Long Island, NY - November 8, 2016 - ShopRite announced it is partnering with Hallmark to pay special tribute to military members – both active and retired – this Veterans Day, Friday, November 11.
Specifically, through November 12, ShopRite customers who spend $2.99 on any Hallmark item will receive a free Veterans Day card to send to a special veteran in their life. Through the initiative, people will have the opportunity to express their gratitude and appreciation to the brave men and women who have served. The ShopRite family will also share personal stories and ‘thank you’ notes from its associates via its local Facebook pages.
“This Veterans Day we have a wonderful way to join with our community to say thanks to the men and women who serve in our armed forces," said Karen Meleta, vice president of Corporate Communications for ShopRite stores. “We are proud to partner with Hallmark to honor the heroes in our neighborhoods who have selflessly sacrificed so much to serve our country.”
With more than 260 ShopRite supermarkets located throughout New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Delaware and Maryland, ShopRite serves more than seven million customers each week, and is a long-time supporter of key community efforts.
ShopRite is the registered trademark of Wakefern Food Corp., a retailer-owned cooperative, based in Keasbey, NJ and the largest supermarket cooperative in the United States. With more than 260 ShopRite supermarkets located throughout New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Delaware and Maryland, ShopRite serves more than seven million customers each week. A long-time supporter of key community efforts, ShopRite is dedicated to fighting hunger in the communities it serves. Through its ShopRite Partners In Caring program, ShopRite has donated $40 million to 2,000 worthy charities and food banks since the program began in 1999. As a title sponsor of the LPGA’s ShopRite Classic, ShopRite has raised more than $28 million for local schools, hospitals and community groups. For more information, please visit www.ShopRite.com.