Pancake breakfast raises thousands for local charities

At the 41st Annual Moorestown Rotary Club’s Pancake Breakfast, more than $17,000 was raised.

More than $17,000 was raised for local Rotary charities at the 41st Annual Moorestown Rotary Club’s Pancake Breakfast that was held at Moorestown High School cafeteria on Oct. 29.

In addition to the all you can eat menu of pancakes, sausage, fresh fruit, juice, coffee and a topping station, the family event included music and activities such as face painting, crafts, pop-a-shot, blood pressure screenings by Corporate Sponsor Bayada Home Health Care and a kids costume contest. Upon leaving, children were given balloons and ladies were provided with carnations. Families were given free drawstring bags and the opportunity to take home mini pumpkins and Halloween-themed centerpieces.

All proceeds benefited Moorestown Rotary Charities, with support for scholarships, community service and international relief projects.