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RI Price Rite Stores Raise $57K for RI Food Bank

Pictured at Price Rite Marketplace of Warwick, from left to right: Cheryl Powers, Desiree Franki, Joe Amorim, Nicole DiPalma, Daryl Woolsey, Tou Yang, Karla Rosales, Estefania Botelho, William Devin and Lisa Roth-Blackman. The local store raised $17,000 for the RI Food Bank.
Pictured at Price Rite Marketplace of Warwick, from left to right: Cheryl Powers, Desiree Franki, Joe Amorim, Nicole DiPalma, Daryl Woolsey, Tou Yang, Karla Rosales, Estefania Botelho, William Devin and Lisa Roth-Blackman. The local store raised $17,000 for the RI Food Bank.
Pictured at Price Rite Marketplace of Warwick, from left to right: Cheryl Powers, Desiree Franki, Joe Amorim, Nicole DiPalma, Daryl Woolsey, Tou Yang, Karla Rosales, Estefania Botelho, William Devin and Lisa Roth-Blackman. The local store raised $17,000 for the RI Food Bank.

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.

Author: Rob Borkowski

Rob has worked as reporter and editor for several publications, including The Kent County Daily Times and Coventry Courier, before working for Gatehouse in MA then moving home with Patch Media. Now he's publisher and editor of WarwickPost.com. Contact him at editor@warwickpost.com with tips, press releases, advertising inquiries, and concerns.

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