Simply Give Campaign Supports Helping Hands of St. Louis

TOLEDO—Now through Saturday, Sept. 16, you can help support Helping Hands of St. Louis by going to the Meijer on 1725 S. Wheeling Street, in Oregon, OH, and purchasing $10 Simply Give cards. Meijer’s Simply Give program is once again supporting Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Toledo’s Helping Hands of St. Louis ministry! 

Only Simply Give cards purchased at the Meijer in Oregon, OH, will benefit Helping Hands of St. Louis. Donations in increments of $10 will be loaded onto gift cards which will be given to Helping Hands to purchase purchase food items for their pantry and on-site hot meal program. 

Meijer will DOUBLE your donations 2 for 1 on upcoming Match Days: Friday, Sept. 1 + Saturday, Sept. 2!

Each Meijer storeMeijer Simply Give partners with a local food pantry during campaigns to ensure that all donations generated remain within local communities.The Simply Give program runs three times a year to help fulfill the needs of our food pantry partners when they need it most: Spring, Fall and Holiday. The partnering food pantries are rotated to ensure broader outreach in our communities.

Instead of determining what food to donate to food pantry partners, the Simply Give program allows them the flexibility to choose the grocery items best suited for the families they serve in their communities, including baby food, formula, diapers and wipes.

In addition to in store donations, Meijer will donate $1 million to the 2017 Simply Give program which will be dispersed after the Fall 2017 campaign that runs through Sat., Sept. 16, 2017.

For more information contact Sue Shrewsbery or Gabriel Skiver at Helping Hands of St. Louis at 419.691.0613. For more info on Meijer’s Simply Give Campaign go to http://meijercommunity.com/commu…/hunger-relief/simply-give/  

MANY THANKS for your continued support of Helping Hands of St. Louis, a ministry of Catholic Charities Diocese of Toledo!

 

 

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