WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. — QuickChek will participate in the Check-Out Hunger campaign through Dec. 19 to help feed families during the holiday season, according to CSPnet.com.
The convenience store chain is a campaign partner for the annual fundraiser, which takes place every fall at most major c-stores and supermarkets throughout the region, stated the article.
The fundraiser benefits over 30 Feeding America food banks and affiliates “from New England to Florida,” added the article, including the Hudson Valley Food Bank, the Community Food Bank of New Jersey and the Long Island Cares.
Customers can donate $1, $3 or $5 coupons at checkout counters at any of the company’s 142 locations, continued the article, and all money raised benefits people in need within the counties that have QuickChek stores.
During the 2014 campaign, reported the article, the c-store raised $125,000.
“Being in the food business, our partnership with community food banks where we have stores is a natural way for us to further embrace our local communities and neighbors in their time of need,” said Dean Durling. CEO of QuickChek, in the article.
In addition to participating in Check-Out Hunger, noted the article, QuickChek employees volunteer at the Long Island Cares, Hudson Valley Food Bank and Community Food Bank of New Jersey throughout the year.
You can find the article here.