Hillside, NJ- ShopRite recently wrapped up its annual participation in the 2019 Feeding America’s Great American Milk Drive with volunteer events at two food bank locations in New Jersey. ShopRite store locations owned and operated by Village Super Market, Inc. participated in the month-long milk drive and asked customers to donate at checkout to help support children and families as part of the Great American Milk Drive. ShopRite donated a total of 22,000 gallons of milk to Feeding America partner food banks during the milk drive. The event supplies a nationwide network of 200 food banks and 60,000 food pantries and meal programs with highly requested milk, including the northern and southern branches of the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, NORWESCAP, Second Harvest Food Bank of Lehigh Valley, Maryland Food Bank and Rainbow Community Food Pantry. To date, the Great American Milk Drive has delivered more than 1.9 million gallons to those in need, providing more than 30 million servings of milk.
ShopRite is the registered trademark of Wakefern Food Corp., a retailer-owned cooperative based in Keasbey, NJ, and the largest supermarket cooperative in the United States. With more than 270 ShopRite supermarkets located throughout New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Delaware and Maryland, ShopRite serves more than six million customers each week. Through its ShopRite Partners In Caring program, ShopRite is dedicated to fighting hunger in the communities it serves. Since the program began in 1999, ShopRite Partners In Caring has donated $43 million to food banks that support more than 2,100 worthy charities. As a title sponsor of the ShopRite LPGA Classic Presented by Acer, ShopRite has donated $30 million to local organizations, hospitals and community groups. For more information, please visit www.shoprite.com.