WARWICK, R.I. — Team members from Price Rite Marketplace presented a check for $57,267 to representatives from the Rhode Island Community Food Bank on Thursday, June 13 from funds raised during the supermarket’s annual Check-Out Hunger fundraising campaign in Rhode Island.
During the months of November and December 2018, 65 Price Rite Marketplace stores throughout Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Virginia banded together to collect donations at checkout, raising more than $190,000 for food banks across nine states to support the fight against hunger.
The supermarket brand has raised more than $1.8 million since 2002 for the Check-Out Hunger initiative.
Price Rite Marketplace stores that contributed to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank donation include its Cranston, Johnston, Pawtucket, Providence, Warwick, and Woonsocket, RI locations. Price Rite Marketplace of Warwick was the top fundraising store in Rhode Island, raising more than $17,000 during the campaign.