Elijah’s Promise sets fundraising gala

Elijah’s Promise, New Brunswick, will hold a benefit 8-11 p.m. May 2 at the Reformed Church, 19 S. Second Ave., Highland Park.

The event will feature dancing to the music of DJ J. Zajac. Promise Catering will provide hors d’oeuvres, crepes, desserts and more.

Proceeds will support Elijah’s Promise’s soup kitchen, social-services programs and culinary jobs-training program.

Tickets cost $25 for ages 16 and above; children will be admitted free of charge.

For more information, email Lori at LEFreed@optonline.net or call 732-715- 9838. Checks should be made payable to Promise Fundraiser and mailed to Promise Fundraiser, c/o 226 S. Fourth Ave., Highland Park, NJ 08904. Individuals who would like to honor their mother (or anyone else) for Mother’s Day should include the honoree’s name and address with their check; Elijah’s Promise will send out a tribute card.

The event is sponsored by Central New Jersey for Change, New Jersey Citizen Action, the Reformed Church of Highland Park, Trinity United Methodist Church, Christ United Methodist Church, Central Jersey Coalition Against Endless War, and Who is My Neighbor? Inc.

For more information about Elijah’s Promise, log on to www.elijahspromise.net.