.

Wegmans Announces $77,000 in Donations to Food Banks

More than $6,300 was directed to the Anne Arundel County Food Bank, as part of a nationwide campaign.

The Wegmans store in Crofton directed more than $6,300 in cash to the Anne Arundel County Food Bank. (Credit: Tim Lemke)
The Wegmans store in Crofton directed more than $6,300 in cash to the Anne Arundel County Food Bank. (Credit: Tim Lemke)
The Wegmans supermarket chain said customers directed more than $77,000 to food banks around the state, as part of its annual fall giving campaign.

The Rochester, NY-based chain said its Check Out Hunger and Care About Hunger campaigns resulted in nearly $1.6 million donations from 47 stores across the country. The donations included $6,371 to the Anne Arundel County food bank from customers at the Gambrills store. 

The campaigns allowed customers to donate money during checkout, with all funds going to local food banks. 

The breakdown of donations in Maryland was as follows: 
  • Anne Arundel County Food Bank - $6,371 (Gambrills store)
  • Frederick Community Action Agency - $15,147 (Frederick store)
  • Harford Community Action Agency - $10,612 (Bel Air store)
  • Howard County Community Action Council - $25,624 (Columbia store)
  • Maryland Food Bank - $19,584 (Hunt Valley store)

Boards

More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »