Price Rite Marketplace today announced that its annual Check-Out Hunger fundraising campaign has raised more than $131,000 for area food banks. According to Price Rite Marketplace officials in a media release today, from November through December 2019, Price Rite Marketplace stores, including Price Rite Marketplace in the City of Pittsfield, collected donations at checkout for food banks across the eight states its stores serve to support the fight against hunger.

The supermarket brand has raised over $1.8 million for the Check-Out Hunger initiative since 2002.

According to the company, Price Rite Marketplace of Fall River was the top fundraising store, raising more than $14,000 during the campaign for The Greater Boston Food Bank.

Price Rite Marketplace president, Jim Dorey, came to the Fall River store to make the check presentation to The Greater Boston Food Bank.

Price Rite Marketplace Presents Check for $43,770 to The Greater Boston Food Bank
Pictured from left to right: Sal Perla, Human Resources Generalist, Price Rite Marketplace; Geri Lapointe, Front End Manager, Price Rite Marketplace; Steve Vinton, Assistant Store Manager, Price Rite Marketplace; Lucy Ventura, CGO Coordinator, Price Rite Marketplace; Cheryl Schondek, Senior Vice President, Greater Boston Food Bank; Brian Delrosso, Produce Manager, Price Rite Marketplace; Jeff Picchioni, Store Manager, Price Rite Marketplace and Jim Dorey, President, Price Rite Marketplace.

 

Team members from Price Rite Marketplace presented a check for $43,770 to representatives from The Greater Boston Food Bank on Thursday, May 28th from funds raised during the supermarket’s annual Check-Out Hunger fundraising campaign in Massachusetts. During the months of November and December 2019, 59 Price Rite Marketplace stores throughout Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island banded together to collect donations at checkout, raising over $131,000 for food banks across eight states to support the fight against hunger.

The supermarket brand has raised over $1.8 million for the Check-Out Hunger initiative since 2002. Price Rite Marketplace stores that contributed to The Greater Boston Food Bank donation include Fall River, Hyde Park, Lynn, New Bedford, Revere, Seekonk, South New Bedford, Stoughton and Swansea locations. Price Rite Marketplace of Fall River was the top fundraising store in Massachusetts, raising more than $14,000 during the campaign.