Keasbey, NJ (December 3, 2018)
– Price Rite Marketplace has announced its annual Check Out Hunger fundraising campaign, which raises funds to benefit local food banks in communities served by Price Rite Marketplace stores across the northeast.
Through December 29, 66 Price Rite Marketplace stores in Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Virginia will raise funds by collecting donations of $1, $3 or $5 from shoppers at checkout, providing customers with a convenient way to help feed hungry families in their communities. All donations from the point of sale fundraising campaign will benefit local hunger-fighting charities and organizations. Price Rite Marketplace contributes approximately $500,000 annually to local food banks and food pantries.
“We are proud to continue the fight against food insecurity through our annual Check Out Hunger fundraising campaign,” said Jim Dorey, president, Price Rite Marketplace. “Fighting hunger in our communities is a core component of our charitable efforts, and we appreciate the support of our generous customers and the dedication of our associates, whose contributions help us to make a difference in the areas we serve.”
Price Rite Marketplace stores deliver a simplified shopping experience with top name brand foods and products and expanded fresh produce and organic offerings at exceptional prices. Since 2002, Price Rite has raised over $1.6 million for the Check Out Hunger initiative to benefit 22 Feeding America Food Banks in eight states. This includes in Connecticut
: Connecticut Food Bank and Foodshare; in Maryland
: Capital Area Food Bank and Maryland Food Bank; in Massachusetts
: Food Bank of Western Massachusetts, The Greater Boston Food Bank and Worcester County Food Bank; in New Hampshire
: New Hampshire Food Bank; in New Jersey
: Community FoodBank of New Jersey and Food Bank of South Jersey; in New York
: Food Bank of Central New York, Food Bank of the Southern Tier, Food Bank of Western New York, Foodlink and Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York; in Pennsylvania
: Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, Greater Berks Food Bank, Philabundance, Second Harvest Food Bank of the Lehigh Valley, Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania and Weinberg Northeast Regional Food Bank; and in Rhode Island
: Rhode Island Community Food Bank.
For more information, please visit www.priceritesupermarkets.com
About Price Rite Marketplace
Price Rite Marketplace is a registered trademark of Wakefern Food Corp., a retailer owned cooperative based in Keasbey, NJ and the largest supermarket cooperative in the United States. Price Rite Marketplace opened its first store in 1995 under the name Price Rite Supermarkets, and currently operates 66 grocery stores in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Maryland and Virginia. Committed to providing the best value for customers, Price Rite Marketplace delivers a simplified shopping experience with top name brand foods and products and expanded fresh produce and organic offerings at exceptional prices. Price Rite Marketplace is also dedicated to fighting hunger through its annual Check-Out Hunger fundraising campaign and partnerships with Feed The Children and local food banks. For more information, please visit www.priceritemarketplace.com