During the quarantine, local Hunterdon Central Regional High School graduating senior and athlete, Bella Almeida, wanted to help support our frontline workers with the fight against COVID-19 in the community.
Almeida and her mom created a design featuring what teens in the community were living through … “Socially Distant – United for Life.” With the help of local business, Sneakers Plus in Flemington, N.J., 500 “#Quaranteens” T-shirts were sold.
Almeida recently presented a check for $2,686 representing the proceeds from the sale of the T-shirts to Hunterdon Healthcare President and CEO Patrick Gavin and Senior Vice President of Hunterdon Healthcare Foundation Phillipe Beekman.
Almeida, who will be attending Duke University in the fall to study neuroscience said, “I am thrilled by the strong response from our community to support our local healthcare heroes working tirelessly in the fight against COVID-19. Thank you to everyone involved for turning a small idea crafted at the kitchen table into a fantastic community fundraiser.”