FARMINGTON, Conn. (September 5, 2018) – This September, Price Chopper/Market 32 is once again joining forces with the American Red Cross to raise funds that will support families impacted by disasters. From September 1 – 30, Price Chopper/Market 32 customers can donate $1 or $5 at checkout each time they shop to support Red Cross Disaster Relief. Price Chopper/Market 32 will match all donations made during the month, up to $5,000.
Last year, in the wake of an unprecedented Atlantic hurricane season, Price Chopper/Market 32 teammates and customers raised more than $150,000 to support Red Cross Hurricane Relief. The Red Cross responds to nearly 64,000 disasters each year, nationwide, and Price Chopper/Market 32 is committed to helping people affected by disasters big and small.
“Given that the Red Cross responds to a disaster every eight minutes, we know how important it is for them to have emergency response funds at the ready. We are proud that the collective generosity of Price Chopper/Market 32’s customers and teammates, in addition to our corporate match, supports neighbors near and far whose lives have been altered by disaster,” said Mona Golub, Price Chopper/Market 32’s vice president of public relations and consumer services.
“Here in our region, Red Cross volunteers provide relief to families impacted by home fires and other emergencies every day. That relief is available immediately thanks to generous donors in our community who ensure that we are ready to respond each time disaster strikes,” said Mario Bruno, CEO, American Red Cross, Connecticut and Rhode Island Region. “The support we receive in September from Price Chopper/Market 32 and their customers helps to ensure that we can provide relief to disaster victims down the street and across the country all year long. We’re very grateful for this partnership.”
For more information about Red Cross Disaster Relief, please visit www.redcross.org/disaster-relief.
About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit www.redcross.org.