$100,000 Opportunity for

Manalapan-Englishtown Schools!

The Peter Jay Sharp Foundation has offered The Foundation for Manalapan-Englishtown Regional Schools a $50,000 Challenge Grant. They will match every dollar received up to $50,000 until March 31, 2014. This could potentially give our schools $100,000!

We need your help to match the full $50,000!

Until March 31, 2014, your donation will have twice the impact!

The Foundation for MERS along with The Peter Jay Sharp Foundation and the MERS District administrators have identified four areas of focus for these funds:

Digital Conversion Initiative – Bringing 21st century technology to our students.

Music is Instrumental – Ensuring that all students have instruments available for instruction.

Piano Lab Project – Providing elementary schools with state of the art digital piano labs.

Summer Program – Scholarship program for students to improve math and language arts skills.

If you send a gift of $25, it will be matched with another $25 and become $50. A gift of $100 will double in value to $200. And if you can possibly contribute more, that amount will be doubled as well.

If your employer has a corporate matching program, we will be glad to fill out all the necessary paperwork.

All donations must be received by March 31, 2014 for this challenge grant!!

To donate now online: Please click on the Donate here button in the top left corner of this page.

To donate by check: Please make payable to The Foundation for MERS and mail to:

The Foundation for MERS

P.O. Box 234, Manalapan, NJ 07726


If you have a child in the MERS District you may send it in to their teacher in an envelope marked with

The Foundation for MERS - Challenge Grant

Please include your name, phone and email so we may acknowledge your tax deductible contribution.

For more information, please call 732-453-4653

Please join us in pursuing this special opportunity. You can make a difference!

A very special thank you to Star and Barry Tobias and The Peter Jay Sharp Foundation for bringing this opportunity to the children in our district!




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