Shoprite Supermarket in Hoboken and Mayor Dawn Zimmer along with other volunteers recently donated their time and edible goods to the local food bank. Here is the recap from Shoprite’s parent company Inserra. Kudos to all the volunteers and Inserra for their concern of Hoboken’s less fortunate in our community…
Inserra Supermarkets/ShopRite of Hoboken Helps Bag Hunger
Donations Fill Local Community Food Bank Shelves
Hoboken, NJ – As part of the ShopRite “Partners in Caring” Program, Inserra Supermarkets hosted “Help Bag Hunger,” a day-long donation collection and awareness event. In addition to filling area community food bank shelves, the event was supported by local officials and community volunteers who bagged groceries at Inserra Supermarkets throughout northern New Jersey and southern New York State.
“Inserra Supermarkets and all of our associates are long-time supporters of Help Bag Hunger, which reflects our company mission and coincides with National Hunger Action Month,” said Lawrence Inserra, Jr., president and CEO of the Mahwah, N.J.-based company. “We are proud to join other businesses across the country in helping to fight hunger on behalf of all of our neighbors, particularly children.”
Pictured, lending a hand at the ShopRite of Hoboken, is Mayor Dawn Zimmer.
Since the inception of ShopRite’s Partners in Caring in 1999, more than $29 million has been donated to 1,700 hunger relief agencies in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Delaware, Pennsylvania and Maryland.
Established in 1954 by Patsy Inserra as a privately held business, Inserra Supermarkets is committed to its roots as a family-owned grocery chain committed to serving families and children. Today, the company owns and operates 21 ShopRite supermarkets located in Bayonne, Columbia Park, Emerson, Fair Lawn, Hackensack, Hillsdale, Hoboken, Jersey City, Lodi, Lyndhurst, New Milford, Northvale, Palisades Park, Passaic, Ramsey, Wayne and West Milford in New Jersey and in Rockland County, N.Y., in Garnerville, New City, Stony Point, Tallman and West Nyack.