ShopRite Kicks Off 12th Annual Veterans Fundraising Campaign to
Support Local Heroes
35 ShopRite Stores in the Hudson Valley, Capital Region and parts of New Jersey to Collect Donations from June 28 – August 15; All Proceeds to Benefit Local Veterans Organizations
Florida, NY (June 22, 2020) – ShopRite today announced its 12th annual Veterans Fundraising Campaign, held at 35 stores throughout New York and New Jersey, will return on Sunday, June 28, and run through Saturday, August 15. Donations will be collected at checkout at ShopRite stores throughout the Hudson Valley and Capital Region in New York, along with three New Jersey ShopRite stores, with all proceeds benefitting local veterans organizations.
“We’re proud to hold our veterans fundraising campaign for a 12th year to benefit our local heroes,” said Tom Urtz, vice president of operations, ShopRite Supermarkets, Inc. “With the ongoing support of our generous ShopRite associates and customers, we can continue to help countless veterans and their families within the communities we serve, and for that we’re extremely grateful.”
The 2020 Veterans Fundraising Campaign will benefit local veterans organizations including Tower of Hope, Hudson Valley Honor Flight, Committee for the Families of War Veterans, Orange County Veterans Food Pantry, Tri-County Council for Vietnam Era War Veterans, Unified Military Affairs Council and the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor, in addition to other local organizations that serve communities within ShopRite’s trading area.
In 2019, ShopRite raised $910,000 to benefit local veterans organizations. More than $5.9 million has been raised since the campaign’s 2009 inception.
“We take great pride in the continued success of this important initiative year after year,” said Brett Wing, president and chief operating officer, ShopRite Supermarkets, Inc. “We express our sincere gratitude and thanks to everyone who makes it possible through their support and contributions.”
The full list of ShopRite stores participating in the Veterans Fundraising Campaign includes: in NJ: ShopRite of Clark, ShopRite of Montague and ShopRite of Spotswood; in NY: in Albany County: ShopRite of Albany, ShopRite of Colonie and ShopRite of Slingerlands; in Columbia County: ShopRite of Hudson; in Dutchess County: ShopRite of Fishkill, ShopRite of Lagrangeville and ShopRite of Poughkeepsie; in Orange County: ShopRite of Chester, ShopRite of Dolson Ave. and ShopRite of Wallkill in Middletown, ShopRite of Monroe, ShopRite of Montgomery, ShopRite of Newburgh, ShopRite of Vails Gate, and ShopRite of Warwick; in Putnam County: ShopRite of Carmel; in Rensselaer County: ShopRite of North Greenbush; in Schenectady County: ShopRite of Niskayuna; in Sullivan County: ShopRite of Liberty, ShopRite of Monticello; in Ulster County: ShopRite of Ellenville, ShopRite of Kingston, and ShopRite of New Paltz; in Westchester County: ShopRite of Bedford, ShopRite of Cortlandt, ShopRite of Croton, ShopRite of New Rochelle, ShopRite of Scarsdale, ShopRite of Thornwood, ShopRite of Greenway Plaza and ShopRite of Tuckahoe Rd. in Yonkers and ShopRite of White Plains.