ShopRite Announces Biannual Fundraising Campaign to Benefit Maria Fareri Children’s HospitalTwenty-Seven ShopRite Stores Will Raise Funds from February 17 – March 2Florida, NY (February 12, 2019) – ShopRite today announced its latest campaign to benefit Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network. The campaign will raise funds in support of the hospital’s commitment to provide lifesaving care to thousands of sick infants, children, and teens in the Hudson Valley each year, with ShopRite stores throughout Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Sullivan, Ulster and Westchester Counties in New York, and Sussex County in New Jersey, participating.Twenty-seven participating ShopRite stores will collect donations at checkout from February 17 – March 2 and host in-store events and activities to raise additional funds. The money raised will help provide advanced pediatric care and needed support services to thousands of local children throughout the Hudson Valley and beyond, including those in need of open-heart surgery, brain surgery, cancer treatments, trauma and burn care, organ transplants and more. To date, ShopRite has raised over $1 million to benefit Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital and its efforts.“We are pleased to announce our newest fundraising campaign to support Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital,” said Brett Wing, president of ShopRite Supermarkets, Inc. “It is an honor to support such an amazing hospital and help provide life-changing care to children in need, and we thank our customers and dedicated associates for the ongoing support of this partnership.”“We are grateful to ShopRite for its continued generosity and support of Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital,” said Michael Gewitz, MD, the William Russell McCurdy Physician-in-Chief of Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital. “The contributions from ShopRite and its customers help make it possible for us to provide the most advanced care possible for our patients and their families who come to us from throughout the Hudson Valley.”Participating ShopRite stores include, 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 Sullivan County: ShopRite of Liberty and 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; in New Jersey: ShopRite of Montague.# # #About ShopRite Supermarkets, Inc.
ShopRite Supermarkets, Inc. owns and operates 35 ShopRite stores in New York and New Jersey. ShopRite Supermarkets is a wholly owned subsidiary of Wakefern Food Corp., the largest supermarket cooperative in the United States with more than 276 ShopRite supermarkets located throughout six states. ShopRite Supermarkets builds and maintains shopper loyalty by connecting with customers through outstanding customer service, supporting the core needs within the communities we serve and by executing merchandising and operational standards. ShopRite Supermarkets partners with local communities to support many organizations, including veteran, children and faith-based groups. About ShopRite
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 276 ShopRite supermarkets located throughout New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Delaware and Maryland, ShopRite serves more than six million customers each week. Through its ShopRite Partners In Caring program, ShopRite is dedicated to fighting hunger in the communities it serves. Since the program began in 1999, ShopRite Partners In Caring has donated $43 million to food banks that support more than 2,200 worthy charities. As a title sponsor of the ShopRite LPGA Classic Presented by Acer, ShopRite has donated $31 million to local organizations, hospitals and community groups. For more information, please visit www.shoprite.com.About Maria Fareri Children’s HospitalMaria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network is the children’s hospital for New York’s Hudson Valley region and Fairfield County, Connecticut. The hospital is home to the region’s only pediatric intensive care unit and its regional neonatal intensive care unit as well as its only pediatric transplant program, pediatric burn care and trauma services and cardiac catheterization program. For more information, visit www.mariafarerichildrens.org. About Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth)The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) is a 1,700-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, New York, with 10 hospitals on seven campuses spanning 6,200 square miles of the Hudson Valley. WMCHealth employs more than 12,000 people and has nearly 3,000 attending physicians. From Level 1, Level 2 and Pediatric Trauma Centers, the region’s only acute care children’s hospital, an academic medical center, several community hospitals, dozens of specialized institutes and centers, skilled nursing, assisted living facilities, homecare services and one of the largest mental health systems in New York State, today WMCHealth is the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare in the Hudson Valley. For more information about WMCHealth, visit WMCHealth.org.