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Sunday, March 24

Brookdale Newsroom

SAAC Visits, Prepares Meal at Ronald McDonald House in Long Branch
Brookdale student athletes give back to the community

On March 1, the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) traveled to the Ronald McDonald House in Long Branch, N.J. and prepared a home cooked meal for the families.

SAAC toured around the house, learning about the history of the Ronald McDonald Foundation before preparing a big house salad, fusilli pasta with spinach and asiago cheese and baked chocolate chip cookies.

The Ronald McDonald House aims to provide a “home away from home” for families of seriously ill children receiving care at medical facilities. The organization also offer family Rooms and a hospitality suite in the pediatric units of four hospitals in Monmouth and Middlesex County.

Left to Right:  James Wynne (baseball), Tori Lucarelli (softball), Christine Albano (soccer), David Tomkins (Coordinator Athletics & Recreation), & Brianna Quezada (soccer) prepared a meal for families at Ronald McDonald House.