The 15th Annual Jingle All the Way 3K to benefit Special Olympics New Jersey (SONJ) was nothing short of a rock and roll extravaganza. Braving the rain on December 3, participants joined together in their best rock and roll gear to show their support for SONJ athletes.
Despite the weather, the event was a roaring success, raising over $70,000. These funds will provide vital support to the year-round sports training, competition, health, and wellness programs for athletes across the state. Each donation is an investment in creating a more inclusive society where everyone is empowered to reach their full potential.
Participants weren’t just generous with their contributions; they brought an incredible spirit of enthusiasm and camaraderie to the event. From their themed costumes to their jingling accessories, it was clear that everyone was there to have a great time and make a difference.
Even the rain couldn’t dampen the rock and roll spirit in the air. Borderline Trouble provided live music as participants powered through the 3K course, supported by cheers from volunteers and spectators. It was inspiring to see so many people of all ages and abilities come together for a shared cause. After the race, runners enjoyed music from SONJ athlete, DJ Redline, food from Antimo’s Italian Kitchen in Hopewell, and snacks from Terhune Orchards and BIMBO Bakeries.
Thank you to all the participants, volunteers, sponsors, and supporters who made the Jingle All the Way 3K such a huge success. Your commitment to Special Olympics New Jersey and the power of inclusion is an inspiration to us all.
Let’s keep the rock and roll spirit alive and continue to strive for a more inclusive society every day.