on day one of his journey. DelVecchio, who kicked off his run yesterday at High Point Monument in Montague begins his run today in Bedminster as he continues his 200-mile grueling journey through New Jersey along the Route 206 corridor to Cape May to benefit local food security efforts and youth programs.
Over the course of his run, the Run for Hope Foundation will partner with the Ridgewood YMCA from May 18-20th to host three Days of Action to Fight Hunger and Food Insecurity where non-perishable food items, paper goods, and baby supplies will be collected. The Run for Hope Foundation website will also be accepting monetary contributions to be distributed to local pantries and youth programs across New Jersey.
You can follow Frank on his journey across NJ by visiting the Run for Hope Foundation’s Facebook page where he will post live broadcast updates. Frank will also be available to interview over the course of his run. To coordinate a time, email RunForHopeFoundation2023@gmail.com or call 908-419-2785.
The Run for Hope Foundation utilizes the sport of running or walking to raise funds for charitable causes. The Foundation has raised more than $150,000 and has supported organizations that benefit cancer research, first responders, the homeless, senior citizens, military families, domestic violence victims, and after-school programs for underserved communities. The Foundation is most well known for their annual September 11th run and bike ride which benefits 9/11 families. For more information about the Run for Hope Foundation, please visit www.RunforHopeFoundation.org.