From Klein’s ShopRite:
In honor of September?s National Hunger Action Month, on Wednesday, September 19, 2012, Klein’s ShopRite of Maryland is hosting THREE CELEBRITY VOLUNTEER “BAGGING FOR HUNGER” sessions at three of its eight stores in Harford and Baltimore
ShopRite of Aberdeen (Beards Hill Plaza, Aberdeen): 11 a.m.
ShopRite of Festival (Festival at Bel Air Shopping Center): 1 p.m.
ShopRite of Parkway Crossing (Perring Plaza Shopping Center): 4 p.m.
“Bagging for Hunger” is part of ShopRite’s program to raise awareness to help combat hunger in local communities, and similar sessions are being held across six states including New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland.
With nearly 50 million Americans, including 17 million children, suffering from food insecurity, ShopRite Partners In Caring is helping to raise awareness and inspire action within ShopRite?s local communities through hunger-fighting initiatives. Since its inception in 1999, ShopRite Partners In Caring has donated more than $30 million to local food banks that support over 1,700 charities in providing food assistance.
The Klein family’s donation in support of fighting hunger is to donate $10,000 PER STORE to the Maryland Food Bank; PLUS to donate:
• 2% of all sales in Harford County on September 19 to the Aegis Empty Stocking Fund
• 2% of all sales in Baltimore County on 9/19 to Baltimore Food Banks, including the
Friendship Outreach Center; the Islamic Society Food Pantry; Catholic Charities’ Our Daily Bread; and the St. Ursula Pantry Food Bank.
VISUALS: VIP GUESTS wearing special “Help Bag Hunger” aprons will be bagging groceries at the cashier lines! ATTACHED PLEASE SEE A PHOTO OF HARFORD COUNTY EXECUTIVE DAVID CRAIG FROM A PREVIOUS “CELEBRITY BAGGING” SESSION!
VIPS SCHEDULED TO APPEAR ON 9/19/12 INCLUDE:
HARFORD COUNTY EXECUTIVE DAVID CRAIG
MARYLAND STATE SENATORS NANCY JACOBS & BARRY GLASSMAN
STATE DELEGATES SUSAN MCCOMAS, JOHN CLUSTER & JOSEPH BOTELER
BALTIMORE CITY COUNCIL PRESIDENT JACK YOUNG
HARFORD COUNTY SHERIFF JESSE BANE
HARFORD COUNTY COUNCILMEN JIM MCMAHAN & RICHARD SLUTSKY
… and many others!!!