Harris Teeter launches donation card campaign in support of Muscular Dystrophy Association

Harris Teeter launches donation card campaign in support of Muscular Dystrophy Association

 

Matthews, N.C., 2018-Mar-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (March 1, 2018), Harris Teeter launched a donation card campaign in support of Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). Cashiers in Harris Teeter stores will ask shoppers and associates to purchase a $1, $3, and $5 “Live Unlimited” donation card. The sales of the donation cards will directly benefit MDA in raising funds to continue its mission of finding treatments and cures for neuromuscular diseases, including ALS and other related life-threatening diseases.

The company has donated over $1.5 million to MDA thanks to generous contributions from Harris Teeter customers and associates over the last 10 years.

“Each donation card sold is a symbol of strength, independence and life for kids and adults with life-threatening diseases who count on MDA to find answers and provide support,” said Amy Meyers, Executive Director of MDA: Charlotte.  “Thanks to the generosity of Harris Teeter associates and shoppers, we can help MDA invest in lifesaving research and support programs for these individuals so they can live the life they’ve always imagined and experience the world without any limits.”

To learn more about Harris Teeter’s commitment to help MDA in the fight against neuromuscular disease, please click here.

About MDA
MDA is leading the fight to free individuals, and the families who love them, from the harm of muscular dystrophy, ALS and related muscle-debilitating diseases that take away physical strength, independence and life. MDA uses their collective strength to help children and adults live longer and grow stronger by finding research breakthroughs across diseases; caring for individuals from day one; and empowering families with services and support in hometowns across America.

Source: Harris Teeter

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Price Chopper/Market 32 raised $226,131 for Muscular Dystrophy Association during its Shamrocks fundraising campaign

Schenectady, NY, 2017-Apr-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Price Chopper/Market 32 led another successful Shamrocks fundraising campaign for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) by raising $226,131 in a campaign that ran throughout March. Customers and teammates made donations of $1 or $5 at checkout.

“As a partner to MDA for the last 35 years, Price Chopper/Market 32 takes pride in supporting the research that will ultimately cure neuromuscular diseases,” said Mona Golub, vice president of public relations and consumer services. “Our annual Shamrocks campaign continues to be a wonderful way to unite with teammates and customers in recognition of the progress that is being made.”

MDA is the nonprofit health agency dedicated to curing muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases by funding worldwide research. The Association also provides comprehensive health care and support services, advocacy and education. Neil Golub, Golub Corporation’s executive chairman of the board served as a national MDA board member for more than 20 years.

About The Golub Corporation:

Based in Schenectady, NY, the Golub Corporation owns and operates 136 Price Chopper and Market 32 grocery stores in New York, Vermont, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and New Hampshire. The American owned, family-managed company prides itself on longstanding traditions of innovative food merchandising, leadership in community service, and cooperative employee relations. Golub’s 20,000 teammates collectively own more than 47% of the company’s privately held stock, making it one of the nation’s largest privately held corporations that is predominantly employee-owned. For additional information, visit www.pricechopper.com

Contact:
Mona Golub
Price Chopper
518-379-1480

Jonathan Pierce
APR
Pierce Communications
518-221-1186

Source: Price Chopper/Market 32

Harris Teeter to run in-store donation card campaign to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association during the month of March

Company to Sell $1, $3, $5 Cards at Checkout

MATTHEWS, N.C., 2016-Feb-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — During the month of March, Harris Teeter will host an in-store donation card campaign to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). Cashiers in each Harris Teeter store will ask shoppers and associates to purchase a $1, $3, and $5 “Be Their Strength” donation card. The sales of the donation cards will directly benefit MDA in raising funds to continue its mission of finding treatments and cures for neuromuscular diseases, including ALS and other related life-threatening diseases.

Thanks to generous contributions from Harris Teeter customers and associates in the 2014 donation card campaign, the company donated over $570,000 to MDA.

“Each donation card sold is a symbol of strength, independence and life for kids and adults with life-threatening diseases who count on MDA to find answers and provide support,” said Leanne Greco, MDA Divisional Director.  “Thanks to the generosity of Harris Teeter associates and shoppers, we can help MDA invest in lifesaving research and support programs for these individuals so they can live the life they’ve always imagined and experience the world without any limits.”

Shoppers and associates can donate both in-store and through Harris Teeter’s online shopping tool, expresslane, now through March 31, 2016.

To learn more about Harris Teeter’s commitment to help MDA in the fight against neuromuscular disease, please click here.  Shoppers who would like more information about MDA can visitwww.mda.org.

About MDA
MDA is leading the fight to free individuals, and the families who love them, from the harm of muscular dystrophy, ALS and related muscle-debilitating diseases that take away physical strength, independence and life. MDA uses their collective strength to help children and adults live longer and grow stronger by finding research breakthroughs across diseases; caring for individuals from day one; and empowering families with services and support in hometowns across America.

SOURCE:  Harris Teeter, Inc.

 

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Harris Teeter to run in-store donation card campaign to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association during the month of March

Harris Teeter to run in-store donation card campaign to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association during the month of March