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Mazza Recycling Hosts First Annual Truck Pull with Move For Hunger Providing 50,000 Meals to Food Insecure Communities

June 7, 2022

Mazza Recycling and Move For Hunger teamed up to host their first annual truck pull on June 4th, 2022 to raise awareness of hunger and how it impacts New Jersey’s communities!

The family-friendly event was held at the Mazza Recycling Center in Tinton Falls where the public could partake in a day full of delicious food, fun rides, awesome vendors, a jammin’ DJ, and the opportunity to pull a moving truck in the fastest time at Mazza's facility. MazzaTruckPull20226.jpeg

When participating in the signature event, the Truck Pull, teams of about 10 people pull a rope attached to a moving truck 100 feet across the finish line. While a handful of teams participated, only could be one winner: First Place - Mazza Muscle with a time of 18.36 seconds.

The others that placed included Party Perfect at 18.60 seconds and El Jefe Team (Mazza) at 18.70 seconds. As you can see by the times, this was a very close competition!

“This was one of the tightest Truck Pull competitions we have ever hosted,” said Adam Lowy, Executive Director and Founder of Move For Hunger. “Congrats to our winners from Mazza, but more importantly a thank you to Mazza for being our hosts as well. It was such a great day filled with rides, laughter, and fun.”

The event helped raise over $20,000 to fight hunger in New Jersey and nationwide which will provide more than 50,000 meals to those in need.

Lowy continued, “In New Jersey, over 700,000 people and 1 in 10 children don’t know where their next meal is coming from. We are very appreciative of the support from an amazing partner in our local community. We had such an amazing time helping host the event and raising awareness.”

A special thanks goes out to our other sponsors – Global Komatsu as our Glove Sponsor, Waste Management for sponsoring the games, Connor, Strong, & Buckelew for sponsoring the Ice Cream Truck, and Big G Movers who provided the truck to pull, along with our other sponsors: Van Dyk, Withum, Campbell Petrie, Littler, Comerica Bank, and Norris McLaughlin

Also a special shoutout to our fabulous food trucks – NipNTruck, Best Day Ever Ice Cream, Theo’s Old School Year-Round BBQ, and our ride vendor Party Perfect Rentals.

You can view more photos from the event here. Want to host your own truck pull or would you also like to support our mission, then click here to donate