Price Rite Marketplace Raises Money for Local Food Banks This Holiday Season

Fifty-Nine Stores Collect Donations at Checkout as Part of the Annual Check Out Hunger Campaign

Keasbey, NJ (November 17, 2020) – Price Rite Marketplace has announced its annual Check Out Hunger fundraising campaign, which raises money to benefit local food banks in communities served by Price Rite Marketplace stores across the Northeast.

Through Saturday, Dec. 12, 59 Price Rite Marketplace stores in Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island will raise funds by collecting donations of $1, $3 or $5 from shoppers at checkout, providing customers with an easy way to give back to their local community this holiday season. 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 be able to help fight food insecurity in our local communities through our annual Check Out Hunger fundraising campaign,” said Jim Dorey, president, Price Rite Marketplace. “Thank you to our generous customers and associates whose support helps make a difference in the lives of local families in need.”

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 Marketplace has raised over $1.6 million for the Check Out Hunger initiative to benefit 22 Feeding America Food Banks in eight states, including: in Connecticut, the 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.

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