The donation is part of the Stop & Shop Supermarket Company’s 2016 Food for Friends in-store campaign that helped raise $275,421 across several states to provide hunger relief to area residents. Stop & Shop operates 419 stores throughout Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York and New Jersey.
Together with a corporate match, Stop & Shop will donate $354,421 to local and regional food banks.
Through the sale of specially designed donation cards and fundraising events held from November 1 through November 24, 2016, South Orange Stop & Shop associates and customers donated $3,513, which will be donated to the Community FoodBank of New Jersey.
“Stop & Shop is committed to helping the communities we serve. We are grateful for our customers and associates for their continued support in making Food for Friends and our other hunger relief programs so successful.” said Cindy Carrasquilla, PR and Community Relations Manager for Stop & Shop New York Metro.
To learn more about the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, visit www.cfbnj.org.